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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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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.
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 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.
This is a great opportunity for an experienced fresh produce Technical Manager to join a leading vegetable business. Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be the primary interface on all technical issues with both the customer and the commercial teams. The job in hand requires: The management and motivation of the quality team To develop and maintain working relationships with the growers and customers To insure the quality of product is in accordance with specification To keep aware of all latest development and legislative requirements To oversee all company audits and ensure complianceTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Matthew Cook.
We are currently working with a very large and well known agricultural business who are looking at some new routes to market and therefore need some new experience in the team. They are currently looking for a Category Manager to provide full category management for a retailer focussed opportunity. The Role:- Working with the full supply chain, providing full transparency to your customers and their customers Taking a very hands on approach to managing the flow of data and information. Hunting out that which isn't necessarily easily obtainable Working closely with the retailers, becoming an integral part in their supply chain and following the process through to completionThe Candidate:- Will ideally have an agricultural background and a good track record of supplying the retailers, within the food industry Good management of numbers and exceptional communication will be essential in order to keep all parties informed A naturally inquisitive nature will be useful. Must have the ability to seek out and act upon potential sales opportunitiesTo discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
We are currently working with a highly regarded fresh produce business who are currently looking to strengthen their retailer facing commercial team. They have an opportunity for an experienced National Account Manager to join their team and bring with them their drive and passion to succeed. The Role:- Managing one of their key supermarket accounts and providing the first point of contact for them Building and maintaining strong working relationships with all relevant contacts at the customer and internally as well Working closely with the retailer to identify and capitalise on possible opportunities in the market The Candidate:- Will have a proven track record in a retail account management role, ideally within the fresh produce industry Will be a good communicator and be able to keep multiple projects on the go at any one time Will be an effective negotiator and be able to deliver resultsTo discuss this role further, pelase call 01780 480530 and speak to Morten Andresen.
Are you a keen and enthusiastic, factory-based QA Manager, currently working within a food manufacturer? If so, this role could be for you. My client is looking to recruit an experienced QA Manager who wants to be a Technical Manager within 3 years. You will be responsible for leading and motivating the QA team, and ensuring that the factory achieves the agreed standards of quality and food safety. You will have an excellent understanding of BRC, HACCP, food hygiene, etc. You will generate the technical KPIs for the business, and develop and agree an action plan to drive improvement. You will implement GMP / quality auditing system. You will manage the internal and external customers, suppliers, and production teams to ensure the technical needs for the business are met. You must have HNC or above in Food Science / Food Technology or other related field, or proven experience within the field. Proven experience within a chilled food business in a quality assurance management position Strong management skills and be able to demonstrate this Excellent communication skills, and ability to present at all levels.To find out more about this role, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
One of the leading food retailers in the UK is looking for a quality controller to join their expanding team. They are looking to recruit a dynamic and experienced QC to work within their fast paced warehouse environment. The Role Conduct checks on all fresh products Detailed inspection of incoming products against product specifications Report findings of quality issues Liaising with suppliers Sampling Assisting with the monitoring of corrective actions on products Contract (30 hr week contracts) Shifts will cover various days (Monday - Sunday) Contracted to work flexible and unsociable hours (nights, days, public holidays and weekends)The candidate Attention to detail Good communication skills (Oral & Written) Organised Possess competent PC skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) Works on ones own initiative as well as part of a team Adapts to changing circumstances Ability to learn quickly Good decision making skills Ability to be able to work as part of a team or independently. Be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent in at least 3 subjects Conscientious Demonstrates a passion for quality Be self motivated Customer awareness A background in fresh food or in a relevant industrySalary: ~ £9.95 ph rising to £11.20 ph with additional 18% premium for working 18.00-24.00) To discuss this role further, please call 01780 480530 and speak to Luan Harrison.
