Graduate Packaging Technologist

Salary: £20K
Sector: Cosmetics/Personal Care
Location: South West England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Graduate Packaging Technologist

I’m currently working with a fantastic business who design, develop and manufacture cosmetics, fragrance, toiletries and beauty and lifestyle products. They have of 30 years’ experience manufacturing for the global cosmetics market so are very well known in their market.

As part of their continued success and growth, they are looking to recruit a Graduate Packaging Technologist to assist the packaging team in the development of packaging and the delivery of projects to company and customer standards.

The Role:
• To design and conduct packaging trials and tests (line trials, transit trials, compatibility testing) to ensure agreed standards are met.
• To issue and manage good technical data reports including specifications and test results.
• To assist in the development of packaging using external suppliers to assure packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to our customers
• To assist with packaging maintenance projects across the business
• To assist in the approval and rejection of new suppliers and contractors
• To manage the packaging specification database
• To build and maintain good, strong and reliable relationships with key internal customers and with existing & new suppliers
• To attend regular NPD project meetings for all year round & gifting ranges
• To assist with reviewing design briefs & comment on feasibility
• Work with the wider team to provide positive solutions to problems during new product development & during the lifecycle of the product, post launch.

The Person:
• Degree or equivalent in an engineering or scientific discipline
• Excellent project management skills
• Excellent analysis and problem solving skills
• Methodical and organised, attention to detail
• Strong sense of commercial awareness
• Flexible, able to prioritise workloads and capable of thriving in fast paced environments
• Strong team player
• Understanding of and passion for the health and beauty sector
• A full clean driving license would be an advantage.

This is a great opportunity for a recent graduate to join a successful growing business where development is key. If you’re ready for the challenge, don’t delay in sending your application.

Keywords: Packaging Technologist, Packaging Technologist, Packaging Technician, NPD Technologist, NPD Packaging, Packaging, Graduate, Graduate Roles,
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Andy Banks
andy.banks@drnewitt.com

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