Packaging Technologist - North West England

North West England
£26k to £33k pa
09 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have packaging technologist experience in either household, homecare, skincare or toiletries?  If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join one of the most recognised brands across the world. Not only do they have a great reputation with their consumers, but with their staff too. Continuously coming out on top in job satisfaction surveys, this company has high staff morale and positive working environment.

Delivering superior innovations that are holistically designed for global rollout is critical to this company’s success. Packaging plays a prominent role in their innovation plans and is a key capability to drive competitive advantage.

The role of packaging technologist is to lead, design and develop structural packaging initiatives based on consumer insights and market requirements.

We are looking for someone with a working knowledge of the major packaging conversion processes. You must have 2-5 years’ experience in a similar role. An engineering or packaging degree would be beneficial. Management experience would also make you stand out from the crowd and set your application above the rest.

Key Accountabilities:

Lead packaging development activities on small to medium new variant/brand projects
Communicate with packaging teams around the globe to share best practice and facilitate / support project development and rollout.
Develop new or existing packaging that meet supply chain, formulation, consumer, brand, regional and confidentiality requirements.
Lead packaging testing activities, understand and interpret results, make recommendations and build robust specifications.
Work and communicate effectively with different departments and suppliers to deliver against the project network timings and identify and manage risks.
Play an active role in leading and contributing to the Packaging Strategy and other category activities.

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