Job Title: Packaging Technologist – South East

Salary: £30-37k Basic + benefits

Location: London

Reference: J30

Contact: Steve Parker

Telephone: 0141 647 6688

Categories: London, Packaging, Production/Technical, Corrugated

My client is a successful run family-owned group of companies that develops, manufactures, distributes, markets and exports pharmaceutical and toiletry products. Rock-solid business relationships, unshakable professionalism, a free thinking work ethos and a frank, open approach to suppliers, customers and staff underpin the entire group.

The Role: Working as the sole packaging development expert it will be your responsibility to develop quality & functional packaging which satisfy the requirements of specific and speculative customer brief; to provide technical support to all related departments; to originate, issue, control and maintain Packaging Component Specifications.; to attend and advise NPD meetings.; to identify, brief, control, carry out and conclude to agreed deadlines required compatibility testing of all packaging components within all NPD & PCP activity; to identify, evaluate and bring to the company new packaging concepts and technologies to deliver innovative leading edge and/or improved efficiencies/cost savings.; to undertake external audits of suppliers and third party contractors; to co-ordinate production line trials.; to approve artwork ensuring it is technically correct and uses suitable print methods and liaise with Customers and Design Houses.

Requirements: You will have a minimum of two years packaging development experience within an fmcg environment, a toiletries background would be an advantage.


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson –

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson –

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young –

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson –

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.

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