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.
10a Belton Street
Our fresh produce client is looking for someone to join the team on a 12 month contract, to cover for the Assistant Technical Manager.
The role will include, internal auditing, customer complaints data processing, supplier due diligence, arranging raw material residue testing, compliance with TFMS, BRC, Field to fork audits, been involved in packaging designs and artwork, traceability audits, to name a few areas.
In terms of experience they are flexible, but you need to be technically mind...
A leading FMCG business is looking to recruit an experienced Procurement Manager to ensure the smooth operational running of the procurement function. This role is an integral part of the management team and will work closely with operational, commercial and NPD departments,
Implement innovative cost saving programmes and demonstrate bottom line margin improvements.
Constructively challenge existing purchasing practices, systems, procedures and processes
Develop and maintain strong...
Our client is a very progressive and forward thinking fresh food business who are looking to develop business in the foodservice sector. They are currently growers and importers of key ingredients and wish to develop a greater stake in the foodservice category.
Identifying and approaching key players in the foodservice industry and showing the businesses your products and what you can offer
Managing the various accounts and further developing the relationships to ensure all oppor...
Our client is a well known and highly regarded fresh food business who are looking to strengthen their commercial team, within one of their key divisions. They are looking for an account executive to join the team and offer key support to senior commercial team. The right candidate could have a background of commercial support within the fresh produce industry and looking to take a step up.
Working within one of their key divisions and working with one of their major multiple acc...
Our client is an agricultural membership organisation who are heavily involved in the community and well known for the activities they host. They are currently looking to bring in an Agri Business Development Manager to help them to re-focus their activities and events to attract a more diverse demographic to their organisation.
Helping the organisation develop their offering and overall content
Identifying new opportunities that they could get involved with and selling the benef...
Our client is a market leader in fresh produce and as a result of continued growth it is looking to strengthen its procurement team further by the appointment of a junior buying assistant / logistics administrator.
Ideally the candidate will be educated to degree level, have a keen interest in fresh produce, and previously worked in a logistics / administration type role within the fresh produce sector. This will be admin type role, therefore must be highly numerate, have excellent IT skills...
Our client is a well-established and expanding Fresh Produce Company, who are looking to expand the existing management team with the appointment of a Logistics Manager, who will need to manage all aspect of the transport, delivery as well as implementing and influencing the direction of the continued growth of the business.
The Job will include:
Transport planning, compliance, delivery & logistics
Management & development of all drivers including: Rota's, KPI's , Communication, Tra...
A large food manufacturer based in Lincolnshire is looking for a Senior Buyer to strengthen the procurement team. You will be the one setting the contracts and volumes with suppliers, and then this will be hand over to buying team, to ensure product is available to site.
To manage site specific purchasing needs to including ingredients and packaging for the business
To manage the supply base, and ensure they are delivering against the agreed criteria
To deliver price and cost b...
I am currently seeking an assistant manager for a site that belongs to a chain of garden centres based in the midlands.
I am seeking a competent retail manager to join the senior leadership team of this centre to help drive the turnover of the store with a real emphasis on customer service.
The centre is plant focussed but also has a good deal of indoor departments. The number of departments will grow as planned investment at group level will develop the site.
Experience as a retail man...
Our client is an established fresh produce grower and supplier who a looking to bring in an account manager to manage a number of their customer accounts, ranging from retail to foodservice to manufacturing. They are open minded on the level of experience for someone coming in, but a fresh food background would be needed.
Managing a number of their customer accounts to ensure excellent customer service is delivered on an ongoing basis
Liaising with your customers and gaining an e...
We are proud and excited to be working with a successful and market leading fresh produce business who have a great track record and big aspirations for growth.
With a solid supplier base - including being part owned by key growers - and some great retail clients, we are looking for someone to work with the sustainability team who are responsible for maintaining environmental compliance and Health and Safety at UK sites. The team also manages ethical compliance and environmental impacts acro...
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Compliance Manager to join an organic fresh produce business. The role will also cover the quality assurance and production due diligence requirements for the site, and ensuring compliance with regards to quality specifications together with product safety and legal requirements.
Manage, train and direct team of QC's as required
Maintenance of product specifications
Collate customer quality information
Maintain quality systems
Our client is a progressive and exciting fresh produce business who is looking to strengthen the team with an additional procurement manager.
In this role you will be responsible for all sourcing and procurement for all raw material into the UK, where you will manage the day to day relationship with suppliers here in the UK and overseas. You will plan availability with suppliers, including giving volumes and negotiating contract prices. You will work closely with the commercial and technical...
We are currently working with a large and well established fresh produce business based in Kent. They are looking to strengthen their commercial team with the appointment of a National Account Manager to join their experienced retail facing commercial team.
Dealing directly with the relevant buying managers within the retailers, you will be a key point of contact within the business
Providing clear and concise communication to the broader business, ensuring that opportunities an...
We are excited to be working with a large supplier to the food service and wholesale markets, who are looking to strength the Operations team by appointing a Distribution Manager (Night shift) to oversee the management of a very busy, dynamic and complex operation.
The job will require you to lead a team to ensure all deliveries, backhaul, trunks and staff deployments are managed effectively, in accordance with current legislation, company policy and the needs of the customer.
MorePeople are recruiting for Elveden.
With 10,000 acres under its management Elveden Estate is one of the largest single farm units in lowland Britain and has an enviable reputation for its farming and growing expertise.
In order to expand and strengthen the team we are looking for a dynamic and practical trainee farm manager with a genuine desire to play an active part in the running of this superb multifaceted farming business
Assistance in the day to day operational running...
Our client is an innovative and extremely successful fresh food supplier to the supermarkets with an enviable reputation for being pro-active, inventive and dynamic. In order to continue their development they are looking to recruit an ambitious and energetic Technical Manager to be based in their South East England operations.
If you are stuck in your existing role and looking for a way up to eventual senior technical management this could be the next step.
They are therefore s...
Working in a highly dynamic and exciting sector, our client is a well respected and successful supplier of fresh produce to major supermarket customers.
You will be managing the technical account for a key customer or customers as required and will be tasked with the control of quality and provide diligence and innovations from supplier to customer Person specification:
The IDEAL candidate will possess:
A number of years experience at a Technical Manager level within a fresh p...
Our Client is a Horticultural Co-operative serving the Glasshouse sector throughout the southern half of the UK. It has the same modus operandi as when it was started 50 years ago in that the company seeks to be each members "Purchasing Department" to provide a collective professional service and to be the first choice against all competitors by achieving the lowest possible price. they are seeking a new Sales Development Manager to work alongside the General Manager in the short term to prom...More
This is an exciting opportunity to join our market leading food retail client as Development Coordinator in the Hospitality team where you will support a highly innovative and creative food team.
Reporting to the Product Development Manager, you will be responsible for the operational element of the category and administer systems to deliver product development, documentation and menu specifications.
With exceptional organisation skills, you will organise, capture and communicate benchmar...