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Packaging Technologist

Closing date
29 May 2024

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Food Manufacturing

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Packaging Technologist / Cambridgshire

Highly competitive

Are you passionate about pushing the boundaries of packaging innovation? We are exclusively working with a leading provider in the UK fresh produce market, who are seeking a dynamic individual to join the Packaging team as a Packaging Technologist in this new position.

Role Overview:

As a Packaging Technologist, you will spearhead packaging projects and drive innovation, collaborating closely with internal stakeholders and packaging partners. Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Identifying and presenting opportunities for packaging innovation.
  • Leading packaging projects across their UK sites, ensuring alignment with product requirements and packing facilities.
  • Championing sustainability initiatives across all packaging endeavors.
  • Conducting rigorous packaging trials to assess suitability and performance under diverse conditions.
  • Collaborating cross-functionally to facilitate seamless project delivery aligned with business objectives.

Candidate Requirements: We are seeking candidates with:
  • Packaging development experience and a strong grasp of packaging components, suppliers, and manufacturing processes.
  • Ideally, knowledge of working withing food manufacturing within packaging.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Proactive and creative problem-solving approach.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work to strict deadlines.

What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Generous holiday allowance, including bank holidays.
  • Great Place to Work accreditation.
  • Various employee discounts and benefits.
  • Comprehensive learning, development, and training opportunities.
  • Engaging social and charity events.
  • Onsite health checks and wellbeing sessions.

Join Us: If you're ready to contribute to the future of fresh produce packaging and work in a dynamic, innovative environment, please apply now or give Luan a call on 01780 480530


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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