Listed June 2nd 2022
Melbourne, VIC


Technical Coordinator

Aesop is a stimulating work environment in which we are challenged to do our best. Our company is creative and progressive; we employ people who share our passionate interest in quality, innovation, and multi-disciplinary thinking. We look for those who bring experience and a diversity of interests.

Aesop is undergoing significant change across several fronts to enable us to achieve our lofty People, Planet and Profit aspirations. We are embarking on an exciting transformation of the global supply chain function and investing significantly in capability to deliver a continuous improvement approach along with the tools and infrastructure platform to support our ambitious growth targets.

Purpose of the role

We are seeking a passionate and driven Technical Coordinator to join our Supply Chain team full time. This role will report to the Technical Manager and is based at our head office in Collingwood.

In this role, you will support the technical processes for all production related activities, ensuring company standards are met.
You will be tasked to attend trials and report back to the business any problems and issue resolutions and to review any opportunities for improvement.

You will also be responsible in maintaining and enhancing QMS, procedures and protocols within the operations and administration of Aesop Production.

Key responsibilities (not limited to)

  • Attend and report on Production related activities with regards to attendance of Research and Development Pilot Trials at Head Office
  • Attend and report on Production related activities with regards to attendance of manufacturing pilot trials and review of the process
  • Attend and report on Production related activities with regards to attendance of manufacturing scale up trials and review of the process
  • Technically assess new products during introduction to manufacturers ensuring that the data required is robust
  • Technically assess existing products for continuous improvement projects in conjunction with manufacturer technical departments
  • Manage the report writing process of all trials in conjunction with manufacturers, R&D and Packaging Team
  • Manage the liaison with R&D and Packaging to discuss post trial effectiveness and communication of improvements

What we are looking for

  • Some experience preferably working in a manufacturing environment (formulation or packaging)
  • An understanding of GMP practices
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes ideally in cosmetics/pharmaceuticals is advantageous
  • Detail oriented, with excellent follow through skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Curious mind, enthusiasm and a love for learning

What’s on Offer
At Aesop, we believe that the best people drive our business to continued success and so we take a holistic approach to employment, promoting employee wellbeing initiatives and encouraging deep connections with the local community through the Aesop Foundation, volunteering, matched giving programs. In addition, we offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements (we value work-life balance)
  • Generous product discount of up to 50% & complimentary product allocation
  • Hybrid work model, we balance office-based in-person collaboration with remote working
  • Team lunches, sponsored social clubs, team events, and celebrations
  • Parental leave and vaccination leave
  • Individual training budget – strong focus on Learning and Development – access to the entire LinkedIn training library suite, and funded training programs
  • Home office set-up reimbursements
  • Short term incentive bonus programs to reward performance for applicable roles
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program along with other wellbeing offerings including a complimentary Headspace subscription

Aesop is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a creative and inclusive workplace where talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting inclusion for all with the belief that diversity, inclusion and belonging plays an important role in the success of our organisation. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.