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    PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIST

    At Loving Earth, we are proud of our products and brand. We work to high standards in order to deliver delight through each one of our offerings. Our NPD team live and breathe the company’s values and are essential to the very personal customer experience of our brand, through our products.

    THE ROLE

    Loving Earth is looking for an experienced and proactive Packaging Technologist to be a part of our close-knit Product Development team. You will play a major role in ensuring timely delivery of product innovations and continuous improvement for our domestic and international markets. Part of the role will also be ensuring packaging compliance throughout our range of chocolate, cereals, and super foods.

    The Packaging Technologist will be reporting to the Product Development Manager and Creative Director. The position is based in Scoresby. 

    Key Responsibilities: 

    • Manage packaging projects ensuring timely delivery of all packaging components from early conception to finished product. 
    • Research and develop new packaging concepts, and improve on existing ones to enhance product quality, as well as customer and consumer experience. This role will be responsible for leading packaging tests, as well as analysing and reporting on outcomes. 
    • Source and procure new packaging and assist in the forecasting and costing of new packaging components.   
    • Assist in artwork changes and proofing, with the prospect of being responsible for artwork proofing. 
    • Responsible for updating, organising and communicating up-to-date pricing and packaging-related information and visual assets. Control internal and external product information databases.
    • Accountable for packaging compliance with local and international standard: e.g., FSANZ, Kosher, ACO, Non-GMO and GS1.

    ABOUT YOU

    • Excellent time management and project management skills; ability to manage risk with continuous improvement mindset
    • Experience in an FMCG company in a packaging or technical related field
    • Expertise in food packaging regulations
    • Ability to work in a team environment or autonomously to resolve problems and improve systems
    • High attention to detail and quality
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and execute complex projects, with ability to translate into and develop actionable plans.
    • Commercially savvy
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite an advantage`

    BENEFITS AND PERKS

    • Work for a fun, purpose driven company
    • Flexible hours
    • Make a difference through chocolate
    • Eat chocolate every day!

    HOW TO APPLY

    Please submit a personalised cover letter along with your resumé to Emil at info@lovingearth.net

    Only candidates with full working rights in Australia will be considered.

     

     

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