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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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I am currently looking for am experienced garden centre management candidate to join the team of a large independent garden centre. This position will sit underneath the centre manager alongside another assistant manager and will be part of the senior leadership team of the site. Excellent cross department experience would be beneficial as there will be multiple areas covered by this role. IT and Horticultural experience would be ideal. Man management skills are key and experience managing teams must be evidenced in your experience.
We are working with a leading brand based in Scotland, who is looking to strengthen their procurement team, with a category purchasing manager. You will responsible for a number of product categories, where you will identify and deliver PIP on your categories, ensure that continuity of supply is delivered to the factory, and that best value and quality is achieved at all times. The role Implement category strategies Supplier selection Category reviews, tenders and contracts Lead the NPD with innovation from suppliers Supplier performance monitoring The candidate A strong commercial background within a FMCG business 3-5 yrs experience as a buyer or category manager Experience of procuring raw materials and ingredients Good communication skills at all levels Flexible approach to work.To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
This is an exciting and new challenging role within a leading fresh produce supplier. It reports into the Technical Development Director, and you will provide the technical resource to the operational teams and manage the Compliance function to ensure that its systems, people and products comply with all required legislation surrounding the BRC, retailer policies, audit criteria and due diligence via research, implementation and advice. You will review the QA Manual as required; maintain an up to date knowledge of target standards, adapt systems and implement any changes to ensure compliance at all times; manage the HACCP system; accountable for maintenance and implementation of all internal document control to include customer and raw material specifications and work standards; audit all areas of the site to monitor compliance and work standards; coordinate annual external audits, as well arrange visits for monitoring, and testing where required and analyse external reports and implement recommendations. Key Skills required for the role: Graduate calibre ideally from a food related discipline Experience of working and achieving results cross-functionally Excellent Communication skills Tenacious nature to ensure departments within the business adhere to systems and procedures Good IT Skills including Microsoft Word and Excel to minimum intermediate level Detailed knowledge of HACCP, Auditing and BRC is required. UK Retailer Polices desirable Experience of Food Hygiene / Safety is preferred. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting the next step on the technical career ladder. To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
Our client is a large and very progressive grower and supermarket supplier based in the UK with operations in various parts of the country but a head office in the south of England. They have asked us to help them recruit an outstanding and very experienced glasshouse Grower who has had significant man management experience as a "Head of "or Director or General Manager, and is an expert in their field. The successful candidate will have had experience of building glasshouse facilities from scratch, and will be totally responsible for day to day management of the existing operations as well as developing future sites and structures. We are looking for outstanding leadership capabilities and an autonomous self starter with brilliant inter-personal and communications skills, and the energy and desire to grow both our clients business and your own career. The right candidate will have: Extensive experience in managing glasshouse operations Experience of building new glasshouse structures from scratch Significant man management experience Knowledge of dealing with the UK multiple retailers direct Excellent commercial acumen and financial and general business understanding Real down to earth "can-do" attitude For a confidential conversation please call Guy Moreton or Matthew Cook on 01780 480530 or apply by attaching/sending a cv.
Our client is a well regarded and very progressive fresh food supplier to a number of multiple retailers and are embarking on a very exciting phase in their development. Their exciting plans involve massive expansion of the current operations and a new factory build in the very near future. To help them deliver these plans we have been asked to find an outstanding Director of Operations with significant experience in brand new factory builds and the energy, enthusiasm and ambition to drive profitable growth. The right candidate will have: Excellent and significant fresh/chilled food sector experience Excellent knowledge of dealing with a top 5 UK supermarket In-depth knowledge of factory builds and modern factory technology/systems Outstanding man management ability and brilliant communication skills Superb commercial acumen and financial and organisational ability. Our client is offering an outstanding package with tremendous future opportunity. For a confidential conversation please contact Guy Moreton on 01780 480530, or apply by sending or attaching a cv
A leading produce supplier is looking to recruit a multi skilled engineer ( electrical bias) to join the team to ensure machines perform to their best ability with the least amount of down time to the business. The role To attend breakdown promptly To complete regular machine maintenance to reduce downtime To liaise with the preferred contractors To work with engineering manager to reduce costs for the business To take an active role in TPM, FI, PM and 5S project work The candidate Experience working on food packaging machinery Electrically qualified with extensive mechanical ability / experience Understanding of 17th edition regulations Be able to prioritise workloads Can do attitudeTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
This is a great opportunity for an up and coming technical graduate, looking to progress your career within a food manufacturing business. You will be responsible to carry out internal audits as per the schedule, to write the reports, and issue non-conformances, and then to carry out follows up where required and close off audits after reviewing the corrective actions. You will continuously carry out a gap analysis of the quality manual against customer standards and third party certification standards and gather information on KPI's and report these to the senior management team. The candidate Experience of working in a similar role Knowledge of low and high risk businesses Ability to work on own initiative Flexible approach to work Good communications skills at all levels.
