Reporting to Head of NPD, the successful applicant to this exciting role will be leading Packaging Development projects as part of a multi-functional team to meet the business needs for new launches. Part of the R&D team, this person will be accountable for delivery of branded packaging propositions right first time, on time in full, at expected cost and quality.
This role involves fast pace development of new branded beauty products, including technical design and delivery of full packaging solutions (primary, secondary), selection and qualification of external contract manufacturing partners and components suppliers, validation of production, all the way to successful delivery in market.
You will lead the development of new products from a packaging perspective, leveraging expertise and coaching from their management and network with agility where needed, taking responsibility for their projects and keeping key stakeholders informed of progress at all times.
As a packaging development expert, the successful candidate will have significant levels of technical mastery in the areas of Glass bottles (moulding and decoration), Injection moulding and carton board technologies & decoration. An understanding of the various filling / packing technologies employed within the industry would also be advantageous as would good knowledge of sustainable packaging options.
Located at our North/Greater London offices/R&D centre & one day WFH.