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 


    CUT AND CREASE OPERATOR TO £31,500 + EXCELLENT BENEFITS LEEDS CONTINENTAL SHIFTS (12 HOUR DAYS AND NIGHTS) PERMANENT Our client - A large packaging manufacturer are looking to recruit an experienced Cut and Crease (Diecutter) operator. Reporting directly to the shift manager, you will be working on Bobst machinery to produce high end packaging. THE ROLE: * Setting and running Bobst cut and crease machinery. * Finishing carton production to the highest standards. * Producing and reviewing products against the prescribed quality standards/specification supplied. * Maintenance and general housekeeping of the equipment. * Ensuring all jobs are completed accurately and on time. THE PERSON: * C...

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    Leeds, West Yorkshire
    Up to £31500 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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  • Customer Service Advisor

    Customer Service Advisor - Manufacturing Office location: Haydock £25k basic plus generous contributory pension, company bonus, 25 days holiday Monday - Thursday 8.30 -5.00 Early finish on a Friday!! High specification product manufacturer seeks dynamic and astute Customer Service Advisor, to provide a seamless customer experience. The role and responsibilities include: Processing customer orders Answering customer queries Making sure your customers orders are planned into production Managing client expectations Checking product availability for clients Providing progress updates Company Profile Leading name within their industry Investing in opportunities to improve growth and customer s...

    Job Type:
    Haydock, Merseyside
    £20000 - £25000 per annum
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  • Quality Engineer

    Quality Engineer A unique opportunity working within low volume, high quality bespoke electronics manufacturing business operating in various sectors has recently arisen due to increasingly high demands, national growth and a continuous strived for quality excellence. Working on site for this established manufacturer based in St Neots, my client is looking to appoint an enthusiastic exceptional Quality Engineer to be involved with all aspects of quality. Working within the quality function, you will take technical responsibility for the quality development of parts and the ongoing quality performance of the supply base. Within the role of Quality Engineer, you will: Develop & implement co...

    Job Type:
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
    £30000 - £35000 per hour
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  • Business Development Manager - Office Supplies

    BUSINESS DVELOPMENT MANAGER - OFFICE SUPPLIES Salary: 35,000 + UNCAPPED COMMISSION realistic 0TE £70K, Plus fully expensed company car or allowance, laptop and generous holiday allowance, pension and progression opportunities Territory: Central London Home based: Living location Central London or surrounding areas Fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, instantly recognizable print management company. We are looking to interview dynamic tenacious business development executives/managers who are looking to establish a career within a market leading organisation. The Role Based from home travelling to meet existing and potential customers across central London Managing your own diary and t...

    Job Type:
    Croydon, Surrey
    Up to £35000 per annum
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  • Internal Sales

    INTERNAL SALES Office based- Altrincham 6-12 month contract Potential to go perm Salary up to: £25K plus pension, gym membership, free parking and generous holiday allowance, Working patterns 9-5 Monday to Thursday 9-4 Friday This is a fantastic and rare opportunity for an Internal Sales Executive to join one the UK's most successful manufacturers. My client has been established for over 120 years and is renowned for providing technically advanced engineering products into a diverse range of industry sectors. Due to continuous growth and internal promotion they are now looking to recruit an Internal Sales person to work amongst their successful commercial team. Based in a high tech, moder...

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester
    £20000 - £25000 per annum
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