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UK Food Industry Jobs (Week 5)

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View active Food Industry Jobs in Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations, Product Development, , Supply Chain & Logistics, Technical/Quality and Commercial roles.

View active Food Industry Jobs in Engineering, Manufacturing & Operations, Product Development, , Supply Chain & Logistics, Technical/Quality and Commercial roles.

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    • Click the following slides to view and apply for Food Industry Jobs basedin the UK and covering a wide range of disciplines such as: • Engineering Page 02 - 10 • Manufacturing & Operations Page 11 - 12 • Technical/Quality/Hygiene Page 13 - 13 • Product Development Page 14 - 16 • Supply Chain/Logistics Page 17 - 18 • Sales & Commercial Page 19 - 21
    • Project Proposal EngineerLocation: West Midlands Salary: £40,000pa + Car/Allowance, Pension & HealthcareDescriptionThe Project Proposal Engineer will support the Sales Team by providing equipment designlayouts using CAD design packages, generating technical sales proposals, preparing accuratecost estimates, ensuring that proposals are compliant with internal procedures and leading thehandover of secured orders to the Engineering Projects Team. Although the appointed individualwill only be expected to work away from home 1 night per month, the Project Proposal Engineerwill be required to travel throughout the UK, Europe and South America to complete site surveysand risk assessments, assist with machinery trails and finalise contracts.Applicants must hold qualifications in a relevant engineering discipline and be a proficient userof CAD software. Also, they will be able to demonstrate experience working in a similar positionor as a Design/Poject Engineer for a company who supply Food/FMCG machinery.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Engineering ManagerLocation: Midlands Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Car, Pension & HealthcareDescriptionWorking for a well established, medium sized food business, that manufactures chilled productsfor many of the major retailers and foodservice groups. Even within difficult market conditionsthe company has seen exceptional growth in production volumes and has realistic plans toincrease volumes by a further 50% over the next 3 years and recruit an additional 75 staff inproduction, technical and engineering.The appointed manager will firstly need to conduct a complete strategic review of theEngineering Department and the support it provides to the rest of the business. Although it has alarge team of 15+ mixed skilled engineers, the department has been underperforming againstkey targets and is in real need for someone to implement and deliver major improvementinitiatives.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Projects Engineer (Food Equipment)Location: Bedfordshire Salary: £45,000pa + Car/Fuel AllowanceDescriptionThis leading designer and manufacturer of highly automated food handling and packagingsystems is renowned for supplying cost effective machinery to Food & Drink producers acrossthe UK and Central Europe.The Projects Engineer will be required to travel to various locations throughout the UK and meetwith customers to identify their true machinery requirements. Once established, they will thenseek to offer a solution from the predesigned range of equipment or work closely withprofessional design engineers to create bespoke solutions that will meet the desired application.They will manage project timescales, budgets, design reviews, third party suppliers and conductrisk assessments throughout the project cycle, ensuring to notify the customer of any requiredchanges.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Field Service EngineerLocation: Merseyside Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Overtime, Car & PensionDescriptionVisiting a wide range of food manufacturing customers throughout the UK, the successful FieldService Engineer will be tasked with the installation, commissioning and servicing of equipment.This will include electrical and mechanical repairs, machinery trouble shooting, analysing faultson PLC systems, liaising with production teams, ordering parts and ensuring customers receivea reliable after sales support.Suitable applicants will be proactive, Multi-Skilled Engineers with recognised qualifications inelectrical and/or mechanical engineering. They will be proven problem solvers, able to resolveany onsite issue with a network of support from head office and other service engineers.Applicants must also be able to demonstrate experience working within the food manufacturingindustry as a Field Service Engineer or a Site maintenance engineerFood Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Engineering Team Leader (Days)Location: Bedfordshire Salary: £36,000pa + BenefitsDescriptionThe successful individual will provide leadership and direction to a team of 6+ multi disciplinedengineers across various functions within a food