Careers

Careers at Hunt's Foodservice

Hunt's are the South West's largest independent wholesaler to the catering industry. We have multiple sites across the South West with various job opportunities.

We are always looking for great people to join us so if you are looking for employment but there isn’t a position advertised below, please contact us with your CV and if we have a vacancy suitable we will be in touch. 

 

CLASS 2 DRIVER - SHERBORNE DEPOT (ROLES ALSO AVAILABLE FROM OUR FAREHAM, HAMPSHIRE DEPOT)

We are seeking Class 2 Drivers to operate out of our Sherborne depot. This is an opportunity to join a fast paced, growing business, with a fleet of over 100 vehicles across the South West.

Job Summary

The role of a Class 2 Driver entails:

Average of 15-20 drops per day sometimes more in peak months
Multi drop
Dealing with cash on delivery customers
Picking frozen, chilled and ambient goods from pallets
Deliveries made using sack trucks

Skills

Full CPC qualification essential

Class 2 licence is essential

2 years’ experience desirable but not essential.

Hours/Remuneration

£27,500 per annum

Full Time Permanent

Over time - Every other Saturday during peak periods at £120 per day

To start as soon as possible - please email your CV to phopkins@huntsfoodservice.co.uk 

***NO AGENCIES PLEASE***

 

 

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE - SHERBORNE DEPOT

We are looking to employ additional temporary warehouse staff for various shifts based at Sherborne, Dorset. The role will predominantly be picking and packing food products using headset technology. Employees are expected to work in freezer, chill, and ambient conditions.

Hours of work:

Fixed term temporary contract with potential for Full time. 5 days per week on a fixed weekly schedule. Good potential for overtime.

Shifts available. (Stating at 1:30pm)

Guaranteed 37.5 hours per week but must be flexible up to 50 hours if needed during busy periods.

Pay: 0 - 40 hours: Hourly rate dependant on shift. Overtime rate after 40 hours. Performance bonus if daily targets are met.

We are seeking candidates with a good work ethic who are reliable and able to work in a physically demanding role. Applicants must be adaptable to working long hours.

Previous experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

Temporary roles available, with the possibility of becoming permanent.

To start as soon as possible - please email your CV to bskipper@huntsfoodservice.co.uk 

***NO AGENCIES PLEASE***

 

AREA SALES REPRESENTATIVE - WILTSHIRE/HAMPSHIRE 

Key duties include:

- Maintaining and growing an established area of independent and key retail and foodservice accounts.
- Targeted margin and sterling growth
- Looking for new business opportunities
- Advising customers on range, products, menu’s and ideas

Includes Car, Laptop, Mobile Phone. Competitive Salary + uncapped quarterly bonus. Must live on area, be self-motivated and reliable. 

Email CV’s to our Sales Director Gareth James -  gjames@huntsfoodservice.co.uk

***NO AGENCIES PLEASE***

 

CREATIVE CONTENT PRODUCER (Video, Animation, Digital)

VOLUNTARY WORK PLACEMENT

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic school or university leaver or similar looking to gain some valuable experience in a creative, digital role. You will be helping us to kick start our digital transformation as a valuable contributor to the team and wider business, with the freedom to get creative by promoting the Hunt’s Group and its consumer brands through video and animation.

Working closely with the marketing team, your job will be to create video content that appropriately reflects the company’s brand and helps to achieve the marketing objectives. There will be a strong focus on animation and videography to enhance our website and social media pages as well as internal communication. This is a unique opportunity to gain experience in a fast paced, marketing department working on a mixture of B2B and B2C branded content.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

Creating multiple animated ‘how to’ videos for our market leading ‘Zero Waste’ food solution
Creating videography and animations for our social media channels and website
Develop an informative and engaging company brand video as part of our new wider group brand project
Working alongside the marketing team to set up a video content calendar
Post production and editing of all animation and videography
Uploading creative content onto the company's website, social channels, and online drives

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud applications
Experience or a creative passion for animation, videography and creating digital content.
Experience or a passionate interest in designing brand content for web, desktop and mobile
Excellent creative, written and communication skills
Strong initiative and ability to work independently as well as contribute to the wider Marketing team.
Great eye for detail with the ability to multitask
A positive and can-do attitude
Full driving license

This is a voluntary, unpaid role with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the creative industry and to work in a unique Marketing department. Duration of the placement is flexible and open for discussion. Hours will be part time and the successful candidate will need to be able to be able to travel to either our Sherborne, Dorset or Bridgwater, Somerset offices. Some remote working available. Film, editing and recording equipment will need to be provided by applicant.

Interested? Email your CV, a brief covering letter and some examples of your work to jcarter@huntsfoodservice.co.uk

 

CREDIT CONTROLLER - Sherborne Office Based 

Key duties include:

- Dealing with high volume outgoing and inbound calls to and from customers and drivers.

- Chasing customers via telephone and e-mail

- Working closely with other departments and external customers to resolve queries

- Generating and sending appropriate chasing emails to customers when necessary

- Placing accounts on stop / taking accounts off stop at the appropriate times

- Liaising with Supervisor and Finance Manager regarding payment performance of accounts that require assistance in collecting debt

- Reviewing aged debt to minimise outstanding balances

- Account reconciliation, query resolution

- Ad-hoc jobs as required by Supervisor/Finance Manager.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

- A high level of attention to detail and be exceptionally well organised.
- A good level of computer knowledge, basic excel skills will be required.
- Good telephone manner

Email CV’s to Andrea Bailey  -  abailey@huntsfoodservice.co.uk