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Personal Care Senior Packaging Technologist - North West

We have an unmissable opportunity for a Packaging Technologist to join one of the most recognised brands in the world. We have recruited for this client for over 15 years and they continuously top our surveys for job satisfaction, high staff morale and positive working environment. On top of this, it is an organisation which will offer you job security and present you with unrivalled career prospects.  

The main purpose of your role as a Packaging Technologist will be to lead part or all of the Packaging Workstream for projects (e.g. bottle, closure, jar….). You will work as part of the project team to coordinate and manage the delivery of the programmes on projects considering:

  • materials, functionality and sensorials all through the lens of mass production techniques to deliver unique, value driven and sustainable packaging experiences.

Main Accountabilities:

  1. Leading packaging development activities on small to medium new variant/brand projects such as providing technical guidance to suppliers, marketing and component & colour qualification.
  2. Communicate with packaging teams around the globe to share best practice and facilitate / support project development and rollout.
  3. Developing new or existing packaging that meet supply chain, formulation, consumer, brand, regional and confidentiality requirements.
  4. Lead packaging testing activities, understand and interpret results, make recommendations and build robust specifications.
  5. Work and communicate effectively with different departments and suppliers to deliver against the project network timings and identify and manage risks.
  6. Play an active role in leading and contributing to the Packaging Strategy and other category activities.


  • At least 3 years relevant experience in packaging development.
  • 3D injection moulded component qualification
  • A creative, logical and analytical mind to generate innovative design solutions to technical design problems.
  • Ability to apply business leadership skills understanding and prioritise the impact of design decisions on cost, consumer and environment.
  • You will need to be enthusiastic and self-motivated with good verbal and written communication skills. Able to communicate complex engineering and design principles to people at all levels of the business, across different functions.


Harrison Scott is the largest recruitment company in the UK in print, packaging and paper. For access to exclusive vacancies, visit our website:

£35-40k basic + benefits

Personal Care Senior Packaging Technologist - North West


Published on 4 Jul 2019