Our client is a leading Horticultural supplier to the garden retailing sector, supplying everyone from small garden centres to the large supermarket chains and they are currently seeking an Assistant Category Manager to support the formulation and development of category projects and strategies across numerous product categories. We need to see experience of constructing insight, category reviews and presentations using insight sources from AC Nielsen, Dunnhumby, Kantar and retailer extranet systems. You should be comfortable communicating and presenting to both internal teams and external customers. We need analytical and creative marketing skills and you should be able to put these across in a professional and influential style. This is a great opportunity for a candidate looking to further enhance their category marketing career within one of the UK's fastest growing gardening businesses and who are a truly innovative business with a reputation for unrivalled product innovation and sales growth. To discuss this role further please call 07929 013910 and speak to Dianne Saunders.
Our client is well established plant supplier who supply the professional growing market with a large variety of plants. They are currently seeking a driven sales orientated individual who has both superb growing skills and an aptitude for sales and would like the opportunity to develop their career within the territory sales sector The SUCCESSFUL Candidate will be responsible for:- Managing key grower accounts Developing new business and managing existing accounts Provide technical advice to customers Represent the company at trade shows and exhibitions For this role our client is seeking:- An outstanding individual from the growing sector who has the drive to become a top sales person Be a target driven individual who has the ability to hit sales target and achieve growth within their sector A strong relationship builder who has excellent customer skills and can ensure customer satisfaction
Sales Executive within the Amenity Sales department of this leading nursery stock grower Responsibilities & Duties To find new customers; retain and service existing clients; work with sales and sales support team; liaise with production, trading, dispatch and accounts depts. To be an enthusiastic and proud ambassador for the Nurseries and its brand. Bring on board previous key existing accounts. Preparing quotes and tenders. Managing contracts won, liaising with production, buyers and supply chain to ensure the customers' expectations are exceeded. Customer visits and targeted trade shows. Offer priced quotations for all amenity markets and negotiate such to profitable orders. Keep effective updated, concise records of customer enquiries and orders via CRM system. Engender trust and loyalty in the brand by creating more effective supply solutions than our competitors. Understand the strengths and limitations of our competitors and suppliers. Key Skills Experienced in field sales or sales / supply chain management. Excellent Communication skills. Proven Negotiator Self-motivated Works well under pressure & to deadlines. Team player. Experience of managing key accounts an advantage.
My client is a large garden retailer who is currently looking for a plant area supervisor at one of their flagship sites. I am looking for one of the countries top up and coming planteria management candidates to join this large and thriving planteria. You will be a motivated and goal orientated plantsperson with previous garden retail experience. I am looking for someone who wants a challenging role and the opportunity to progress in the future.
My client is a large garden retailer who is currently looking for a plant area manager at one of their flagship sites. I am looking for a planteria manager with the skills to join the leadership team of one of the UK's top garden centres. You must be an excellent man manager and have the necessary retail skills and experience to take on this role. Plant retail knowledge must be good but specific in depth knowledge is not required. This role will suit an individual that has ambition and is looking to progress to a site management role in the future.
I am currently recruiting for a large garden centre group, they are seeking a talented retailer to lead the shop department in one of their established centres. I am seeking someone with good garden retail experience; supervisory experience is preferable but not essential. Horticultural knowledge would also be beneficial as sundries knowledge will be essential.
Our client is developing the world's largest and highest grade deposit of high grade potash fertilizer using unique multi-nutrient and multi-product potential to supply balanced fertilization throughout the world. The agronomy team works alongside scientists world-wide to match their requirements with the trial facility and also plays a key role in making this exciting large-scale scientific research successful. They are looking to strengthen their technical department and are seeking a Senior Agronomist to work alongside their existing agronomy team. The role: This is an office based strategic role with a practical application, requiring some international travel. To seek and develop customer opportunities by the application of fertilizer and growing knowledge. To develop trials where applicable in range of crops and throughout the world. To provide agronomic support to the local teams to successfully manage crop trials and bring to positive conclusions. To be an agronomic representative and ambassador for the business as the need dictates. To provide technical support to company commercial team. The successful candidate will have: Degree level and a post graduate qualification in a relevant subject(s). Extensive applied experience in an agronomic advice capacity with a world vision. Excellent skills in MS Office suite. Experience with either GEN STAT, SAS, ARM or JMP would be preferred. Fluent written and spoken English with other relevant language skills a distinct advantage.
