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Graduate Job Packaging Technologist

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Laurens Patisseries
Reference: VPSEL40
Salary: £18k  

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Laurens Patisseries is the UK manufacturer of Cream cakes for all the major multiples – Sainsburys, Asda, Tesco.  Part of Bakkavor, we are one of 62 business units who operate in 10 different countries around the world. Bakkavor employ 20000 people worldwide with a turnover in excess of £1.6 billion.


What is exciting about this role?

Our expanding team has created an opportunity for an ambitious Graduate to work in a dynamic function in our Packaging department. You will be developing packaging for customers from concept to first delivery. This is a demanding and important role within the strategic sales and marketing development that we provide for our clients and ultimately their consumers.


What do we do?

Laurens Patisseries is a fresh cream cake manufacturer supplying to most of the major retailers in the UK and Ireland. We are based in Newark, Nottinghamshire and currently employ 1900 people with a turnover of £110 million.


So where do you come in?

We are currently looking for a highly motivated individual with an interest in developing a creative and analytical career in packaging.  Working within the packaging development team you will assist with the design and development of packing materials for the food industry.


What can we give you?

Our people and values are vital to our success, especially as we continue to grow rapidly. We provide excellent company benefits and training.


What you need to demonstrate?

You must be a graduate from a design, analytical marketing, or science background. You must be able to demonstrate an interest in the FMCG market place, packaging, design, and New Product Development


  • Excellent communication skills enabling you to communicate both internally and with external suppliers
  • Have a passion for marketing and business development.
  • Strong analytical skills – at GCSE B grade in Maths and an evidence of dealing with data either through work experience or at degree level.
  • Excellent IT skills – in particular, confidence in Excel spreadsheets.
  • Be committed to practical problem solving.


Discovery Graduates is our retained Managing Consultancy. All applications will be processed through Discovery.




Discovery is one of the leading consultancies in Graduate Recruitment. We know the needs and desires of graduates aspiring to be some of industry’s future business leaders. A graduate career can be very challenging and rewarding. All our positions will provide you with a good basic salary and in many cases, the opportunity to earn substantial bonuses, company cars and other benefits including healthcare and in some case all expenses paid trips abroad.

Location: Any Location, East Midlands, UK locations

Recruiter Details

Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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