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Operations Team Leader (Transport)

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent 
  • Full time/Permanent
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  • kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. Working at our Aylesford site, we currently have an immediate vacancy for an Operations Team Leader within our Transport department.
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  • Whilst having the support of the Distribution Manager you will be working alongside a friendly team. The role will involve working as part of the management team with responsibility for legal compliance, route planning, warehouse duties, tachograph downloads, reduction of infringements, driver debriefs, hygiene, health and safety, vehicle maintenance, and managing drivers’ hours among other duties.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • •  Managing a Transport operation delivering to customers in line with the agreed service level.
  • •  Ensuring all Legal, Health and Safety, EU Driving Regulations and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times, ensuring the safety of self      and others.
  • •  Setting and achieving specific measurable targets for the team.
  • •  To maximize productivity and manage the usage of overtime and agencies to improve costs.
  • •  Performance Management of all drivers within the team to ensure the achievement of operational targets.
  • •  Ensuring all Personnel policies and procedures are followed that enable drivers to be treated fairly and with respect.
  • •  To coach, support and develop the drivers.
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
  • •  Be a National CPC Holder
  • •  Have experience of leading a team
  • •  Have excellent and proven people management skills
  • •  Have good IT skills
  • •  Have excellent organisational and planning skills
  • •  Have experience of managing change through the development of staff
  • •  Be a team player
  • •  Have a sound understanding of legal compliance issues
  • •  Hold a valid HGV Class 2 driving licence
In return you will receive:
  • •  Competitive salary
  • •  Company Pension
  • •  Hospital cash plan scheme
  • •  Benefits scheme
  • •  Life Assurance  
  • •  Car parking

For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk


 Area Sales Manager (South East)

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent 
  • Full time/Permanent
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  • kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England, with a vision to be our customers most trusted and valued business partner. If you have a passion for food and a desire to succeed and believe it’s all about the customer, then kff is the place for you.
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  • We currently have vacancies for Area Sales Managers to join our Independent Sales Team. 
  • The role is to provide cover for existing areas visiting existing customer and generating new business in a defined geographical region.
Duties will include:

•  To exceed both sterling sales target and the company profit margin target.
•  Maximize business for the company through existing customer base using intelligent and efficient call coverage.
•  Generate own new business opportunities with customers matching kff’s target profile.
•  Track daily, weekly and quarterly performance against agreed KPI’s and targets.
•  Make sure all administration is up to date and acted upon.

To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:

•  Preferably minimum 2 years sales experience in Food Sector sales, showing a result’s driven sales career to-date.
•  Competent in demonstrating that they can communicate at all levels both verbally and written.
•  Confident in cold calling as well as customer care and development of existing customers. 
•  Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize.
•  PC Literate and confident in using Microsoft packages especially excel.

In return you will receive: 

• Competitive salary 
• Company Pension 
• Hospital cash plan scheme
• Benefits scheme 
• Full Training Package

For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk


Regional Account Manager (Located Access to London, M3/M4)

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent 
  • Full time/Permanent
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  • kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Regional Account Manager to join our Independent Sales Team.
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  • The Regional Account Manager is responsible for growing the MAT, exceeding sterling and profit targets for kff within a defined geographical area within larger regional accounts and University Sites. Regional Account Managers are expected to be able to create their own opportunities and develop business in both existing and new business sectors. 
Duties will include:
  • • To exceed both sterling sales target and the company profit margin target.
  • • Maximize business for the company through existing customer base using intelligent and efficient call coverage.
  • • Generate own new business opportunities with customers matching kff’s target profile.
  • • Track daily, weekly and quarterly performance against agreed KPI’s and targets.
  • • Make sure all administration is up to date and acted upon.
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  • To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
  • • Preferably minimum 3 years sales experience in Food Sector sales, showing a result’s driven sales career to-date.
  • • Has passion for food and can demonstrate creativity in menu design and understands portioning control, menu planning and financial costing etc.
  • • Demonstrates an understanding of planning and can construct a sales strategy. 
  • • Is competent at demonstrating gross profit analysis and rebate structures.
  • • Experience of working with multiple outlet accounts and head office controlled establishments.
  • • Confident in cold calling as well as customer care and development of existing customers. 
  • • PC Literate and confident in using Microsoft packages especially excel.
In return you will receive: 
  • • Competitive salary 
  • • Company Pension 
  • • Hospital cash plan scheme
  • • Benefits scheme 
  • • Life Assurance  
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  • For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk
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  • Production Operative (Food manufacturing)

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent
  • Full time/Permanent
  • £neg
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. Working at our Purple Pineapple production site in Aylesford, where we produce fillings from locally sourced products, we currently have an immediate vacancy for a Production Operative. You will be working alongside a friendly team, supplying caterers and customers with superior handmade fillings that stand out from the competition.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
 Preparation of various fillings for use in Sandwiches, Wraps, Flatbreads, Bagels, Jacket Potatoes, Panini’s etc.
 Receipt of ingredients: Visual check of packaging, temperature checks, details of BBE code, confirmation of goods received against order.
 Receipt and Storage of ingredients packaging.
 Confirmation of goods received against order, unloading and storage. Monitoring of storage temperatures and correct stock rotation
 Freezing / thawing ingredients.
 Transferring raw materials and packaging into manufacturing area.
 Decanting ingredients.
 Mixing fillings following good manufacturing practice. Specific recipes followed.
 Mixing by hand, Fillings weighed into containers lidded and labelled by hand.
 Record keeping
 Full end of day clean.
 Documented procedures and records.
 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
 Have good numeracy and literacy skills
Previous experience in similar role preferable
 Training in food safety preferable
 Be a good team player
 
