Careers

People: the vital ingredient in the business mix at Macphie.

We nurture a family-oriented culture: we actively promote engagement, and encourage everyone at Macphie to contribute ideas, views and suggestions using a range of communication channels.

We believe in the principles of transparency and accountability, so everyone feels part of the business.

We sustain a diverse and rewarding work environment in which everyone has the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Just some of the reasons why people enjoy being with us: on average, employees stay with Macphie for seven years.

You can see a copy of our gender pay gap report here.

Check out our latest vacancies to see how you can achieve more at Macphie.

CURRENT VACANCIES

We currently have vacancies for full-time Production Operatives within our Production site at Tannochside.

As a Production Operative, working on a rotational shift basis, you will assist in the manufacture and dispatch of food products to the established standards of safety, output, quality and hygiene.

You will be expected to be flexible across the full operation of the factory including cooking sauces, boxing and dispatching.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Carrying out cleaning schedules in the production and packaging area ensuring a high standard of hygiene/sanitation
  • Storing, feeding, mixing, blending, freezing and packaging food products
  • Packing/metal detecting and inspecting products against the established standards of weight control
  • Palletising, wrapping and labelling finished goods
  • Operating technical machinery
  • Weighing up of products in the decant
  • Extensive manual handling
  • Exposure to a cold environment
  • Helping in other departments as required
  • Working safely at all times in accordance with policies, procedures and legislation

The individual

The successful candidates must be reliable with a good work ethic, able to work effectively as part of a team, have excellent communication skills, display initiative, have demonstrable problem solving skills and excellent attention to detail.

The role requires compliance to agreed process controls with accurate recording of checks, therefore basic IT, English and numeracy skills are essential.

Previous experience within a production/manufacturing environment would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.

Salary

£16,286.40 per annum and an attractive benefits package.

Hours of work

You’ll be working 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business. In addition overtime may be required at managements discretion.

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter advising your suitability to the role to recruitment@macphie.com

Closing date

Friday 28 September

 

Production Operatives

We currently have vacancies for full time Production Operatives within our Production site at Glenbervie.

The role

As a Production Operative, you will assist in the manufacture of food products to the established standards of food safety, output, quality, hygiene and health & safety. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working safely at all times in accordance with policies, procedures and legislation.
  • Storage, weighing, feeding, mixing /blending, filling/ packing food products.
  • Packing / weighing / metal detecting and inspecting products to ensure legal compliance.
  • Carrying out cleaning duties in the production and packaging area ensuring a high standard of hygiene/sanitation.
  • Palletising, wrapping and labelling finished goods.
  • Extensive manual handling, potential exposure to a cold environment.
  • Operating in multiple production areas throughout the site.

Requirements

Previous experience within a Production/Manufacturing environment would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided. Shift working is requisite for this role.

Salary

£18,030 per annum plus generous benefits such as performance related pay, private medical insurance and pension

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter advising of your suitability for the role to: recruitment@macphie.com

We currently have an opportunity for a part time (25 hours per week) permanent Occupational Health Advisor to join our HR function based at our Glenbervie site.

The role

The primary purpose of the Occupational Health Advisor is to lead the occupational health function in the delivery of the provision of occupational health services across all areas of the business.

This role holds line management responsibility for the part-time Occupational Health Technician based at our Glasgow site so occasional travel is required.

Reporting into the Head of HR, the Occupational Health Advisor is responsible for working with key stakeholders across the business to provide advice and guidance with regard to employees throughout the employee lifecycle.

This will include conducting medical examinations including pre-employment, health surveillance (including audiometry and lung function testes and eye tests) and return to work consultations in line with fitness to work and medical surveillance guidelines.

In order to achieve this, the Occupational Health Advisor has responsibility for ensuring that policies are developed, implemented and reviewed in line with current legislative guidance.

In addition, they provide advice and guidance on current health issues whilst ensuring compliance with local regulations, hazard management and emergency planning.

The individual will also have the opportunity to both initiate and implement site health promotion programmes, co-ordinating the whole process in conjunction with management objectives.

All of the above tasks will be undertaken ensuring that all ethical and legislative requirements associated with ethical and legislative requirements of professional bodies for medicine, nursing and relevant current legislation are met.

The individual

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • NMC registered and accredited
  • experience working within an occupational health advisory service, ideally within a manufacturing environment
  • experience working autonomously across the full occupational health remit including absence management and health promotion
  • specialist practitioner in occupational health


Essential skills

The ideal candidate for this role will be a confident autonomous practitioner with excellent communication skills and the ability to work within the wider team.

They will have an excellent understanding of the law relevant to occupational health.

