Careers in Corporate functions & shared services

We are a leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, paper products and recycling services worldwide. Our Corporate Functions and Business Services functions are the heartbeat of our company. They play a crucial role in shaping our overall direction, driving efficiency, and ensuring all parts of the business are aligned so we can deliver for our customers and continue to redefine packaging in a changing world.


And we don't just make the packaging the world touches every day. We're making changes happen across our industry with people who share our ambitions and want to make a positive difference. A better, more sustainable, and inclusive tomorrow is possible when we bring together the right people. People with a genuine desire to make things happen. Who support and challenge each other to make a difference through their work. Every day.   
Collectively we are leading the transition to a more sustainable future and for us this is a low carbon, circular economy. It is what inspires our teams across the world. And we hope it will inspire you too.

Your role  

You will play a crucial role in supporting and optimising our operations. Using your expertise, you will provide our teams across the globe with value added services and support they need to achieve their goals more efficiently   
You will collaborate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to solve complex problems and deliver solutions that directly affect our success.  
We are currently hiring for positions in a variety of areas, such as Legal, Strategy, Corporate Affairs, Communications, Accountancy, Credit & Collections, Data Management, HR & Payroll, CI & Project Management and Robotics.

DS Smith is a really collaborative company where the legal team works closely with the business in a fast-paced environment. It’s a great place to work if you like rolling up your sleeves and getting stuck in.

Catherine Shuttleworth
Group Legal Director - Packaging

Who we are looking for 

  • You will be an outstanding communicator, with people skills, and problem-solving abilities.
  • You will have a qualification in a relevant field, such as legal, finance or HR.
  • You will have a curiosity to continuously learn and contribute across business, geographies, and functions.
  • And you will be a team player who embraces our core values of safety, quality, diversity, and inclusion.  


DS Smith is full of great people, with a truly innovative culture focussed on sustainability and delivering to customers. Truly a great place to work for those who thrive on challenge and change.

Sarah Whitmore
Group Head of Talent