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
 


Quality Assurance Controller 

37.5 hours per week

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited is recruiting a self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our team.

Main Purpose of the Job

Maintenance of components of the company’s positive release system to ensure that all products released meet all quality, food safety and legal compliance set either by the company or external bodies. Assistance in production & North Road warehouse of the Technical Function to ensure continued compliance throughout the factory to procedures and activities to ensure continued compliance and company improvements & incoming materials. This is mainly a factory based role.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Assist in the organisation, lead and minute quality meetings to challenge and drive standards and attainment to KPI.
  • To assist in the completion of hygiene and GMP audits (as required to schedule), raise non-conformances and follow up on agreed actions.
  • To maintain the associated systems for audit production documentation, raising non-conformances and following up on agreed actions until a satisfactory conclusion.
  • To maintain the positive release procedure ensuring all manufactured products meet the required quality standards.
  • Assist in the collation, production and presentation of weekly and monthly quality performance and analysis reports to management meetings.
  • To ensure due diligence assessments and validations are undertaken on first production runs and product launches.
  • To raise non-conformances, undertake investigation of root causes, and follow up on agreed actions.
  • Collate and enter production data as required to ensure data is available for monthly KPI & technical reports.
  • Ensure all equipment used throughout the factory is controlled, monitored and suitable for use, including validation schedules are followed.
  • Maintenance of the shelf life & quality assessment samples library.
  • To assist investigations of quality related customer complaints where required, prepare technical reports detailing agreed corrective actions.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the post including providing support to the rest of the technical team.
  • Ensure all company policies, procedures & SOPs are adhered by all employees.
  • Check incoming materials at both East Way & North Road.

It is essential that the post holder:

  • Be proficient in the use of – Microsoft IT packages. 
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Has knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety issues particularly with regard to the food industry.
  • Has effective and positive communication skills including strong lone working and team work skills.
  • Be able to maintain high concentration skills.
  • Be self motivated, reliable and enthusiastic to learn.

It is desirable that the post holder:

  • Has experience of working within a similar food manufacturing environment with experience of BRC accreditation.
  • Has a recognised administrative and/or technical/quality assurance qualification.
  • Has a minimum of 1 year working in a quality assurance co-ordinating role.

No agencies.

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

vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Van Driver & Goods In Operator

37.5 hours per week – Monday to Thursday
(Role may switch to Mon to Fri, depending on seasonal needs)

£8.91 per hour.

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited is recruiting a self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our team.

Main Purpose of the Job

Work with all relevant departments, to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Van role to benefit and support the efficient operation of the Production site.

This will include the safe and accurate transfer of Raw Materials & Packaging between sites as required, and collections from 3rd party locations in accordance with the Company/Production needs.

To Include the safe and accurate transfer of Finished Goods to the North Road Goods-In area.

To check Frozen and Fresh Goods received against delivery notes.

To input the delivery notes onto company sage system, generating and applying rotation numbers compliant with company procedures.

To assist and support Prep Team in correct storage and issuing of Frozen and Fresh goods.

To assist Prep Team in preparing recipes when no van transfer is required.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Ensure all stock is stored, handled and transported securely and in line with Company procedures and health and safety guidelines between sites and other outlets as directed.
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of items onto the van ensuring they are stacked/secured properly.
  •  Ensure standard safety/maintenance checks are made each day to the delivery vehicle and report all faults.
  •  Ensure that the delivery vehicle is kept clean and tidy, inside and out at all times and perform general and preventative maintenance on the vehicle as necessary.
  •  Ensure that all necessary paperwork is complete and up to date in line with the Company’s Goods In procedures, Stock Transfer Procedures, and Fresh/Frozen order/delivery requirements.
  •  Ensure Finished Goods are transferred from East Way to North Road in safe and secure manner, unloading into NR Goods In area as required by NR Goods In team.
  •  Ensure all Packaging, and ingredients are transferred from North Road to East Way in a safe and secure manner, loading and unloading into/from correct storage areas.
  • To enter the Frozen and Fresh delivery notes onto the company sage system promptly and accurately, and to generate and apply the appropriate Rotation labels to all goods.
  • To assist in storage of Frozen and Fresh Goods to appropriate storage area once booked in.
  • Notify the relevant departments of any shortages on delivery note promptly.
  • Notify the relevant departments of any damaged goods received on delivery, and transfer to quarantine on sage, and transfer to agreed storage area.
  • Assist East Way production team in the efficient transfer of goods between sites, and the efficient collection of goods from 3rd party suppliers (such as Wild Water frozen storage).
  • Assist Prep team in storage and issuing of Frozen and Fresh ingredients.
  • Ensure all stock movements are accurately recorded as required on MI’s, stock requests etc.
  • Assist Prep team in Factory Hygiene.
  • Assist with regular and spot checks and stock takes as and when required.
  • Ensure adherence to site Health and Safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensure all Company safety and quality systems are followed and all relevant legislation complied with, raising any concerns or suggestions and reporting any incidents and/or accidents to your line manager or supervisor.
  • Support and assist newly appointed or less experienced colleagues by providing training and guidance as appropriate.
  • Deputise and provide cover for absent colleagues as required, and regularly refresh on processes to ensure this can be achieved effectively.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the post.

It is essential that the post holder:

  • Holds a current, valid UK driving licence
  • Is qualified and competent to operate a Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck
  • Has Good Time Management
  • Plans ahead, well organised and good decision making – as well as attention to detail.
  • Is PC literate with reasonable administration skills
  • Possesses good numeracy and written and oral communication (in the English language) skills
  • Understands and is committed to safe working practices within a Production/Prep, and Warehouse environment
  • Has Good communication skills between departments, company sites, and suppliers
  • Has proven ability to work successfully alone and within a team
  • Is flexible, adaptable and remains calm/has good stress tolerance when working under pressure
  • Has knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety issues with regard to the food industry

No agencies.