manufacturing facility. They will work inpartnership with production and quality departments to meet the full requirements of thecompany‟s PPM Schedules; Improve production line performance by increasing the OverallEquipment Effectiveness (OEE) levels; liaise with other Engineering Leaders to coordinateactivities and ensure smooth transitions between shifts.; Personally deliver “hands-on”maintenance; Enter accurate data on the computerised maintenance system and strive toimprove upon existing engineering processes and systems.The Engineering Team Leader will also be involved in the recruitment, development, training andwhen necessary the discipline of their engineering teamFood Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Engineering ManagerLocation: Aberdeenshire Salary: £55,000pa + Car, Pension & Relocation PackageDescriptionAn award winning, family owned, food manufacturing business that produces both branded andprivate label products for the UK‟s leading retailers and food services sector, is currently seekinga proven Engineering Manager to join their management team.The appointed individual will be fully responsible for all production maintenance and project workwithin a state of the art manufacturing facility, including a large team of multi-skill engineers &team leaders. They will be tasked with the implementation of an electronic PPM system, themaximisation of machinery efficiency, reducing downtime, project manage a fullrefurbishment/realignment of production & packaging equipment and manage all engineeringlabour, stores and CAPEX budgets.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Capital Equipment Parts ManagerLocation: Cambridgeshire Salary: £42,000 + Pension & healthcareDescriptionThe appointed individual will be expected to coordinate a small team of personnel and theaccurate supply of spare parts for equipment breakdowns, services and modifications. They willimplement a strategic parts delivery and tracking system, build sustainable relationships with keysuppliers and customers, inform internal departments of any shortfalls or concerns with futuresupplies, manage sales targets and support the development of an integrated operationthroughout the group.To be successful in this role, candidates will need to communicate with engineering andmanufacturing teams on a technical level, so it is essential that they must hold recognisedqualifications in a relevant engineering discipline. They must also have excellent communicationskills and previous experience managing a parts or service department.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Field Service Engineer (Electrical Bias)Location: Home Counties Salary: OTE £45,000 + Car, Pension & HealthcareDescriptionVisiting a wide range of food manufacturing customers throughout the UK, the successful FieldService Engineer will be tasked with the installation and commissioning of equipment, as well asscheduled maintenance on various flexible packaging systems. This will include electrical andmechanical repairs, machinery trouble shooting, analysing faults on PLC systems, liaising withproduction teams, ordering parts and ensuring customers receive a reliable after sales support.Suitable applicants will be electrically biased, able to fault find to component level and familiarwith servo drives, invertors and PLC Control Systems. They will be proven problem solvers, ableto resolve any onsite issue with a network of support from head office and other serviceengineers. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate previous experience working within thefood manufacturing industry as a Field Service Engineer or a Site Maintenance Engineer.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Electrical Controls EngineerLocation: West Yorkshire Salary: £40,000pa + OvertimeDescriptionThe appointed individual will support electrical, control & instrumentation systems throughoutthis high-speed Food & Drink production facility. They will successfully integrate automationsystems and an implement an effective controls maintenance schedule, whilst cross-examiningcurrent programmes and practices on PLC‟s to ensure they meet the needs of production.The Electrical Controls Engineer will also work alongside the project team advising anddeveloping project scopes for PLC based systems with other interfaces, working on scope,design, costing and overseeing the installation and commissioning of systems. A high level ofpersonal drive and willingness to train others are key requirements of this role, as is proficiencyin the use of Siemens S7 and the ability to safely make adjustment to electrical distributionsystems.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Production ManagerLocation: Wiltshire Salary: £40,000paDescriptionThe Production Manager will oversee the activities of 35 staff within a busy food manufacturingenvironment and will be tasked with scheduling work to meet the production plan, allotting dutiesto the team, overseeing materials usage, managing and minimising waste, liaising withOperations and Supply Chain, ensuring Quality levels are maintained through both raw materialsin and finished products, and ensuring Health & Safety and food standards are maintained inline with current and future legislation.Candidates should have previous management experience gained from within a FoodManufacturing/Processing environment. Experience of practicing 5s, CI or lean manufacturingtechniques would benefit an application.