Our client is a leading light in food innovation and food quality within the retail sector. They are looking for a Food Buyer who is passionate about food products and has an eye for capturing sales opportunities. Responsible for leading the category buying team, the ideal candidate's remit will include: Driving sales and market share whilst delivering profit through strategic buying Creating the best offer for customers through focussed ranges and promotions by delivering the category plan Preparing and agreeing with the Head of Trading the buying and ranging strategies for the area Setting and delivering a strategic supply and procurement plan for the Food Business Unit Planning and negotiating market leading promotions You will have a good knowledge of food procurement and ideally experience within the hospitality industry. By using your strong strategic and analytical skills, you can identify opportunities to improve profitability and reduce costs. As an influencer, you will use your negotiations skills to build strong relationships with key stakeholders and lead and manage the supplier base. The career progression within this role will suit an ambitious individual who can visualise leading the Food team as a Trading Manager and potentially as Head of Trading in the future. To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Gillian Muir.
My client is a large and well respected fresh food manufacturer with a huge range of customers across the retail market place. They produce own label and branded products and are justifiably proud of their reputation To help grow the business further they have decided to appoint a Head of Sales/Head of Commercial to take day to day control of the commercial function and the team and drive sales across both existing and new accounts. The role is based at our clients offices in the South East (not home based) and will involve significant UK travel to customers. We are looking for extensive knowledge of selling a fresh, chilled product into a leading UK multiple retailer and excellent contacts and credibility within that sector. You will be very customer focussed and have first class communication skills, and a successful and demonstrable track record of achievement within (preferably) both an own label and branded food category/product. You will be an excellent team leader and be down to earth, pragmatic and have a "can-do" attitude to life and work, and a desire to progress your career. For a confidential conversation please call Guy Moreton on 01780 480530, or apply by sending or attaching your cv.
Our client is a market leading fresh food supplier to a large range of retail and non-retail customers and are growing and developing their business extensively. They have asked us to help them recruit a new Head of Sales for their retail focussed business unit based in the Midlands. The ideal candidate will be office based with regular customer visits of course, and will be totally responsible for the day to day management of the commercial function and the sales and marketing team. They are looking for a driven and extremely commercial individual with excellent chilled food experience and an in-depth working knowledge of a Top 5 UK supermarket (preferably Tesco, Sainsbury or Asda). You will have a successful track record of achievement and excellent contacts and credibility within the food sector and be a fabulous team leader and man-manager. We are interested to talk to outstanding communicators with a down to earth "can-do" attitude and a a real desire to progress your career into General Management. For a confidential conversation please call Guy Moreton on 01780 480530 or send a cv.
We are currently working for a well-regarded fresh produce business who are currently looking to recruit a Supply Chain Manager, in order to strengthen their team and put a structure in place that will allow for continued growth. This role is a key link between the business and it's growing contacts in various parts of the role. The Role:- Establish and develop excellent relationships with a number of growers and suppliers, getting the company closer to the product Manage the full movement of product from around the world, in an efficient and cost effective way Working with the commercial team to develop and implement on going strategy, in order to meet the requirements of the business and customer Manage the supply chain team, ensuring everyone is working to the same goal The Candidate:- Will have a proven track record in a supply chain or procurement role, preferably in the fresh produce industry Must be fluent in Spanish and English, as the majority of countries you will be dealing with will speak Spanish Will have good attention to detail and be able to prioritise work loads effectively Man management experience would be an advantageTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Our client is a relatively new business dealing with imported fresh produce into the UK wholesale market. There is a larger parent company backing this business and there are ambitious growth plans both for the UK and Europe. We are looking for someone to work as a Trader with relationships into the wholesale trade. Currently the business is dealing with grapes, citrus and some veg and salad crops but plans to launch other categories are afoot. We would be interested in speaking to candidates who can hit the ground running in a wholesale market sales environment. This is an exciting opportunity with a new business. The potential is good for someone looking to do something new and a bit different.
