Packaging Technologist

Job reference: 147079BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Research and Development
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Packaging Technologist

The No7 Beauty Company is looking for Packaging Technologists to help deliver our amazing brands - No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin. You could be part of a team of approximately twenty packaging professionals which supports these global brands by developing the formats which makes them famous around the world.
The role is based in Nottingham at our head office site where the majority of the packaging team are based.

About the opportunity

As a Packaging Technologist you will work in a cross-functional brand pod to deliver new packaging solutions to agreed quality, design, time, cost and sustainability standards. You will use your extensive packaging technical knowledge and expertise to develop packaging from concept to manufacturing scale-up which delights consumers and drives growth for No7 Beauty Company.
• Accountable for delivering the packaging for our key brands, either “hands-on” with packaging suppliers in our internal development process, or in collaboration with finished product suppliers.
• Applies high levels of packaging expertise to optimise specification, sustainability and cost; challenges thinking to ensure technically robust product design and artwork is delivered.
• Accountable for quality and accuracy of data, and for the delivery of the final specifications and manufacturing documentation
• Conducts all necessary due diligence and testing, and is accountable for identifying and effectively managing packaging technical risks
• Accountable for the packaging product lifecycle management including investigating customer complaints and identifying and delivering ongoing packaging and technical process improvements

About you
• Proven track record of developing packaging from design concept to market
• Excellent knowledge of key packaging technologies, print processes, artwork and origination.
• Experience of tooling new packaging
• Proven ability to manage risk, priorities and overall timings for complex technical projects
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy


We have a great range of benefits that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you:
• Competitive salary
• Maternity / Paternity / Adoption leave pay
• Boots Pension Scheme
• Competitive holiday allowance
• Generous staff discount (Boots, Boot Opticians and Boots Hearing Care)
• £100 gift card for colleagues expecting/adopting a baby
• Access to corporate discounts, including retail, cinema, holidays etc (UK only)
• Discretionary annual bonus scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
• Flexible benefits scheme (via salary sacrifice) including financial wellbeing support, gym membership, dental cover, life assurance, restaurant discount cards, activity passes, holiday buying and much more (exclusions may apply, eligible roles only)
• Onsite staff shop, opticians, gym, coffee shops, cafeteria, dry cleaning service and excellent travel links
*All rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility.

Why No7 Beauty Company

No7 Beauty Company is the new face of beauty and creates the best in beauty for everyone.
We bring a collection of trusted, affordable beauty brands for every skin type, ethnicity, age, and texture. We’re proud of our stand-out portfolio of iconic, global beauty brands, including No7, Liz Earle Beauty Company, Botanics, Soap & Glory, Sleek MakeUp and YourGoodSkin.
Our collection of inclusive and innovative beauty brands has a rich heritage of over 85 years in beauty and skincare. We are powered by our diverse people, these loved brands and - with listening at the heart of our strategy - a deep understanding of our customers.
We’re serious about championing change, building purposeful brands and acting responsibly to make a difference.
What’s next

If your application is successful, our in-house recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion you will be notified by email.