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We have an exciting new position for a Head of Packaging to join our team.

Looking for someone who is experienced in this area or additionally would consider someone with experience in other areas but looking for the next step and a new challenge.

This role will be responsible for creating a packaging innovation strategy that delivers on our strategic sustainability objectives for both Pilgrim’s UK and our retail partners. A fantastic opportunity to formulate a sustainable packaging strategy and drive change in the business, becoming the packaging subject matter expert. The Head of Packaging will be instrumental in delivering against our sustainability agenda, ensuring we deliver a competitive advantage from a packaging perspective. The role will not only ensure we have first to market solutions but will ensure we are compliant across all key metrics, in addition to supporting to offset any commercial tariffs through innovative solutions. This role will also give credibility with our customers to be able to demonstrate packaging knowledge and skillset to help drive change.

Our ideal candidate will have strong project management skills, it would be desirable that you have experience in formulating a packaging strategy. A clear communicator, you will have the ability to liaise with cross functional stakeholder management matrix. As Head of Packaging, you will have extensive knowledge of recyclability and sustainability packaging related matters and an in-depth knowledge of packaging principals, with an ability to talk technical detail with customers and suppliers.

Our people really make the difference

• Determination • Simplicity • Availability • Humility • Sincerity • Discipline • Ownership

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