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Packaging Coordinator

  • LOCATION: London, UK
  • SALARY: £35k
  • POSTED: 12 June 2024
  • REF: 101768

An interesting and varied role within the Brand Quality & Sustainability Function of a leading lifestyle Brand

Working across the development & management of branded items for the product range, with Product compliance and Sustainability at the core.

The role would suit a Technologist or Packaging specialist with experience of the end to end product development cycle and production processes, who is passionate about Sustainability & CSR and wishes to broaden their role.

Role

  • First point of contact for all nominated packaging & labelling.

  • Dealing with day-to-day queries from nominated suppliers & external factories, as well as internal teams. Resolving or escalating to the Head of Department where necessary.

  • Maintaining communication with the Senior Technologist responsible for Product Presentation Handbooks to ensure information remains accurate.

  • Liaising with design/PD on new development to ensure accurate, timely and cost effective development of new branding.

  • Managing item forecasting and delivery of the items to the required items to the correct location to facilitate bulk production.

  • Managing and delivering Branding integrity and brand protection objectives within all items of labelling and packaging.

  • Managing and collating audit & certification data and collaborating on Corrective Action Planning.

  • Working on solutions and strategies for long term sustainability goals.

  • Ensuring timely implementation of required changes to maintain brand compliance with incoming EPR schemes across our distribution routes.

  • Keeping up with industry standards and initiatives and informing brand awareness.

  • Liaising with external retail partners and distributors to ensure the required compliance standards for our global markets.

Knowledge required:

  • A good understanding of our Brand and the brand product across all categories

  • Thorough working knowledge of the end to end design, product development, production and retail processes and leadtimes.

  • A sound working knowledge of the key routes of packaging supply, main audit bodies & sustainability tools available within our sector.

  • The ability to interpret legislative policies and propose viable solutions.

  • A proven track record in the integration of the best sustainability practices into a Brand’s sourcing and buying model.

  • Skills & Behaviours

  • Analytical thinking, with the Ability to effectively research and analyse externally.

  • An eye for detail and a passion for accuracy.

  • Networking & maintaining relationships within the industry.
    Able to take responsibility and can be trusted to get things done, manage multiple projects and developments simultaneously.

  • Understanding of packaging and labelling leadtimes and challenges, seeking to continually improve the efficiency of the packaging and labelling function to support the brand.

  • Proactive and positive, always looking to support and collaborate
    A sense of ambition, passionate about sustainability, compliance and best practice.

Packaging Coordinator

London, UK
Permanent
£35k

Published on 17 Jul 2024

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