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Production PlannerLocation: Lincolnshire Salary: £25,000pa + BenefitsDescriptionResponsibilities of this role will include formulation of a production plan that minimises downtimeand delivers service levels. Also, to control finished goods and WIP stock levels so as tominimise disposals. Applicants need the ability to work accurately as they will formulate rawmaterial figures and operational requirements and process all customer orders within thePlanning systems.The Production Planner will also act as a pivot point between departments for the purpose ofeffective communication, and this communication will include liaising with the customer/s. To beconsidered for this role, all applicants must have the following skills/experience: Good GCSEpasses (or equivalent) in Maths and English, relevant Planning experience gained from within ahigh-volume manufacturing environment, excellent numeric and written skills, advance IT skills.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Hygiene ManagerLocation: West Yorkshire Salary: £32,000pa + BenefitsDescriptionManaging the site Hygiene System, the jobholder will ensure that all documentation is availableand effectively communicated to other departments and stakeholders. Responsibilities include:accompanying the Company Technical Manager on Hygiene Audit Inspections and beingavailable for Internal Quality System Audits as required. The appointed Hygiene Manager willensure that all staff are familiar with: Health and Safety regulations and requirements, andCOSHH and Disciplinary regulations.The jobholder will ensure that direct reports are recruited, trained, developed and understandtheir accountabilities. The jobholder will be required to demonstrate effective management of theteam, ensure that cleaning schedules are completed (daily & weekly), ensure training recordsare completed, and complete all necessary documentation to ensure legal compliance.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Food TechnologistLocation: Leicestershire Salary: £22,000pa + BenefitsDescriptionThe role will involve working closely with a small NPD team, formulating ideas and concepts,assessing price and material information, running trials in the test kitchen, testing themanufacturability of new products and introducing products into to full scale manufacturing. Thisrole would be suited to a Food Graduate who has a minimum of 9 months work experiencegained from within the UK food industry. The company manufacture high quality products andhave BRC accreditation.You will also be involved in food safety issues such as implementing HACCP, Product & ProcessControl implementation, Factory Health & Safety and Food Safety Standard maintenance. Therewill also be a requirement to liaise with customer technical teams and get involved with projectwork.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Senior Food TechnologistLocation: East Yorkshire Salary: £37,000pa + Bonus & PensionDescriptionThe jobholder will manage a small team of Junior Food Technologists and provide support toInternal, Local and European customers, encompassing every aspect of the productdevelopment process, from Product Concept through to Final Product launch. Daily tasks willinclude concept work within the development kitchen, working with new recipes, the completionof product specifications and the presentation of new products into prospective customers.Working as part of the high-profile Development team, the jobholder will provide advice onInnovation and the Manufacturability of products. Duties include the proactive facilitation ofProduct Development within a team and the creation of products that match customerspecifications, ensuring on-time delivery of NPD projects. Food products will be delivered fromacross the NPD cycle from concept to factory launch.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Product Development ManagerLocation: South Midlands Salary: £50,000 - £60,000pa + Pension & HealthcareDescriptionThe individual appointed will manage New Product Development activities and facilitateprofessional development opportunities for members of the NPD team. They will superviseproject teams and manage a team of Food Technologists, Technicians and Sampling. A key taskwill be to ensure the assigned functional area meets financial, quality, and service goals.Other duties include managing the work flow of New Product Development, ProcessDevelopment, Value Engineering and related projects and tasks. This will include the co-ordination of the validation and up-scaling of new products and improved recipes in severalplants. As well as people management the Manager appointed will be expected to demonstratea „hands-on‟ approach and will manage their own project portfolio.