Current Vacancies

Commercial

Senior NPD Designer

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
NPD0123
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion, and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.
Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 900 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.
To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.
If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of, and you have the talent, energy and drive to be a part of shaping our journey, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Senior NPD Designer

Working with the Head of Commercial to develop, agree and implement the development plan for their customers in line with business and category strategy.
Managing the ‘customer’ product development team with responsibility for end-to-end NPD/ EPD projects across major/minor customers.
Monitoring and benchmarking product quality of existing and new products to ensure product attributes are maintained through the supply chain
Communicate and manage all critical paths and plans, control the resource to deliver projects, working closely with procurement colleagues to access leading edge innovation and cost saving opportunities in the category and across the business.

On a daily basis you will be:
• Driving innovative design solutions, management of projects and critical paths which lead to successful product launches underpinned with consumer data and commercial understanding.
• Lead the design process from concept through to first production, working closely with the commercial, operations, technical, procurement and supply chain teams.
• Lead by example demonstrating passion for products, awareness of process, understanding of financial and commercial requirements and giving clarity of tasks and activities to achieve goal and business success.
• Build team skills and expertise through skills assessment, trade show visits, training, feedback, and support (for example 1:1s, annual reviews etc.)
• Gain a true understanding of the wants and needs of the consumer to innovate new products and processes which will:
o Grow or maintain categories in-line with business strategy.
o Deliver new products and processes which will delight our customers.
• Working with the broader commercial team take a proactive role in the successful delivery of ‘comp shops.
• Ensure the smooth running of the NPD facility, whilst maintaining good standards of housekeeping.
• Ensure our culture and values remain in the forefront of all your activities, contributing to the ongoing development through sharing of ideas, new ways of working and demonstrating agility, flexibility, and a team focus
• Overall responsibility for customer relationship management for new products, engaging the product developer in proactive ways to build the relationship and where possible influence the direction of development.
• Ensure all customer paperwork is provided for NPD samples as required.
• Working closely with the broader commercial team present current and new category concepts to customers backed up by rationale.
• Play a key role in the planning and execution of range reviews with stakeholders.
• Demonstrate a flexible working attitude, to support the business through key seasonal training period and in line with the MM Flowers’ Peak Charter


What you can already do;
Ideally educated to degree level in a horticulture/Food Science/ Technology or a related discipline.

• Good presentation skills
• Exceptional communication and presentation skills
• Calm under pressure.
• High attention to detail
• Strong organisation and planning skills
• Experience of delivering customer presentations
• Passion for flowers and horticulture
• Self-starter, able to work on own initiative with a recognition of the need to adapt to business requirements.
• Conveys credibility, confidence, and gravitas.
• A strong team player
So why MM Flowers?
• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo.
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms.
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities.
What will your current colleagues say about you?
• Motivated to deliver excellence.
• You are both calm and focused and works well under pressure.
• Excellent communication skills to work effectively with the different business areas and key stake holders.
So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary.

• Holiday allowances are calculated on your days worked and you can find your allowance in your offer letter.
• Pension Scheme - You will be auto enrolled onto the company pension scheme after 3 months. At present we operate an auto enrolment scheme where you will benefit from contributions from us.
• Onsite Parking – free parking is available onsite
• Recommend a Friend Scheme – £250 is payable to you when you recommend a friend who is successful through the application process and successfully completes their 3 month probationary period.
• Career Progression – we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.
• Wonderful working environment– we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.
• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately.
• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support employees both mentally and physically.
• We run corporate engagement initiatives throughout the year.
• We gather employee feedback annually to see how we can improve the employee experience.
• GroceryAid

So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you
If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to careers@mm-flowers.com .
MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.
We believe we can only achieve our potential if we employ a diverse population of people, ideas and perspectives. We are committed to grow our workplace culture, encouraging team members to feel unique valued and engaged, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Function
Commercial
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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IT

Master Data Administrator

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
MDA1222
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.

Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 500 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.

To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of, and you have the talent, energy and drive to be a part of shaping our journey, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Master Data Administrator.

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Creating and maintaining all Master Data (static and dynamic) on IT Business Systems. significantly Rubicon and subsequently TRAZE, in a uniform manner.

