Welcome to MorePeople
We are a specialist Recruitment & Training business serving the fresh food, fresh produce, horticulture, agriculture and the garden & leisure industries.
The business is owned and managed by industry experienced professionals who are committed to offering pragmatic, value for money, people centred business solutions at all levels within the horticulture, agriculture and fresh food supply chains. We provide a range of services that can be tailored to suit a variety of business requirements - not just traditional recruitment solutions but also other people centred services such as training & development, interim managers and non–executive directors.
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My client is a good sized independent garden centre looking for an enthusiastic Shop Supervisor who is confident to deliver first class customer service throughout the shop department. Duties and responsibilities would include the following: Merchandising and displaying stock to ensure the department is professionally presented Leading a team of staff to deliver excellent customer service Preparing job sheets, training and supervising staff to achieve day to day objectives Monitoring of sales to identify popular lines Stock control & quality control Ensuring the department looks fresh & interesting Liaising with the Shop Manager and assisting with overall management when required Responsible for keeping your own and your team product knowledge up to date Identifying new products. Key Skills: The appointed person will have a good working knowledge of garden centre retailing, with an adaptable and flexible approach, good team leadership skills focused on achieving and delivering excellent customer service. Ideally, the preferred candidate will have horticultural knowledge and a good understanding of a wide range of garden sundries including weed killers, feeds, tool etc.The discuss this role further, please call Brad Peck at MorePeople on 01780 480530.
Our client has developed a hugely successful Garden Centre & Nursery over the past twenty years and employs over 60 staff, all trained to offer excellent customer sales & service. They are currently seeking to appoint a Plant Buyer for their vast Bedding section who will also work as part of the outside plants team when required. The role will extend to Buying Houseplants and also assisting with the Buying of Hardy Nursery Stock in the future when settled in to the role and ready to take on a greater level of responsibility. Duties will include the following: Purchasing of Bedding plants to reflect the image of the company Liaising with suppliers for the best possible terms and quality plants Visiting nurseries to view stock and pre-booking volume lines Working with the department manager with regards to incoming goods To inform the stock control and accounts of terms and discounts agreed Working as part of the plants team Liaising with the Outdoor Department Manager Administration duties Undertake such other duties as may be required in the post Key Skills: This position requires previous experience of purchasing a wide range of plant stock on a commercial scale and experience of working in a busy fast paced environment. Excellent plant and presentation skills are essential along with drive, enthusiasm and team spirit! A rewarding salary is on offer to the right person that will commence with expertise and the ability to ensure high standards are maintained across all areas of the role. To discuss this role further please call Brad Peck at MorePeople on 01780 480530.
A leading fresh produce business is looking to strengthen the production team, with a team leader, the role will work a 22322 pattern, and will report into the Production Manager The role To manage the production area and ensure it never misses an order To manage, develop, coach and motivate direct reports To ensure staff are train on prophet Plan staff in relation to work loads and volumesThe candidate Experience of working in a "lean" manufacturing environment would be an advantage Good eye for detail Be able to work as part of a team Experience of prophet would be an advantage Excellent communication skills at all levels Experience of managing a teamTo discuss this role further, please call Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530.
Our retail client is looking to recruit an artwork and packaging coordinator to be responsible for the packaging process, from design stage right through packaging sign off and launching into store. To be able to do the role you will need to build good relationships with key suppliers and designers, to coordinate receipt and approval of all copy packs, ensuring that packaging is all legal and within budget. You will attend label press checks when required to ensure labels are printed to the correct specifications and are legally compliant. You will then liaise with regards to delivery of the packaging to ensure the critical path is on target and all parties are up to speed with regards to timescales. The candidate At least 2 years in a similar role Must have strong project management skills and be able to organise your own work load. Strong IT skills, Strong administration skills Excellent attention to detail Be able to manage a budgetTo discuss this role further, please call Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530.
Our retail client is looking to recruit a Category Development Manager for their Beverages category, this is an excellent opportunity for development for someone with previous retailer experience. The role Management of all artwork and packaging processes within your defined category Identify opportunities within your category Range analysis and segmentation Label and packaging strategy Be able to use Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator The candidate Must have a WSET Diploma or equivalent qualification Minimum 3 years retail experience in beverages Be able to demonstrate strong background in brand management, product development, category analysis and strategic planning Excellent understanding of packaging processes Good project management skills Be able to lead and inspire the team.If you would like to know more about this role, please call Luan Harrison at MorePeople on 01780 480530.
