In 2004 Mondi acquired an operational site in Scunthorpe (UK) – with capabilities in extruded film, flexographic printing, lamination and finishing. The site employed 79 people across roles including technical and quality, shift managers, finance, customer service, human resources, printer and ink technicians and warehouse. In 2017, we made the decision to restructure the UK operations, which led to the closure of our Scunthorpe site in 2018 and redundancy for all employees.
To support people through this change, we helped them find employment. We worked with the local authority to deliver a CV workshop which was attended by 70 employees. We also provided interview skills training and advice on self-employment, as well as inviting other employers in the area to attend a job fair at our site to meet with employees and present opportunities to them.
As a result, all Mondi Scunthorpe employees either secured employment or became selfemployed. Our Scunthorpe employees were commended for showing continued high levels of professionalism and performance during the progressive shutdown of machines and work functions throughout the change.