Careers

At Creed Foodservice, we’re creating a great place to work, with great people

Passion, core values and a great customer experience are at the heart of our business

Established in 1972, we are an ambitious family business within the foodservice industry. We deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including our butchery and fresh range to caterers across the country from our bases in Gloucestershire, Derbyshire, and Buckinghamshire. It’s a great place to be and we are proud of our role in supporting our local community. We are dedicated to creating a great place to work and have achieved a best companies one to watch status for two consecutive years, followed by a best companies one star in 2017. Our people are committed to our values of commercial, friendly, nurturing and proud. We work hard and are committed to providing a great service but we ensure we have fun and continue to develop our people along the way. Our employees often get involved in charity events, attend the Director breakfasts, put forward their ideas for improvement and contribute in the team briefings.

 The benefits of working for us

Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme, Minimum of 24 Days Holiday (Pro-Rata) Plus Bank Holidays, An Additional Day Off to Support a Charity of Your Choice, Long Service Awards & Many More.

Development and Progression at Creed Foodservice

Foodservice is an exciting, fast-paced and challenging industry to work in, and we’re proud to support, encourage and reward our people and teams at all levels across all departments to progress with ongoing development, training and recognition. Recent internal training initiatives include the ‘Creed Exceed’ Development Programme, LEAD, Sales Training, and Drivers Academy. With a broad range of business functions dedicated to delivering quality products, high service levels and added value to internal and external customers, we are able to offer clear progression internally for those who are keen to pursue a career, learn new skills and bring their knowledge to other areas of the business.

Armed Forces Covenant

Armed Forces Covenant logoWe signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant in 2015 to show our support for the UK’s armed forces community. Signing the corporate covenant marked Creed’s recognition of the value that serving regular and reservist personnel, veterans and military families contribute to its business and to the UK. The company aims to offer employment where possible to ex-servicemen and women, and support any reservists.

Read our full ‘Armed Forces Covenant’ here

Current vacancies at Creed

Please see our current opportunities below. If you would like to be part of a growing, dynamic business and share our values, please send your CV to us with a covering email, to: jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk and we’ll keep your CV on file.

Sorry we do not have any vacancies at this location.

Warehouse Operative (Nightshift)

Job Type

Warehouse Operative (Nightshift), 40 per week

Location(s)

High Wycombe, HP10

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Warehouse Operative is an extremely varied and vital role to the warehouse. From picking customer orders for next day delivery to loading the delivery vehicles there’s always lots to do. The role requires a highly motivated individual who is not afraid to get stuck in!

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • To assemble customer orders in full and on time ready for delivery the following day.
  • To ensure the quality and temperature of the products are correct.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with both internal and external customers – this includes employees, managers, visitors and delivery drivers.
  • Maintaining the depot’s high standards, ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Adhere to the procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment, including Powered Pallet Truck’s & Fork Lifts.
  • To comply with all company policies and procedures, specifically surrounding health and safety.
  • Other duties as required, according to the needs of the business.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs. A fork lift licence would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Benefits: Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme & many more.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Business Development Manager

Job Type

Business Development Manager, 40hrs Per Week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Business Development Manager is an extremely varied and rewarding role. The key objectives of the role are to achieve sales and cash margin targets for a defined geographic territory, open profitable new accounts and build strong relationships with new and existing customers ensuring that their current and future needs are effectively managed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify category gaps, complete all sales documentation and related information onto the CRM system, with a good level of detail and in a punctual manner.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • To achieve sales and margin targets based on a commercial plan.
  • Win and retain profitable new business in line with company standards.
  • Grow retained customer numbers to achieve agreed standards.
  • Have an effective journey plan to ensure appropriate levels of regular contact to achieve targets with planned objectives and outputs for each call.
  • Work with internal customers and suppliers to maximise opportunities.
  • Drive agreed company campaigns and support agreed focus to meet customer and company targets.
  • Work closely with telesales and marketing to ensure compliance, retention and delivery of company campaigns.
  • Utilise ‘Vecta’ reporting for all activity, outputs and planning.
  • Gain a full understanding of sales and margin performance vs targets.

