Packaging Design Engineer - Colour Cosmetics

London (Central), London (Greater)
up to £45k basic + 10% bonus, private healthcare, private pension, 35 days holidays p.a
06 Aug 2017
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Packaging Design Engineer -  Colour Cosmetics

Global , well known company at the forefront of  innovative design within  cosmetic packaging.   Based in the central London offices, you'll be working in close collaboration with colleagues across worldwide offices.

We are a young, fun company who have a work hard play hard attitude ! We supply colour cosmetics/fragrances/toiletries and skin care products to premium customers worldwide with operations  based in Europe and the Far East.

We are looking for people who are talented, creative and passionate about cosmetics.  This is a great opportunity to work in an extremely fast paced company where innovation and creativity are the rule & there's excellent career prospects for the right person.

Job Description

  •      Carrying out design of primary and secondary packaging components via 3D modeling and technical drawings
  •      Qualifying tooling of packaging components
  •      Overseeing ongoing quality of production
  •      Providing technical support for project managers
  •      Providing technical correspondence with manufacturing facilities and clients
  •      Providing technical correspondence with IP attorneys


  •      Degree in Mechanical Engineering (BEng or MEng) from an accredited university
  •      Good Solidworks experience including non-linear surfacing and other complex part creation, drafting experience with GD&T knowledge

·     Ability to learn quickly and work independently under a small amount of supervision


  •      Familiarity with plastic injection moulding, blow moulding, die casting, thermoforming and other mass manufacturing processes
  •      Familiarity with measurement systems, assembly tolerance stack-up, tooling qualification procedures, and AQL Inspection procedures in mass manufacturing
  •      Creativity/Problem Solving Skills
  •      High workload capability

·     Experience collaborating with IP attorneys

·     Experience in the cosmetics industry

Personal skills

  • Self-motivated, proactive, self-prioritise
  • Great team player
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English.