Our client based in Lincolnshire is a well-known, well-regarded, ambitious and growing entity in the food sector. We are is looking to recruit an HR Advisor who will report to the site HR Manager. In this role you will be expected to: Support the Head of HR in the delivery of the HR strategy. Provide HR support for wide areas of the business. Provide support, coaching and training for the business. Pro-actively resource current vacancies. Ideally we are looking to talk to candidates who are CIPD qualified or part qualified and have previous HR experience from a food business. We would expect that you can build good relationships and be able to demonstrate influencing skills so that you can work with some of the strong characters in the business. You must be well organized and possess good communication skills. It is important that you are up to date with current employment legislation. Previous experience with continuous improvement and dealing with management information would be useful. This is a challenging but broad and interesting role where you will be able to drive the HR agenda. To discuss further, please call Andrew Fitzmaurice at MorePeople on 01780 480530.
Our client is one of the UK's leading producers and packers of stone fruit and berries, supplying many of the UK retailers'. They are currently looking for 2 warehouse operatives (1 x day shift and 1 x night shift) to assist with the following main duties: The loading and unloading of vehicles, picking orders, wrapping products, packing, labelling and shipping and helping to maintaining a clean work environment.The successful Applicant will have: Experience of working in a comparable role. Ability to operate and maintain forklift trucks. Good written and verbal communication skills, to a wide audience including client personnel and a wide range of employees within the business. Developed leadership and management skills with the ability to delegate and follow up as required. Ability to work as part of a multi skilled and dynamic team. Good time management and organisational skills To discuss this role further, please call Jagger Cornish-Bowden on 01780 480530.
A vacancy has become available for an experienced plant area manager to join the management team of a large established garden centre. I am looking for a confident retail manager with experience running a thriving department in a multimillion turnover centre. Plant knowledge must be good and a keen understanding of the seasonality of plant retail will be required.
My client is a large garden centre group and is looking for a talented retailer to join the team of one of there busy stores. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone at supervisor level to step up into their first management role. Gardening product knowledge is preferred and industry experience is ideal.
I am currently looking for a talented retailer to join the management team of a busy garden centre. Experience is not necessary but preferred and a graduate could be the right fit. I am looking for someone with good product knowledge wether that be plants or sundries.
I am currently looking for an experienced retail manager to take on a busy department in a garden centre. Experience can be from any retailer but a wider skill base is preferred. This is an opportunity to join a large multi site business with an excellent record of internal progression.
My client is looking for a talented retail manager to take over the running of a busy department in a garden centre. This centre belongs to a large chain and is established with a loyal customer base. We are looking for candidates with department management experience amongst any retail but preferably with gardening product knowledge and experience working to high standards.
My client is a large garden centre group and is looking for a experienced plant retailer to join the centres management team. I am looking for a planteria expert with a good retail background for this centre. You will have several year of plant area management experience at a supervisor level of above. You must be comfortable managing a busy department in multi million turnover . Ideally your horticultural knowledge will be backed up by a relevant qualification but good experience will be sufficient.
Our client, based in the East Midlands, is a progressive and exciting fresh produce business. They are currently looking for a Commercial Manager to join their experienced team and to manage their key customer relationship on a day to day basis and support at a senior level. The Role Working closely with the company's retail customers and managing the business's interests Developing strong relationships with the customer and developing opportunities for performance improvement Working with the broader team, taking into account the varying factors which can affect the business on a day to day basis The Candidate Must have fresh produce account management experience, having worked with one or more of the top 4 retailers Will have excellent communication skills, coupled with a desire to develop business Will work in an efficient way, managing their time and work load effectively
My client is a retail nursery with a thriving online business, They are now looking for a new ambitious person to help run their e-commerce department. E-commerce experience is preferred but realistically dispatch experience and a good technical ability will be considered. Excellent customer service is required as the successful applicant will be the online voice of the business and will help troubleshoot all issues. Working hours Monday -Friday, 9-5 Duties to include: Maintaining the efficient running of the website. Daily processing of customer orders. Dealing with day to day customer enquiries related to the website. Being responsible for the upload and maintenance of product catalogues on the website. Having overall responsibility for the processing of orders and timely dispatch of items Liaising with department managers to ensure product information on the website is up to date. Resolving technical issues relating to the website with the necessary third party suppliers. Be aware of developments in the ecommerce industry and report on any developments that could be appropriate to our business. Oversee the efficient running of the local network on site. Troubleshoot problems with the network as they arise and be able to contact the appropriate third parties if necessary to resolve issues. Source hardware and software required for the efficient running of the network.
