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Job Descriptions

As an abattoir worker you’ll be part of a team responsible for managing the livestock slaughtering process and preparing the meat for sale.
This is an important and responsible job and you must absolutely ensure that all of the animals that you work with are treated and processed humanely.

As a dedicated account manager working in food manufacturing, you’ll often be the face of your company with a particular customer or principal contact for a specific product line.

Your customers may include buyers from major supermarket groups, foodservice organisations or restaurant groups....

You’ll be playing a key role in the finance department of your company and you’ll assist with the compiling and maintenance of financial records, processing of invoices, tax returns, and the preparation of company accounts.

You may also be involved with the handling of cash and the administration of the office that you work in.

In a larger food company, your role may be more specialised and, for example, you might deal with the company payroll or credit control.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.