Packaging Design & Manufacture

The UK employs some 85,000 people (representing 3% of the UK manufacturing workforce) and has sales in excess of £11 Billion. Its productivity is more than double that of all industries’ average performance and it is a world leader in product innovation and manufacturing technology.  Globally, the industry is valued at over $900bn.

Our Recruitment Consultants are structured to reflect a typical organisation in this sector and are dedicated to the following disciplines:

Morgan Ryder - Executive Search (click here)

  • Managing Director/ C.E.O
  • Operations Director / C.O.O
  • Technical Director / C.T.O
  • Finance Director / C.F.O
  • Commercial Director 
  • Engineering Director
  • Supply Chain / Procurement Director
  • Quality Director
  • Human Resource Director 

Production / Assembly Operations

  • Plant Director / Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Assembly Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Machine Shop Manager
  • Shift Operations Manager
  • Team Leader


  • Engineering Design Manager
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Electrical Design Engineer
  • Product Design
  • CAD Operator
  • Technical Author
  • Development Engineer
  • Applications Engineer

Plant Engineering

  • Head of Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Process / Production Engineer (PFMEA, DMAIC)
  • New Product Introduction (NPI)
  • Continuous Improvement 
  • Lean / Six Sigma - to Master Black Belt
  • Project Manager / Engineer - MS Project | Prince 2
  • Maintenance Engineering (Mech, E,C&I)

Supply Chain & Procurement

  • Purchasing Manager / Buyer (Operational & Strategic)
  • Category & Commodity Manager / Buyer
  • Planning Manager / Planner (production, materials, transport)
  • Logistics Manager
  • Warehouse Manager / Shift Management 
  • Transport & Distribution Management
  • Import/Export Operations 
  • Supply Chain Analyst

  • Quality, Safety, Health & Environmental (QSHE)
  • Plant Quality Manager / Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Manager / Engineer
  • Containment & Investigation
  • N.D.T (Test & Inspection)
  • Quality Assurance & Audit 
  • Health & Safety Manager / Officer
  • Environmental Manager / Officer

Sales & Commercial

  • Programme Director / Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Bid & Tender Manager
  • Account Manager
  • International, National & Regional Sales
  • Technical Sales Engineering
  • Internal Sales / Customer Services

Finance / Clerical 

  • Financial Controller
  • Management Accountant
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sales Ledger
  • Credit Control
  • Payroll & Administration

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Director
  • Human Resources Manager
  • HR Business Partner
  • Human Resources Officer
  • HR Administration
  • Training

Information Technology

  • I.T Manager
  • Technical Support
  • Programme Manager
  • Software Developer 

  • Technical Director - Manufacturing

    TECHNICAL DIRECTOR - MANUFACTURING BELFAST SUPERB SALARY + BONUS + CAR + PENSION (UP TO 10%) + MUCH MORE Excellent opportunity for an experienced Technical Manager who wants that next step or for an established Technical Director looking to develop their career with a well-known, global business. This company is a world leader who specialise in product innovation within the energy sector and they are now looking for someone who can really drive the vision and strategy to deliver continued profitable growth. As part of the leadership team, you will be responsible for the overall strategy and direction of the Company across business functions. In the role of Technical Director, your respons...

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    Belfast, County Antrim
    £70000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS, CAR, PENSION AND MORE
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  • Key Account Manager

    Key Account Manager - FMCG - South East / Midlands £50K Basic, £65K OTE + £5,400 Car allowance + Excellent Benefits incl Child Care Vouchers An excellent opportunity for an experienced Key Account Manager to join an expanding business. Take over an existing, high performing region with established accounts across the South East and the Midlands. The ideal location for this Key Account Manager is Northampton, Reading however, the Midlands will also be considered. This dynamic business supplies products and services to major food retailers and the food processing industry however, Key Account Management experience from any industry will be suitable, dealing and working closely with client b...

    Job Type:
    Northamptonshire, England
    £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, childcare vouchers
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  • Quality CI Engineer

    Job Description - Quality CI Engineer An international Manufacturer and supplier of inorganic and non-metallic materials who can offer a Portfolio with well over 8,000 different specification supplying into various industries is currently looking to recruit a new the next panicle member of their international team. Currently with a headcount of more than 3,000 Employees worldwide, the next addition has the potential to become a key position within the business. This really is an extremely unique opportunity and would only suit someone dedicated and driven to succeed who has the ambition to develop their future career and skill set. The position of Quality CI Engineer This position is a si...

    Job Type:
    Wrexham, Wales
    £30 - £32000 per annum
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  • Production Supervisor

    Production Supervisor Wrexham FMCG Environment Monday-Friday £23,000.00-£25,000.00 Are you living in the North Wales area and feel that the lack of opportunity hindrances your career development? Are you wanting to become part of an organisation that favours internal development and investment with a clear-cut plan for aggressive growth? My client has recently expressed a need for an experience Production Supervisor who is looking to soon take a step up into management to join an already existing team in a fast paced and challenging environment. This business is a leading FMCG manufacturer, operational globally, catering to several industries from bespoke medical equipment through to the ...

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    Wrexham, Wales
    £23000 - £25000 per annum
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  • maintenance Engineer

    Maintenance Engineer (Electrically Biased/ Multiskilled) Market Rasen SHIFTS £30,000 Are you looking to become part of an organisation that offers long term career security, the chance for personal development and progression in a fun and team driven environment? We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced electrically biased Maintenance Engineer to join a leading manufacturing company based in the Market Rasen area. Following an internal promotion as well as investment in new technology and automation, our client is now looking to add to their experienced Engineering team by recruiting talented, enthusiastic Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineers. We will consider candidates from any...

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    Market Rasen, Lincolnshire
    Up to £30000 per annum
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