Founded in 2014, Notpla is a London-based company that creates packaging made from seaweed. Their packaging is edible, compostable, and can be used to replace single-use plastic. Notpla has partnered with a number of companies, including Innocent Drinks and Waitrose, and have also worked with London Marathon to get their iconic biodegradable Ooho product in the hands of runners. They won £1M Earthshot Prize in 2022 and are growing their team to make their edible, compostable packaging the industry norm.

Skills you'll develop

  • Monitoring Machinery: Knowing the different gauges and dials on industrial machinery and what principles to use when monitoring an ensuring the safely of the facility.
  • Quality Assurance: Conducting QC or Quality Assurance tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Maintain Clean Work Area: Keeping a working area clean and tidy to ensure that items can be found and no trip hazards area created.
  • Following SOPs: Designed to optimise a companies quality, safety and time and cost efficiency, Standard Operative Procedures (SOPs) create a standard way of doing things. Ensuring that each step is followed makes it easier to troubleshoot when things go wrong, and ensure compliancy is met for inspection, licensure and insurance.
  • Reporting any equipment malfunctions or issues to the production supervisor
  • Inventory Management: An ongoing process to ensure the accuracy (count) of stock immediately available on site, and what other inventory is in delivery or at earlier points in the supply chain.




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