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Join M.J. Baker Foodservice - the West country’s leading independent foodservice wholesaler - an exciting, innovative group of people known as the MJB team.

At our location in Newton Abbot, M.J. Baker Foodservice employs 100 people and enjoys a low staff turnover. Our strength and individuality comes from choosing the right people with a positive attitude to fit into our unique framework. You could be just that person!

Credit Control £19,000+ per annum

The Individual
You should have strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, ability to remain calm under pressure and have an eye for detail. You will need to be numerate, literate and have good computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Accounts/Credit control experience preferable.

Role & Responsibilities
An excellent opportunity to join an established and secure company based on Heathfield Industrial Estate, Newton Abbot. We are currently seeking another member to join our busy credit control team. You will be responsible for -

  • Reconciling and processing customer’s payments
  • Dealing with account queries via telephone and email
  • Sending out sales documentation including statements, invoices and credit notes-
  • Chasing debts by telephone, email and letter as required
  • Investigate, chase and resolve queries with customers and other departments
  • Customer pricing
  • Other credit control and general office duties as and when required 

Hours

  • 37.5 Hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Permanent full-time role
  • 20 days holiday per annum
  • Auto Enrolment to pension scheme
  • References required

How to apply
Please email your CV to Elaine Grant, elaine@mjbakerfoodservice.co.uk

Foodservice Territory Sales Manager Required Location

East Devon Realistic £40k+ OTE, excellent basic salary, company car, laptop and phone

The Reason
Due to a planned expansion of our field sales coverage in the East Devon area, MJ Baker Foodservice are now recruiting a Territory Sales Manager Most importantly we want the right person to join our team who in abundance has the can do, will do approach to help support our customers.
MJ Baker Foodservice are the market leader in the South West with unrivalled success. We provide the very best customer service and range of products to caterers in the South West.

The Role
As the successful candidate you will have the responsibility of managing and developing a portfolio of existing customers, as well as targeting new business within the above territories. Your customer base will be wide and very varied from schools to hotels to care homes, with decision makers ranging from chefs to owners and managers. The role is a great mix of sales and service, account management and new business development.

The Individual
You are likely to be a proven sales individual that can demonstrate an enviable sales track record. You are self motivated, determined and able to build powerful customer relationships. You will be a confident presenter, able to communicate effectively and are highly organised.

The Benefits
The role offers a very attractive basic salary and a very generous commission scheme. In addition, normal benefits in line with a field sales role. If you are looking for an exciting and very rewarding sales career opportunity with a dynamic and very progressive business.

How to apply
In the first instance please contact Giles Thomas via email, gilesthomas@mjbakerfoodservice.co.uk

 

 

General Warehouse Operative (Nights)
Sunday – Thursday 6pm Start
+40 hours per week

Rate of pay up to £11.00 per hour dependant on pick performance

Main Duties and Responsibilities
The role of Warehouse Operative for the MJB team would suit someone who is a positive team player and has a desire to provide an efficient and accurate service to our customers. We operate from a frozen and an ambient depot so a flexible approach is needed as you may be required to work at both sites. A requirement of the role is that you will:

  • Pick customer orders for next day delivery as per company processes, undertake all necessary controls and ensuring temperature disciplines are complied with where applicable. You may be required to lift products up to 25kg.
  • Ensure that all stock is stored, handled and loaded securely in line with company procedures, food hygiene legislation and health and safety guidelines.
  • Work with team colleagues to ensure that the workplace environment is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and complies with company standards at all times.
  • Take reasonable care of both your own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions, ensuring all company safety and quality systems are adhered to, raising concerns and reporting any incidents or suggestions to your line manager.
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time for the smooth running of the business.

Essential Requirements

  • Ability to apply safe working practices
  • Conscientious, reliable with good attendance and timekeeping
  • Honest, trustworthy, able to work unsupervised
  • Flexible and keen to learn and acquire new skills
  • Positive team player

Desirable Requirements

  • Manual handling experience
  • Fork lift driving
  • Previous warehouse experience

Hours

  • 35 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent (Full time)

In return we offer a competitive salary, career stability, pension scheme and 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays). If you match the requirements for this role and are considering your next career move.

Please apply by emailing John Kerry (Transport Manager): transport@mjbakerfoodservice.co.uk

 

 

Customer Sales Executive Realistic
£20k+ OTE, excellent basic salary and commission scheme

The Individual
Are you an outgoing, motivated person who finds it easy talking to and building successful relationships with a wide selection of people? Do you have a positive outlook and are passionate about providing excellent customer service? Are you organised and able to work under pressure? If the answer to these questions is yes and you want to be part of a lively and successful team then this opportunity is for you. Experience of telesales, as well as Outlook, Word and Excel is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided. Most importantly we want the right person to join our team who in abundance has the can do, will do approach to help support our customers.

The Role
As the successful candidate your primary duty will be to capture our customer’s weekly food orders on the telephone from an established ledger of trading accounts. As part of this order capture process you will be required to promote in special offers and enter all information onto our computer system. You will also be responsible for a ledger of customers that you are the sole point of contact for. As part of the team, as well as making outbound calls to your own sales ledger you will be required to receive incoming calls from other customers. This will be to take their orders and /or resolve any queries or questions they may have. In all customer contact, great customer service must be delivered at all times.

The Salary & Hours
A competitive basic salary will be commensurate with experience. In addition there is the opportunity to earn monthly bonuses and incentive payments. If you are looking for an exciting and very rewarding sales career opportunity with a dynamic and very progressive business. Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm

How to apply
Please email your CV to Sharon Joint, sales@mjbakerfoodservice.co.uk

 

 

HGV Class 2 Delivery Driver Annual Salary: £32,000

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The driver for the MJB team would suit someone who possesses a strong customer focus and a desire to provide a professional delivery service. A requirement of the role is that you would:

  • Complete daily walk round checks prior to departure to ensure that your vehicle is legally compliant
  • Drive in a safe and efficient manner and at all times ensure that you adhere to road conditions, speed limits and road signage
  • Deliver to multiple catering establishments across South West England
  • Liaise with the transport team in relation to customer, vehicle or traffic issues
  • Ensure that your vehicle is washed and fuelled upon your return to the depot
  • Accurately complete any delivery documentation
  • Arranging stock uplifts with supplier where necessary

Essential Requirements

  • Hold a valid driving licence (Category C)
  • Hold a Driver CPC qualification and Digital tachograph card
  • Have fewer than 6 penalty points on your licence
  • Possess excellent customer service skills

Desirable Requirements

  • Good Geographical knowledge of the South West
  • Experience of temperature controlled multi drop deliveries

Hours

  • 35 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent (Full time)

Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday, start time between 04:00 and 06:00 dependant on allocated route.
Contract Type: Permanent (Full time)

In return we offer a competitive salary, career stability, pension scheme and 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays). If you match the requirements for this role and are considering your next career move apply using the link provided.

How to apply:

Please apply by emailing John Kerry (Transport Manager): transport@mjbakerfoodservice.co.uk