We are currently working with one of the country's leading names in livestock nutrition. They are currently on the look out for an accomplished Regional Sales Manager who can help them to achieve their ambitious but achievable growth targets. The Role:- Responsible for achieving or exceeding the sales plan in the region and developing the annual plan Understanding the market trends, ensuring possible opportunities are picked up and capitalised upon Build and motivate the regional team of sales agents, driving them to hit their targets Providing a key communication link to the wider business, ensuring successes and challenges are all fed back in a timely manner The Candidate:- Will ideally have come from a farming background and have good knowledge of livestock (although this isn't essential) Will possess a proven track record in a sales management role and be able to demonstrate key sales achievements Will have a passion to drive success and be at the forefront of the market, leading the change Will be able to work under their own initiative and manage their own time effectively.To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
We are currently working for a well-regarded fresh produce business who are currently to strengthen their commercial team with appointment of an experienced, retail facing Commercial Account Manager. They have some very exciting plans for the future and are looking for someone who can help the business achieve them. The Role:- Working closely with the Commercial Director and providing a key point of contact to their supermarket customers. Building business in the UK and aiding the businesses expansion in Europe as well. Developing the business both domestically and abroad, seeking out any new opportunity for sales. Forging strong professional relationships both with the customer and internal departments, ensuring you can capitalise on any opportunities. The Candidate:- Must have previous account management experience, ideally within a fresh food related role, dealing with major supermarket accounts Must speak fluent (or have a very good grasp of) German. This is an essential part of the role Will be a good communicator, negotiator and influencer Will have a good head for numbers and the right level of presence to make yourself heard To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
A family business, our client is a progressive salad produce company supplying the leading UK multiples. They are now looking for a Senior Technical Manager. This could also be an interim role whilst a permanent person is found. Responsible for providing technical support within the senior team in order that the standards for quality, safety, statutory compliance, integrity are maintained and commercial improvements are delivered. The Challenge To develop quality, safe, legal and innovative products To achieve cost reductions and quality improvements To effectively manage and build relations with key internal and external stakeholders Ensuring all production sites are audited and fully compliant to relevant standards If you have Minimum three years Fresh Produce technical experience Degree in a relevant subject Good working knowledge of HACCP Experience of supplier auditing Excellent attention to detail Communication skills and the ability to negotiate
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and determined buying executive to join a well-established fresh produce business who have some very exciting growth plans which they are looking to put into place over the next 2-3 years. As a part of this, they need to expand their procurement team and to bring in support for the procurement manager. The Role:- Managing a number of supplier relationships and keeping good communication links inside the business to advise of any issues Keeping a close eye on the sales forecasts, ensuring orders are as accurate as possible Maintaining the administrative aspects of the role, ensuring the suppliers are fully compliant on various required accreditation's The Candidate:- Will ideally have some procurement experience in a fresh category, but will need to have good drive to succeed and improve Must be resilient and demonstrate good negotiation and analytical thinking Will be a good problem solver and be able to look at challenges in an objective wayTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Our client is a well-known and highly regarded organisation providing services to the land based and agricultural sectors. An opportunity has come up for a Territory Manager, based in the West Midlands, to help promote and sell their services. The Role Selling the services to a number of businesses and individuals in your designated area Maintaining strong on-going relationships to ensure continued utilisation Achieve targets through actively seeking out and developing new contacts and re-igniting lapsed relationships The Candidate Will have experience of working within a territory sales role, ideally with an agricultural/land based background Will be target led with a drive to reach and beat expectations Will be personable, with good communication skills and the ability to develop lasting relationships To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Reporting into the QA Manager, we are looking for an intake quality controller to join an expanding fruit business. The role will be based working on intake, and assessing the incoming quality of fruit. People must have previous experience of quality control in fresh produce, ideally fruit, good working knowledge of quality control procedures and standards, HACCP, food safety, specifications, good IT skills, and excellent communication skills at all levels. The business works 7 days, so flexibility is key for the this role. They work on a shift basis and every other weekend Looking for people to start immediately.
Our client is a well regarded and highly effective foodservice business who have built up a strong reputation in their sector. They are currently looking to push forward, utilising their existing model, into the ambient and dry goods side. They have strong relationships with a number of independent restaurants and pubs around the country, so if you have experience of business developing within this sector, then I want to hear from you. The Role Informing their customers of their expansion plans and actively marketing the new product ranges to existing and new contacts Working closely with the customers to ensure their needs are met and offer solutions to solve their requirements At all times, acting as a good ambassador for the business and values it has been built uponThe Candidate Will have foodservice experience, ideally having worked with a number of independent customers. Ambient food experience would be a bonus but not essential Will be self motivated and driven by delivering high standards of work Will be an effective communicator and have good time management skills to manage a large number of clientsTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Working as part of the procurement / supply chain team you will provide support on administration - covering all stock control, managing suppliers, ordering raw material, and dealing with customer orders. We are looking for 2013 /2014 graduates with a 2.1 or better, in a relevant degree. Previous work experience and a demonstrable interest in the food / produce sector would be advantageous; this could be a placement year within your degree. You must have excellent communication skills for dealing with all levels of people both internally and externally. Ability to meet deadlines and performance targets Intermediate Excel skills Full UK driving license (off-site visits required) Excellent attention to detailThere is product being sourced from all over the world - the pace at which things are done and the standard the end product reaches is very high; these are demanding customers, therefore you should be comfortable working in a pacey and sometimes pressured environment. Are you up for the challenge? If so please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
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