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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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We are currently working with a progressive fresh produce grower and supplier, who deal predominantly with the major retailers. They are currently looking for a Commercial Procurement Manager to help support their procurement function, but mainly to secure the commercial processes involved in the supply chain. The Role:- Managing the supply chain and various freight forwarders, ensuring the process is cost effective and time efficient Procuring some products from overseas and providing key support to the procurement manager Managing one report, ensuring they are doing the role to the best of their abilityThe Candidate:- Will have previous procurement and supply chain management experience Fluent Spanish is essential Excellent commercial awareness and understanding of the affects of various problems and how best to solve them Good organisational and planning skills will be essential
We are currently working with a very progressive fresh food and manufacturing business who are looking to bring in a Senior National Account Manager to strengthen their retail commercial team. If you have senior national account experience with one or more of the Top 4 retailers, then I want to hear from you. The Role:- Managing and developing one of their key major retailer relationships Working closely with the senior management team to develop and deliver both the company and customer strategy Getting to understand the consumer habits, in order to be able to fully advise the customer on best tactics Working closely with the customer to try identify opportunities and solve any problems they may haveThe Candidate:- Will have a number of years of experience in the food industry in a national account management role, heading up one or more major retail accounts Will ideally have category management experience, in order to get the most out of the role and subsequently do the best job for the customer Must be a persuasive negotiator, as there will be a number of big personalities to manage effectively Will have excellent presentation and communication skills
Are you an experienced QA Supervisor and looking for a new and challenging role in a food manufacturing business? The role Manage and direct the QA team Attend factory trials to ensure quality standards are met Ensure that GMP standards are adhered too Maintain all relevant QA schedules Assist with hygiene inspections, internal audits, GMP audits when requiredMust have Higher level food qualification Previous experience in a similar role within a food manufacturing business Supervisory experience Auditing experience IT literate Excellent communication skills both verbal and written HACCP knowledgeShifts
We are currently recruiting for an experienced NPD Manager for a chilled FMCG food manufacture in Yorkshire. The role To develop and deliver all new concepts and NPD projects in line with customer briefs Be the main point of contact for all customers Manage the process from concept through launch To manage, motivate and mentor the NPD team The Candidate Excellent customer facing skills Project management skills are a must have Passionate about food, and have excellent technical skills You will have a proven track record in NPD management within the food sector 3-5 years ideally, Be able to work under pressure within a fast moving environment Must have full valid driving licence Good interpersonal skills / communications
Working with this leading retailer we have an interim opportunity for a Food Technologist. We are looking for a good solid generalist food Technologist or Technical Manager to deliver NPD & support compliance. The Technical team works closely with the product developers and trading teams so the relationship and team working skills are paramount. This is an appointment for an experienced candidate with proven experience so that they can hit the ground running from day one. We expect that the contract will run for 9-12 months and the variety of product will be broad. If you have experience working with or for a retailer in a food technical position and you are interested in an interim appointment then we want to hear from you.
A rare opportunity that will offer the right candidate the ability to develop in a successful garden centre. The role will be focussed on the day to day running of the successful plant area and managing the plantarea team in the plant area manager's absence. A great deal of attention to detail is required as the role involves being responsible for ensuring that only quality stock is presented and that level of quality is maintained. The role will also require creativity and a deal of retail flair as the display of the plantarea will be your responsibility. The role is based at an independent garden centre with an attached nursery based in North Surrey. Applicants must have experience in garden retail in a supervisory role and must have a good level of plant knowledge. Demonstrable experience in merchandising will be an advantage.
We are currently working with a progressive and well regarded fresh produce business who supply a variety of hotels, restaurants and contract caterers with a full range of fruit and vegetables. They are looking to strengthen their team with the appointment of a couple of London based area managers, who can bring with them a book of contacts in their given area. The Role:- Managing a significant number of customer relationships within your specific area, ensuring they come to you first for their requirements Developing new business where appropriate and setting an excellent example as one of the key faces of the business. Matching the businesses capabilities to various requirements of customers, in order to exploit opportunities as they are presented.The Candidate:- Will have a background in food and experience in selling to and supplying (among others) restaurants, hotels and contract caterers Will ideally have a book of contacts who they can talk to in order to expand on their existing customer base Won't be afraid to pick up the phone and cold call companies who they have had no contact with Will have a good head for numbers and be driven by doing a good jobLocation - North/South/Central London, home-based
A leading Fresh Food producer is currently looking to appoint an HSE Officer for its business in Lincolnshire They are looking for someone with relevant food industry HSE experience who is capable of leading communication within the business through all levels from Senior Management to the shop floor. The business is looking to continue its programme of improvement within this area and ensure a professional approach to is followed and promoted within the business. The key areas of responsibility will be: Task Risk Assessments Manual Handling Risk Assessments Display Screen Equipment training & Risk Assessments Machinery Risk Assessments, COSHH Risk Assessments, Environmental Risk Assessments SSOW reviews and development. Delivery of training at all levels.If you have worked in the Food Sector within a Health & Safety Managerial position please send your CV to be considered.
