UK Vacancies

National Account Manager NEW

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At Mission our goal is to attract and retain the best possible talent.

Due to our continued expansion and success, we have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced National Account Manager to join our business leading team

National Account Manager

Managing a retail portfolio including a Top 4 Major multiple/s

Full P&L responsibility for account portfolio

Maintain and enhance existing business and relationships

Gain profitable new business in existing and new categories

Work collaboratively with all relevant departments to achieve both the Customers, and Mission Foods objectives

Experience with at least one of the four major multiples is essential, preferably with Bakery or chilled categories

An ability to manage complex negotiations backed up with a grasp of category management is essential

Our Head Office is based in Brentford London with a diverse customer base across the UK

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If you are excited by the opportunity to develop your career with Mission Foods and feel that you can offer the skills, experience and qualities that we are looking for, please send you CV and cover letter to

Shift Manager - Coventry NEW

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Principal purpose of the job

To effectively manage all resources, within a safe & healthy environment, to consistently deliver the production plan, on time, to the required product safety & quality criteria, whilst maintaining high standards of housekeeping & hygiene and bettering or meeting budget requirements.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Health, Safety & Welfare.

The health, safety and welfare of our colleagues is paramount and you must promote and support a safe working environment and nourish a culture of “safety first”.

Food Safety & Legality.

Maintaining the integrity of our products and therefore the business itself is an absolute. You must ensure this is always the case as we never knowingly compromise product safety.


In the pursuit of excellence you must strive for the highest possible standards of quality in our products, people and plant.

People / Structure / Team Development.

You must provide nourishment for your people to ensure our success in achieving customer, business and individual targets.


Good quality communications at the right time will ensure the proximity of all the people within the business and make certain we are all pulling together in the right direction.

Planning & Control.

You must maintain a structured approach to the delivery of the production plan and the business targets as the operation is FMCG and second chances to get it right are rare.

Cost & Efficiencies.

As head of a production team the effect you have on the profitability of the business is almost unrivalled. Standards must be met consistently to achieve the cost base necessary to continue our growth.

Qualifications and Experience:

Previous food industry experience essential in an equivalent position

A Degree or HND standard of education

Basic Food Hygiene and Health & Safety

HACCP Certification

Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook) and SAP if possible

(A full job description is available from HR upon request)

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. The incumbent of this position is also expected to undertake other duties which may not be listed on this job description as directed by their manager which can be deemed as reasonably within the scope of their role.

Mission Foods is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion/belief.

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If you are excited by this opportunity to develop your career with Mission Foods and feel that you can offer the skills, experience, flexibility and qualities that we are looking for, please email a current CV and covering letter to:

Shift Maintenance Engineer NEW

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Mission Foods Europe is currently looking for a Shift Maintenance Engineer to work on a continuous shift pattern based at our Seaham site. The role involves ensuring swift resolution of any plant breakdowns on the Seaham site and assist the Maintenance Manager in the completion of the Seaham site PPM schedule on a daily, weekly and annual basis

Shift Maintenance Engineer

To ensure that all faults/ breakdowns are dealt with immediately and that any plant downtime is kept to a minimum

To work with all functions as part of the manufacturing team to ensure efficient running of the equipment and carry out prioritised work as agreed

To comply with company policies, procedures and regulations and ensure these are followed to maintain the required standards

Order spare parts as required on shift if unavailable from stock and contact contractors/ suppliers as required in order to resolve problems on shift

To ensure all parts removed from stores while on shift are booked out of stores in the correct way

Where necessary, must initiate the purchase of parts or equipment completing the relevant order requisition forms with relevant information

Provide the lead engineer with information on all engineering downtime attended on shift, related quality issue, work order completed, PM's completed and other details as required

Identify and analyse potential production loss problems before they occur and either rectify or ensure action is taken to solve at the earliest opportunity

Qualifications & Skills

Electrical and/or mechanical qualifications/time served apprenticeship

Previous food processing industry experience highly desirable

2 years' experience of working in an automated production environment

Data and analytical skills

Possess strong communication skills both verbal and written

Computer literate

Desirable skills: PLC'S, pneumatics, hydraulics, temperature control, instrumentation, welding

Apply :

If you are excited by this opportunity to develop your career with Mission Foods and feel that you can offer the skills, experience, flexibility and qualities that we are looking for, please email a current CV and covering letter to: