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Buying & Marketing Administrator

  • 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. We currently have an immediate vacancy for a Buying & Marketing Administrator to join our friendly Marketing team in Aylesford, Kent.

This role will be to provide all round administrative support to the buying and marketing team with initiatives to help grow the business and achieve departmental and Company objectives.

Key responsibilities will include:
  •  Price Increases, setting up new products and delists, price queries.
  •  Product changes, promotions, literature, issuing memos, keeping supplier details up to date.
  •  Create daily, weekly and monthly reports, Ad hoc reports.
  •  Updating bi-monthly promotional schedule, updating promotional schedule, telesales incentives.
  •  Raising invoices, maintaining terms spreadsheet, running monthly reports to track supplier performance.
  •  Conducting category reviews and gap analysis, maintaining buying file, cost comparison, supplier reviews, benchmarking, tender request, assisting with sales presentation days.
  •  Assisting in proof reading
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
  •  Strong numeracy and literacy skills
  •  Prior experience in an administration role
  •  Excellent work ethic Strong PC skills (Excel, Databases)
  •  Excellent organisational skills
  •  Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  •  Good level of commercial awareness
  •  Ability to work towards deadlines
In return you will receive:
  •  Competitive salary
  •  Company Pension
  •  Hospital cash plan scheme
  •  Benefits scheme Life Assurance
  •  Car parking

 

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

  • 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 Regional Account Manager to join our Independent Sales Team.
  • 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.

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  

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


Area Sales Manager (Located M40/M1)

  • 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 Relief Area Sales Manager 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 
 Life Assurance  

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


IT Support – Trainee

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.  We currently have an immediate vacancy for an IT Support Trainee to join our IT department in Aylesford, Kent.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake a Level 3 Infrastructure Technician qualification.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
 To provide support to all staff for hardware, software, audio-visual, printers and telephone equipment.
 To install and configure software applications - setting up and configuring new laptops and desktops.
 Diagnosing and resolving all technical issues.
 To set up, maintain and organise repairs for various computing, audio visual and telephone equipment.
 Escalating IT issues to the IT Manager.
 Administration of all users in accordance with HR requirements. 
 To assist with the purchase, setting up, maintenance and repair of computers, audio-visual equipment, computer-linked equipment and computer-related equipment. 
 To help produce and maintain IT statistics, reports, checklists and other documentation as necessary. 
 To liaise with suppliers and consultants.
 To help maintain appropriate stock levels of computer consumables and accessories.
 To maintain satisfactory standards of safety and security in relation to computer rooms and equipment. 
 To be aware of and abide by the KFF health and safety procedures and associated polices. 
 To undertake any other relevant duties as may reasonably be requested by the IT Manager.
 
To be considered for this role the ideal candidate must have:
 Good verbal communication at all levels
 Maths & English qualification 
 Accurate and efficient IT skills.
 Ability to effectively work with other departments.
 Ability to multi task within a busy environment.
 
In return you will receive: 
 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

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