Keen & motivated candidates wanted

If you're keen to work at one of the world's most exciting packaging companies (based in Cambridgeshire, UK), then we have a number of open positions.

Pulpex is a new packaging technology company with a mission to deliver sustainability through renewable paper based packaging. What we do .....we make paper bottles! Click here to watch our showcase film.

Our Sawston-based R&D and production teams are changing the world of packaging on a daily basis, so if any of the roles below are of interest or if you'd like to find out more, write to us (including a copy of your CV) at

Chemical Engineer

Lead R&D Technician

Technical Services Manager


Packaging Innovation Product Manager (5+ years' experience)

  • Seeking someone who is technically versed in all aspects of technical packaging design and development as well as being versed in technical discussions and interfaces with manufacturer production and packaging systems

  • Deep packaging experience and business acumen, able to balance technical packaging excellence with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a business context

  • Part of an R&D team that owns the design, development and deployment of paper bottle packaging

  • Strong project management skills and the ability to multi-task are essential

  • Primarily based from our facility near Sawston, Cambridgeshire

R&D Laboratory Technician (3+ years' experience)

  • Seeking an R&D Laboratory Technician to support the technical development of Pulpex products, including coating development. at our R&D facility in Sawston, Cambridgeshire, UK

  • Minimum A-Level in a scientific area + 3 years working in a laboratory environment in a technician role

  • Reporting into and undertake work as identified by Senior Chemical Engineer

  • Analysing data, writing reports and testing of samples to support projects

  • Responsible for maintenance of laboratory and analytical equipment

  • Work in-line with laboratory procedures to maintain a clean / safe working laboratory environment and actively identify areas for improvement

  • Implementation of COSHH and risk assessments for new chemicals and equipment

Process / Production Engineer

  • A role focussed on continuous improvement of every step in our production process and the production output

  • Immersed in the development of the next generation line

  • Background in Engineering, probably CEng in either mechanical or chemical disciplines

  • Experience in applying improvement methodologies such Six Sigma and with recognised certification in those

Design Engineer

  • Leading the design team and partners developing the next generation of the Pulpex production line

  • Taking ownership of disciplines that are difficult to find commercially today, such as moulding and thermoforming

  • Formal training as a designer and a Degree or higher in Mechanical engineering

Project Manager

  • Experienced in working technical fields and ideally entrepreneurial business

  • Formal accreditation through APM, Prince or ITIL

  • Familiar with working across different methodologies, including Agile

CAD Engineer

  • Good knowledge of data management tools

  • Experience and certification with using 3D CAD tools

  • Degree educated in Engineering or science field.

  • Preferably experience in a research organisation