Careers in Supply Chain & Procurement

We are a leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, paper products and recycling services worldwide. Our Supply Chain and Procurement teams are dedicated to shaping a cost-effective, flexible, and secure supply chain. Their core objective is to navigate risks while maximising value for the business.


Our Supply Chain team are involved in every step of the production, transportation, storage, and distribution of our products. The team generates value by optimising customer service operations, asset utilisation and logistics. Our Procurement team oversees risk management and ensures the supply of sustainable, innovative products and services. Together, they drive operational efficiency and effectiveness, delivering a competitive edge for DS Smith through strategic relationship building and cost management.

We do not just make the packaging the world touches every day. We are 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 redefining packaging for a changing world and leading the transition to 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 critical role in ensuring customer and production needs are met in the supply chain or overseeing the efficient procurement of goods and servicesWe are always hiring for a number of different roles, including Head of Procurement, Supply Chain Manager, Transport Supervisor or Procurement Operations Specialist and many more 

Who we are looking for  

  • You will have outstanding leadership skills, an analytic mindset, organisational abilities, and a degree or a specialist qualification in procurement, project management or related field.
  • You will be eager to continuously learn and contribute across business, geographies, and functions.
  • You will be a team player who embraces our core values of safety, quality, diversity, and inclusion
  • And you will form trusted relationships and have a sense of belonging. 


I joined because of the ability to have a very real and significant impact on the business and society in collaboration with my team and our suppliers and partners. Here we can shape the future of consumer packaging in a very measurable and rewarding way.

Lauren Feery
Group Procurement Director