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Harvest Fine Foods is always on the lookout for talent…

Trading since 1988 Harvest has grown to be one of the largest Independent Food Service providers in the South of England. With a broad clientele base covering restaurants, hotels, schools and hospitals as well as many other sectors we are renowned for offering first-class service levels to our customer. Our product range is extensive and includes high-quality butchery, chilled, frozen, ambient and fresh food as well as a range of non-food sundries.

Our job roles cover sales, marketing, purchasing, finance as well as drivers and our day and night warehouse crew. We are always on the lookout for talented people who always put the customer at the forefront of their mind. 

 If you feel you have something to offer us we would love to hear from you. 

We offer a great working environment, competitive rates of pay, and a huge discount on our product range.

 

Our company values:

Trust

Be honest and treat others with respect. Value the contribution of your colleagues.

Accept responsibility for your actions.

Be consistent in your actions.

Be a credible leader and good role model.

Courage

Be willing to learn new skills.

Stand up for what is RIGHT, not what is EASY. Learn from your mistakes and failures.

Have a positive effect on all those around.

Respond positively to feedback from all colleagues.

Passion

Strive for excellence – always be looking for ways to improve.

Be pro-active, adopt a “can-do” attitude.

Always think about how you can help and support your colleagues.

Always think about how we can exceed the customer’s expectations.

Spread happiness and Smile. Be energetic and enthusiastic

 

IT Help Desk - Business Support Administrator

Location: Totton, Southampton - Flexibility to work from home (WFH) up to 1 day per week, after successful completion of training.

Occasional out-of-hours calls to support any IT emergencies.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am till 4:30 pm, 40 hours per week (excluding 30-minute lunch break)

Salary: £27,000 to £30,000 dependent on experience

 

Role

As we grow, we are now looking to recruit a Business Support Administrator, with IT help desk experience, to complement our Business Support team. You will form part of the growing Business Support Team reporting to the IT & Business Support Manager. This new role is a combined position with a 40/60 split across tasks IT help desk duties and business admin tasks.

 

IT Help Desk

Your role will be to serve as the first line of support with technical assistance to internal customers, for any IT issues. Whether it be software, hardware, or computer systems; you will help complete tasks and troubleshoot problems through diagnostic tests, to the issue resolve.

Business Admin

Your role will be to support the team with administrative tasks as well as produce various KPI reports for the Sales, Marketing and Purchasing teams.

In this role, you will also be responsible for managing the day-to-day administration for our customers as well as pricing management between our purchasing and sales teams.

 

You

At Harvest, we Trust our colleagues to be Courageously Passionate about our products and customers. We are looking for someone who shares these values with the addition of these key skills:

 

 Essential:

  • · Advanced working and troubleshooting knowledge PC software including Microsoft Office 365
  • · Management of third-party platforms
  • · Working knowledge of troubleshooting operations of the complete IT operation; software, hardware, and systems
  • · Working experience researching, analysing and interpreting automated system problems
  • · Working knowledge of relevant call-tracking applications.
  • · Ability to troubleshoot and Diagnose Problems
  • · Experience with Network repairs and Analysis
  • · Good communication skills, oral and written with the ability to effectively resolve issues.
  • · Excellent time management skills
  • · Inquisitive mind and always looks for improvement opportunities to process
  • · Great attention to detail
  • · An analytical mind that can identify and highlight trends.

Desirable:

  • · Bachelors degree preferred

 

Benefits:

  • · We offer a great working environment
  • · Competitive salary
  • · 31 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • · Part WFH week
  • · Amazing discount on our products
  • · Company pension scheme
  • · Company Laptop and Phone

 

Apply

E-mail a covering letter with CV to bengreentree@harvestfinefoods.co.uk

 

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Telesales Executive (Sales)

Do you love food and selling and leading a team? Are you looking for an evening role?

Location: Totton, Southampton (onsite)

Hours: Part Time Evening Role - 30 hours per week

Shift Pattern:  5.15pm to 11.15pm Sunday to Thursday (potential to negotiate)

 

Role

Reporting to the Telesales Manager, your role within the Telesales team is to lead the evening shift team and work with colleagues to manage and process all customer orders and grow business through selling new categories and ranges. The function of the Telesales Team is to build relationships with existing customers, taking inbound and outbound telephone orders, retrieving and processing answerphone and email orders and upselling new products and ranges. You and your team will have sales targets and bonuses available to earn each month. You will work closely with other departments within the business including Warehouse and Transport with handovers & liaison with days teams in Telesales, Purchasing, Field Sales, and Accounts, to ensure the best possible experience is received by our customers.

Every day is different, you will learn something new. Changes in seasonal foods, chefs working with some foods you will never have heard of. It’s exciting, its fun, and it’s different.

 

You

At Harvest, we Trust our colleagues to be Courageously Passionate about our products and customers. We are looking for someone who shares these values with the addition of these key skills:

We will provide full training it is essential you are:

  • · Passionate about food and sales
  • · Great attention to detail
  • · Fantastic communicator
  • · Confident in using IT equipment

It would be an advantage if you had any of:

  • · Experience in any hospitality setting as a team leader

 

Benefits

  • · We offer a great working environment
  • · Competitive salary
  • · 31 days holiday, including Bank Holidays, pro rata for part-time
  • · Amazing discounts on our products
  • · Company pension scheme
  • · Free parking
  • · Paid volunteer time
  • · Company events.

 

Apply

E-mail a cover letter with CV to telesalesadmin@harvest.lls.com

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £18,500 per annum (30 hours)

 

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Multi Drop Delivery Driver

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Preparation Assistant - Full Time/Part Time Considered

As a Preparation Assistant, you will be responsible for prepping the customer's orders ready for their kitchens. Working in a food-safe, temperature-controlled room, with a focused team working alongside you to deliver great service to the customers. Check out our role here.

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Night Warehouse Operative

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Forklift Driver/Warehouse Operative

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