Job Descriptions

The Commercial Manager of any food company is a senior member of management and will oversee areas of company performance affecting cost, policy, procedure and strategy.

These areas include contract negotiation, project planning, employee performance and the managing of any risks identified by the company....

As a Communications Co-ordinator you’ll enhance your company’s visibility and public image by implementing the communications strategy.

You’ll be using a variety of marketing communications tools and channels to deliver the business’ message to the general public, both directly and through the media....

In this specialised position within a food company you’ll be responsible for overseeing and implementing improvements to process and procedures ensuring that optimal levels of performance are achieved.
As well as this, you’ll be expected to review processes and procedures with a view to refining and improving them.

You’ll be working hard to create and build key relationships within your company’s customer base, which is likely to include one or more of the major supermarket chains.
As a Customer Insight Manager you’ll have been allocated a specific area of work on which to focus and this will depend on what your company actually manufactures and sells.
The job will mean that your time will mostly be spent analysing key data and using the insights gained to effectively forecast future sales and prices, help develop marketing strategies for your specific category and ensure that waste levels are minimised.

In this job, you’ll be responsible for the motivating and managing of a team of customer service staff, ensuring that they’re providing the best service possible to all of your company’s clients.
Often working alongside the sales team, your department will normally be the initial point of contact for customers contacting the company and you’ll oversee the handling of various issues and enquiries....

New products and innovation are vital to future success. Your job as a development assistant will involve supporting the company product development technologists and manager to get their jobs done effectively.

You’ll be coordinating with other company departments and also suppliers and customers and making sure that everything runs smoothly and according to agreed procedures....

The company development chef specialises in the development of new food products.
This normally happens by testing different recipes for products that maintain their flavour, appearance and texture after they’ve been processed, sold by the retailer and then reheated by the customer....

New Product Development technologists work in the food industry to create food that is safe and attractive to customers.

You’re going to be concerned with planning the large scale manufacture of food products and this’ll involve producing samples and designing the processes that will enable these to be made in large quantities without any loss of quality or taste....

As an Ecologist you’ll be helping to protect the natural world by studying the relationship between living organisms and the environment in which they live.
You could do this through conducting ecological surveys aimed at balancing the needs of the environment, suggesting ideas for effective land management or perhaps monitoring rural and urban areas of the country and reporting on any ecological risks or problems your work uncovers.
Often you will specialise in one particular area of ecology, perhaps a specific environment, or types of plants or animals.

You’ll manage the maintenance function in your company which means looking after all the plant and equipment in the company or your part of it.

You’ll have responsibility for leading the maintenance team, preventive maintenance systems, spare parts and stores.

Your job will involve making sure that breakdowns leading to lost production are minimised and everything proceeds smoothly and on schedule.

This means planning, directing and coordinating activities on day to basis.