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Logistics Manager /Operations ManagerLocation: Lincolnshire Salary: £45,000pa + Car, Bonus & BenefitsDescriptionOur client is a leading Food Logistics business, based within the Lincolnshire / Cambridgeshireregion. This is a senior Site Management role and will involve managing all site activities,including Planning, Forecasting, Scheduling, Despatch, Route Planning, Fleet Maintenance,Customer Service, Waste, Health & Safety.The jobholder will manage two Shift Managers and a team of Logistics Coordinators and themain purpose of this role is to ensure that Warehouse / Logistics are efficient, transport anddespatch is supported to ensure efficient routing and scheduling and strategies for continuedgrowth are developed and recommended. Responsibilities will include planning cost andimplementing new business and internal moves, maintaining and optimising warehouse profilesand developing strategic modules for evaluation.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Buyer (12 Month Contract)Location: Lancashire Salary: £28,000paDescriptionThe focus of this role will be on design to print role and New Product Developmentpurchasing, and will involve the jobholder liaising between NPD, purchasing and AccountManagers. The Buyer appointed will be required to have specific responsibilities in the followingareas: Critical path management, New packaging design delivery and ensuring launches aredelivered on time. There will be a further requirement to ensure all new suppliers are approvedand are best fit for the site.They will have responsibility for commercial and supply arrangements for all food productsacross two sites. Applicants should be highly organised and able to respond to rapidly changingbusiness needs. Good interpersonal and relationship management skills are also expected.Although a contract role, this position may become a permanent position.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Commercial Business ManagerLocation: North Yorkshire Salary: £50,000pa + Car, Housing & PensionDescriptionThe initial task of the Commercial Business Manager will be to identify and scope the marketopportunity for the business to enter a new food category. There will then be a requirement todevelop the consumer proposition and lead the development of all aspects of the project(product, packaging, commercial, logistics, sales and marketing) through to full in-marketlaunch.Post launch, the jobholder will be required to lead and coordinate strategic activities that willbuild market-share and equity in the category. Reporting to, and working closely with the Sales &Marketing Director, the appointed candidate will implement structures and systems to ensuresustainable profit and growth of the category by setting relevant targets and managingperformance and initiating strategic change or corrective action where necessary.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • Business Manager/Commercial Manager - InterimLocation: South West Salary: c £250 per dayDescriptioncirca 6 month assignmentAn experienced Business Manager / Commercial Manager is sought by our client, a multi-sitefood manufacturing business. This is an Interim assignment that would suit a polished andprofessional Manager with 5+ years experience of FMCG sales and Account Management.The Interim Business Manager will be responsible for managing the companies largest accountwithin the Division. It is therefore expected that applicants have a proven track record of dealingwith the major multiple retailers, with demonstrable achievements and a strong reputation withinthe grocery sector. The Interim Manager appointed will be required to make an immediateimpact, as they will be heavily relied upon by both the retailer and their business.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
    • National Sales ManagerLocation: Kent Salary: £65,000pa + Car, Bonus & PensionDescriptionReporting directly to the Managing Director, key requirements expected of applicants include: asuccessful track record in selling to at least two of the „big 4‟ major multiples, demonstrableachievements in winning listings with the major multiple retailers, and genuine passion for food.This position is more than a pure sales role, as the individual appointed will get involved withinnovation, product evaluation, marketing, retailer analysis, and working with NPD teams movingconcepts to completed products. All applicants should have the ability to develop technicalunderstanding of the products within an environment where a large number of SKU‟s exist. Thisis an expanding business benefiting from significant investment and increased productioncapacity and we are seeking an individual who wants to build a long term career with thebusiness, as the opportunity for career advancement is available.Food Careers Ltd - Manchester (0161 776 4141), London (0207 060 1966) and Leicester (0116 250 5079)Website: www.foodcareers.net Email: info@foodcareers.net
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