Packaging Technologist

Reckitt Benckiser - Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 3 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job

RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here. RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Packaging function to achieve both short and long term objectives and to make sure that packaging development activities are performed against agreed functional targets.
  • Support Factory / Ext Manufacturing for all packaging technical requirements.
  • Actively support local (NPD/EPD/Cost savings) activities and projects within budgets and deadlines and ensure the achievement of set objectives
  • Close collaboration with Procurement, Supply and QM/QA to make sure the “Supplier Selection Process & Criteria” process is applied for selection/qualification of any new suppliers.
  • Extract and collate regular internal/external Packaging benchmarks data to make sure that existing packaging is cost-effective but not worse in quality than competition
  • Update/Create/Publish all Packaging specifications & Bill Of material
  • Make sure that existing Test methods (i.e. storage tests/transport tests/etc.) are applied.
  • Close collaboration with QM/QA to make sure that latest Quality techniques are applied
  • Actively support technical implementation (line trials, packaging qualification and validation) of Packaging projects at External Manufacturers.
  • Collaboration with Packaging Teams in other regions in order to transfer knowledge and learning.
  • Work in partnership with international Multifunctional teams such as Marketing, R&D, Quality, Factory Operation and Procurement to agree directions and project progress
  • Maintain effective working relationships with suppliers
  • Conduct other duties and special projects as required

Job Requirements

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  • Knowledge of Manufacturing technology (both on the making of the packaging components as well as the related filling and packing technology and any other packaging technologies i.e. printing, aerosols, laminates, etc. will be an added advantage
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize work and resources appropriate to requirements
  • Effectively adapt to change in work situations, taking initiative to ensure clear, timely and well executed action
  • Ability to self-motivate and motivate others
  • Ability to achieve set goals and targets
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to work, continuously striving for improvement
  • Ambitious and flexible. Capable of working independently
  • High level of interpersonal communication ability
  • Works effectively multifunctional teams, promotes team effort, builds relationships
  • Analytical skills: ability to define problems, collect details data, analyze and interpret results and recommend Changes and improvements
  • Ability to understand and work within the framework of the overall company strategy and also relevant consumer insight
About this Company

Who we are:

We’re 40,000+ entrepreneurs, all inspired by a vision of a world where people are healthier and live better. At the heart of our rapidly growing consumer health business is a passionate desire to help people feel better. We invest in research and... (More)

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