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Packaging Coordinator

Closing date
15 May 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Packaging, Planning, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Packaging Coordinator | Supply Chain | Fresh Produce | Isleham
Salary: Competitive

Are you ready to take the reins in driving the packaging and tray strategy for this fresh produce business?

Do you have a supply chain/ procurement background in packaging?

I'm seeking a dynamic and strategic thinker for the role of Packaging Coordinator

As an integral part of the supply chain team, you'll have divisional responsibility for budget control, continual improvement, and supplier management in the realm of packaging, trays, PPE, and miscellaneous purchases.

What you'll be doing:

Setting and controlling packaging and tray budgets as well as creating and working with set plans in accordance with business needs. Monitoring daily waste as well as implementing CI methods to help reduce this in the future.
A large amount of the role is going to be based on the ability to communicate long-term forecasts and demands with suppliers whilst simultaneously building and solidifying lasting and beneficial relationships.

To be successful:

To be successful in this role youll need a strong ability to develop and implement Continuous Improvement strategies. Having a strong financial ability to set and adhere to packaging budgets will ensure success within your team.
An analytical mind will prove to be crucial for you to lead initiatives to minimise waste within the packaging department.
Being a strong communicator who can actively collaborate and communicate with colleagues to seek feedback from customers, colleagues and suppliers will allow for further personal development and success from within the role.

What youll need:

* A proven background in planning and packaging purchasing.
* Being proficient in setting up packaging consumption and wastage KPI data, with management experience and the ability to cover for the Supply Chain Manager when needed.
* High level of Computer literacy with Advanced skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Familiarity with Dynamics Nav and Power BI is desirable
* Strong communication skills from Supplier through to Customers

If you're ready to shape the future of packaging within this business and feel you can meet the challenge of driving innovation, efficiency, and sustainability then click the link below to apply, alternatively, contact me below at


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


Company info
01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road

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