Packaging Lead

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Job Description

Job Title: Packaging Lead
Based in: 47 Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 8AJ
Reports to: Head Baker (Production)
Hours: Flexible, 20 hours per week, ideally 9.30am - 2pm Mondays to Fridays
Salary: £11.20/hour
Job Purpose: This is a brand new role for Luminary, after the rapid growth of our online store and demand from corporate clients. This role will support the bakery and production teams with the packaging of high volumes of e-commerce orders going out for delivery via DPD on a daily basis.

Luminary has just embarked on a project to redesign its product packaging; working with the agency who designed packaging for leading brands like Freddie’s Flowers, Biscuiteers and Sipsmith. This role will be a key part of the growth of our e-commerce platform, and will involve working closely with the Commercial and Operations teams, as well as directly with the Head Baker and wider bakery team.


Key Job Responsibilities

The purpose of this role is to own the process of packaging all baked goods that are leaving the bakery:

  • Assembling the packaging for all products (e.g. Letterbox Brownies & Cakes)
  • Distributing bespoke Gift Cards or marketing materials within each product box - assuring the quality of experience for the end customer
  • Using order scheduling software to ensure all Luminary products are correctly labelled and packaged in order that they reach their final destination with accurate information, looking beautiful and without any hiccups
  • Supporting the bakery team with general duties that assist the smooth fulfilment of orders


Job Requirements and Abilities

  • Ability to work to deadlines and organise your workload effectively
  • Strong attention to detail & proficient with technology (using scheduling & labelling software)
  • A desire to be part of a fast-moving team and play your role in its success
  • Ability to handle and lift items weighing between 0-50 pounds
  • Knowledge of Food Hygiene & labelling requirements
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK
  • Experience working in a production kitchen or e-commerce food and beverage business


Perks and Incentives

  • Free barista coffee each shift
  • 20% discount off all on-site food & drink, 10% discount off online purchases
  • Opportunities to be involved in Press at Luminary