In addition they will have health surveillance knowledge and practical skills as well as excellent case management and good computer skills.

A driving licence is required.

Macphie offers an excellent range of benefits which includes a competitive salary, profit-related bonuses, private health care and the opportunity to progress within a company which is achieving significant growth.

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter advising of your suitability for the role to recruitment@macphie.com

Closing date: Friday 5 October, 2018

We currently have a newly-created opportunity for a full-time permanent International Marketing Manager to join our commercial team.

The role is based at our Glenbervie site although occasional travel, both domestic and international, may be required.

The role

The purpose of this newly-created role is to support the Head of International with the development of the International Strategy, with appropriate insight and trends from internal and external resources, covering new product and market opportunities.

The International Marketing Manager will be responsible for following current industry trends to identify opportunities for new product development (NPD), and existing product development (EPD) in line with market trends.

They will also be responsible for the project management of these developments through from inception to launch and liaise with Head of International on development and execution of business unit market and product development roadmap.

Working closely with internal key stakeholders including the communications team, the successful candidate will develop a relevant and engaging communications plan for international markets and appropriate channels.

In addition, working with the other business units on category and channel-specific customer presentations, they will demonstrate how our products meet current and future market trends.

The role also has responsibility for range rationalisation, de-lists and associated communications with all key stakeholders.

The individual

The successful candidate will ideally possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • educated to degree level highly desirable
  • professional qualifications: Diploma in Marketing (CIM) is desirable
  • able to demonstrate previous involvement and experience in product development
  • FMCG/food service experience across a diverse portfolio of products

Essential skills

The ideal candidate for this role will be a creative, proactive individual with the commercial capability to deliver viable products to the market place.

You will have a proven track record of project management and have the ability to convert market data analysis into actionable insight.

You should have strong written and verbal communication skills coupled with strong IT skills and attention to detail focused on delivery and completion.

A driving licence is required.

 

Macphie offers an excellent range of benefits which includes a competitive salary, profit-related bonuses, private health care and the opportunity to progress within a company which is achieving significant growth.

To apply for this opportunity please send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter advising of your suitability for the role to recruitment@macphie.com

Closing date: Friday 5 October, 2018

TYPES OF ROLE

Our latest trading results reported a 13.2% increase in turnover to £53.9million and we’re geared up for growth.

We have three consumer-facing business units – Out of Home, On the Go and In Home – as well as our International team.

Our customer base means our commercial team is based across the UK.  The team includes national account managers and business development, marketeers and food application experts.

They work closely with every area of the business, our customers and key contacts in the food industry to promote and sell the Macphie product range.

Our international sales are expanding fast and we currently trade in 27 overseas markets.

Around 15% of the workforce is employed in product design and development, and technical also looks after legality for the company in terms of regulations and compliance.

The technical team is made up of product and process design, quality, and safety, health & environment.

As well as roles in new product development, there are responsibilities for HSE, compliance and hygiene, as well as nutrition, quality control and positions in our pilot plant.

We are proud to be members of SEDEX and we are BRC AA certificated.

We manufacture Macphie products across two sites – Glenbervie in Aberdeenshire and Tannochside in North Lanarkshire.

Our production plans make sure we look to demand from the marketplace, manufacture our product on time, and in full to satisfy the customer’s needs.

As well as our extensive range of branded products, we manufacture customised products for our customers.

Opportunities exist on the production lines, for operatives, engineers, chargehands and team leaders, as well as in planning, supply chain, distribution, purchasing and customer service.

Our operations are a well-oiled machine with a capability to dispatch over 950 tonnes in a week from our Glenbervie site alone.

Behind every great business, there is a great team working in the background.

Macphie is passionate about its people. The HR team works closely with managers to ensure excellent employee relations and a fair and consistent approach to people management.

Corporate relations works to make the company look good and sound good. Its mission is to tell the Macphie story both internally and externally, explaining what the company does, how it does it and why.

The finance department includes cost accounting and employee related-roles in areas such as payroll and pensions. As a self-contained end-to-end accounting process, there is a great opportunity to develop accountancy and people skills in a unique, food manufacturing environment.

The IT team provides proactive support for desktops, applications, servers and mobile devices, as well as helping drive change, innovation and efficiencies across all of our communications and IT.

Business support is a vital cog in the machine. From front-of-house reception and facility management to travel arrangements and general administration, they keep the company running efficiently.

Our on-site canteen team in Glenbervie knows that an army marches on its stomach, and caters for their daily needs using fresh local produce as well as showcasing Macphie’s product range. We also have a dedicated cleaning team at the site.