National Sales Account Manager


    We have an immediate opening for an exciting opportunity in our Commercial team. Prima Cheese Ltd are now looking for a National Sales Account Manager who will support the Commercial Director in the growth of the customer care department.

    Reporting to the Commercial Director you will be responsible for the following:

    • Generating and Prospecting for new business, this position will cover the whole of England, Wales and Scotland.
    • Using your existing network of industry contacts to generate new business
    • Attending client meetings and delivering sales presentations
    • Achieving sales targets
    • Maintaining and expanding relationships with existing clients
    • Developing strong working business relationships and understanding businesses to increase sales
    • Admin work where required

    Person Specification

    The right candidate will have the following experience/attributes:

    • Experience in sales within the food industry is essential
    • FMCG Food Sales Experience required preferably in the B2B market
    • Be able to commute to visit clients in the North of England, South of England, Midlands, Wales and Scotland
    • Must demonstrate a motivated and enthusiastic attitude to generate new business
    • Have an outgoing personality
    • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism at all times
    • Have excellent communication skills
    • Have ability to manage own diary and account base
    • Great closing skills
    • Proven track record of success
    • Full clean driving license
    • Be hard working and driven
    • Proven at Maintaining customer relationships

    Salary

    This role offer a competitive salary which is negotiable on experience as well as the following:

    • Company Car Allowance
    • Company Laptop
    • Company Mobile Phone

    Benefits:

    • No weekend or evening working
    • Free dedicated onsite parking space and electric car charging points ·
    • Our own onsite pizza testing kitchen
    • Long service holiday scheme ·
    • State of the art technologies and facilities
    • Stylish and comfortable working environments and landscaped gardens
    • Cycle to work scheme

    The candidate will be based at Prima House in our main office but will be required to visit customers as and when is required.

    To apply please send your CV to recruitment@primacheese.com

    Production Line Technician


      We have an immediate opening for an exciting opportunity in our Production Department. Prima Cheese are now looking for a Line Technician who will support the Production team in the running of the Production day to day processes.

      Prima Cheese offers strong growth opportunities for a highly motivated candidate within a growing company and industry. The successful candidate will learn receive full training and gain knowledge as they work.

      Reporting to the Deputy Production Manager, duties include but are not limited to:

      • Planning and organising orders for production line
      • Maintaining quality control standards at all times
      • Overseeing running of line and good manufacturing practices (GMP)
      • Reducing waste where ever possible
      • Recording any maintenance jobs using CMSS system
      • Monitoring of operatives working on the line
      • Leading by example at all times
      • Understanding run rates and all KPI’s the business has set
      • Overseeing production on your line
      • Walking the line ensuring all processes are being followed
      • Work closely with your team to ensure that each of them is clear with the goals and their responsibilities
      • Maintain a high level of quality throughout the process keeping in line with all hygiene standards as well as meeting all HSE regulations
      • Liaise with the maintenance team to keep a minimum down time on machinery and inform them of all urgent engineering matters
      • Manage your new staff, guide and support them (make them feel welcome)
      • Find innovative ways to improve production methods and reduce waste and cost levels

      Preferred but not essential, 5 years of food manufacturing experience

      Preferred but not essential Food Safety Level 2 or above

      Key Skills

      • Confidence
      • Technical skills
      • Organisation
      • Interpersonal skills
      • Problem solving skills
      • IT skills and planning skills
      • Communication skills
      • Team working skills

      Benefits:

      • No weekend working
      • Free dedicated onsite parking space and electric car charging points
      • Our own onsite pizza testing kitchen
      • Long service holiday scheme
      • State of the art technologies and facilities
      • Stylish and comfortable working environments and landscaped gardens
      • Lots of progression opportunities
      • Cycle to work scheme

      Working Hours – 40 hours per week (paid breaks are included)

      Shift pattern is a two week rolling shift pattern of:

      Week 1

      Monday: 05:00 – 14:00

      Tuesday: 06:00 – 14:00

      Wednesday: 06:00 – 14:00

      Thursday: 06:00 – 14:00

      Friday: 06:00 – 14:00

      Week 2

      Monday: 14:00 – 22:00

      Tuesday: 14:00 – 22:00

      Wednesday: 14:00 – 22:00

      Thursday: 14:00 – 22:00

      Friday: 14:00 – 21:00

      Salary:

      £22,880.00 – £23,500.00 per year

      To apply please send your CV to recruitment@primacheese.com

      Customer Care Coordinator


        We have an immediate opening for an exciting opportunity in our Customer Care department. Prima Cheese are now looking for a Customer Care Coordinator who will support the Customer Care Supervisor in the Customer Care department.

