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We are growing! As an award-winning company with internationally recognised brands like BLOOM, Opihr and Greenalls gins and an enviable portfolio or retailer and own label brands, the way our products look and feel is really important. To support our evolution, we are now looking for a Packaging Technologist to join our Innovation team in Warrington to work on new packaging development projects.
A flavour for the job
Working as part of our Innovation team, our new Packaging Technologist will take ownership for briefing new materials, evaluating specs, and working with the wider team to progress new developments. With a technical background, you will have the ability to troubleshoot any packaging issues, working with suppliers to come up with solutions to complex queries and problems and advising on capabilities and costs.
The Packaging Technologist will also be expected to ensure that pack development is delivered to agreed timescales and as the technical/materials expert in the team, you will be pivotal to bringing efficiencies to our packaging operation, supporting operational process with quality loss reduction when needed.
A Taste of the Business
We are a unique blend, a 10 year-old business with a 250+ year heritage, a pioneering company with ambitions to grow and share our passion for spirits with generations to come. We’re not perfect, we still have processes and systems to implement and improve and as a company we operate in a lean and agile way, but we are getting there. Joining QB (as we’re known to our friends) is a unique opportunity to roll your sleeves up, get stuck in and really help to shape the business as we expand. Are you up for the challenge?
Our Perfect Serve - A bit about you
Our new Packaging Technologist will be passionate about finding solutions to complex and challenging problems, making suggestions and playing a key role in our packaging solutions development. You’ll be organised and happy to work independently, managing your own projects and workload. From a technical point of view you will have extensive experience of working in the FMCG industry and will ideally have a degree or equivalent in packaging or materials, ideally with experience of glass and liquids.
So if this sounds like you and you want to join a fast paced business with ambitions to grow, apply today!
Our Culture - The Essence of Quintessential Brands
We're an 'all hands on deck' kind of place where you'll have the opportunity to get involved in end to end projects, implement systems and process. We're fast, agile and entrepreneurial but, most importantly, our people are at the heart of what we do.
While we do work hard, we do it with a sense of fun, pride and passion that you won't find anywhere else.
Are you never shaken and very rarely stirred? More Cosmopolitan than Old Fashioned? Approach everything you do with a dash of creativity and a squeeze of positivity? Then we need you!
About Quintessential Brands Group
Established in 2011, Quintessential Brands Group is one of the most successful spirits companies to emerge from the UK in the last decade. The company offers a complete range of services and products to its customers across the world; producing and distributing some of the world's most-loved spirits brands, including Greenall's, the Original London Dry Gin, Opihr Spiced Gin and BLOOM Gin, as well as developing and producing some of the most commercially successful retailer brands of recent years for trade customers, and co-packing for some of the world’s most well-known spirits brands.
Recognised by the industry as International Spirits Challenge Gin Distiller of the Year five times in the last six years, Quintessential Brands is renowned for its unrivalled gin distilling capabilities heritage dating back to 1761 and is emerging as one of the most dynamic new entrants in the Irish whiskey market with the Dublin Liberties Distillery. With world-class product development and manufacturing at four world-class production sites across Europe and an award-winning premium brand portfolio comprised of English Gins, Irish Whiskeys, Irish Creams and Liqueurs, Quintessential Brands is committed to being the indispensable spirits partner of choice to its customers across the world, with customers and insights at the heart of everything we do.
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