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Packaging Technician-Chemistry-Materials-Cosmetics-£18k-Dorset-Design Engineer - Mechanical Engineer
A leading manufacturer of natural cosmetics, toiletries and medicines requires additional support in its New Product Development department. They are seeking a Packaging Technician to help source, test and develop primary and secondary packaging solutions. You will have degree in materials science or mechanical/design engineering and have an interest in packaging and the cosmetics industry. Prior experience in testing materials or packaging would be an advantage.
*Testing of components/formulations
*Creation of packing specifications
*Collation of information for packaging waste
*Supporting the NPD team with launches
*Conducting transit trials
*Support the packaging technologist with:
*Collation of packaging library
*Preparing samples for seal sign off
*To carry out packaging testing for new product/packaging development
oCompatibility testing, including print & colour
oTransit & drop testing
*To identify and effectively communicate possible risks and develop appropriate methods to mitigate risk
*To maintain and update colour standards internally and with the supply base to keep the branding consistent
*To generate and keep a library of approved standards for packaging as agreed internally and with suppliers which can be easily called upon for reference and evidence should any issues arise.
*To police and uphold company material use strategy.
*To maintain use of packaging material as appropriate for SA, COSMOS standards etc.
*To continuously seek and maintain detail of any relevant issues with specific regard to packaging materials, and ensure suitable justification for use can easily be called upon.
*Ensure all packaging is developed to be compliant with regard to the essential packaging requirements.
*Ensure any food or medicinal packaging developed is compliant with the relevant legislation.
*Understanding of international standards to ensure packaging is compliant in an international marketplace.
This is a permanent position offering a salary of £17k-£18k. This role will be based at the Dorset facility.
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