Head of Manufacturing
Senior Food Service Development Manager
Head of Research & Development
International Business Development Manager – Food

 

Head of Manufacturing

Meatless Farm are a British company, based in Leeds and established in 2016.

Have a look at www.meatlessfarm.com to find out all about us.

Given the rapid growth and continued success of Meatless Farm both in the UK and internationally we have an exciting new role available for a Head of Manufacturing. This role will be based predominantly at our newly appointed Leeds city centre offices and will also involve some travel as business dictates.

Our culture here at the Meatless Farm is open, friendly and focussed and our people have a natural passion and energy for all they are involved in.

This role will report direct to the Managing Director.

The Role/ Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the supply chain and logistics for the business through effective people management and the implementation of robust processes and systems
  • Work closely with co-manufacturers based in the UK and internationally including negotiation of contracts with existing and new suppliers.
  • Responsible for the implementation of international standards and practices ensuring compliance throughout the supply chain.
  • Ensure all relevant compliance and legislative requirements throughout the supply chain are met
  • Build effective partnerships with our logistic providers to deliver first class operation both in the UK and Internationally
  • Responsible for driving cost reduction without compromising any aspect of quality
  • Production of daily / weekly/ monthly reports
  • Lead, develop and directly manage a small team

Required Skills/ Person Profile:

  • Experienced in FMCG food- preferably fresh / frozen
  • Degree level + education with a minimum of 10 years relevant industry experience (international experience will be a distinct advantage)
  • Breadth of experience in multiple supply chain functions including supply planning, logistics and co-manufacture management.
  • Competent and confident in using Microsoft Office suite combined with first rate communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Professional and polished presentation skills
  • Confident decision-making skills with an analytical approach to business challenges and creative in identifying solutions
  • People management skills to enhance and drive your team to succeed and reach their own potential
  • Positive attitude, flexible to work on a variety of tasks as the business demands
  • Occasional travel- UK and overseas
  • Team player whilst encouraging cross functional collaboration

As we are a relatively new business applicants will need to be currently operating within a similar role for their application to be considered.

To Apply: Email recruitment@meatlessfarm.com

Website: www.meatlessfarm.com

 

Senior Food Service Development Manager

Meatless Farm are a British company, based in Leeds centre and established in 2016.

We have developed an amazing plant-based mince and burger patty loaded with taste and texture with a mission to help people reduce their meat consumption and make swapping easy. Have a look at www.meatlessfarm.com to find out more about us.

Due to business and team expansion we have an exciting new role available for a Senior BDM selling into the Food Service Sector with focus on the UK market. This role will be based predominantly at our Leeds offices, however, will involve extensive UK travel as business dictates.

Our culture here at the Meatless Farm is open, friendly and focussed. Our people have a natural passion and energy for all they are involved in and are looking for this role to compliment the team.

The Role:

  • New business development- This is a B2B Sales role
  • Develop food service customers in target geographical areas and build effective relationships across all levels
  • Appoint and work with local distributors to ensure right first time on customer service
  • Alongside food service, the successful candidate will also need to develop casual dining and quick service restaurants sectors
  • Oversee and manage the full supply chain on new accounts
  • Research existing competitor markets and remain ahead of breakthrough innovations within the sector

This post will report direct to the Head of Sales.

The Person:

Applicants will need to be currently operating within the food service sector in a business development /sales-based role for their application to be considered.

You will need to be able to work independently as well as effectively communicate with both internal and external customers. Please note that this role requires candidates to have commercial experience in selling into food service clients and managing the accounts.

Applicants will need to meet the following:

  • Direct and current experience in a customer focussed food business development sales role.
  • Able to challenge the norm, embrace the possibilities and make informed decisions
  • Degree qualified (Business related) will be a distinct advantage
  • Experienced in leading and delivering projects- on time and in budget
  • People management skills including; effective leadership and first-rate communication skills
  • Effective relationship building with external partners including suppliers and distributors
  • Disciplined approach to project planning and stage-gate management
  • Fully IT literate, adaptable and highly organised/structured
  • Target driven, entrepreneurial and highly motivated

To Apply: Email recruitment@meatlessfarm.com

Website: www.meatlessfarm.com

Head of Research & Development

Meatless Farm are a British company, based in Leeds and established in 2016.

