Packaging Intern

Job Title Packaging Intern
Department Research & Development
Site Corporate Marketing
Job Type Classification Internship
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Town / City Midrand
Location – Province Gauteng
Job Description We are committed to creating a vibrant working environment where all employees are passionate and excited about their contribution. Our on-going aim is to be recognised as a leading FMCG employer and to create a working environment where people feel free to share ideas and goals.To manage the development of packaging that delivers on required functionality, quality and efficiencies, unlock value improvement opportunities and execute new packaging developments in line with the business development strategy.
Qualification Requirements • Packaging or Graphic Design Diploma, Business or Marketing related diploma or equivalent (Desirable)
• Matric/Grade 12
Experience Requirements • Packaging technology related experience within the FMCG 1-2 yrs
Key Outputs • Knowledge of materials and their impact on machinery, environment and manufacturing efficiencies internal and external to the chosen supply chain.
• Knowledge of all filmic materials used for flexible packaging.
• Knowledge of all polymer families and applications.
• Knowledge of impact of packaging design taking in account shopper marketing, distribution and on shelf and in-home requirements.
• Understanding of print and design interface.
• Knowledge of international packaging trends.
• Knowledge of packaging, labelling and other regulations in chosen geographies.
• Gated Project management principles and tools.
• Understanding of trade channels in SA and export territories.