Based in the East of England, we are currently working with a well-established and highly regarded fresh food business, who are looking to strengthen their team with the appointment of a Category Insight Manager. So far, the category work has been undertaken by the Commercial teams. As a result of growth in the last few years, they feel now is a good time to centralise the process and start to build a team around it. The Role:- Managing the flow of insight data to all of the commercial departments within the business Analysing various internal and external data sources and providing insight into best courses of action for the business to take Advising on the efficacy of promotional activity and guiding on best options Developing good working relationships across all departments and with the retailers The Candidate:- Will need to have had circa 5 years experience in a similar role and be looking for that next step. Must be from the food industry, but sectors are less important Will be strong with numbers and be able to communicate information in a clear and efficient way Will be proficient with presentations and be able to prioritise your time effectively
Based in the East of England, we are currently working with a well-established and highly regarded fresh food business, who are looking to strengthen their team with the appointment of a Junior National Account Manager. Thanks to growth they have seen in a particular area, they have the necessity for an up and coming commercial candidate to join their team and develop their career with them. The Role:- Working closely with one of their key categories in an up and coming retailer account Managing the day to day with the buyers and keeping the senior commercial team aware of goings on Looking closely at the performance figures ensuring the account is operating to its optimal capacity The Candidate:- Will have had one or 2 years' experience in a retailer focussed account executive role or similar, ideally in the fresh produce industry Will have a resilient personality and not be afraid to speak up and be heard Will be a good influencer and negotiator, ensuring you are achieving the best for both the company and customer
Our client is a well known and highly regarded fresh produce business with an excellent track record of supply to the major UK retailers. They are currently looking for a commercial manager to join the team and help drive their core business forward whilst continually developing stronger relationships. The Role:- Providing the first point of contact to your customers, who are major UK Food Retailers. Managing the day to day relationship Preparing range and promotional reviews to present to the customers as required Full understanding of the cost/supply chain from producer to retailer Developing and delivering new product development to the customer The Candidate:- Will have a commercial background in fresh produce (grapes preferably), having supplied into one or more of the top 6 retailers Will be proficient data analysis and not afraid of numbers Will have good negotiation and influencing skills Must be a self starter and show good resilience
We are currently working with a highly regarded fresh food business, who are looking to bring in a Commercial Manager to work on one or more of their Key retailer accounts. They are looking for someone who can help to develop the accounts to their full potential and work closely with the customers to achieve mutually positive outcomes. The Role:- Working closely with the Senior Management team to advise on company strategy and ultimately help to implement it Dealing directly with the Supermarket buyers agreeing long term pricing and product ranges Ensure that the company is seen as the first port of call for product and market information Constantly analysing performance of the category and putting appropriate actions in place where necessary The Candidate:- Will have excellent experience in a food related FMCG and relevant top 6 retailer experience Will be able to demonstrate good motivation and enthusiasm in all elements of the role Will have good problem solving skills in order to overcome various industry challenges Must have superb communication skills in order to keep all relevant parties informed at all times
Our client is a major supplier into the retail sector, and they have a vacancy for a NPD Manager to support all areas of new product development throughout the gate processes, design amends, photo shoots and press days. The role Be responsible for a specific customer accounts Work closely with commercial, packaging, and procurement teams, to ensure products developed are commercial viable Ensure close working with the technical department with regards to product specifications Manage the NPD tracker Keep up to date with competitor products, and other retail arena's The candidate Experience within the floristry industry Knowledge of the floral industry in the high street and amongst competitors Strong communication skills, both written and verbal A creative flair, along with efficient planning and organisational skills Excellent accuracy and attention to detail Good commercial acumen
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