260 jobs to be created at Loughborough packaging facility

Industrial recruitment specialist Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment is partnering with full service logistics and contract packing provider, Lemonpath Limited to support its seasonal recruitment drive to take on 260 new staff.

Throughout June and July, the industrial packaging specialist is recruiting for a range of full and part time positions to work on Christmas gift set packaging for well-known retail stores. The roles include gift set packers, order pickers, support staff, warehouse operatives and forklift drivers.

Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment is the sole agency managing the recruitment and has a dedicated office on site at Lemonpath in Loughborough, thanks to a partnership that has been established over the last nine years.

Andrew Kingston, Operations Director at Lemonpath, says: “We have worked with Thorn Baker for many years to fulfil our recruitment needs. Its specialist industrial division is able to provide consistently high quality and reliable members of staff to help us build our team all year round, plus expand our workforce during peak times.”

Lemonpath is a full-service logistics provider specialising in contract packing, with over 300,000 sq ft of warehousing space in Leicestershire. It provides a full warehousing facility to clients including imports, storage, contract packing, pick/pack and UK/European distribution. It operates in a number of market sectors including fashion, food, retail, gift, garden, print, point of sale, DIY and wholesale.

Richard Borland, Branch Manager at Thorn Baker Industrial Recruitment, added: “It is a fantastic opportunity for those looking for a job to get a full or part time position in the run up to Christmas, at a great company who really look after their staff. Some of the roles are seasonal. Over the last few years Lemonpath have taken on a number of staff permanently from us.”