Directly and indirectly supplying demanding supermarket customers, our client is at the forefront of the salads growing industry. As they continue to expand and develop they now require a experienced and very hands on Technical Manager The job: Based on site you will eventually be responsible for all technical issues including the growing/supply side, packing and customer technical interface. To become the quality champion within the business, providing input into NPD from seed to plate! This a family business and you will be expected to roll your sleeves up and get involved with all aspects of the business as required Some travel, mostly within the UK will be required as part of the jobThe person: Taking the place of and reporting to the Technical Director, this will be a tough act to follow! Therefore some experience of supplying supermarket customers with a fresh product is nearly essential but attitude is as important as experience as training will be given. You must have the strength of character to get involved and to problem solve through persistence and hard work A degree level qualification in a relevant subject is highly preferred
Our client is one of Europe's leading and largest privately owned food companies with an annual turnover in excess of £2b. The Job: To lead and coordinate the key technical strategic priorities on behalf of the business and major retail and wholesale customers You will be the senior technical contact with a number of major customers at category level Identifying and anticipating changes to customer's forward needs and ensuring individual site teams have the plans in place to deliver To support the site technical teams by dealing and problem solving with compliance authorities and customers The management of technical projects as required in line with strategic aims To be an "ambassador" with all stakeholders for the business in particular and the meat industry in general The person Significant technical/commercial experience at a senior level with supermarket customer facing responsibilities A real "doer" with change management credentials A commercial head, with proven skills across food manufacturing, retail and compliance sectors. Highly motivated and a consummate people manager Comfortable in a "matrix" environment with the ability to develop strong relationships across multi- site teams Location flexible
A very successful foodservice and distribution company is enjoying significant growth, with a turnover that has more than doubled in the last six years. Their success is driven by people, and they are now looking for a category buyer to join the Procurement Team. The Role To identify and manage the delivery of category strategies and optimise business expenditure on your category of grocery, drinks, and non-food, and to ensure the value of bought-in goods and services meets the overall business objectives. To ensure that cost prices are agreed within the targets and provided by the sales strategy Ensure the product is bought within the agreed specification To develop relationships with suppliers for long term benefits to both parties You must have Experience of buying grocery, drinks and non food items Strong commercial acumen Be able to build relationships internally and externally Good technical understanding Strong negotiation skills, and be able to set up contracts Be organised, and have drive to get things done
A great opportunity to join a leading grower and packer of fresh produce, and become part of the passionate management team assisting the Technical Manager with the site compliance ensuring that retailer and BRC standards are met. This role is with a well-established company in the produce industry who is about to embark on a very interesting new venture. As the Technical Assistant you will be responsible for: Ensuring all necessary supplier due diligence is in place Internal auditing of the site HACCP Hygiene auditing Management of Pest Control ContractorYou will have involvement in and assist the Technical Manager with: Management of the Quality Manual and Register of documents Compliance with TFMS, BRC and Field to Fork Audits General Packhouse due diligence and adhering to the standards required for TFMS Packaging design Traceability Audits and Recall Tests
We are working with a well established and reputable meat business who have an opportunity to move into a slightly different sector. They currently have a vacancy for a salesman who is currently working with fresh fish or, ideally, coated fish, who can help them to grow this sector with their current customers and to bring in new businesses as well. The Role:- Selling a variety of fish products to foodservice, wholesale and cash and carry customers. Building strong relationships with the businesses and building a product portfolio with each one. The Candidate:- Must have a background in fish, preferably coated experience, supplying the above customers. Will be an enthusiastic and driven personality, who sees themselves as a hunter rather than a farmer. Will be a good negotiator and have strong contacts in the industry.
We are currently looking for an up and coming fresh produce trader. If you have experience in fresh produce wholesale buying and/or sales, then I would like to speak to you. This is an excellent opportunity to join a business that recognises and rewards talent and experience. The Role:- Working closely with the Senior Trading Manager and providing support to allow them to focus on other areas of the business Building strong working relationships with a number of markets and customers around the country, ensuring they call you first for orders Capitalising on opportunities, either from the supplier side or customer side. Meeting sales and profit targets as set by the business. The Candidate:- Will have experience in fresh produce within a wholesale environment and be looking for a step up or the opportunity for progression Will be numerate and computer literate. Will be a good communicator and have a good eye for detail.
