Unilever Senior Packaging Technologist in North Rocks, Australia
Senior Packaging Technologist
* MAIN JOB PURPOSE:*
This is an exciting opportunity for you to be a Senior Packaging Technologist as part of the R&D Deploy team for Skin Care and Skin Cleansing categories in Australia and New Zealand. The Skin Care and Skin Cleansing team in ANZ operate across a number of packaging formats within the fast paced Personal Care category. The role will support local manufacturing at Unilever sourcing units, local 3rdparties and support a range of imported products from across the globe. Packaging is an essential part of delighting consumers, shoppers and customers whilst keeping efficiency and sustainability front of mind.
* JOB SUMMARY*
Deliver all packaging activities for Skin Care and Cleansing in ANZ, managing multiple projects often with short lead times, on time and in full.
Work closely as a team with local R&D deploy, brand, supply chain, customer, procurement and other stakeholders.
Work closely with Global and Regional R&D teams to help deliver innovation that is right for ANZ.
Deploy global primary packaging designs and some design work for local activities.
Design and Deploy secondary packaging, with a good understanding of shelf friendly packaging and distribution requirements that meet customer requirements.
Working with local and global suppliers to validate and approve packaging components.
Work with manufacturing and quality to ensure efficient roll out of innovation and ensure on-going quality of our products.
Be an active part of artwork briefing and approving.
Develop and maintain specifications, generate codes in SAP.
Work closely with 3rdparty suppliers, brief and help set up 3rdparty packing activities. * KEY REQUIREMENTS*
Previous experience in and a good understanding of packaging technology, ideally with experience in rigid plastics, tubes, decoration, carton and corrugated board.
Experienced at leading multiple projects, setting up project networks and delivering on time, keeping stakeholders informed of progress.
Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams with the drive and ability to control own work programme and make own decisions when required.
Understanding of artwork briefing and approving, following artwork excellence process.
Ability to communicate effectively across different stakeholders.
Show experience of problem solving capability and optimising packaging for value.
Tertiary degree in Engineering, Technical or packaging qualification preferred.
Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-North Rocks-North Rocks
Shift: Day Job
Unposting Date: Jul-09-2017
Req ID: 170007VT