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 Agricultural Scientist, you will conduct research of crops and animals aimed at improving farming techniques to enhance the efficiency and profitability of farm businesses.

Working as an agronomist you’ll be investigating ways of improving soil productivity to maximise the production of consistently high quality crops without harming the environment.

As an Animal Nutritionist, your job will be to make sure that the dietary needs of animals are met effectively; you’ll also raise levels of knowledge about the effects of diet on the welfare and productivity of animals by providing advice and information on the topic.

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 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.

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.