TDX, a major supplier of design services, prototype samples and tooling to the Thermoformed packaging industry, is looking to recruit the following personnel to join our highly motivated team.


Design and Development Department Co-ordinator

TDX provides a range of services to the Thermoformed Packaging industry in the UK, Europe and Worldwide. The Tooling division offers packaging design, rapid prototyping, sampling and full production tooling services to a wide range of Thermoformed packaging manufacturers.

TDX are now recruiting for a high calibre co-ordinator to manage the day to day activities of the Design and Development department. This is a key role within the organisation requiring the successful applicant to display a wide range of skills and attributes.

The role will involve the day to day co-ordination of all activities in the department including:

  • Dealing with customers by phone, email and in person to process new requirements and discuss deadlines.
  • Sales order processing and raising of relevant internal order documentation including creating quotations and obtaining purchase orders.
  • Adding new orders to the departmental works plan.
  • Scheduling and planning of all departmental resources to ensure customer delivery dates are met, including 5 design staff and 4 production staff.
  • Attendance at the morning planning meeting with the 11 strong team to present the planned daily workload and deadlines.
  • Ongoing monitoring of the progress of all orders throughout the day to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Organisation of daily shipments to customers via our courier.
  • Collation of performance data and production of weekly and monthly performance reports.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes.

  • Highly organised and able to manage a high volume workload in a fast moving environment working to strict deadlines.
  • Resilient and capable of operating under pressure.
  • Personable and able to deal with a wide range of customers over the telephone and in person in a mature manner.
  • Excellent administration skills and proficiency in MS Office software and in particular Excel and MS Project.
  • Experience of planning and scheduling of resources in a fast turnaround manufacturing environment preferred.

An excellent salary and working conditions are on offer for the successful candidate. Interested applicants should apply in the first instance by e-mailing a current CV and covering letter to Mark Prinn, Managing Director

Please apply in writing to:
Mark Prinn, Managing Director
TDX, 3 Princes Park,
Princesway North, Team Valley Trading Estate,

Gateshead, Tyne & Wear,
NE11 0NF.

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