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Packaging Technologist (focus on sustainability)

                 As an Expert in the field of retail & fmcg packaging you will have : -

    • Proven track record and knowledge of product packaging creation, print, and constructional global manufacturing.
    • Advise/ direct colleagues on technical packaging solutions to deliver market leading sustainable packaging with full appreciation of end-to-end profitability.
    • In depth knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements for packaging and waste.
    • Excellent stakeholder management skills and the ability to liaise clearly with business unit colleagues, sourcing offices and suppliers.
    • Proven proactive ability to find solutions through clear communications throughout the business and packaging supply chain.
    • Proven track record to drive and deliver sustainability, innovation and newness in aligned and joined up approach with colleagues and suppliers.
    • Share knowledge and expertise with suppliers, compliance teams, stores, marketing and selling channels to drive commercial advantage.
    • Open and flexible mind set to drive changing priorities and deliver new ways of working.
    • Proven track record managing new thinking, project delivery, compliance reporting of sustainability and legislation and innovation in packaging.
    • Consistently pushes the agenda of customer facing sustainability and innovation to our customer whilst protecting the product and profit.
    • Excellent project management skills delivering to critical path time scales and legislative agendas e.g packaging reductions, recycled content / recyclability.]
    • Ability to work across multiple sourcing models 
    • Work collaboratively with all colleagues and suppliers to deliver innovative, sustainable & customer facing packaging within the agreed cost frame work.
    • Experienced in specifying packaging to a level of detail that allows key stakeholders to deliver the companies standards and requirements.
    • Exploit & optimise systems and processes to deliver all packaging requirements in line with critical path and to cost.


Packaging Technologist (focus on sustainability)

WFH 3 days a week / 2 days head office in central London
more than 10 years of experience
up to £70k (DoE)+ £5k car allowance & generous benefits package

Published on 8 May 2021

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