Packaging Specialists – Permanent & Fixed Term positions


Listed June 24th 2024
North Sydney, NSW
Permanent & Fixed Term positions


About the job

Your Job:
You’re not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we’re out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you’ll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands.

We now have an excellent opportunity for two Packaging Specialists to join the Packaging team within our Marketing Division. We are hiring for both a permanent position and also a 6 month fixed term contract.

In these roles, you will be responsible for managing packaging development for innovation & renovation projects, support our sustainability strategy and develop, maintain & review technical specifications.

  • You will project manage the packaging component of marketing innovation & renovation projects, support our Millicent Mill facility and 3rd party projects.
  • Implement packaging with an expectation of delivering functional & safe packaging with improved sustainable credentials whilst remaining commercially viable & meeting agreed timeline
  • Develop, maintain & review technical specifications (including sustainability data)
  • Work in a centre of expertise for packaging materials, artwork, pallet design, emerging technologies, and cost saving ideation

In your role, you’ll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

About Us

People have looked to Kimberly-Clark brands for more than 150 years and today we’re proud to help over a billion people around the world cope, laugh, love and live every day. From the best nappies and baby wipes to the softest tissues, to the best supplies for business, we are constantly searching for new ways to make life better for our consumers, our customers and our planet.

Our leading consumer brands like the Kleenex, Huggies, VIVA, U by Kotex, Poise, Depend brands improve the lives of people around the world.

Kimberly-Clark proudly leads the way in providing better care for a better world.

Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

About You

  • To be successful in this role, you will bring forward demonstrated experience (~5 years) leading packaging development for projects with cross functional teams, ideally within an FMCG and manufacturing environment.
  • You can demonstrate Project Management skills, ability to handle multiple & varied project types (marketing innovation, renovation, correction, cost reduction, new technologies, manufacturing optimisation, new product source) with cross functional teams
  • Prior Experience in packaging development methods, and knowledge of print technology & artwork approval
  • Experience in Sustainable packaging technologies, understanding of Australia’s packaging targets (APCO) and ARL will be highly regarded
  • Exposure to manufacturing environment, sustainable packaging technologies, awareness of Australia packaging targets
  • Well versed in the use of Microsoft Office: Adobe, SAP, pallet design software & PREP systems
  • You have demonstrated experience in working with cross-functional teams – you are able to liaise with multiple stakeholders cross functionally, and are able to articulate and identify business priorities, drivers, risks and opportunities.
  • You love what you do, especially when the work you do makes a difference.

At Kimberly-Clark, we’re constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you’ll experience Flex That Works: flexible (hybrid) work arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business.

What’s On Offer

Our Kimberly-Clark employees receive a competitive salary and incentives as well as access to a fantastic range of benefits including superannuation, career development opportunities, free health & well-being activities, volunteering leave and much more.

To Be Considered

Click the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our Talent Acquisition team will review your application and will be in contact with additional information accordingly.