Packaging Lab Technician

Merseyside, Port Sunlight
Up to £25536 per annum
Closing date
23 Jun 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our Global FMCG Client, the powerhouse behind Persil, Comfort, Surf and Ben & Jerrys, are currently seeking a Packaging Lab Technician, based at their Port Sunlight Research site. This is a full-time temporary role for 6 months, 37.5 hour week, paying £25,536 per annum pro rata.

Unfortunately we cannot consider candidates who have a notice period longer than 1 month to serve.

The Homecare packaging team is responsible for the design execution of all global packaging for brands such as; Persil, Comfort, Cif and Domestos.


The main job purpose is to ensure effectiveness of the packaging laboratory testing & reporting to meet all project support requirements of the Homecare packaging team whilst ensuring safety within the lab facilities is a key priority.


  • Responsible for planning and scheduling activities in the lab through formalised job request system to ensure organised & prioritised planning of equipment usage.
  • Ensure all laboratory data is fit for purpose in line with procedures laid down in functional excellence guidelines.
  • Support the operation of rapid prototyping equipment and processes to provide teams with high quality prototypes, to accelerate project development.
  • Ensure the laboratory housekeeping standards are upheld.
  • Provide support to deliver testing program, including identifying opportunities to streamline processes.
  • Provide clear and accurate measurement & testing reports, with clear conclusions and recommendations.
  • Provide problem solving technique & options to assess findings of packaging testing.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to and training requirements are kept up to date.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum A level, with science or engineering background.
  • Formal packaging qualifications beneficial but not essential
  • Laboratory experience either gained from university or industry
  • Experience / appreciation in Packaging and/or Engineering/Manufacturing
  • Experience in laboratory testing and using equipment
  • Fluent PC skills including Excel, Powerpoint & Word
  • Ability to read technical drawings and understand tolerances beneficial


A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. So whether you’re looking for an internship, apprenticeship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

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Manpower UK Ltd
C/O Unilever HPC
Port Sunlight
CH62 4ZD

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