MorePeople is working with a leading food business in Lincolnshire.They work with a broad customer base which covers the big retailers, food manufacturing, foodservice and independents. We are looking to recruit a hands-on Management or Cost Accountant and the ideal candidate will have food industry experience (food or fresh produce) and have an enquiring mind. If you are the sort of person who is happy to do the digging for the information you'll need in this role (as opposed to having to be spoon fed) then we want to hear from you. The role is going to suit a team player and you will need to build strong relations with the team (particularly ops, The SMT and the London based Financial Manager) The role responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): Production of the management accounts Balance sheet reconciliations Creating financial statements Budgeting/forecasting/Cost and RM analysis Experience of both management and financial accounts will be required as will strong excel skills (pivot tables and vlookups). We'd like to talk to candidates who are working towards or have already completed CIMA (or similar).
Our client is a progressive, highly regarded professional in its field. They are a key supplier to the fresh food industry and are currently looking for a Sales Manager to manage their European clients, in order to provide good service to their customers and profitable growth to the business. If you have experience in managing a team of people and a proven track record, with ability to balance a busy work schedule, then please don't hesitate to get in touch. The Role:- To lead the sales growth within a number of European countries and provide a key UK link for the businesses local representatives Generating the sales and marketing plans, ensuring these are communicated to and understood by the broader business Being accountable for the delivery of these targets, making sure the figures are on track throughout the year The Candidate:- Will have some years of experience managing a team of sellers, but our client would consider a senior sales person who has the ability to step up into Sales Management Will have the ability to lead from the front and enthuse your staff to strive for better results Must be a self-starter with the ability to key in on and capitalise on opportunities, in a very large region Will be good with the detail and communicate in an effective manner
This UK leading foodservice business wishes to appoint a Technical Manager to join the category team and manage all produce quality, safety, legality and integrity elements for a defined supplier and product portfolio. With a strong food technical background, you will use your in depth knowledge of food related legislation and quality management systems to help drive the exciting five year growth plan. The main accountabilities of the role include: Supporting cost engineering opportunities without impacting on product quality Providing technical support, advice and expertise to the category team to deliver new products and upgrades Ensuring the accuracy and legality of all on-pack information With a degree in Food Science/Technology or similar, you'll have a proven technical track record within the food industry, preferably underpinned by experience of supplier and product management in foodservice, retail or manufacturing and across a broad range of food categories. Being Lead Assessor qualified would be beneficial although not essential. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic industry leader who is committed to their high standard of people development. To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Matthew Cook or Gillian Muir.
Based in the South East, our client is one of the largest and most respected fresh produce businesses in the UK. They are currently looking to take on a junior national account manager who is keen to spread the wings and develop within an exciting and fast paced environment. The Role Day to day management of one of their convenience retail accounts, where they are seeing significant growth Analysing customer date and market trends in order to continue the account's forward momentum Ensuring good and effective communication between the company and the customer, acting as the key point of contact Working with the broader team, ensuring all parties are kept informed of key development as soon as possible The Candidate Will have had at least a couple of years' experience working with retailers on a fresh produce account Will possess good organisation and people skills, in order to work efficiently and build lasting professional relationships Will have strong negotiation skills in order to manage the customer's expectationsTo discuss this role further please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Are you a true foodie, who is currently working as a development technologist and looking for the next step on the career ladder? Do you have NPD experience working with the retailers, have a true passion for food development, and want to be involved in innovating new products and getting them launched into the market place. If this is you, I have an exciting role that I am recruiting for, so please apply. Please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison to discuss this role further.
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