Packaging Technologist (junior level) Beauty & Healthcare

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
up to £28k (DoE)
Posted
30 Apr 2018
Closes
30 May 2018
Ref
10,845
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ideal opportunity for new graduate or intern with some experience in packaging technology , packaging artwork, packaging admin/project manager.   In this role you will be .....

 

-          Managing electronic artwork process . Liaising Design Houses on artwork and proof approvals.

 

-          Support print approvals and colour matching as required.

 

-          Control and manage packaging standards 

 

-          Pro-actively support the Packaging Innovation strategy by identifying and presenting relevant innovations.

 

-          Manage some smaller scale packaging EPD & NPD project developments for retail customers.

 

-          Liaising with all functions to compile fill & pack specifications.

 

Key responsibilities ....

 

-          Manage the artwork tasks for NPDs and EPD projects ensuring they are completed on time.

 

-          Complete, control and maintain packaging component standards.

 

-          Evaluate and present new packaging innovations relevant to the innovation strategy and customer needs.

 

-          Support senior Pack Techs by coordinating line trials and first production runs, report and resolve issues.

 

-          Assess artwork and provide feedback ensuring printability for the chosen print method.

 

-          Must be able to work within a team,  on own initative, be a “self-starter”

 

-          Ability to track and clearly communicate status of their projects. Keeping the team informed of any delays, risks, issues and recommending actions for resolution.

 

Skills required ....

 

-          Good communication skills with the tenacity and patience to work across teams to resolve issues and drive for results.

 

-          Good organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple deadlines alongside often conflicting priorities.

 

-          Ability to understand packaging design characteristics that drive improved productivity.

 

Qualifications required ....

 

-          Packaging Design or Science degree would be beneficial.

 

-          Familiar with Adobe Illustrator and 3D CAD is an advantage.

 

Competencies required .....

 

   Initiative & Energy - is proactive and takes action without being prompted. Sees a need, takes responsibility and acts on it. Makes things happen.

 

Problem Solving & Decision Making – identifies and solves problems, develops innovative solutions, acts decisively, and shows good judgment.

 

Influence & Positive Impact – skilled at persuading, motivating, and energizing others at all levels. Passionate, personable, self-confident, and likeable. Able to flex style and direct, collaborate, or empower as the situation requires.

 

Conflict Management - comfortable with healthy conflict, and supports and manages differences of opinion; uses consensus and collaboration to debate and resolve issues.

 

Learning agility – continuously seeks new knowledge, creates and fosters a culture of interest, curiosity and learning. Flexible to change, and learns from failure. Seeks to improve processes and products & regulations. Interested in and capable of cross-functional rotation.

 

Self-Objectivity – knows personal strengths and limitations and works toward improving weaknesses. Aware of impact of own behavior on others. Solicits and uses feedback for self-improvement.

 

 

 

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