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 

  • Snr Mechanical Design Engineer

    Senior Mechanical Design Engineer What do you love about design engineering? What inspired you to become a design engineer? What unique ideas have you had which have not been given the credit or attention they deserve by either current or previous employers? How often do you find yourself bored in your job, repeating the same tasks, adjusting the same designs over and over to 'meet customer specifications', but believe you have a lot more to offer as a design engineer? More often than you would like? If this is the case, I'd like to present an opportunity to you………. With a unique blend of skills, my client serves a wide range of manufacturing and processing businesses across the UK, creat...

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    Leicestershire, England
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  • Supply Chain Controller

    As one of the fastest growing packaging businesses in the UK, this company is investing heavily to ensure that they remain the supplier of choice for their extensive retail customers. The Operations Director is currently looking to attract into the business a driven supply chain professional who will help further develop the department. Within this key role of Supply Chain Controller, typical responsibilities will be to: - Manage customer forecasts to ensure accurate future supply. Work with Sales to make daily ordering schedules. Hold regular meetings with Key Account Managers to establish required product volumes. Maintain and build on relationships with suppliers, managing their perfor...

    Job Type:
    Liverpool, Merseyside
    £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
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  • Health Safety and Business systems Manager

    Are you an experienced Health and Safety professional looking for a change of pace? Change of industry? Or just simply looking for your next big challenge and that step up into management? My client, a global leader with in the bespoke manufacturing industry supplying into various sectors, is looking for an experienced Health and Safety manager to embark upon a new journey with their site based in Aylesbury 11,000 employees worldwide, you are guaranteed to become part of an organisation that invests in their people with a long list of success storeys of progression and development internally. As a business my client can offer progressive opportunities and personal investment for all those...

    Job Type:
    Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
    £35000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus
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  • Laboratory Technician

    Laboratory Technician SHIFT WORK 4 on 4 off Days only Are you looking for your next lab role with a business who can offer you scope for progression? Are you looking for further development with a business that values investment into their people? Do you have the desire to progress with an international recognized brand? We are currently looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician to join the Technical/Quality Team at my client's site near Whitchurch. The role will support the quality agenda within the facility and the role holder will assure quality performance through analysis, subject knowledge and testing performance whilst striving to continuously improve in line with the company valu...

    Job Type:
    Market Drayton, Shropshire
    £24000 - £25500 per annum
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  • Electrcial Maintenance Supervisor

    Electrical Supervisor My client, one of the UK and Ireland's leading food packaging manufacturers is looking to appoint a new Electrical Supervisor. Suppling packaging for a range of markets for over 20 years, earning a reputation for high quality packaging and 1st class service, its safe to say my client is a business that could offer security and long-term career progression. Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for the day to day maintenance and repair of equipment on site along with the following responsibilities: Preventative maintenance of plant equipment using system to minimise production down time. To identify and rectify all electrical breakdowns on all m...

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    Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
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