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Req ID:  86257
Function:  Supply Chain
Posted:  Mar 6, 2023

Ashford, KEN, GB, TN23




Role Overview


The purpose of the Packaging Technologist is to work on the introduction of new product initiatives and optimise cost/productivity efficiencies at site level.


Key Success Measures


  • Support the execution of initiative projects as directed by the Supply Chain Packaging Technologists and Packaging Transformation and Capability Leader
  • Execution of packaging and packaging focussed production cost optimisation projects
  • Site and supplier technical support for packaging materials
  • Development of effective working relationships with R&D and suppliers





Project Execution

  • Work on new product initiatives to time, cost and quality measures, including development of secondary and tertiary packaging solutions & construction and writing of individual component specifications.
  • Execute handover against aligned success criteria from Supply Chain Packaging to Production
  • Reporting of component supplier performance (1-2 suppliers) and provide ongoing assessment of component supplier performance (1-2 suppliers) as contributor to supplier reviews.
  • Ensuring management of production line trials for packaging and product validation meet packaging criteria.


Technical Expertise

  • Development of secondary and tertiary packaging solutions.
  • Construction and writing of individual component specifications.
  • Providing support for technical validation of new components necessary to support Production and Planning capacity plan needs
  • Contributing to issue resolution such as Root Cause Analysis by providing packaging knowledge support to Production and Quality functions.
  • Support component and finished goods testing as part of technical validation as directed by Supply Chain Packaging Technologists and Packaging Transformation and Capability Leader
  • Data administration for packaging aspects of business software to include Bills Of Materials and logistics data.
  • Regular use of SAP to ensure the accuracy of data and records





  • Own it. Drive It! I am accountable, relentless and tenacious


  • Be brave and go beyond. I go the extra mile, because targets are there to be beaten
  • Live beauty, breathe beauty. I love beauty, know beauty and want to reinvent beauty for my consumers
  • Win for the team. Coty is my work family and a win is only a win if it’s for the entire team
  • Think like a start up.  I’ll beat the big guys by acting fast with new ideas executed superbly





  • Drive for results
  • Alertness to quality
  • Accuracy under pressure
  • Builds effective relationships







  • QA
  • Health and Safety
  • Planning SPOC
  • Engineering
  • Production
  • Site initiative leadership
  • R&D packaging





Conditions of employment are in accordance with Coty’s policies.


Applicants will require the following:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK (sponsorship will not be provided)
  • Satisfactory references





  • Physical fitness required to perform the inherent duties of the role






  • Authorise and allocate appropriate resources (people, financial) and training to ensure Coty’s Health and Safety Management system is implemented and risk is minimised.
  • Lead, manage and supervise workers (including contractors) that you have responsibility for on Coty premises.
  • Ensure the workplace is safe and without risks to health both physical and psychological.
  • Reduce the risk of injury or illness in the workplace so far as reasonably practicable.
  • Take care of your own health and safety and the safety of others.
  • Avoid short cuts which could put yourself or someone else at risk.
  • Cooperate with Coty when they are taking action to improve health and safety.
  • Follow safety policies and procedures including wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required and ensure the team are compliant also.
  • Report and investigate work-related hazards, incidents and near misses.
  • Complete all required health and safety training.
  • Other health and safety duties as required from time to time.


Country/Region:  GB
City:  Ashford