Packaging Technologist (junior level) Beauty & Healthcare

London (Central), London (Greater)
up to £28k (DoE)
30 May 2018
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
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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