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 are looking to recruit an experienced development chef to work as part of our highly regarded baker and chef activation team.

Reporting into the Food Applications Manager, this is a customer-focused role within a business-to-business context, supporting the commercial business units in developing profitable customer relationships through creative use of our core and bespoke product range to deliver maximum value.

The role demands a good grasp of our product range, both food and bakery, coupled with excellent live demonstration and presentation skills.

The successful candidate must have proven experience as a development chef in the food service industry, preferably with bakery experience, and be used to working with the commercial team to meet customer briefs.

Key to this will be supporting the development of product awareness and applications with the sales teams, and being able to work closely with the other food application executives to deliver optimum service.

Macphie offers a competitive salary along with a range of generous benefits including profit-related pay, company car and healthcare.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@macphie.com.

Closing date for applications is 28 May 2019.

We are looking to recruit a seasoned national account manager to join our expanding commercial team in the UK.

Reporting into one of the business unit heads, this role is focused on developing and delivering profitable sales through exceptional customer relationship management.

Working within a curated account base, this role is expected to identify and nurture business opportunities in line with the strategic plan, ensuing optimum value and profitability.

The successful candidate must be proven in a dynamic FMCG, profit-driven sales environment.

They must have excellent interpersonal and presentation skills including effective stakeholder management across a broad range of support functions including operations, marketing and product development.

Additionally, they also need to have a sound grasp of budget management, price and margin management, forecasting and  business planning.

Macphie offers a competitive salary along with a range of generous benefits including profit-related pay, company car and healthcare.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to recruitment@macphie.com.

Closing date for applications is 28 May 2019.

TYPES OF ROLE

Our latest trading results reported turnover of over £55million 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.