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We are a successful, small to medium, family-run manufacturing business based in Stockport, currently celebrating our 50th year of trading. We employ approximately 50 staff, many of whom are long-standing, loyal employees.

Thermoforming Business Development Executive

Due to growth and investment within the business we now require an additional Thermoforming Business Development Executive to focus on generating new sales growth in the Thermoforming packaging sector. You will be given the freedom to use your own sales initiative with the support of the internal sales team. Hybrid working role subject to candidates’ location.
Macpac is a long established, Innovative and successful privately owned thermoforming company based in the Northwest. With a long history of developing and manufacturing bespoke thermoformed packaging into the food, retail, pharmaceutical and industry sectors in the UK and worldwide.
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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifying and developing targets to increase sales.
  • Arranging meetings with potential new clients to prospect for new business.
  • Ability to project manage.
  • Producing and presenting tailored quotes and proposals and negotiating on price and specifications with clients.
  • Retaining existing customer accounts as well as re- activate lapsed account to generate business growth.
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions
  • Developing relationships with customers.
  • Liaising with relevant internal departments within the organisation to achieve targets.
  • Where required, travelling to appointments across the UK as required.
  • Meeting customers face to face and via Teams / Zoom.


  • Recent proven experience in new business development or a customer focused position within the packaging industry.
  • Midlands to Southern based location preferred.
  • Experience of the thermoforming industry preferred but not essential.
  • Experience and knowledge of the packaging sector required.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written & verbal.
  • A successful record at developing new packaging from brief to delivery.
  • Proven history on developing and negotiating large value contracts.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft office applications (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Self-motivated to achieve results.


  • Salary subject to experience
  • Car allowance or company car
  • Pension
  • Commission on new sales
  • Laptop & Phone

If interested, please email referencing the job title and attach a copy of your CV.

Thermoforming Machine Setter

ue to expanding business we are looking to recruit a skilled thermoforming machine setter who can demonstrate a good level of experience in running a thermoforming machine and producing packaging to a high standard working in a BRC manufacturing environment. You will report to your Senior Setter responsible for your group of machines and the Operations Manager.
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Duties of a Setter:

  • To be given a production checklist by the Operations Manager and be able to work under your own initiative to fully set and run a machine at the required rate.
  • Ability to set cutting formes correctly and reliably.
  • Recognise intermittent problems and correct them or report them to your Senior Setter or Operations Manager if they require escalating to a higher level.
  • To be able to work under your own initiative and run a machine at the required rate without downtime.
  • Teamwork: To assist colleagues whenever required and to always bring a helpful and positive attitude to your workplace.
  • To run machines when necessary.

We offer the following benefits:

  • 22 days holiday per annum / pro rata, plus 8 bank holidays
  • A death in service scheme for pension contributors
  • 5 days paid sick leave per annum following 2 years’ full service – further details provided.
  • Some in house training can be given if required.

Salary is subject to experience. If interested, please email referencing the job title and attach a copy of your CV.

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