On a daily basis you will :

• Administer and maintain accurate data within IT systems initially Rubicon and during 2023 transition onto TRAZE
• Communicate with all teams in the company on data requirements
• Maintain, review and monitor systems to ensure data accuracy
• Conduct risk assessments, implementing any necessary changes to contain and reduce data risk
• Support internal projects to ensure activities are completed within given timelines specifically move to TRAZE during 2023

What you can already do;

• Knowledge of MM Flowers products and processes are a significant benefit
• Previous experience within an administration focused role.
• Excellent Excel skills
• Experience of Outlook and basic Microsoft package

So why MM Flowers ?

• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities



What will your current colleagues say about you?

• A confident communicator able to engage with internal stakeholders at all levels
• Has a high level of attention to detail and accuracy are essential
• Has an Inquisitive nature and interest in project work

So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary;

• Holiday allowances are calculated on your days worked and you can find your allowance in your offer letter.

• Pension Scheme - You will be auto enrolled onto the company pension scheme after 3 months. At present we operate an auto enrolment scheme where you will benefit from contributions from us.

• Onsite Parking – free parking is available onsite

• Recommend a Friend Scheme – £250 is payable to you when you recommend a friend who is successful through the application process and successfully completes their 3 month probationary period.

• Career Progression – we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.

• Wonderful working environment– we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.

• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately.

• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support employees both mentally and physically.

• We run corporate engagement initiatives throughout the year.

• We gather employee feedback annually to see how we can improve the employee experience.

• GroceryAid

So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you
If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to careers@mm-flowers.com .
MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.
We believe we can only achieve our potential if we employ a diverse population of people, ideas and perspectives. We are committed to grow our workplace culture, encouraging team members to feel unique valued and engaged, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Operational roles

Part Time Week Day 9.30am to 3pm Production Operatives

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
WPTPO0821
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

Production Operative
Alconbury
Huntingdon
Part Time Week Day 9.30am - 3pm
SALARY : Up to £9.50ph


The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.

Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 500 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.

To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of even, and you have the talent, energy and drive to support us, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for Weekday Production Operatives.

This role will ideally suit parents who are look for a role to work around their childrens school hours, and is a Monday to Friday position working from 9.30am to 3pm.

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Working in one of our very busy roles within the production chain. With beautiful flowers coming in from around the world, we need to deliver a quality lead process of intaking the flowers, building beautiful bouquets to our customers exacting standards and packaging them safely for their onward journey to our customers.

On a daily basis you will be :

• Wrapping/bouquet making/sleeving/box making etc.
• Follow and adhere to the ‘clean as you go’ policy for the site.
• Develop basic skills on Rubicon in order to print finished goods labels.
• Operate the bucket machine and strap machine if required.
• Follow customer specifications against orders and deadlines
• Recognise good and bad quality flowers, raising any concerns with your Line Leader

However no previous experience is needed as you will be working as part of a team and be trained against Standard Operating Procedures within the department. You will be shown how to operate safely with Health and Safety training given to include manual handling, and working with sharps when cutting flowers

What you can already do;

• Have a motivated can do attitude
• Have a conscientious approach to your work
• Have a respectful and courteous team player approach

So why MM Flowers ?

• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities

What will your current colleagues say about you?

• A real professional, who is a true supportive team player.
• Always ready to role their sleeves up and get involved
• Motivated to deliver excellence

For this role you will need to be able to

• Travel to Alconbury Weald

So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary;

• Weekly pay
• Overtime available
• Full training provided
• Onsite Parking – free parking is available onsite
• Career Progression – we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.
• Wonderful working environment– we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.
• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately.
• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support employees both mentally and physically.
• We run corporate engagement initiatives throughout the year.
• We gather employee feedback annually to see how we can improve the employee experience.
• GroceryAid

So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you
If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to careers@mm-flowers.com.

MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.

We believe we can only achieve our potential if we employ a diverse population of people, ideas and perspectives. We are committed to grow our workplace culture, encouraging team members to feel unique valued and engaged, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Function
Operations
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent

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Reach Truck Driver

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
RTD0921
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

Reach Truck Driver

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.

Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 500 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.

To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of and you have the talent, energy and drive , we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for Reach Truck Drivers.

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Ensuring the timely unloading and movement of stock in the yard. Supporting with equipment counts and adhering to the general H&S compliance and hygiene of the yard. And to work in collaboration and cross functionally across all Operations through the Supply Chain and departments.

On a daily basis you will be :

- Ensuring Health and safety is followed and adhered to.
- Working as a team with the other operative on shift, supporting the section leader to maintain a clean and tidy warehouse.
- Unloading and loading pallets, ensure the warehouse is clean and tidy.
- Undertake Company Induction & associated training (Food Safety Level 2, Health & Safety
- Ensuring equipment is returned to suppliers on time and in full, with accurate records being maintained.
- Conduct regular daily stock counts within the warehouse to maintain stock accuracy.
- Support the team with additional shifts as and when required.


