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

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.

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.

Warehouse Operative – Nightshift

Job Type

Warehouse Operative - Nightshift, 40 hours per week (5 out of 7 days)

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 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.

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.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.

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

Warehouse Operative

Job Type

Warehouse Operative, 40 hours per week (5 out of 7 days)

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 unloading lorries and replenishing stock within the warehouse there’s always lots to do.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • To receive all orders in from delivery point, ensuring the quality and temperature of the products are correct.
  • To ensure that goods are maintained at the appropriate temperature regime.
  • To ensure that vehicles are loaded and unloaded in line with routing and goods in schedules.
  • Break down all deliveries and put the products in relevant and correct locations in the warehouse.
  • To ensure that replenishment is carried out in accordance with company procedures and protocols.
  • 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.
  • Be aware of any products falling below the required standard, and report them immediately.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with both internal and external customers – this includes employees, managers, visitors and delivery drivers.
  • 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 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.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.

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

Class 2 Driver

Job Type

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

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

£25,693.20

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.
  • 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 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.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.

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

Financial Accountant

Job Type

Financial Accountant, 40 hours per week (8.30am-5.00pm - Monday to Friday)

Location(s)

Cheltenham, GL51 6TQ

Salary

Competitive

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Financial Accountant is an extremely varied and vital support role for the business. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the balance sheet for the company and the statutory accounts, responsibility for the reporting and budgeting of the operational costs and a team of four staff, including a team of three Purchase Ledger Administrators and an Account Administrator, responsible for Payroll.

Some other responsibilities of the role include:

  • To prepare the weekly operational reports for detailed review in weekly meeting
  • Overall responsibility of the balance sheet for the company, including fixed asset, lease schedule maintenance, loan accounts
  • Maintenance of the Fleet Schedule and Vehicle Insurance for the fleet ensuring compliance from relevant teams
  • Accounting for vehicle leases
  • Ensure all legal reporting is done in a timely manner including VAT/Intrastat and CT61
  • The ability to communicate at all levels across all areas of the business
  • Preparation and review of the daily cash-flow
  • Supporting and developing individuals within the team to a high standard
  • Audit and Tax work (quarterly/yearly) to ensure the audit and corporation tax is timely and compliant
  • Various ad-hoc duties as required
To apply, please send your CV with covering email to jobs@creedfoodservice.co.uk

Business Development Manager

Job Type

Business Development Manager, 40 hours per week (5 out of 7 days)

Location(s)

High Wycombe

Salary

Dependent on Experience

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

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