Jobs


We'd love to hear from you.

Even if our current vacancies aren’t right for you, we’re always interested in hearing from you.

Please send your CV to:
vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

We are not a sponsoring employer.
We will hold all CVs for six months.

We like to handle our own recruitment, so no agencies please.

Our team are central to everything we do.  Their passion and relentless pursuit of quality are how and why we produce award-winning artisan products.  We’re an eclectic bunch who love to innovate.  If like us, you believe food that tastes great makes life feel better then we’d love to hear from you.
 

Full-Time Vacancies


Despatch Controller

Full Time, Permanent Position (37.5 hrs p/w)
Immediate Start​

Closing date for applications : 12pm Fri 23rd Oct 2020

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited wishes to recruit an innovative, methodical individual to this vacancy in our despatch department.
This is a great opportunity for an individual who is a quick learner, methodical with a flexible and adaptable approach to work and who can remain calm under pressure to join our Logistics team.  

The successful candidate will possess a good standard of numeracy, literacy and be IT competent (MS Office) with effective written and oral communication skills as you will have responsibility for drawing off, checking and processing orders on the Company systems.  You will have a strong and unwavering focus on both Customer Service and Health & Safety.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure all picked orders are accurately processed and verified onto the system.
  • Manage all MTO order requirements.
  • Notify and work with relevant departments to address any issues or concerns identified during the despatch process.
  • Communicate and liaise with courier and haulage providers.
  • Ensure all orders are documented and loaded onto our delivery providers safely and accurately.
  • Create, maintain and update components on Sage 200, for missing overall weights on orders.
  • Pick customer orders as per company procedure.
  • Ensure accurate stock checks/counts are carried out.
  • Manage control measures through the use of daily, weekly and monthly company QA documents.
  • Assist and provide cover for the Goods In Controller’s role as and when required.
  • Support and deputise for the Logistics Manager.

The Despatch Controller will be required to carry out any reasonable request from the Management team which may not form a part of the duties above.

Previous warehouse/despatch experience is essential, ideally having completed Warehousing Level 2 as a minimum; however a valid forklift licence would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided for this.

For a full job description and person specification and/or to request an internal application form, please contact Gary Madge via email at:
gary.m@thebaytree.co.uk

 
Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Technical & Food Safety Co-Ordinator 

Full Time, Permanent Position (37.5 hrs p/w)
Immediate Start​

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited wishes to recruit an innovative, methodical individual to this vacancy in our technical department. 
Reporting to the Technical Manager you will be ensuring the company complies with its Food Safety, HACCP & Quality Systems so that all products and process exceed company standards, and legal and regulatory compliance. 
 
Main Responsibilities will include:
  • Technical support to the company’s Production & NPD departments during production trials and subsequent process validations
  • Completion of Internal, GMP & Hygiene audits to an agreed schedule
  • Oversee the company’s positive release procedure, ensuring all manufactured produce meet the required quality & legislative standards
  • Raise non-conformances, undertake investigation of root causes and follow up on agreed actions
  • Manage investigations into any customer complaint and product issues
  • Maintenance of various components of the companies QMS to ensure adherence to the company’s accreditation, including SOP’s and the company’s document control system
The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language with an accurate eye for detail and strong problem solving and analytical skills.
An internal audit and HACCP Level 3 qualification as well as experience of BRC accreditation would be desirable but not essential.
 
This position would suit either someone currently in a similar role to broaden their experience or someone currently in a Quality Role wishing to take the next step in their career. This position will be paying £18,000 - £24,000 depending on experience.
 
No agencies.
 
For a full job description and person specification and/or to request an application form, please contact Martin Booth via email at:
 
Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Production Operatives

Full Time, Permanent Positions available.
Shift pattern Mon-Thurs (Total 37.5 hrs p/w).
Immediate Starts Available

We are looking to recruit hardworking and quality focused individuals to join and strengthen our highly successful production team.

Based within our Production and Packing Departments, you will be developed to become a multi-skilled operator, working as part of our team manufacturing Award Winning Preserves and Condiments.

Ideally, candidates should have previous experience working within a food production environment or similar.

Basic Food Hygiene certificate or equivalent would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided.

Please email Darren McCabe (Production & Projects Manager) to request an application form and a job description at:

darren.m@thebaytree.co.uk
 


Purchasing Coordinator

Full Time, Permanent Position (37.5 hrs p/w)
Immediate Start​

We are looking to recruit a highly organised, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to support the Supply Chain processes by working alongside Planning, Purchasing & Finance colleagues to ensure efficient procurement of raw materials, packaging and 3rd party bought in products.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is a quick learner and has a flexible and adaptable approach to work, who can remain calm under pressure to join our team. 

The successful candidate will have:

Experience of procurement and/or production planning in the food manufacturing industry
A great standard of numeracy, literacy and negotiating skills
Previous experience of ERP/MRP systems, preferably on Sage
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially MS Excel
Financial awareness and analytical skills
 

Main duties will include:

Ensure Purchase Orders are raised correctly first time, using the approved supplier database and by pricing agreements in place.
Liaise with the Planning Controller to monitor stock levels of raw materials and packing materials to ensure correct amounts are purchased and available 24 hours prior to being required on the production plan.
Ensure all suppliers who fail to deliver materials or 3rd party products on specified delivery dates, are chased until resolved.
Track and monitor Supplier performance to include maintenance of all approved supplier records & documentation.
Manage and maintain the company’s raw materials records to ensure integrity and accuracy.
Implement improvement processes to reduce inventory, minimise cost and maximise working capital.
Work closely with the Purchase Ledger Administrator to resolve any anomalies via investigations.
Work effectively and efficiently with cross-functional teams, including those from NPD, Technical, Operations, Warehouse, Sales and Production.
 

Please email Vimal Bhagwanji (Director of Operations) to request an application form and a job description at:

vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

 


 

Part-time Vacancies

No current part-time vacancies, however, feel free to send your CV to vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk stating preferred/suitable hours.