Packaging Technologist

Listed May 19th 2024
Collingwood, VIC
Full Time


About the job

A bit about us

If you are looking for a fantastic team and a challenging, fast, and dynamic work environment, you are at the right place!

On our journey to making a positive difference across the world, you will work with passionate people in an innovative and collaborative organisation as we inspire wellness through #PurposeLedCareers

We are dedicated to our customers, community and environment and are looking for similar-minded talent to join us! As an equal opportunity employer, we care deeply about creating an inclusive workplace where our team members feel valued, respected, and empowered.

Our total rewards package offering includes additional annual leave, bonuses, wellness programs, health benefits, flexible and remote working arrangements, and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities, all of which are regional specific.

With over 3,400 team members working across the globe, our vision is focused on premium nutrition and lifetime wellness, backed by science. We have 3 business segments – Baby, Adult and Pet Nutrition and Care – supporting whole – family health and happiness across 7 international brands.

What this means for you

The variety of work creates unlimited opportunities to excel across a breadth of disciplines; you will be presented with a wealth of new pathways and opportunities to explore throughout your career. Working with us will be more than just a job; we guarantee a life-changing experience as you step into an environment that moves quickly and presents new challenges daily.

Your role within the team

The Packaging Technologist role drives subject matter expertise for the packaging function across ANZ and global markets. The role works as a part of matrix teams including supply chain, marketing, regulatory, quality and science to all technical aspects of packaging across core projects. Additionally, the packaging technologist role will support strategic initiatives including but not limited to sustainability and value engineering.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the packaging design of our NPD pipeline alongside our sourcing team and manufacturing partners.
  • Support the sustainable packaging transformation initiative.
  • Work with the cross functional team on packaging solutions that best support our Product launches.
  • Support the Quality team on packaging related quality challenges and lead implementation of recommended solutions.
  • Organise and support transport trials

Desired Skills and Experience

We look for people who have what it takes to make an impact; who can challenge us to go further while pushing themselves to deliver exciting and ambitious results.

To make sure we’re setting new starters up for success, we ask that you meet a few criteria relevant to the role to be considered for this opportunity:

  • Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in packaging development in either pharmaceutical, supplements, food, cosmetics or similar industries.
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications such as Packaging or Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or Food Engineering or relevant industry experience.
  • Developed packaging solutions for a variety of products using a variety of packaging materials, with expertise working with rigid plastics a distinct advantage.
  • Understanding of APCO Guidelines and PREP tool.
  • Understanding of the Stage Gate process for new product launches.
  • Strong understanding and interest in sustainable packaging solutions.




H&H Group believes in the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workplace and aims to reflect the varied cultures within which we exist. We are committed to providing a working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment, creating a safe and inclusive environment for all.

We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, religions, racial and gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities and cultures, and our hiring decisions will be based on business needs, position requirements, and the qualifications and experience of individuals. If you require support or assistance during the application process, please notify us at the time of application and we will be sure to enable reasonable adjustments where suitable.

If you have what it takes, please apply via the online portal and we will be in touch soon. We move quickly and may fill the role prior to the application close date, so we suggest you get in touch today!