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Group Packaging Technologist

£40000 - £46000 per annum
Closing date
12 Oct 2021

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Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Group Packaging Technologist | Food | Remote

Salary £45k + package

Do you have experience as a Packaging Technologist within the fresh chilled food sector? Are you hungry and driven to progress your career? Would you like a Group Packaging Technologist role working for a multi-site food supplier? If so, this might be the role for you.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading manufacturer of fresh/chilled food. They supply the major UK food retailers, discounters and foodservice markets with a variety of products. They have a great reputation for quality and service levels and have built real, collaborative relationships with their customers. They have multiple locations across the UK, each with state of the art facilities that have seen significant investment. Our client is committed to delivering products that add value to their customers and consumers.

About the Role

The role of packaging innovation continues to be highly important to the business, within this role you will work on innovation and a packaging and reduction programme. You will provide technical support and packaging expertise to the businesses. You will manage the intellectual property and innovation ideas for both NPD and EPD. Working closely with suppliers you will set up a packaging development programme to make sure the business is at the forefront of packaging innovation.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a proven packaging technologist background ideally chilled food sector supplying a major UK retailer. A degree / Diploma in packaging technology or in-depth knowledge of the packaging industry with 5 years' experience in food packaging and systems. You will be a strong communicator and be able to stand on your own two feet and be self-assured. You will be able to problem-solve and work closely with internal/external teams to deliver.

This is a group role covering 3 sites, you will need to manage your time across the business.

How to Apply

Sound like you? If so, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail please contact Luan Harrison on 01780 480 530 or


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Graduates and Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Find Us
01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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