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Packaging Technologist

South Yorkshire   •  £25000 - £30000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday + Banks, Pension, Parking  •  Permanent, Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Packaging Technologist to join a growing, innovative cosmetic manufacturing business at its facility in Sheffield. As a packaging technologist you will play a key role in the packaging production process, design, and development.

To be successful as a packaging technologist you should ideally hold a relevant, technical qualification and possess previous experience working in a packaging production environment within the FMCG sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross functional teams to ensure a full understanding of the brief and ensure packaging products meet set requirements and specifications.
  • Liaise with the NPD, Marketing, Purchasing and Supply Chain teams.
  • Liaise with suppliers to source packaging, create design proposals that meet the brief and customer and commercial expectations.
  • Review of initial designs with cross functional teams to ensure it is representable of the brief and can be produced.
  • Keep up to date with technological innovations and with new developments in supplier and material offerings.
  • Proactively identify high risk formulation/packaging combinations and advise alternatives to achieve brief outcomes.
  • Deliver projects from concept to launch.


  • Hold a relevant, technical qualification.
  • Ideally possess previous experience working in a packaging production environment within the FMCG sector.
  • Previous experience and a good understanding of beauty/cosmetic packaging would be highly advantageous.
  • Knowledge of packaging production processes and print processes.
  • Some knowledge of packaging innovation developments
  • An understanding of manufacturing and filling of cosmetic products.

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits - 25 Days Holiday + Banks - Company Pension Contribution - Free On-site Parking.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 9835
  • Posted: 20th April 2021
  • Expires: 18th May 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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