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Automation Engineer, Sonoco Consumer, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Key Activities

Provide technical support to all areas daily across electrical, mechanical and automation disciplines.
Configuration and programming of controllers and visualizations systems using Siemens (Simatic Manager and TIA Portal and WinCC flexible software).
Project planning and programming of drive technology and servo drives – with emphasis on SEW Drive as well as Allen Bradley systems.
Development, conception, design and creation of hardware / circuit diagrams.
Automation troubleshooting following a recognisable troubleshooting process.
Experience with bus systems and bus technology such as “Profinet” and “Profibus” with knowledge of systems such as ASI bus and CAN bus.
Project Management and Project Coordination of site automation projects.
Utilise AutoCad/Cad systems to maintain documentation updates, producing 2D CAD drawings of control panels, P&IDs and electrical wiring diagrams.

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Business Development Executive

We are a leading eCommerce packaging supplier, looking to appoint a self-motivated and tenacious Business Development Executive to our growing team.
The successful candidate will be responsible for setting and achieving lead generation and telemarketing targets. You will play a pivotal role in driving our growth by identifying and nurturing potential clients, ultimately contributing to our continued success in the marketplace.
At Carlton Packaging we understand packaging and we make no secret of it. With over 20 years of consistent, quality design and supply to organisations throughout Europe we work with our fulfilment clients to reduce packaging costs, reduce packaging waste and increase packaging process speed. In an ever-evolving marketplace we’ll really ensure that you’re loads smarter. From products to people to process to price, you’re in safe hands.

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Customer Service Administrator

Customer Service Administrator

Make our Customer Support team your best move ever.
We’re looking for an experienced Customer Service Administrator to join our support team responsible for all incoming sales orders and relevant purchase orders.

Why here?
Neville & More is a division of TricorBraun and is focused on the supply of plastic bottles, glass bottles, plastic jars, glass jars, aluminum bottles, aluminum jars, closures, dispensers, spray pumps, and lotion pumps.

TricorBraun is a global packaging leader, with team members working in locations throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. We provide innovative solutions to customers from a wide variety of industries. Our customers range from cutting-edge start-ups to the world’s most iconic brands. We put people first and live by that every day. Join us and you will be welcomed by our friendly, motivated, and supportive team. Many of the products we distribute are already sitting in your home.

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Digital Marketing Apprenticeship

Support and collaborate with the Sales and Marketing Team; the primary focus will be to support the digital marketing activity. This will include working on Website Optimisation, SEO, Online content, email marketing, and multi-channel campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:
· Supporting Marketing Manager
· Website content refresh/rebuild and product descriptions to proofreading blog articles
· Marketing collateral content and co-ordination
· Online content copywriting
· Social media management, primarily across LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook

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Export Sales Representative

Our company is seeking an experienced and motivated Export Sales Representative to actively engage in international markets in line with our growth strategies.

Job Description:

Research and analyze potential markets to establish a new customer portfolio.
Maintain and enhance existing customer relationships to increase sales volume.
Develop and implement sales strategies in international markets.
Monitor market trends and report accordingly in alignment with company strategies.
Provide solutions tailored to customer needs and manage sales processes.


University degree holder, preferably with a bachelor’s or master’s in a relevant field.
Minimum of 3 years of experience in export sales.
Knowledgeable in international trade and familiar with export procedures.
Strong communication skills and a team player.
Proficient in using MS Office programs.
Proficiency in English is required; candidates with a second language are preferred.

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Finance Assistant, Sonoco Consumer, Manchester, United Kingdom

Key Activities / Measurables
Processing and maintaining the purchase ledger (includes po matching, coding and processing invoices)
Involved in the month end process; ensuring prepayments are booked, investigating and resolving any discrepancies
Performing supplier statement reconciliations
Performing weekly payment runs to suppliers
Key control account reconciliation process
Completing monthly subledger aging review
Supporting the finance team with various administrative tasks
Acting as first point of contact for all relevant queries (internal and external)
Providing audit information for both internal and external auditors
Providing ad-hoc reporting as and when requested by management
Reconciliation and coordination of payment of travel /expenses
Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required
Be an ambassador of Sonoco culture and values, maintaining a people centric culture
Other duties as delegated from time to time by Management
Please see link for more info.

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Key Account Manager

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Key Account Manager to join the sales team. We are seeking a proven, dynamic and self-motivated individual with knowledge of working in the food / packaging industry to work remotely in the North of England but will cover a nationwide territory.

• Competitive salary.
• Life assurance cover.
• Company Sick Pay.
• Company pension scheme .
• 33 days holiday per year (including statutory).
• Company car.

