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.

Product Data Apprenticeship

Job Type

Product Data Apprenticeship - 40 hours per week

Location(s)

Staverton, GL51

Salary

DOE

Closing Date

Job Description

The main purpose of the ‘Product Data Apprentice’ role is to ensure that all product data is up to date and to set up all new products on the system. The ideal candidate will have a good level of IT literacy, specifically excel knowledge and be comfortable with a high volume of data entry, ensuring high levels of accuracy at all times.  Knowledge and experience of the foodservice sector would be advantageous and previous knowledge of systems would be desirable.

Some responsibilities of the role are:

  • Ensure administration of product data is robust circa 6,500
  • Own new product process to include – timely set up of new products including descriptions, warehouse management, buying screen configurations and pricing structure
  • Maintain website product offering and configurations
  • Collate and update product specifications and COSSH sheets
  • Liaise with suppliers on detailed product information such as allergens/origin
  • Complete weekly reporting as required
  • Support internal compliance to meet externally achieved accreditations: audits/Certification/Manuals/Processes e.g. CMi / MHS / Red Tractor / MSC / Organic (Soil Assoc.) / Freedom Foods, etc

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 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.

Benefits: Living Wage Foundation Employer, Life Assurance, Savings Scheme, Training & Development Opportunities, Discounted Staff Purchases, Staff Lottery, Auto-enrolment Pension Scheme, Online Discounts Package and many more.

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

Class 2 Driver – Ilkeston

Job Type

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

Location(s)

Ilkeston, DE7

Salary

DOE

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 visitors.
  • 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 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. Class 2 licence, full CPC hours and digi-card is essential.

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.

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

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

Warehouse Operative x2 – Nights – Ilkeston & High Wycombe

Job Type

Warehouse Operative x2 – Nights – Ilkeston - High Wycombe

Location(s)

Ilkeston and High Wycombe

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 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 visitors 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 business needs. A forklift 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.

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

Need more information?
Speak to a member of our team...

email askcreed@creedfoodservice.co.uk phone 01452 857555 Become a customer

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.

Natalie Percival
Catering Manager
Hester’s Way Primary School, Cheltenham

Industries we work in

Become a Customer

Looking for a fantastic product range, excellent service and a consultative approach to improving your foodservice offer?

Find out more
Creed Foodservice

Become a supplier

We work with hundreds of fantastic suppliers and are always keen to hear from new suppliers with innovative new products for our target markets.

Find out more