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 Supervisor – Stock Control

Job Type

Warehouse Supervisor - Stock Control

Location(s)

Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of stock control supervisor is to manage and maintain stock integrity by ensuring all stocked lines are counted within the agreed timescale. Duties include but are not limited to, quality control checks, special request stock counts, system interrogation to ascertain reasons for discrepancies, stock returns and the management of damaged goods. The ideal candidate must be able to promote company values and manage KPI’s.

Some responsibilities of the role include:

  • To ensure the agreed PI schedule is maintained
  • To accurately record all stock discrepancies
  • To report daily to the Warehouse Manager all stock adjustments with explanations
  • To ensure all stock returned from drivers is accurately recorded and put back to stock in the correct locations
  • To ensure all damaged goods are recorded accurately and managed in such a way as to mitigate loss, either through repackaging, allocating to staff sales or prepared for “jobbing”
  • To complete the three month report in full and carry out any routine date checks.

 

The successful candidate must have:

  • Stock Control experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Stock Integrity experience.

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 – Nightshift

Job Type

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

Location(s)

Ilkeston, DE7

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of Warehouse Operative is an extremely varied and vital role to the warehouse. From picking customer orders in the fridge/freezer 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.

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

Contract Support Assistant (20 Hours Per Week)

Job Type

Contract Support Assistant (20 Hours Per Week)

Location(s)

Staverton

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The role of the contract support assistant is to be a key member of the ‘win team’ responsible for processing all tenders above £200k. Working closely with both Commercial and Sales teams to facilitate the tender process. Additionally to help drive income for major customer accounts, whilst offering a support function to the commercial team.

Some of the responsibilities for this role would be;

• Facilitation of tender process
• Supplier cost increase analysis
• Reporting for Commercial and Sales team
• National Account Price Review process
• Customer & Product analysis
• Close liaison with trading team regarding product sourcing
• Ongoing analysis and working with Sales team to Generate supplier supported pricing

The ideal candidate must have good commercial awareness, strong interpersonal/relationship building skills, able to communicate at all levels. Highly self-motivated to achieve agreed goals, able to work efficiently and independently within time constraints. Strong computer skills – Excel knowledge essential Good ‘product’ knowledge, ideally gained from within one of the ‘out of home’ channels. Understanding of foodservice marketplace.

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

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Creed’s in-house butchery provides us with fully traceable, quality beef and pork meat; I can even request a particular cut if I’m looking to experiment with a new idea. Knowing the provenance of the meat we use is really important.

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Catering Manager
Hester’s Way Primary School, Cheltenham

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