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 22 Days Holiday (Pro-Rata) Plus Bank Holidays & 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.

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.

Telesales Executive

Job Type

Telesales Executive, 20hrs Per Week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

Competitive

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

Inventory & Supply Chain Planner

Job Type

Inventory & Supply Chain Planner, 40 per week (5 out of 7 days)

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Inventory & Supply Chain Planner is an exciting and challenging role. The day to day duties of the role are to ensure the correct level of stock is in place at each of our three depot’s, manage stock accuracy, ensure commercially best buying decisions are made to acquire stock and look for cost savings at every opportunity. These duties can be fulfilled by working closely with other departments within the business and ensuring supplier service levels are met and maintained.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Ensuring stock levels run at 23 days stock or less.
  • Monitoring and evaluating stock for each depot, ensuring stock is in the right place at the right time.
  • Maintain commercial awareness of suppliers.
  • Work closely with Operations to ensure stock accuracy via PI
  • Ensure problem stock is highlighted to the Sales Team and dealt with accordingly.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers.

The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be self-motivated and keen to learn new skills, and have a desire to make a difference. Good computer literacy, including Excel is key to this role. Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk detailing why you are perfect for this role and what value you can add to the business.

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

Butchery Packer

Job Type

Butchery Packer, 40 per week (5 out of 7 days)

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date

Job Description

The day to day duties of Packer are to pick and pack meat to a high standard, ready for distribution to customers, in accordance with safety legislation.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Package and label all meat and in accordance with Creed specifications.
  • Understand and accurately implement ‘best before date’ information on meats
  • Operate the metal detector accurately and efficiently
  • Adhere to the proper and safe use of equipment as directed in the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Load products in trays for transportation and / or storage
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Adhere to Creed hygiene and health & safety policies

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.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk detailing why you are perfect for this role and what value you can add to the business.

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

Class 2 Driver

Job Type

Class 2 Driver, 45 per week (5 out of 7 days)

Location(s)

Staverton

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date

Job Description

At Creed the role of Driver is essential to the business. It is vital that the successful candidate has a positive, ‘can do’ attitude, whilst maintaining a professional service to both their internal and external customers. The role requires a highly motivated individual who is not afraid to get stuck in!

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • To ensure that vehicles are driven with due care and attention, delivering food with the highest standard of customer service.
  • To complete all paperwork and daily checks accurately.
  • To promote the company and maintain the company image through presentable appearance and behaviour, whilst ensuring our customers are always treated with trust and integrity.
  • To ensure vehicles and freezers are fuelled.
  • To park vehicles in accordance with the designated plans.
  • To establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees and visitor’s.
  • To adhere to the procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment.
  • To comply with all company policies and procedures, specifically surrounding health and safety and other duties as required, according to the needs of the business.

The successful candidate must have be keen to learn new skills, have a desire to make a difference and have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs. Knowledge of the food industry would be advantageous.

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

Warehouse Operative (Nightshift) x 3

Job Type

Warehouse Operative (Nightshift), 40 per week (5 out of 7 days) x 3

Location(s)

Ilkeston, DE7

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. The role requires a highly motivated individual who is not afraid to get stuck in.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • To pick customer orders in full and on time ready for delivery the following day.
  • To ensure the quality and temperature of the product is correct.
  • Be aware of any products falling below the required standard, and reject them immediately.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with other employees, managers, and visitor’s e.g delivery drivers.
  • Tidy and ensure the warehouse is free of obstacles at all times.
  • Adhere to the procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment.
  • 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.

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

New Business Development Manager

Job Type

New Business Development Manager

Location(s)

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (HP)

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of New Business Development Manager (NBDM) is to open profitable new accounts within a defined geographical area and within our ‘Delivering Quality’ plan. The NBDM will work with an assigned telesales partner to achieve the territory goals and sales, identify category gaps, set objectives and successfully secure new sales within existing customers to maximise sales growth further.

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.
  • Full understanding of sales and margin performance vs. targets for portfolio and by customer.

The successful candidate will be a confident presenter with good food industry knowledge. 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

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All of our grocery, frozen and most chilled produce is supplied through Creed. By using one wholesaler we can consolidate our sourcing and the number of deliveries made to each restaurant. This makes managing the kitchen admin far easier, and as we expand, this will be even more important.

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