PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY :
Almost 5 years experience in Packaging Development of Consumer Care Products and Pharmaceutical ProductsExperience on :
** Development of Packaging concepts and execution of projects for Shampoos, Conditioners, Body Lotions , Face Lotions, Face Wash, Scrubs, Skin Creams , Hair Creams , Balms and Toothpaste, Tablets and Capsules
** Development of new moulds for new projects.
** Flexible packaging (Laminates, blister, Shrink sleeves, Lami tubes, Labels), Promotional items & Shippers.
** Rigid packaging (Bottles, Caps, plugs, cartons, glass, CFB’s)
** Validations, Vendor Audits, Stability studies, Costing of Packaging materials & Trouble-shooting.
** Packaging Material Qualification and formulation of specifications.
** Conducting trials on packaging machinesEDUCATION :
** Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging Technology from Indian Institute of Packaging, Mumbai.Year : - August 2004 - July 2006Marks : - 60.0%
5- Months Industrial Training with Godrej and Boyce Ltd, MumbaiSubjects : - Mould designing
Packaging Technology I – X
Auto CAD 2000
** Bachelors Degree in Physics, Maths and Computer ScienceCollege : - Canara CollegeUniversity: - MangaloreYear : - June 2004Marks : - Final Year 62.0%Subjects: Physics, Maths and Computer Science
** Operating knowledge of
** MS OfficeCURRENT PROFESSIONAL POSITION :
Currently working with L’oreal India Private Limited in Mumbai as Executive Packaging Development since November 2010.
Handling of Consumer Care Products for Domestic and Export market in L’orealEXPERIENCE :
Aug, 06 – Mar 07Officer- Packaging Developments, Zydus Cadila
Apr 07- Sept 10 Executive – Packaging Development, Himalaya Drug Company
Nov 10-Till date Executive – Packaging Development, L’oreal India Private Limited
Handling L’Oreal Brands like
** L’oreal Paris and L’oreal Proffessional ProductsPACKAGING INNOVATION :
** Provide innovative solutions to product protection and delivery.
** Provide innovative solutions for product cost savings.
** Provide access to new forms & deliver formats that build competitiveness
** Propose pkg. ideas or new technology for new products
** Develop better understanding of consumer needs and work with the Markets to translate them into winning packaging executionsTECHNICAL EXPERTISE, OWNERSHIP :
** Owner of packaging functionality, structural design and any related technical issues.
** Lead on pkg. Sponsored links :
Structure development and ensures timeline and cost targets are met.
** Provide technical input to all aspects of packaging.
** Ownership of packaging brief and packaging specific projects
** Lead Packaging development process from brief to in-market execution, providing advise on best packaging options that deliver against the objectives set out in the brief
** Ensures integrity of current & new packaging forms
** Lead and resolve issues if any on packaging quality thru the entire process from artwork development to final packaging availabilityNPD DEVELOPMENT – PACKAGING QUALIFICATION :
** Provides the packaging qualification expertise on NPD.
** Delivers NPD on-time and within cost target
** Ensure validation of new packaging as per NPD timeline.
** Manage the timely delivery of packaging at the agreed cost.
** Monitor and update team on new developments in Packaging for NPD
** Ensure NPD delivery as per charter – for PMHighlights:
** Got Pre-placement offer from Godrej and Boyce Ltd Mumbai during the training period.
** Promoted as Team leader to handle the Team of Exports for Consumer Care Products in HimalayaPREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – II :
Worked as Executive in Packaging development in HimalayaHighlights:
Handled Himalaya brands like
** Shampoos and Conditioners, Body Lotions, Face Lotions
** Under Eye Cream, Intensive moisturizing Cream, Nourishing Skin Cream
** Hair Cream – Protein hair cream, Anti Dandruff Hair Cream
** Face wash- Gentle Exfoliating face wash, gel, and cream
** Organic Consumer Care Products for US marketPREVIOUS EXPERIENCE – I :
Worked as Officer in Packaging development in Zydus CadilaHighlights:
** Development of New machine change parts for the new tablets and capsules packing.
** Execution of Exhibit batches in coordination with Formulation Dept during trial runs.
** Development of Artwork and SpecificationINDUSTRIAL TRIANING :
Worked as a Trainee with Godrej and Boyce Ltd, Vikhroli, Mumbai.Highlights:
** Standardization of Packaging material.
** Implementation of Specification for Packaging Material
** Quality Inspection of Packaging material
** Alternate Vendor development
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