Our client is the single biggest importer of produce into the UK. We have a role as Business Unit Planner which report into the Category Manager/Commercial Manager and the role is to effectively plan and manage stock and ordering process, for a specific group of products - in this case flowers and plants. You will be required to work with the buyers on forecasting, work with suppliers to align their plans to yours, create and send order confirmations and manage stock levels. You will need experience in a similar role - planning, stock management, buying etc, ideally from a fresh produce background.
An exciting opportunity has come up within one of the leading food packaging suppliers in the UK. They have an excellent reputation in the industry and are leading the drive in innovations and sector problem solving. They are looking to diversify their commercial team, with the appointment of a national account manager with food industry experience. The Role:- Working closely with some of the company's current accounts, but a big part of the role will be to actively approach new business as well Providing a key point of contact and advising customers and potential customers of the benefits and innovations that can be offered Working closely with the development teams with a view to developing solutions to any packaging problems that your customers might have Utilising category management techniques, to ensure the best possible service is provided to the customers The Candidate:- Will have 3-5 years of experience working within the fresh food industry, in an account management capacity Will have the skills and attitude required to go after new business and develop quick rapport with potential customers Will have experience of working with market data and understand the principles of forecastingHome based with travel to South West
We are currently with a very well established and well regarded seed breeding business, who are looking to strengthen their agricultural seed sales team. There are some very exciting up and coming opportunities which will present an exciting challenge to the right candidate. If you have previous seed selling experience and are looking for a change, please don't hesitate to get in touch! The Role:- Being one of the key points of contact for the merchants within the business and working to ensure your varieties are sort after Understanding the various properties and benefits of the various seeds, ensuring you are marketing the product appropriately Drive particular expansion in their energy crop and forage crop areas, with new innovations constantly being worked on in the background Driving new business will be a key part of the roleThe Candidate:- Will ideally come from an agricultural background as this will help with the understanding of the products and the benefits they offer Will have a good amount of sales experience, will be passionate and bring an energetic and driven approach to your work Will have good technical awareness, ideally with some agronomic experience. This will help the overall sell
We are currently working with one of the most recognisable fresh produce businesses in the country, who are currently seeking an experienced account manager to join their retail facing team. If you have fruit experience and are looking for that next step in your commercial career, then I want to hear from you. The Role:- Managing a product category within one or more major retailers Always acting as an ambassador to the company, as you will be a key point of contact Working closely with the insight teams, ensuring recommendations are presented to the customers and appropriate actions taken where necessary Keeping the wider business informed of any developments within the accountThe Candidate:- Will have had previous account management experience within the fresh produce industry, supplying a major multiple Will be a sound communicator and negotiator with an efficient and effective approach Will be good with numbers, demonstrate good problem solving and have the ability to think on their feet
We have an exciting opportunity with an established fresh produce grower, who are looking to improve their non retail offering. They are looking for an experienced salesman who can help them to achieve this goal. Knowledge of their specific products is not essential, but good experience with Fresh Produce in general is! The Role:- Marketing the companies own produce to wholesale markets around the country, but also utilising your experience to introduce other products as opportunities arise. Establishing a name in the wholesale markets for the company. The product quality will ensure repeat business. Working closely with the operations team ensuring growing schedules are on track and orders can be delivered. Working with international sources, ensuring good value and good quality produce is always sent. The Candidate:- Must have experience in fresh produce and have dealt with the main wholesale markets around the country and possibly other foodservice opportunities as well. Will be a good negotiator with a proven track record of delivering results. Will ideally have access to a variety of suppliers who require an outlet for their products.Based in Kent, but could be flexible
We are currently working with a very innovative and forward thinking frozen food business, who are looking to strengthen their foodservice team with the appointment of an experienced account manager. There is a real opportunity to increase their footprint in the industry with some of the large and well known restaurant chains and wholesalers. The Role:- Managing a number of existing accounts and actively seeking new opportunities in order to expand the sales potential Develop relationships with customers at all levels to fully understand their requirements and identify opportunities to grow business Maintaining strong communication links internally and externally, ensuring all stakeholders are kept informed of goings on at all timesThe Candidate:- Will have at least 5 years of Foodservice experience, working with a food product, ideally having developed business with large branded restaurant chains and/or foodservice wholesalers Will be able to communicate at all levels within a business and be an effective negotiator Will be presentable and act as a strong ambassador for the business at all times
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