Packaging Technologist

Thursday, 26 September, 2019
anonymous    
Stellenbosch  

We are an internationally owned leading wine producer and exporter located on one of the most popular wine routes in Stellenbosch. More than 80% of our wines are exported to over 39 countries worldwide.  We offer a diverse wine range providing a special wine to wine-lovers across the globe.

We are expanding our team of dynamic, savvy and focused individuals who have a passion for our brands and quality wines. The newest member to join our team should be innovative, detail orientated and driven, and will work closely alongside the award-winning winemakers and our creative marketing hub.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the packaging (design, improvements and innovation) of current products as well as for new products: 

- Develop new extrinsic packaging according to NPD briefs
- Oversee the design process of new packaging within the manufacturing parameters. 
- Create mock ups if required
- Oversee printing process and approve final products
- Build and maintain close relationships with suppliers and keep in touch with latest innovations
- Control production standards by doing regular audits
- Create and update process specifications for new / changed products
- Present new label updates to SAWIS for approvals. 
- Ensure packaging is within budget and functional for given purpose

Qualifications and experience: 

- Diploma / degree in Marketing  / any similar qualification 
- IPSA qualification will be beneficial 
- At least 5 years experience in packaging / NPD / brand management position
- Wine (or food and beverage packaging) knowledge will be beneficial 
- Attention to detail
- Must be innovative and creative

If you see yourself as a creative, innovative person with an eye for the finer detail, please apply by sending your CV to Liandek@stellvine.co.za. 
If you do not hear from us within 20 days, please consider you application as unsuccessful.