Careers

Careers

Would you like to be part of our team at Prima Cheese? Are you interested to work for a fast growing company with an excellent reputation and career prospects? We have jobs available in all departments as our company continues to expand, and we are always looking for enthusiastic and dynamic people to join our company, so please check our careers page regularly to find out which positions are available. To apply for any of the job roles below please email: angela@primacheese.com with an attached CV and cover letter.

Maintenance Technician

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join our Engineering Department. Working alongside a small team and reporting into the Engineering supervisor, you will be responsible for the following in your day to day role:

  • Pre-planned maintenance on our four production lines
  • Reacting to and resolving breakdowns and issues in the production area
  • Carrying out maintenance tasks identified during the fabrication audits
  • Liaising with other departments to resolve any maintenance issues

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of a HNC in a relevant discipline
  • Preferably have a minimum of 2 years experience within the food industry
  • Preferably multi skilled with an electrical bias but also capable of mechanical repair and maintenance
  • Good knowledge of control systems and inverters
  • Experience of installation of equipment

Person Specification:

  • Self-Motivated
  • Flexible
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision

Additional Information:

  • You will be on a rotating shift pattern working a mix of day, back and night shift
  • One in four weekends on call will be required
  • Salary- Approximately £25,000 per annum dependant on experience

Export Coordinator

Reporting to the Commercial Director and Export Supervisor you will be responsible for the following activities when carrying out your duties:

  • Liaise with production to ensure a smooth and timely operation to ensure finished goods are ready on time to meet loading schedules.
  • Create order forms on export database and update communication log.
  • Requesting Shipping rates and schedules from forwarding agents.
  • Arranging shipping; loading times and dates with warehouse staff and forwarding agents.
  • Ensure pallet labels are filled in correctly for orders.
  • Overseeing the loading of overseas deliveries.
  • Updating the system with all relevant information following loading, uploading images and documents.
  • Liaise with production to create samples for potential new customers.
  • Arrange relevant transport for the collection and delivery of samples.
  • Corresponding with customers regarding samples and requesting feedback.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional knowledge, establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Driven
  • Goal Orientated
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and manage own workload
  • Team player
  • Creative
  • Good IT Skills

UK Sales Coordinator

UK Sales Coordinator

Reporting to the UK Sales Supervisor, you will be responsible for the following when carrying out your duties:

  • Liaise with customers on a daily basis to confirm requirements and ensure 100% customer satisfaction, process orders and customer invoices (ensure customer receives copy).
  • Maintain relationships with customers by providing support, information and guidance.
  • Liaise with transport to ensure the prompt delivery of goods and to keep customers up to date with delivery schedules. Assist with the route planning for deliveries.
  • Liaise with sales reps and provide information to them in order to gain repeat custom.
  • Liaise with graphics and IT to create information leaflets for new products
  • Assist with general reception duties.

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Team Player
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure