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Beauty Packaging Technologist /Specialist

  • To technically develop and specify market leading product focussing on packaging delivery. Manage the delivery of quality, innovation, safe, compliant and ethical components.
  • To actively contribute in the development and implementation of Beauty NPD strategy.
  • Responsibility for the management of FSV and direct suppliers to ensure technical and legal compliance of all packaging.
  • Communicate and ensure implementation of best industry practice is followed in all projects within the business unit
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills and confidently work throughout the supply chain as well as internally at head office.
  •  Deliver the product innovation strategy, from a packaging perspective, driving commercial customer focussed benefit and in line with business unit priorities and legal requirements
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest packaging industries trends in materials, components, print and product formats and feed these into NPD / existing product development
  • Work with buying team to ensure all suppliers have full understanding of briefs. Delivering clear specifications on product briefs, packaging formats, packaging testing requirement, sustainability legal policies and best practices.
  • Develop and approve fit for purpose packaging formats ensuring quality and innovation is embedded into the products.
  • Act as an ambassador, promoting packaging innovation and quality internally, to customers, and within the industry.

Experience required :

·         Minimum 7 years’ experience in the field of beauty manufacture and/or  related packaging (luxury, premium) and print technologies.

·         Experience with customer facing carton construction, decoration and sourcing.

·         Ability to work independently across multiple projects simultaneous

·         Multi tasked orientated working to tight deadlines while maintaining entrepreneurialism

·         Excellent communication skills across functions, internally and externally.

·         Capable of interpreting customer data to shape future product development strategy.

·         Experience of briefing and specifying NPD projects with Buying to create product briefs .  Ability to work across varied supply base harnessing strengths and minimising weaknesses

Beauty Packaging Technologist /Specialist

Central London
5 - 10 years of experience
£55k - £70k DoE + £5k p.a car allowance, excellent private pension, share scheme

Published on 15 Mar 2020