Packaging Developer

Blue Spark
East Midlands Region
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Company

This multi-site food manufacturer create a plethora of innovative food products for their prestigious customers, who are 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 Innovation Manager, you will work closely with a key customer to create and deliver first to market packaging solutions.

You will support in delivering the packaging sustainability strategy, working closely with key stakeholders to ensure priorities are aligned with business objectives. You will be encouraged to expand your industry knowledge, exploring new material and packaging formats, seeking out new packing technologies, so that creative concepts can be built into credible opportunities for the business and customer.

You will liaise with packaging suppliers to create concepts that are on trend in terms of new materials, sustainability and recycling initiatives. Along with working on new innovation projects, you will play a key role in revitalising existing packaging. Using technical knowledge you will overcome any hurdles or issues that arise, in order to achieve commercially viable products for your customers.


The Person

We’re looking for an ambitious Packaging Developer who has experience within the food industry and is now looking to a step up into a customer focused role.  You’ll have knowledge of a range of packaging materials have been involved with sustainable packaging projects.  A Packaging qualification or Food Technology degree would be desirable for this role.

You will enjoy the challenge of working in a fast-paced environment, keeping with new trends and being creative with packaging design.  You’ll be a confident communicator, having to liaise closely with key customers in order to collaborate on new projects. You also be able to present in a passionate and engaging manner, helping to convey your ideas and getting buy in from key stakeholders.

If you're a creative packaging developer with the ability and technical confidence to excel in this innovations led role then please apply or contact us on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


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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. 
If you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements for the recruitment process or the role, please feel free to contact us.  

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
West Sussex
RH16 3AL

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