Packaging Technologist (fmcg & fmlg) - ref:10,961

Job Description

Responsible for sourcing materials that are fit for purpose, functionally, environmentally and ethically,  delivering packaging projects within budget and on time. Working on premium skincare & fragrance brands & beauty ranges for global retailers & fashion brands.

responsibilities include :

  • Global sourcing of new packaging materials
  • Packaging project delivery
  • Collaboration with internal stakeholders to provide functional packaging solutions
  • Partner with manufacturing management to deliver packaging related cost reduction, and quality improvement projects
  • Reduce/eliminate manufacturing downtime due to packaging inefficiencies
  • Deliver Innovative packaging solutions to maximise technological advancements in packaging design and construction.
  • Provide MSDS data sheets for all new packaging introduced into the business
  • Keep abreast of packaging sustainability, ethical trading and global sourcing developments

Skills & experience required :

  • Packaging technology qualification or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines unsupervised
  • Strong, effective communication skills
  • A logical and systematic approach
  • Problem solving / lateral thinking skills
  • Ability to engage with Customers
  • Strong negotiation & Project management skills

Genuine, quick promotional  prospects for the right person to Senior PT/management level.