Ackermans Careers Kuils River – Product Technologist

Website Ackermans

Job Description:

To provide technical support by maintaining and enhancing consistent quality of packaging products and processes, in support of the Company’s product strategy. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, passionate about performance, solution-driven, creative and will have the high energy level required for this fast-paced, exciting and dynamic retail environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To maintain, communicate and issue standards and product specifications
  • To amend existing packaging design/artwork in accordance with company standards
  • To accurately assess packaging products against company standards and specifications in accordance with the critical path to ensure consistent compliance across all departments and suppliers
  • To review and provide insights regarding necessary product specification adjustments in accordance with Company strategy

Job Requirements:

  • Business critical path – buying cycle
  • Departmental (Product technology) processes and standards
  • Packaging supplier base knowledge (capabilities and areas of specialisation)
  • Excellent command of the English language, verbally and in writing
  • Relevant legislation (e.g. Country of Origin Labelling Act)
  • Business processes (S.O.P.’s)
  • Knowledge of SABS standards (area specific)
  • The ability to communicate business expectations effectively to suppliers and technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Effectively represent the company to external customers, suppliers and stakeholders
  • Sound problem-solving and decision-making skills

Job Details:

Company: Ackermans

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Kuils River, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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