Have a look at www.meatlessfarm.com to find out all about us.

Given the rapid growth and continued success of Meatless Farm both in the UK and internationally we have an exciting new role available for a Head of R & D. This role will be based predominantly at our newly appointed Leeds city centre offices and will also involve some travel as business dictates.

Our culture here at the Meatless Farm is open, friendly and focussed and our people have a natural passion and energy for all they are involved in.

The Role/ Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading from the front the successful candidate will be heading up a busy and demanding division within Meatless Farm.
  • Create exciting new products and confidently support presentations to new and existing customers whilst working closely with the Commercial and Technical teams
  • Overseeing our laboratory-based colleagues to give nutritional / sensory advice for new developments and range extensions.
  • Responsible for supporting all aspects of the R&D Process including packaging and raw materials.
  • Understand our factory processes to produce bulk products following successful development projects
  • Ensure our R & D stays ahead of Vegan / Vegetarian / Flexitarian trends and offer product advice / guidance when needed
  • Understand all aspects of our products, ingredients, processes to become an ambassador for the Brand

Required Skills/ Person Profile:

  • Experienced in FMCG food- fresh / frozen exposure essential
  • Plant based protein knowledge and R & D exposure in this area will be a distinct advantage given the nature of our products.
  • Familiar with working and managing a food development laboratory
  • Degree level + education with a minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience
  • Highly creative and able to push boundaries to enable the development of new and exciting offerings to the existing range and new categories.
  • Competent and confident in using Microsoft Office suite combined with first rate communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Professional and polished presentation skills
  • Excellent decision-making skills with an analytical approach to business challenges and creative in identifying solutions
  • People management skills to enhance and drive your team to succeed and reach their own potential
  • Positive attitude, flexible to work on a variety of tasks as the business demands
  • Occasional travel where required to trade events and shows.
  • Confident and credible leader whilst encouraging cross functional collaboration

As we are a relatively new business applicants will need to be currently operating within a similar role within the food industry for their application to be considered.

To Apply: Email recruitment@meatlessfarm.com

Website: www.meatlessfarm.com

 

International Business Development Manager – Food

As our international presence is rapidly increasing and we continue our superb growth overseas we are looking to recruit an additional International Business Development Manager to focus on the Middle East, Scandinavian and North African markets. This role will be based at our Leeds offices, however, will involve extensive travel as new business dictates.

Our culture here at the Meatless Farm is open, friendly and focussed. Our people have a natural passion and energy for all they are involved in and are looking for this role to compliment the team.

The Role:

  • This is a sales role; New Business Development into food retailers
  • You will be responsible for retail customers in target geographical areas and be required to build effective relationships across all levels
  • Appoint and work with local distributors with head office support to ensure right first time on customer service
  • Alongside retail, the successful candidate will need to develop food service, casual dining and quick service restaurants sectors
  • Oversee and manage the full supply chain working closely with the head of manufacturing and senior management.
  • Research existing competitor markets and remain ahead of breakthrough innovations within the sector
  • Marketing and promotion of the Meatless Farm brand
  • Liaison with local government agencies ensuring import criteria is achieved

This post will report direct to the Head of Sales.

The Person:

Applicants will need to be currently operating as an international salesperson within the food sector and be extremely customer focussed for their application to be considered. You will be able to work independently as well as effectively communicate with colleagues remotely.

Applicants will need to meet the following:

  • Direct and current experience in a customer focussed sales role within FMCG-food
  • Have a proven track record in delivering against targets and securing new international sales
  • Able to challenge the norm, embrace the possibilities and make informed decisions
  • Degree qualified (Business related) will be a distinct advantage
  • Experienced in leading and delivering projects- on time and in budget
  • People management skills including; effective leadership and first-rate communication skills
  • Effective relationship building with external partners including suppliers, retailers and distributors
  • Disciplined approach to project planning and stage-gate management
  • Fully IT literate, adaptable and highly organised/structured

To Apply: Email recruitment@meatlessfarm.com

Website: www.meatlessfarm.com