Marketing and Category Management
You will work with a team supporting the development of our branded products. You might be involved in analysing and interpreting information from various sources, or making recommendations to improve our branded offering following visits to stores, customers or production sites. With so many movements in the food and beverage market, every day will bring a new set of challenges and opportunities.
(NPD) New Product Development
From gathering marketplace eating and drinking trends to transforming an idea into a recipe, NPD is dedicated to creating new products and improving existing lines. Whether you are working to enhance an existing branded product or developing a new ingredient or recipe formulation, every day will bring a new set of challenges. You may be running a taste panel, researching a new concept in the test kitchen, or working with production for an upcoming launch.
Our technical team ensure we meet all of regulatory requirements from testing micro bacterial levels to assessing the standards of new suppliers. The teams ensure we maintain our high food standards. It will be your responsibility to ensure that products not only meet our rigorous standards for quality but that they perform consistently when prepared in the home or consumed fresh.
Working closely with customers inside the business, our finance division draws on financial data to help the business in making decisions on how to best use its resources to meet Sales and Profit targets. Your day may be filled with meetings to discuss ways of improving profitability, or you may find yourself visiting the production line in order to gather information to improve forecasting, efficiency and profitability.
Operations & Supply Chain
This is where our ideas and concepts develop into real products and where we distribute orders to our customers. Every day will bring a new challenge from running a production area to ensuring our products arrive with our customers on time. Ultimately, it’s responsible for taking raw materials and turning them into the final product.
Working in our sales team you will aim to strengthen our customer relationships through superior customer service and the development of joint business plans with individual customers. You will be involved in all elements of the sales function, gaining an in-depth knowledge of customer requirements and developing mutually beneficial business relationships.
People are at the heart of what we do and we can’t deliver without having the right colleagues in place. We have several roles to choose from meaning that you may be recruiting our future leaders or developing our existing talent, engaging with your business unit or running an employee forum. You will be kept constantly busy whilst you continue to drive forward our people strategy.
Our IT department work on a range of technical projects across the business, this could be reviewing the need for a new system, implementation or evolving a current system. As part of our IT team it will be your responsibility to ensure our managers’ information requirements are met through the optimum use of the most appropriate computer technologies.
Would you like to source products and equipment from all over the world? That’s exactly what you could be doing working in procurement. Working across a category you will become an expert in your field and responsible for negotiations, tenders and developing category strategies for key commodities or services across our group.
Health & Safety
Safety 1st is our motto so you will play an integral part in the implement the Company’s OHS Policy and Procedures. You will ensure that the health, safety and welfare of the employees comes first whilst meeting the businesses statutory obligations to adhere to legislation.
You will be a key player in the operational team ensuring optimum production asset availability through to the development and implementation of action plans to address root cause of all failures. You are integral in ensuring our products reach the shelves of our customers and ultimately the end consumer the customer.
To see our range of vacancies across our departments, please click here for our current opportunities.