Packaging Technologist

Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Contact: Tim Barraclough

About the company

This company is a Market leading FMCG company with several different household brands selling through major retailers and B2B. With multiple manufacturing sites across Australia and corporate offices in Melbourne, they are looking to appoint a Packaging Technologist to continue their innovation in this area.

About the Role

The purpose of the Packaging Technologist is to drive development projects in line with the product innovation process. This may involve new product/packaging development as well as quality improvements and technical assistance to both internal and external stakeholders. You will report into the NPD Manager and despite having no direct reports, you will liaise on a regular basis with many cross functions and will be adept at working in a production environment with travel to manufacturing sites involved.

Skills & Experience

Your previous experience within food and packaging, and ability to drive innovation will lead you to succeed, as will:

  • Relevant experience within food, dairy or packaging which is underpinned with tertiary qualifications
  • A solid understanding of packaging specifications and structural testing procedures
  • The ability to foster relationships at all levels and to run trials of new products
  • Strong commercial acumen and being able to understand and ensure the adherence of supplier agreements


This is an amazing opportunity to begin a career with a market leader where there is clear career development and career progression in place.

How to apply

Click on the APPLY button or contact Tim Barraclough on for a confidential discussion quoting reference number TB19942

All direct applications or resumes received by our client from external parties will be referred to Six Degrees Executive as the retained recruitment partner on this assignment.