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

vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Handyman & Cleaner

37.5 hours per week
Mon to Fri - 7:30am to 5:00pm with 2 x 30 min unpaid breaks

£9.11 per hour.

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited is recruiting a self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our team.

Main Purpose of the Job

You will work with warehouse colleagues to ensure an efficient, safe warehouse and maintain accurate handling of stock to deliver a high quality service to all of our customers.

Deputise and cover the duties for the Goods In Controller and the Despatch Controller when absences occur through holidays and/or through illness.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Basic handyman tasks to include odd jobs and maintenance duties e.g. gardening, painting etc and other site maintenance.
  • Inform line manager if there is a delay in meeting any deadline or mending something that may cause a hazard, so that the appropriate measures can be taken to protect staff.
  • Ensure that all work being undertaken is done causing as little disruption as possible to staff. • Liaise with the line manager in order to appropriately prioritise work that is urgent and act accordingly.
  • Check the maintenance schedule on a regular basis to ensure any urgent jobs are completed in good time.
  • Keep the Yard clean by staying on top of bailing all used packaging materials.
  • General cleaning tasks, such as cleaning offices, corridors, toilets, emptying bins, sweeping and general tidiness.
  • You will be responsible for cleaning a number of areas across site using a variety of cleaning materials and equipment as well as reporting any cleaning appliance faults to your line manager.
  • To have a calm manner and able to work under pressure.
  • Able to make sound decisions when needed.
  • Sound understanding and experience of meeting health and safety obligations regarding maintenance activities.
  • Any other task as directed by the site management team.

The successful candidate will be an experienced ‘all round’ handy person and will have their own tools.
PPE will be provided for the role.

No agencies.

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

vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Warehouse Operative.
**Must hold a current counter-balance forklift licence.

 

37.5 hours per week
Mon to Fri - 8am to 4:30pm with 2 x 30 min unpaid breaks

£9.06 per hour.

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited is recruiting a self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our warehouse team.

Main Purpose of the Job

You will work with warehouse colleagues to ensure an efficient, safe warehouse and maintain accurate handling of stock to deliver a high quality service to all of our customers.

Deputise and cover the duties for the Goods In Controller and the Despatch Controller when absences occur through holidays and/or through illness.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Pick customers’ orders, generated on a daily basis in line with company practices and procedures.
  • Ensure all orders are picked accurately to maintain stock accuracy.
  • To manage all order requirements, in a timely manner.
  • Assist with cycle counting requirements.
  • Undertake forklift duties as required, ensuring that the daily safety checks are conducted in line with company guidelines.
  • Pick and pack all orders as per special instructions and ready for transportation.
  • Ensure all of our orders are inputted on our delivery service provider’s portals correctly.
  • Create, maintain and update components on Sage, for missing overall weights on orders.
  • Assist in other site operations, as and when required.
  • Ensure accurate stock checks / counts are carried out, when investigating blue and pink lines or any other stock count request.
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments.
  • Ensure adherence to site Health & Safety procedures and policies.
  • Maintain and promote good housekeeping standards that comply with Company and legislative standards at all times.
  • Provide a professional, courteous and efficient service to all colleagues and visitors.
  • Create a good impression of The Bay Tree at all times and adhere to company rules and standards, including when working or travelling off site.
  • Cover absence for the Goods In Controller and the Despatch Controller.
  • Support and assist newly appointed or less experienced colleagues by providing training and guidance as appropriate.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the role / business, which is deemed as a reasonable request.
     

No agencies.

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

vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Production Operatives.

Full Time, Permanent Positions
Mon-Thurs (37.5 hrs p/w)
Immediate Starts Available

£8.91 per hour (age 18+).

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

Based within our Preparation and Production 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

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Sales Development Executive (office based)

Full Time.
37.5 hours per week.
Immediate start.

Salary £17,500

The award-winning Bay Tree Food Company is looking for a full time Sales Development Executive to join our sales office in Ivybridge. You would represent our premium brand and partner brands to existing, new and potential customers, working towards the team sales target.

You must have an excellent telephone manner and be able to work effectively both individually as well as within a team and love a challenge.

Working closely with our Customer Service team is essential as cover would be required during holidays and sickness.

Ideally, you will have experience of sales and building relationships via the telephone, plus a working knowledge of Sage 200 and Sage CRM (although training can be provided).

A full driving licence is necessary, a genuine interest in food would be helpful and a sense of humour essential!

    Please contact Janet Phillips on 07967 808179 or 01963 828020 to request an application form.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


Temporary Contract.
Label Room Operatives required.

37.5 hours per week.
Immediate start.

3 to 6 month contracts available.

£8.91 per hour (age 18+).

The award winning Bay Tree Food Co. Limited is recruiting self-motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individuals to join our warehouse/label room team on a flexible temporary basis, during the summer/autumn months.

You will be working alongside colleagues to ensure efficient, safe and accurate handling of stock and to deliver a high quality service to all of our customers.
 
Main duties and responsibilities will be: Labelling stock and making up gift packs.

Current shift pattern as follows:
7:30am-4:30pm (Mon-Thurs) and 7:30am-1:30pm (Fri)

The successful candidates will possess good numeracy and literacy skills and have a strong attention to detail. 

Previous experience would be advantageous, but not essential. 

No agencies.

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

vimal.b@thebaytree.co.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


 

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.