Job Descriptions

The role of the buyer is a key factor in the success of any food manufacturing company.
As a buyer your focus will be to source and purchase all of the raw materials needed for successful production at the best price available and within agreed quality specifications.

You’ll always be on the lookout for newer and better quality materials to keep your company ahead of the competition.

You’ll also have to ensure that everything required for production is available on time and that the correct amount of material is purchased to maximise cost and reduce waste.

As a cake decorator you’ll spend your time creating great designs on cakes, normally for birthdays and weddings, or other special events.

As a Poultry Catcher you’ll be a member of a team travelling to a number of poultry farms on a daily basis and catching live birds, and loading them safely into module drawers for shipment.
You and the other team members will report to a Foreperson who makes sure that all of the work is carried out efficiently and on schedule, with the welfare of the birds a prime concern.

As a Category Manager you’ll focus on the management of one or more categories of food products.
This will involve ensuring that enough resources are in place to make your products, keeping the correct inventory levels, and working with sales and marketing to promote the products set prices.

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....

As a Health & Safety/Environmental Officer you’ll work directly with the Health & Safety Manager to provide direction and support to site in the areas of health & safety, security and environmental issues.