Acquisition of premium cooked meats business 22 Oct 2014

Cranswick, a leading UK food producer, announces that it has acquired the whole of the issued share capital of Benson Park Limited ("Benson Park").  

Benson Park is a leading producer of premium British cooked poultry.  It supplies ingredients to customers which operate in the fast growing food to go sector of the retail multi-channel, convenience and foodservice markets.  This strategic acquisition moves Cranswick into a new protein sector broadening both the Group’s product range and its customer base.

Despatch Administrator Chargehand

Mon-Fri: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Cranswick Country Foods is one of the largest pork processors in the UK, dealing with multiple customers, the foodservice sector and further processors.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Despatch Administrator Chargehand to join the busy Despatch team at the Preston site.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient and effective running of any administrative work associated with the Despatch department.

The main duties are:

A Shift Night QA Supervisor

4on 4off shift between 6:00pm-6:00am

Cranswick Country Foods is one of the largest pork processors in the UK, dealing with multiple customers, the foodservice sector and further processors.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a QA Supervisor to join the busy Technical team at the Preston site.

The main purpose of the role is to provide support to the Site Technical Manager and QA Manager by assisting in the running of the Night shift QA team, ensuring that standards are maintained in line with external audit requirements.

Maintenance Engineer

Sunday - Thursday (22:00pm - 06:30am)

Cranswick Country Foods is one of the largest pork processors in the UK, dealing with multiple customers, the foodservice sector and further processors.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Engineer to join the busy Engineering team at the Riverside site.

The main purpose of the role is to maintain the designated plant and equipment sufficiently to enable the business to operate within food hygiene and health and safety regulations.

HGV Mechanic

Cranswick Country Foods in Watton, Norfolk is serious about its quality pork products. Now we’re hungry for talented people to join us. It’s win win; you achieve your potential, we achieve our ambitious growth plans.

Job responsibilities of Mechanic:

HR & Payroll Advisor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR and Payroll Advisor to join the HR Team at Cranswick Gourmet Pastry, Malton.

To be successful in this role you will have proven experience of working with people in a busy environment and will have excellent communication skills.  Part of this role will also include the management of the weekly payroll processing and therefore accuracy and attention to detail is key.

Desirable experience would include generalist HR experience and a working knowledge of current HR & Payroll legislation.

Health & Safety Coordinator

Reporting to the HSE Manager, the role holder will support the site with the day to day Health, Safety and Environmental functions.  Providing support on Health & Safety and Environmental issues, proactively improving the site’s Health, Safety & Environmental systems and processes. 

Main duties include: 

Intake Operative

We have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to become part of the Intake team as a Intake Operative. You will be working Monday-Friday, 6am-2pm; 2pm-10pm.

You will play a leading part within the production; support team to help achieve the daily plan whilst adhering to procedures, rules and processes set out by management and other key functions. This role would require the candidate to be computer literate as there will be apportion of duties that would require booking goods on a computer, using in house system.