In return you will receive:
 Competitive salary
 Company Pension
 Hospital cash plan scheme
 Benefits scheme
 Life Assurance
 Car parking
 
For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk

3.5t & 7.5t Drivers

  1. Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  2. Witney, Oxfordshire
  3. Full time/Permanent
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. We currently have immediate vacancies for 3.5t & 7.5t drivers to join our friendly transport team in Witney, Oxfordshire. The Company is committed to progressing and upskilling its employees, so if a candidate is interested in training to HGV level then this could be an ideal opportunity to further their career.
 
Duties will include:
Complete all deliveries to customers within the given timescales.
Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow the correct defect reporting procedures.
To complete documentation accurately and clearly.
Operate the vehicle in a safe and economical manner at all times ensuring that it is maintained in a clean and tidy state.
Effectively communicate problems and delays to all relevant parties.
Safely loading and unloading whilst complying with the correct procedure for given location.
Maintain a full knowledge of the Highway Code, Working Time Directive, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and vehicle operations.
To ensure all Legal Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety Guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others.
To work within other areas /departments within the company as requested by Management from time to time.
To keep up to date with company news and instructions by reading notices and memos.
To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required.
To maintain a positive and caring attitude towards customers whilst delivering to their premises.
 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
Cat B (3.5t) or Cat C1 (7.5t) Driving Licence.
Good customer facing skills / polite and friendly manner
 
In return you will receive:
Competitive salary
Company Pension
Hospital cash plan scheme
•  Benefits scheme
Life Assurance
Car parking
 
For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk

 

Telephone Sales / Order Processing Representative

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent
  • Full time/Permanent
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Telephone Sales / Order Processing Representative to join our friendly team in Aylesford, Kent.
 
This role is to provide excellent Customer Service to all incoming and outgoing telephone calls to kff customers.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
Manage a territory of existing customers, alongside the external representative.
Work through a call list of customers within a timely and orderly manner
Process orders accurately
Complete pricing forms for new products
Promote monthly promotions
 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
Good verbal communication skills on all levels 
Customer service skills 
Ability to sell
Accurate and efficient IT skills 
Be a team player 
 
In return you will receive: 
Competitive salary 
Company Pension 
Hospital cash plan scheme
Benefits scheme 
Life Assurance  
Car parking
 
For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk

Coldstore Operative 

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent
  • Full time/Permanent
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Coldstore Operative to join our friendly team in Aylesford, Kent.
 
Duties will include:
Picking orders (manually)
Stock checking and rotation 
Manually replenishing pick faces 
Operating machinery to deposit and withdraw stock pallets
Cleaning   
 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must:
Have good numeracy and literacy skills
Good understanding of Health and Safety Practices and Procedures 
Reach truck licence essential  
Be a good problem solver
Excellent attention to detail
Display flexibility 
 
In return you will receive: 
Competitive salary 
Company Pension 
Hospital cash plan scheme
Benefits scheme 
Life Assurance  
Car parking
 
For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk

HGV Driver (Class 2)

  • Kent Frozen Foods Ltd
  • Aylesford, Kent
  • Full time/Permanent
kff is a leading foodservice supplier committed to delivering quality food products direct to the caterer, operating throughout London, Oxfordshire and the South of England. We currently have an immediate vacancy for a HGV Driver (Class 2) to join our friendly transport team in Aylesford, Kent.
 
Duties will include:
Complete all deliveries to customers within the given timescales. 
Complete all daily vehicle checks and follow the correct defect reporting procedures. 
To complete documentation accurately and clearly. 
Operate the vehicle in a safe and economical manner at all times ensuring that it is maintained in a clean and tidy state. 
Effectively communicate problems and delays to all relevant parties. 
Safely loading and unloading whilst complying with the correct procedure for given location. 
Maintain a full knowledge of the Highway code, Working Time Directive, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and vehicle operations. 
To ensure all Legal Health and Safety legislation and Operational procedures are adhered to at all times and to work within Health and Safety Guidelines at all times ensuring the safety of self and others. 
To ensure all Personnel procedures are adhered to and completed as required. 
To maintain a positive and caring attitude towards customers whilst delivering to their premises. 
 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
LGV 2 C Driving Licence and Drivers’ Certificate of Professional Competence. 
Good customer facing skills / polite and friendly manner. 
Valid CPC Qualification card 
 
In return you will receive: 
Competitive salary 
Company Pension 
Hospital cash plan scheme
Benefits scheme 
Life Assurance  
Car parking
 
For more information or to apply please email us at jobs@kff.co.uk