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Job Opportunities

We are always looking to recruit the right people as our business continues to expand. Grapevine can offer exciting career opportunities for people with enthusiasm, drive and ability. Ensuring the right products reach our customers at the right time, every time, is vital to our success.

 

JOBS


CATERITE 

Area Sales Manager – Food Ingredients to Chefs

Ideal for an accomplished chef or those with experience in sales and account management.

Caterite is an ambitious Cumbrian-based business specialising in the supply of food ingredients to hotels, restaurants, cafes, schools, care homes and other caterers.

We are looking for a real foodie who can represent our Company in a friendly and professional way and has a desire to build a career in customer service, sales and account management.

Ideal candidates will have the following characteristics:

  • Genuine foodie and/or chef experience
  • Experience in sales (but not essential)
  • Highly motivated and dedicated
  • Friendly and team-orientated
  • Good communicator
  • Proactive, organised and reliable
  • Reasonable computer skills

If successful in application you will be expected to:

  • Make an immediate impact
  • Increase sales within a defined area by maintaining/enhancing relationships with existing customers
  • Increase sales within a defined area by establishing new customer relationships

Salary and benefits:

  • Excellent starting salary (depending on experience) plus bonuses
  • Company car and fuel card
  • iPhone, iPad and laptop
  • Pension contributions
  • 28 days holiday
  • Provision for expenses

Working hours:

  • Typically Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.00 plus a little extra.

To apply for the above position, please email your cover letter and CV to cstephenson@caterite.co.uk.


Telesales Operator (Night shift)

Working Hours

35 hours per week/Evening Shifts 5pm until midnight. Extra as Required

Caterite Foodservice
We are an established foodservice wholesaler based at Embleton near Cockermouth and are looking for a Customer Service Operator to work evening shifts.

About the Role
You will be dealing with existing customers and calling new customers from an extensive database of local cafes, bars, restaurants, hotels, leisure facilities, hospitals and schools.

Applicants must have a pleasant telephone manner combined with the ability to provide excellent customer service. Good IT skills are essential.

Knowledge of the foodservice industry is not essential, but will provide a distinct advantage.

Duration: Permanent
Salary: to be discussed
Hours: 35 hours per week between the hours of 5pm and midnight
Start: As soon as possible

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please submit your CV and cover letter via email to ssmart@caterite.co.uk or by post to Caterite Food and Wineservice Ltd, Embleton, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9YA.


Multi-drop delivery driver

Pay & Benefits

The basic rate of pay is £8.40-8.90 per hour depending on your licence. You will also get 28 days paid holiday, full uniform and training, discounts on food and drink, as well as a secure and permanent position within a forward thinking business.

Working Hours

The working hours are for 35-45 hours per week. Normal shifts would be 05:30 to 15:30 Monday to Saturday. We do require applicants to be flexible to help cover busy seasonal periods from time-to-time.

Skills Required

A clean valid UK driver’s licence is essential. It would be advantageous to possess a digital tachograph card and up to date driver CPC. Being physically fit is also really important as you will be required to do manual work, combined with loading and unloading of orders onto your delivery vehicle. You will be working in a large and experienced team who are able to offer you lots of support in your new role. You require your own transport to get to work, and it helps to be thorough, be of smart appearance, friendly and organised.

About The Role The successful candidate will be responsible for accurately loading pre picked customer orders onto their delivery vehicle. The goods will then be delivered to various businesses throughout Cumbria and south west Scotland. The candidate will deal first hand with our customers and ensure they receive a professional and courteous service.

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please submit your CV and a cover letter via email to cstephenson@caterite.co.uk


Class 2 (C) Multi-drop delivery driver

Pay & Benefits

The basic rate of pay is £9.40 per hour. You will also get 28 days paid holiday, good breaks, discounts on food and drink, pension contributions as well as a secure and permanent position within a forward-thinking business.

Working Hours

Normal working hours would be approximately 40 to 48 hours per week (8 hours per day up to 6 days per week across Monday to Saturday). Normal shifts start at 05:30, but finishing times may vary each day depending on work load. We do require applicants to be flexible to help cover busy seasonal periods.

Skills Required

A valid category C UK driver’s licence, along with a digital tachograph and up to date driver CPC is essential. Being physically fit is also really important as you will be required to do some manual work, combined with loading and unloading of orders onto your delivery vehicle. You will be working in a large and experienced team who are able to offer you lots of support in your new role. You require your own transport to get to work, and it helps to be thorough, friendly and organised.

About The Role The successful candidate will be responsible for accurately picking orders for our customers, and loading them onto their delivery vehicle. The goods will then be delivered to various businesses throughout Cumbria. The candidate will deal first hand with our customers and ensure they receive a professional and courteous service.

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please submit your CV and a cover letter via email to cstephenson@caterite.co.uk


Part time Multi-drop delivery driver

Pay & Benefits

The basic rate of pay is £8.40-8.90 per hour depending on your licence. You will also get 28 days paid holiday pro rata, full uniform and training, discounts on food and drink, as well as a secure and permanent position within a forward thinking business.

Working Hours

The working hours are for 16 - 20 hours per week. Normal shifts would be 05:30 to 15:30 Friday and Saturday. We do require applicants to be flexible to help cover busy seasonal periods from time-to-time.

Skills Required

A clean valid UK driver’s licence is essential. It would be advantageous to possess a digital tachograph card and up to date driver CPC although not essential. Being physically fit is also really important as you will be required to do manual work, combined with loading and unloading of orders onto your delivery vehicle. You will be working in a large and experienced team who are able to offer you lots of support in your new role. You require your own transport to get to work, and it helps to be thorough, be of smart appearance, friendly and organised.

About The Role The successful candidate will be responsible for accurately loading pre picked customer orders onto their delivery vehicle. The goods will then be delivered to various businesses throughout Cumbria and south west Scotland. The candidate will deal first hand with our customers and ensure they receive a professional and courteous service.

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please submit your CV and a cover letter via email to cstephenson@caterite.co.uk.