The successful candidate will be a confident presenter with good food industry knowledge and the ability to build strong foundations with customers ensuring they can provide great Customer Service.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Fieldsales Manager

Job Type

Fieldsales Manager, 40 per week

Location(s)

Ilkeston, DE7

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The Field Sales Manager will be responsible for training, supporting and developing sales capabilities for the field sales team out of the Staverton Depot. The successful candidate will be responsible for the identification, win and retention of new business opportunities for the depot and team. They will demonstrate our Creed values: Positive Attitude, Flexibility & Pace, Trust & Integrity and Great Service. Knowledge and experience of the foodservice sector would be advantageous as well as, managing a team and the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • Achieve or exceed ledger financial targets in a manner conducive to maintaining ongoing business.
  • Win & retain profitable new business in line with company standards working with the New Business Development Managers to help deliver this target.
  • Grow & retain existing customer numbers to achieve agreed standards
  • Work with internal departments and suppliers to sell for more, buy for less and minimise costs.
  • Drive agreed company campaigns and support agreed focus to meet customer and company targets
  • Work closely with Telesales & Operations to ensure compliance, retention, delivery of company campaigns & service levels are achieved.
  • Provide fully detailed product forecasts to Inventory as necessary with a view to achieving KPIs.
  • Coach, Support & develop skill set within the team through in the field coaching & class room training which will be supported/agreed through relevant literature, feedback & development plans with BDM).
  • Manage individual team performance through effective use of Personal Development Plans & KPI Management

The successful candidate will be a “foodie”, a confident presenter with good food industry knowledge and the ability to build strong foundations with customers ensuring they can provide great Customer Service. They must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

 

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Telemarketing Executive

Job Type

Telemarketing Executive, 24 per week

Location(s)

Ilkeston, DE7

Salary

£8.45 per hour

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Telemarketing Executive is an exciting and customer focused role. The successful candidate will be calling new prospective customers to introduce them to Creed, organise appointments for our New Business Development Managers and support with the introduction of new customers to the business.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Calling new prospect customers
  • Organising appointments
  • Updating our internal systems (Vecta & Accord)
  • Sending follow-up information to prospect customers
  • Liaising with relevant internal departments to arrange deliveries and stock levels
  • Organising samples where appropriate
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers, including suppliers.
  • Ad-hoc additional duties in line with business needs.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

Benefits: Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme & many more.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Telesales Executive

Job Type

Telesales Executive, 40hrs Per Week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

£8.45 per hour

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Telesales Executive is an exciting and customer focused role. The day to day duties of the role are to manage a daily call schedule for our existing customers, taking orders by phone or fax and up-selling where possible.
Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Answer incoming calls
  • Input customer orders
  • Deal with general customer enquiries.
  • Liaise with other departments to resolve queries.
  • Complete credit/collection requests and liaise with the relevant departments involved.
  • Manage customer sales history and update their purchase preferences as required.
  • Set up appointments for the Sales Team
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers, including suppliers.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

Benefits: Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme & many more.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Business Development Manager

Job Type

Business Development Manager, 40hrs Per Week

Location(s)

High Wycombe, HP10

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Business Development Manager is an extremely varied and rewarding role. The key objectives of the role are to achieve sales and cash margin targets for a defined geographic territory, open profitable new accounts and build strong relationships with new and existing customers ensuring that their current and future needs are effectively managed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify category gaps, complete all sales documentation and related information onto the CRM system, with a good level of detail and in a punctual manner.
Responsibilities of the role are:

  •  To achieve sales and margin targets based on a commercial plan.
  • Win and retain profitable new business in line with company standards.
  • Grow retained customer numbers to achieve agreed standards.
  • Have an effective journey plan to ensure appropriate levels of regular contact to achieve targets with planned objectives and outputs for each call.
  • Work with internal customers and suppliers to maximise opportunities.
  • Drive agreed company campaigns and support agreed focus to meet customer and company targets.
  • Work closely with telesales and marketing to ensure compliance, retention and delivery of company campaigns.
  • Utilise ‘Vecta’ reporting for all activity, outputs and planning.
  • Gain a full understanding of sales and margin performance vs targets.

The successful candidate will be a confident presenter with good food industry knowledge and the ability to build strong foundations with customers ensuring they can provide great Customer Service. They must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

Benefits: Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme & many more.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Data Administrator

Job Type

Data Administrator, 40 hours Per Week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The main purpose of the ‘Data Administrator’ role is to maintain the integrity of key business functions such as data, both internally and externally whilst supporting the growth of the business. The ideal candidate will have a good level of IT literacy, specifically excel knowledge and should have a keen eye for detail.  They will demonstrate our Creed values by being Commercial, Proud, Friendly and Nurturing. Knowledge and experience of the foodservice sector would be advantageous and previous knowledge of systems would be desirable.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Ensuring product data is robust Circa 5,500
  • Set up new products including descriptions, warehouse management, buying screen configurations and pricing structure
  • Own the new product process, liaise with sales and commercial departments, along with managing time lines and expectations
  • Maintaining website product offering and configuration
  • Setting up new suppliers and check accreditations
  • Collating and maintaining product specifications and COSSH sheets, ensuring they are kept up to date

