Beauty Packaging Technologist /Specialist - ref. 10,923

  • Job Reference: 10,923
  • Date Posted: 15 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Resource Partnership Search & Selection
  • Website: https://www.resourcepartnership.co.uk
  • Location: central London
  • Salary: £55,000 to £70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £5k p.a car allowance, excellent private pension, share scheme
  • Sector: Creative & design, Packaging, Sustainability, Technology, Engineering, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • 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