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Maintenance Technician, Sonoco Industrial, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, UK

Key Activities / Measurables

The specific duties for the role are set out below:

Safety Responsibilities

Actively support the Company’s goal to ‘create a zero-injury environment’ and adhere to health and safety requirements
Encouraging all site employees to report close calls/near misses
Participating in Company safety improvement activities
Operational responsibilities

Assisting in the installation of machinery and equipment
Fault finding, diagnosis and repair of a range of equipment, including PLC
Analysis and resolution of electrical and mechanical faults and repairs
Timely response to equipment breakdowns and completion of equipment repairs
Carrying out planned preventative maintenance on a range of winders, conveyors and robots in accordance with manufacturers recommendations and Industry/Company practices
Accurately recording and communicating maintenance information

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Packaging Consultant

Packaging Consultant

We love your ambitious spirit

If you see challenges and competitors as benchmarks to beat, we share your desire to win. Your innate drive to be the best — and surpass your own past performance — is applauded and rewarded here. Your confident attitude is what keeps our organization charging ahead. If our approach to business energises you, apply now!

Why here?

Neville & More is a division of TricorBraun and is focused on the supply of plastic bottles, glass bottles, plastic jars, glass jars, aluminum bottles, aluminum jars, closures, dispensers, spray pumps, and lotion pumps.

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Process Engineer, Sonoco Industrial, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, UK,

Key Activities / Measurables



Ensure safe working practices are developed and maintained within area of responsibility and strive towards a goal of zero injuries.
Complete 5 SUSA’S (behavioral discussions) per week and encourage the reporting of close calls.
Productivity and cost reduction

Conduct loss studies using existing data systems to develop pareto analysis of breakdowns scrap studies, develop and complete projects to address identified opportunities
Focus on machine stops and set-ups, develop projects to improve by focusing on teamwork and engineering improvements
Where needed develop, implement and monitor appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) ensuring performance is communicated and understood at all levels
Lead productivity and process improvement projects and prepare project status reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends, recommending actions.
Develop a ‘funnel’ of new projects

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To take on existing and potential cash & carry wholesale customer, increase current level of sales – to introduce new business and the company to new markets – fully supported by an internal sale team.

B2B sales background is a must and experience from within the packaging and B2B Wholesale Cash & Carry industry would be preferable, but training is available.

Salary package – a good salary is offered depends upon experience.

Immediate start with full support

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Sales Development Manager

Sales Development Manager

We are looking for a self motivated and experienced individual to join our growing sales team.

Quality Pack has been growing at an exceptional rate over the last 5 years. From humble beginnings, the company has fast become a dominant player in the UK paper packaging market and has steadily continued its expansion into Europe and USA.

If you have experience in the field of packaging and sales into blue chip companies or packaging distributors, get in touch and become a part of our story.

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Sales Executive / Business Development Manager

Sales Executive / Business Development Manager

TriPak Ltd., a fast-growing packaging supplier, seeks a driven Sales Executive for their national team. Responsibilities include developing new accounts, managing customer orders, and understanding packaging solutions. You’ll need industry experience, strong relationships, and sales success. Competitive salary, commission, car, and benefits offered.

Key points:

Packaging sales role for new account development
Requires industry experience and strong relationship building
Competitive salary, commission, company car, and benefits

For more info, contact Ian Davy, Head of HR & Recruitment.

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Senior Resourcing Specialist, Manchester, United Kingdom

Senior Sourcing Specialist

Division/Location: Corporate Supply Management / Manchester

While reporting to the Associate Director of Strategic Sourcing as a Senior Sourcing Specialist you will lead the sourcing team and contribute to creating and implementing sourcing plans.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Lead sourcing team engagements to analyze marketplace and business needs, and develop strategies to effectively source assigned spend categories
Lead cross-functional sourcing projects for complex spend categories and/or high impact spends
Be the 3SP expert and use the end-to-end process effectively for all sourcing projects to yield the optimum results
Be capable to complete resource assessment, change management, and influence tasks required for each project.
Create the sourcing project plan, derived from the needs and the appropriate sourcing process steps menu, and document the project plan for the project team. See URL for more info.

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Supply Chain Manager, Bradford, United Kingdom

Key Activities / Measurable


Capacity Management of demand through Sales and Operations Planning
Review and authorize production schedules for shop floor use
Development of existing supply chain processes and procedures
Balance customer demand with supply using MRP logic
Stock build management for seasonal business
Maintain and improve Bill of Material accuracy
Maintain inventory stock at business plan levels
Resolving booking and system process flow issues
Control working capital by optimal planning of inventory
Develop relationships between Customer Service, Sales Managers and Production area
Analysis of supply chain issues
Order of direct and indirect materials
Warehouse management of on-site and off-site inventory and FLT contract
Allocating and managing staff resources according to business demand

Please see URL for more info.

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U.K Sales Manager for Tadbik Group

U.K Sales Manager for Tadbik Group

We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated individual to join our team as a Relationship Manager. In this role, you will be responsible for proactively managing existing customer relationships and developing long-term contractual partnerships that align with our corporate business model, driving growth and ensuring the continued success of our business. We encourage you to apply today if you are passionate about building strong relationships and driving results.

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