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Lead Scientist – Packaging (AE331816)

8 August 2022

ref : PA-20658

location : South West UK

company : Arthur Edward

Lead Scientist – Packaging (AE331816)

Salary: £45,000-£50,000

Are you a forward-thinking packaging scientist with a passion for innovation?

A creative problem solver who loves to find solutions to compatibility, sustainability and stability along the whole packaging and manufacturing supply chain.

A strong communicator with impressive packaging knowledge, ready for a challenging role in an innovation-driven company?

We have an incredibly exciting opportunity for a Senior Packaging Scientist, Technologist or Engineer with a future-focused company that is respected worldwide for technical innovation.

As part of an ambitious research team, you will support the development of new products from concept to delivery. You will deliver innovative and competitive packaging solutions for new products that amaze and delight consumers.

Experience with either personal care, skin care, hair care, home care, air care, food or drink is essential.

A talented communicator, you will present results and recommendations based on sound statistical analysis of data, to people at all levels within the company. You will use your knowledge of standard testing and benchmark methods to develop specific screening methods and performance metrics.

You will assist with project and technical risk management, ensuring technical action standards are met at key decision points.

You focus on efficient and timely delivery of projects, working independently and also in collaboration with internal teams, like marketing and consumer insights, and external stakeholders.

Your curiosity about consumer and business needs means you are proactive in suggesting packaging ideas and improvements, and in strengthening the technical product portfolio and funnel.

If you see deadlines as challenges, work well under pressure and have previous experience in a similar role, then this could be the perfect fit for you!


Arthur Edward is a leading beauty, personal care and FMCG recruitment agency. We find top talent along the product lifecycle to innovate, launch and market bestselling cosmetic and beauty products.

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