The Chinese packaging industry experienced a 20% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Tetra Laval International with 56 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of packaging company job postings. GlobalData’s China Packaging Market Analysis report includes in-depth growth analysis of key pack materials, it also identifies the trends that drive consumer choice and innovative packaging products in different sectors. Buy the report here.

Notably, Architecture and Engineering Occupations jobs accounted for a 17% share of the Chinese’s packaging industry new job postings in Q1 2023, up by 36% over the prior quarter.

Architecture and Engineering Occupations drive packaging hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which accounted for 17% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were down by 30% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 15% and rise by 6% year-on-year, and third highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which were 24% of the new job postings and 46% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in packaging accounted for 99% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Tetra Laval International with 56, followed by Avery Dennison with 34, while the highest increase was at Stora Enso at 1%.

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