Packaging Technologist - beauty & healthcare - ref: 10,971

  • Job Reference: 10,971
  • Date Posted: 19 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Resource Partnership Search & Selection
  • Website: https://www.resourcepartnership.co.uk
  • Location: Southeast
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: ¬£28,000 to ¬£32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £generous salary & benefits package
  • Sector: Administration, Packaging, Production, Sustainability, Technology, Print
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The role would also be an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate with some packaging development experience gained through a work placement as our client is open to training /mentoring.

In this role you would :

  • Develop suitable consumer and transit packaging including display cartons, shelf ready packs, corrugated containers, and pallet layouts
  • Manage modifications to existing product packaging
  • Interface with all relevant departments to effectively manage projects
  • Identify resource / prioritisation issues and report to line manager
  • Manage project documentation
  • Develop and execute package testing plans
  • Source technical drawings / die lines
  • Offer factory support for pack design related engineering issues
  • Development of consumer and transit packaging using external suppliers
  • Validate designs through to full scale manufacturing
  • Implement transport tests to assure outer packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to customers
  • Harmonise pack designs to improve manufacturing efficiency
  • Issue and maintain packaging specifications as well as reports on outcome of industrial line trials
  • Provide relevant information for the assembly of technical dossiers and customer specifications
  • Keep up to date with sustainability requirements and integrate into packaging development.
  • Support quality improvement initiatives and assistance with resolution of quality issues related to product manufacture and packaging

Qualifications/Skills required :

  • University degree or Diploma through an accredited body in Packaging or relevant Engineering discipline; or equivalent industry experience
  • Knowledge of the development of various types of packaging and packaging components like Cans, Pumps, Actuators, Bottles, Tubes, Corrugates etc. and technical testing of the considered elements 
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing techniques for packing consumer products
  • Good project management skills, ownership mentality, with strong results orientation and business acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work cross-functionally/internationally, and deliver against company business goals and objectives.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills