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Packaging Developer

Blue Spark
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Contract Type
Development, Packaging
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

The Company

This multi-site food manufacturer is known for creating an abundance of innovative food products for their prestigious customers, always one step ahead of their competitors. A new Packaging Developer opportunity has arisen to support their Innovations Team in bringing exciting new packaging concepts to shelves across the nation.


The Role

Reporting to the Packaging Manager, you will be based over two manufacturing sites and will play a role in developing new and modifying existing packaging concepts. You will work on NPD packaging projects to translate visions and concepts into robust, tangible commercial solutions that customers will love.

Liaising with suppliers you will revel in identifying new materials and designs, applying your technical knowledge to discover solutions and new to market initiatives to maximise competitor advantage. A natural creative, your graphical mock-ups will be designed to enhance and clearly communicate your concepts, ensuring they are flawless from every aspect. You will present concepts to key customers to communicate product feasibility and commercial viability.

Working cross functionally with internal teams you will incorporate efficiency savings in line with specification criteria, keeping to budgets whilst ensuring the highest standards are met. You will also support factory trials to review, refine or modify design specs to ensure final packaging is fit for purpose and completed to the highest quality.


The Person

Suit a technically savvy, creative and commercially astute Packaging professional. You will have a degree in a related field plus a couple of years’ experience working in packaging within the Food or FMCG industry. You'll have experience creating presentations with graphical mock ups to support your ideas, confidently presenting this to others whilst introducing and validating new packaging products.

As well as good project management skills you need to love solving problems, have a meticulous eye for detail, and enjoy the challenge of a fast-paced environment. You enjoy the design aspect of the role and are confident in adobe packages such as Adobe Suite and Illustrator.

So if you’re looking for a new challenge and keen to be part of this recognised brand then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 for more information.


Ref: F6673


Due to the large number of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to thoroughly review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application within 5 working days, however if you have not heard from us within this timeframe, we are sorry to say your application for the role has not been successful. To support you in showcasing your best self, we make sure that any necessary accommodations, whether physical or non-physical, are provided to assist you throughout the job application and interview process.

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.

Company info
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom

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