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Packaging Technologist

Packaging Technologist

Posted 31 October by Recruitiful Limited
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Packaging Technologist

Gillingham, Dorset

Full time - 35 hours per week

£35,000 - £40,000 + benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Packaging Technologist to join an award-winning ethical retailer (a natural and organic health & beauty brand). In this role you will support the brand by developing packaging from a technically commercial perspective whist holding the sustainability ethos at the core of any development.

What you will do:

  • Develop packaging solutions on time for projects in line with the project brief
  • Source of packaging and assess through feasibility process with production team(s)
  • Responsible for project management of key business initiatives from a packaging technical and commercial aspect
  • Deliver cost savings and cost avoidance strategies to support the Buying and production teams
  • Co-ordination of line trials and PR runs in line with the CPA
  • Awareness of costs and budgets
  • Communicate effectively to all areas of the business - Quality, Artwork, Sustainability team etc.
  • Work with the team on continuous improvements with ways of working, processes and documentation
  • Supplying packaging waste and NLF information
  • Ability to provide technical expertise to the business
  • Attend supplier meetings and support the Buying team from a technical perspective

Person Specification:

  • A proven record in packaging technology
  • Strong technical knowledge combined with commercial acumen
  • Excellent team player with ability to work under own initiative and prioritise effectively
  • Good knowledge of component manufacture and decoration
  • Understanding of materials and applications
  • Must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

The position is full time. In return you will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme, product discount scheme, a paid community day, subsidised onsite restaurant, onsite parking, great working environment including extensive gardens.

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Required skills

  • packaging technologist manufacturing natural beauty

Reference: 36490802

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