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Senior Packaging Coordinator

Blue Spark
East of England
Closing date
19 Nov 2021

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Packaging, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your packaging career with this prominent multi-site food business producing brand and own label products.  They supply innovative and complex products to the major retailers and are looking for Senior Packaging Coordinator to support the packaging technology function across all sites.

The Role

Reporting to the Packaging Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining the packaging databases across the different sites and developing trend analysis for packaging usage and waste
  • Coordinating the approval of printed packaging colour standards between departments and providing packaging support and data in a timely and accurate manner to the internal and external stakeholders
  • Developing systems for recording and reporting on Plastic Packaging Tax, Extender Producer Responsibilities and ensuring the business meets their legal obligations on packaging across all sites
  • Collecting packaging specifications, BRCP/IOP certificates and packaging certifications from the packaging supply base.

You’ll also be involved in packaging trials in the factories for new product launches and existing product upgrades.

The Candidate

We are looking for an autonomous and highly organised person with experience within a technical focused role such as specification management, artwork coordination or technical project management within food manufacturing. 

You’ll need to have excellent prioritisation skills in order to effectively work on multiple projects along with a keen eye for detail and problem solving abilities.   You will be liaising with internal teams and suppliers so your communication skills must be first rate too.

If you have a strong interest in packaging and wants to work with a major food company then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now or call us Kimia on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6289


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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