        Prima Cheese offers strong growth opportunities for a highly motivated candidate within a growing company and industry.

        Reporting to the Customer Care Supervisor you will be responsible for the following:

        • Liaise with customers daily to confirm requirements and ensure 100% customer satisfaction and processing of orders.
        • Maintain relationships with customers by providing support, information and guidance.
        • Take complaints from any customers and report them accordingly.
        • Liaise with the Transport department to ensure the prompt delivery of goods and to keep customers up to date with delivery schedules.
        • Liaise with Sales Account Managers
        • Liaise with the Operations team to communicate stock demand.
        • Support the other Customer Care Coordinators in their day-to-day tasks and advise where necessary.

        Person Specification

        • Excellent communication skills
        • Ability to manage, prioritise & complete own workload to strict deadlines
        • Team Player
        • Good IT skills
        • Ability to work under pressure
        • Excellent attention to detail
        • Accurate data input skills
        • Open to giving ideas to always be improving our services
        • Ability to problem solve
        • Good telephone manner
        • Previous administration experience desired

        Working Hours

        40 hours per week.

        Monday – Thursday from 08:45 – 17:00 and Friday from 09:00 – 16:00.

        Salary

        £19,760 per year starting wage

        £20,280 per year after successful completion of 13 week probationary period

        £20,800 per year after 26 weeks in role

        Benefits:

        • No weekend or evening working
        • Free dedicated onsite parking space and electric car charging points
        • Our own onsite pizza testing kitchen
        • Long service holiday scheme
        • State of the art technologies and facilities
        • Stylish and comfortable working environments and landscaped gardens
        • Lots of progression opportunities and regular working alongside company directors
        • Cycle to work scheme
        • Chosen Charity of the Year with regular opportunities to fundraise, give back and volunteer
        • Regular team socials and office events

        To apply please send your CV to recruitment@primacheese.com

        Hygiene Operative


          Job Description

          We have an immediate opening for an exciting opportunity in our Hygiene team. Prima Cheese are a BRCGS AA grade accredited factory that pride ourselves on top quality hygiene standards and we are looking for a Night Shift Hygiene Operative.

          Reporting to the Hygiene Coordinator and Hygiene Supervisor, you will be responsible for:

          • Ensuring washing and sanitation of utensils and production tools, wellington boots and shoes: removal of dirty items, wash and sanitise dirty items, replacing racks with clean items.
          • Replenishment of disposable PPEs, soap, hand sanitiser, wipes.
          • Cleaning of changing rooms.
          • Following the cleaning schedule which includes cleaning of high care by sweeping the floors, gantry and steps.
          • Emptying food trays waste.
          • Cleaning the floor using the floor scrubber.
          • Use of chemicals (detergent/sanitiser).
          • Collection of utensils.
          • Cleaning of different environmental areas within the factory.
          • Working as part of a team and being adaptable to change, flexible and willing to cover overtime if required.

          Key Skills

          • Organised
          • Reliable
          • Team Worker
          • Confident
          • Good interpersonal skills

          Working Hours: (41 hours per week)

          Monday:       22:00 – 06:00

          Tuesday:       22:00 – 06:00

          Wednesday: 22:00 – 06:00

          Thursday:     22:00 – 06:00

          Friday:           21:00 – 06:00

          Benefits:

          • No weekend working
          • Free dedicated onsite parking space and electric car charging points
          • Our own onsite pizza testing kitchen
          • Long service holiday scheme
          • State of the art technologies and facilities
          • Lots of progression opportunities
          • Cycle to work scheme

          Salary:

          £10.26 – £11.34 per hour (this is including the N/S allowance)

          *Level 2 Food Hygiene certificate is preferred if you have this, please bring to interview.