What you can already do;

• Ideally hold a Reach Truck licence but if you have a current FLT Counter Balance, for the right candidate we will train you up
• Have a motivated can do attitude
• Have a conscientious approach to your work
• Have a respectful and courteous team player approach

So why MM Flowers ?

• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities

What will your current colleagues say about you?

• A real professional, who is a true supportive team player.
• Always ready to role their sleeves up and get involved
• Motivated to deliver excellence

For this role you will need to be able to

• You must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, whilst maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
• Be a team player able to focus on departmental goals whilst respecting the needs of others
• Travel to Alconbury Weald

So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary;

• Weekly pay
• Overtime available
• Full training provided
• Onsite Parking – free parking is available onsite
• Career Progression – we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.
• Wonderful working environment– we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.
• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately.
• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support employees both mentally and physically.
• We run corporate engagement initiatives throughout the year.
• We gather employee feedback annually to see how we can improve the employee experience.
• GroceryAid

So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you

If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to careers@mm-flowers.com.

MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.

We believe we can only achieve our potential if we employ a diverse population of people, ideas and perspectives. We are committed to grow our workplace culture, encouraging team members to feel unique valued and engaged, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Warehouse Operative/Picker

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
Pickers
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVES/PICKERS

MM Flowers is a dynamic growing business supplying fresh cut flowers and bouquets from all over the world to the retail sector across the UK and Europe.

MM Flowers are seeking to add to the team Warehouse Operatives ready for a new opportunity.

JOB TITLE: Warehouse Operatives/Pickers
REPORTING TO: Warehouse Section Manager
DEPARTMENT: Operations
LOCATION: Alconbury, Huntingdon

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Label products with the correct amount on the pallet, and correct consignment; all pallets taken in to and out of the stores are scanned in to the correct location.
• Ensure that pallets moved in and out of the warehouse or elsewhere on site are stacked and strapped in a safe and risk-free manner.
• Working as a team to ensure the picking, scanning, labelling, and palletisation of all customers finished goods meet the requirements set out by each customer’s specific guidelines / Supplier handbook.
• Engage with production teams to ensure depot out-loads times and volumes are fulfilled - On Time, In Full.
• Assist with trailer plans, intake and despatch paperwork as and when required.
• Unload and confirm arrival quantities against expected consignment reports and liaise with Quality Control and supply chain teams.
• Manage drivers on site and their paperwork.
• Maintain pallet trucks check every day in accordance with related SOP’s.
• Unloading/loading lorries with packaging, empty pallets or trays.
• Intake – checking and inputting deliveries with the incoming stock. Checking the quality of incoming stock.
• Continuous replenishment of all packaging areas.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
• Previous warehouse/intake or despatch experience is essential
• Previous experience within Fresh Produce / Food Production / FMCG environment
• Excellent planning and organisational skills.
• Good all-round communication skills.
• A keen eye for detail.




Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Operations

Production Line Leader

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
ACCDB1407/SG-SL2
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon
Salary
£10.57 per hour/ overtime £13.21 per hour

Line Leader
Alconbury
Huntingdon
SALARY : £11.16 - £13.79 overtime rate

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.

Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 500 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.

To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of, and you have the talent, energy and drive to be a part of shaping our journey, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Line Leader

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Making sure your line is highly effectively and efficiently running of a line. Ensuring your team are very motivated and focussed on delivering exceptional bouquets and that quality is at the centre of every stage of the process.

You will coach, mentor, develop and leading your team to ensure our products are collated and packed to customers’ exacting requirements.

Working to high standards and in the most cost-effective manner, you will act as a role model for your team and ensure they are quality and customer focused.

On a daily basis you will :

• Lead activities associated with safety, quality and legality of the product
• Ensure an efficient packing operation is delivered daily
• Deliver all KPIs and manage efficiencies to deliver on budgetary controls
• Complete all training for staff and agency workers to ensure high standards of compliance
• Help to develop SOPs for the packaging area
• Take the lead in the daily management of employees and employee relations

What you can already do;
• Supervise and manage of a team
• Work within a KPI framework
• Work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines, whilst maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
• Deliver a product of exacting and consistent standard

So why MM Flowers ?

• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities

What will your current colleagues say about you?

