Job Descriptions

As an Artisan Baker you’ll be baking a wide variety of breads, cakes and other bakery products from scratch.
You will likely be working for a small independent bakery or within a restaurant kitchen and you might even specialise in the baking of a certain type of bread or product.
Recent years have seen a greater demand for artisan products and this has led to a resurgence of a sector that was in decline, so the opportunities are increasing all the time.

As an Assistant Buyer you’ll be a key part of your company’s purchasing department and you’ll help with all of the buying activities.

You’ll help the buyer to source and purchase all of the raw materials needed for successful production at the best price available and within agreed quality specifications and you’ll likely deal with the payment of invoices.

You’ll research the markets for newer and better quality materials for your company and make recommendations to the buyer.

You’ll also have to collaborate with production and planning colleagues to ensure that materials are available in the right quantity at the right time.

As the Assistant Farm Manager you’ll be responsible for helping the Farm Manager in the management of all the sections on a farm, and you’ll work closely with the heads of the various sections of the business.

You’ll also very likely be given specific areas of responsibility to head up on the Manager’s behalf such as animal welfare issues, health & safety or possibly managing a farm diversification project etc.

Your role will also require you to deputise for the Farm Manager when dealing with suppliers and customers as well from time to time.

As a Bakery Operative you’ll be working in a large scale plant bakery making lots of different types of bread, cakes and other related products.
You’ll use large scale machines and production lines to make large batches of products which will then be sold and distributed to supermarkets, shops and other wholesale customers.
Most of the bread we eat is produced in large scale bakeries.

Biochemists investigate the chemistry of all living things.
As a Biochemist working in the Agricultural sector you could be studying the interaction between plants and herbicides, and developing genetically engineered crops that are resistant to drought, disease and so on.
Within the Food sector you could be researching methods of developing cheap and nutritious foods, or inventing ways to prolong product shelf life, or perhaps determining the chemical composition of foods.

Your job as a bottler will be based around the operation of bottling machinery and you’ll be responsible for one or more parts of this process.

As a brand manager working for a food company, your responsibility is to create a lasting positive impression on one or more of your company’s products with consumers which leads to increased sales.

You’ll be developing, implementing and overseeing specific strategies which up the profiles of the products for which you have responsibility....

As a Business Analyst working in finance for a food manufacturer, you’ll understand the business operations of your company and recommend suggestions for improvement in order to assist in the achievement of financial and commercial targets.

Your role is to generate reports summarising financial data and presenting this information to the senior management of the company...

You’ll be responsible for the implementation of your company’s growth plan and this means leading the sales team who sell the products.
You’ll identify and implement the best opportunities for your company’s successful growth and your business development plan around the company’s overall market strategy.
Increasing revenue and profit for a line of products or the company in general is the most important bit of the job.
You’ll also be responsible for finding and developing...

As a butcher your role is literally hands on and you’ll be responsible for cutting and preparing various meats, either for a large processor or in a smaller retail shop.

You could be working as part of a team or by yourself but, either way, you’ll become highly skilled at what is a very rewarding profession.

Large meat processors supply their products to a wide range of businesses such as supermarkets and restaurants, whilst the smaller retail butcher will sell directly to the customer.