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Packaging Specification Coordinator - 12 months internship

Job Name

Packaging Specification Coordinator - 12 months internship


United Kingdom





Reporting Line:

Senior Packaging Developer, Team Lead

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Alissa Rojas Peraza

About the role

What does a Packaging Specification Coordinator do?

The Whisky and Gin category, with emblematic brands such as DEWAR’S®, Aberfeldy and BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®, is one of the most dynamic and innovative portfolios for Bacardi. It is also a very competitive market with strong Packaging innovation. 

The Packaging Specification Coordinator will be supporting key technical packaging projects for our brands and also supporting key business critical projects such as Business Continuity (BCP), Value Creation and Sustainability. 

About You

The ideal candidate will need to know how to operate in an agile and changing environment, working very closely with his/her internal and external partners whilst maintaining operational discipline. This person will be expected to be a good communicator and have the ability to build close connections with our suppliers. This person will need to embrace execution with excellence culture and will be expected to have to have strong ownership skills.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • To clear the back log of open specifications and finally route for approval
  • Analyze current specification system data to identify specs that are not required or can be archived
  • To effectively communicate with our suppliers to receive all data points, documents and drawings required to build a best in class specification
  • To be willing to learn about all packaging components used at the UKOC, and to ensure the correct specification documents are on hand for approval
  • To collaborate closely with QA, manufacturing and engineering Primos to ensure specifications are right first time for approval
  • Work as a team to ensure successful data migration from current specification system to the new system currently in development

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Educational Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Packaging or related field such as mechanical engineering, material science, etc.
  • Functional skills:
    • Basic understanding of various packaging materials
    • Basic project management skills
    • Be able to track and present data in a clear and concise manner 
Personal Qualities
  • Capability to work in a seamless team, cross-functionally and across regions 
  • Overall good collaborator
  • Lives the 3 F’s – Fearless, Founder’s Mentality, Family
  • We are looking for people who will take ownership of tasks and deliver on this assignment

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.