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Packaging Engineer

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you a Packaging Engineer with a background in FMCG/pharma/food? Do you have experience of packaging qualification from in-house and contract manufacturing?

If the answer is yes - then look no further as Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a proven Packaging Engineer to join our Research & Development team based in Folkestone, Kent on a permanent basis.

The Packaging Engineer is responsible for leading and qualifying packaging manufacturing executions for all NPDs and EPDs, across our portfolio of in-house and contract manufacturing.

This role is a critical contact between the Packaging Team and our manufacturing teams; therefore, excellent communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships with internal stakeholders and third parties are key.

Duties will include:

  • Offering support to the manufacturing teams for pack design related engineering issues
  • Lead in understanding the line capability for packing the products for NPDs/EPDs
  • Supporting the Packaging Development team to execute the transport tests to assure outer packaging and pallet designs are sufficient to deliver high quality product to customers
  • Assisting with industrial line trials: order materials, data recording, and set up
  • Producing documents for the assembly of technical dossiers and customer specifications
  • Identification of new product/packaging ideas and cost initiatives
  • Identification of ideas for line capability to improve the quality of the execution
  • Be an expert on new possibilities towards cost savings, sustainability improvement by attending external exhibitions

The ideal candidate will have experience of a similar role within a comparable industry such as FMCG/food or pharma and be able to evidence personal achievements that they have driven in a packaging related role.

In return we offer a competitive package, including 24 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme matched up to 9%, discretionary annual bonus and membership of a health cash plan.

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Research and Development

Innovate, Inspire, Collaborate across functions and Strive to make an impact. All in a day’s work in our R&D employees.

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United Kingdom

With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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