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with business needs.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

National Account Executive

Job Type

National Account Executive, 39 hours per week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of National Account Executive is an exciting and customer focused role. The purpose of the role is to support the National Account Manager, ensuring we continue to deliver a high level of customer satisfaction.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Managing Out of Stocks (monitoring with Inventory Department)
  • Managing and creating complaint log
  • Setting up new accounts
  • Maintaining customer information ensuring up to date
  • Regular updating of Contract/Order Form
  • Failed Delivery Reports
  • Listing of New Products and collation of bespoke forms and required technical information
  • Processing orders
  • Arranging ad-hoc or off route deliveries for events
  • Supporting customer visits and generating tasting notes, agenda etc as required
  • Various other duties as well as ad-hoc requirements due to business needs.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with business needs.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Category Manager

Job Type

Category Manager - Butchery and Fresh, 39 hours per week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Category Manager is an extremely varied and rewarding role. The key objective of the role is to grow the sales and profitability of this category by working alongside both the National and Freetrade teams, helping drive growth within key accounts and helping identify opportunities for existing and new profitable products. The ideal candidate will be commercially aware with proven sales ability, good product knowledge and the capability to build strong external and internal relationships.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • To achieve sales and margin targets for the Butchery and Fresh categories.
  • Work alongside the Freetrade and National Sales Teams to assist them in achieving goals and sales drives, through securing Butchery and Fresh products within the range.
  • Identify category gaps in our current business portfolio and introduce new profitable products to fill these gaps.
  • Set SMART objectives to achieve sales strategies and goals to develop and grow categories in both Freetrade and National accounts.
  • Work alongside controllers agreeing the measurement process with both internal and external customers to successfully secure or retain business within the category.
  • Deliver presentations both internally and externally to help secure products within customer base or assist in Learning & Development of category.
  • Assist in the management of the Fresh review meetings to drive continued product development and quality within the range. Utilise ‘Vecta’ reporting for all activity, outputs and planning.

The successful candidate will be a “foodie”, a confident presenter with good food industry knowledge and the ability to build strong foundations with customers ensuring they can provide great Customer Service. They must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Business Development Manager

Job Type

Business Development Manager, 40hrs Per Week

Location(s)

Birmingham

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Business Development Manager is an extremely varied and rewarding role. The key objectives of the role are to achieve sales and cash margin targets for a defined geographic territory, open profitable new accounts and build strong relationships with new and existing customers ensuring that their current and future needs are effectively managed. The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify category gaps, complete all sales documentation and related information onto the CRM system, with a good level of detail and in a punctual manner.
Responsibilities of the role are:

  •  To achieve sales and margin targets based on a commercial plan.
  • Win and retain profitable new business in line with company standards.
  • Grow retained customer numbers to achieve agreed standards.
  • Have an effective journey plan to ensure appropriate levels of regular contact to achieve targets with planned objectives and outputs for each call.
  • Work with internal customers and suppliers to maximise opportunities.
  • Drive agreed company campaigns and support agreed focus to meet customer and company targets.
  • Work closely with telesales and marketing to ensure compliance, retention and delivery of company campaigns.
  • Utilise ‘Vecta’ reporting for all activity, outputs and planning.
  • Gain a full understanding of sales and margin performance vs targets.

The successful candidate will be a confident presenter with good food industry knowledge and the ability to build strong foundations with customers ensuring they can provide great Customer Service. They must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

Benefits: Living Wage Employer, Life Assurance, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Savings Scheme, Training Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme & many more.

To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Trader

Job Type

Trader, 40 hours per week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Trader is an integral part of our small Commercial Team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a defined portfolio of suppliers and therefore will need to be extremely self-motivated, able to work efficiently and independently within time constraints and have sufficient experience in excel.  They will demonstrate our Creed values by being Commercial, Friendly, Nurturing and Proud. Whilst knowledge and experience of the foodservice sector would be advantageous, it is not necessary as we are looking for candidates who can really demonstrate commercial acumen, as well as the ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • Maintain strong and positive relationships with agreed portfolio.
  • Effectively deliver and track supplier revenues.
  • Achieving Commercial income targets.
  • Sourcing new product lines, in line with internal business strategy whilst maintaining focus on external customer retention and development strategy.
  • Ongoing price management, ensuring Creed remain competitive in the market place.
  • Packaging regulatory awareness and compliance.
  • Work closely with Marketing Manager to ensure trading strategy dovetails with channel, operator and consumer insight.
  • Build strong working relationships with internal customers, both employees and visitors alike.
To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

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