• A real professional, who understanding how to motivate their team to deliver excellence.
• Always ready to role their sleeves up and get involved
• A role model
• Able to manage conflicting priorities and copes well under pressure to deliver on tight deadlines.

So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary;

• Holiday allowances are calculated on your days worked and you can find your allowance in your offer letter.
• Pension Scheme - You will be auto enrolled onto the company pension scheme after 3 months. At present we operate an auto enrolment scheme where you will benefit from contributions from us.
• Onsite Parking – free parking is available onsite
• Recommend a Friend Scheme – £250 is payable to you when you recommend a friend who is successful through the application process and successfully completes their 3 month probationary period.
• Career Progression – we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.
• Wonderful working environment– we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.
• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately.
• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support employees both mentally and physically.
• We run corporate engagement initiatives throughout the year.
• We gather employee feedback annually to see how we can improve the employee experience.
• GroceryAid

So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you

If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to careers@mm-flowers.com

MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.
We believe we can only achieve our potential if we employ a diverse population of people, ideas and perspectives.

We are committed to grow our workplace culture, encouraging team members to feel unique valued and engaged, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
4 days on 3 days off

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Technical

Quality Assessor

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
QA0422
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the U.K.’s and Europe’s leading flower retailers. We grow and source the highest quality and most beautiful blooms across the world, delivering colour, passion and inspiration through breath-taking blooms.

Established in 2007, MM Flowers has grown exponentially every year and is based in a purpose built, state-of-the-art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon. MM Flowers employs over 500 people who are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality and service to our customers.

To continue our tremendous growth, we need the brilliant people to help us achieve our goals. We aim to deliver excellence at every point in the supply chain from distribution to processing, technical standards through to marketing, with consideration for our people and the planet at the heart of everything we do.

If this sounds like a company that you would like to be a part of, and you have the talent, energy and drive to be a part of shaping our journey, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Quality Assessor.

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Inspection and monitoring of the quality of cut flowers delivered from around the world and the subsequent bouquets produced by MM Flowers for its retail customers. Assess stems/bouquets against specifications to demonstrate the quality performance of MM Flowers and its growers and report results back to growers and internally to drive continuous improvement.

On a daily basis you will be :

Accurately assessing finished goods.
Capturing robust numeric data to ensure consistency in reporting
Assessing all aspects of the finished products and utilise links to support departments to produce a detailed picture e.g.:
• Raw materials – QC intake and APEX data
• Packaging – Commercial, NPD and Packaging departments
• Label accuracy – Print room and Technical departments
• Construction – Operations and Account teams
Accurately recording of findings with supporting photographic evidence where visualisation adds value to inspection data
Completing and send daily, weekly and period reports, within agreed time scales, with supporting evidence e.g. data, photos,
Determining if specifications prepared for the production line staff are accurate and fit for purpose. Where specifications are inadequate/incorrect, address with the Technical department.
Identifying and segregate ‘out of specification’ materials and agree actions with relevant departments
Managing status of out of specification finished goods e.g. ‘Use’, ‘Hold’, etc & ensure clear communication as to the fate of the material
Highlighting to operational staff any finished goods where the specification is not met and ensure that whenever possible the bunch is reworked until it meets the required specification
If the product is inconsistent with the specification inform the Section Leader so that corrective action can be taken
Agreeing corrective actions with relevant department and follow-up with subsequent assessment

What you can already do;

• Maintain excellent levels of compliance
• Ensure you comply with all H&S procedures in the area where you work
• Correct, or report, unsafe practice or conditions
• Ensure accidents, incidents and dangerous occurrences are dealt with in accordance with company standards
• Positively promote a Health and Safety culture

So why MM Flowers ?

• We offer you an environment where we encourage you to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
• Teamwork is fundamental and you will be welcomed with open arms
• We celebrate successes and support career development opportunities

What will your current colleagues say about you?

• A real professional, who is a true supportive team player.
• Has an outstanding level of attention to detail
• Motivated to deliver excellence

For this role it would be really great if you have;

Previous experience in a quality role is very beneficial but not essential (experience of the flower industry also advantageous)
Resilient character
Good organisational, problem solving and analytical skills
A keen eye for detail
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary service
Ability to work independently and within a small team that depends on one another to coordinate and share inspection activity
Carry out assignments to completion within parameters given
Microsoft Office experience - Word, Excel
Flexible approach to work
Identify and develop continuous improvement opportunities

So whats the package? When you work at MM Flowers you get more than just a salary;

• Holiday allowances are calculated on your days worked and you can find your allowance in your offer letter.
• Pension Scheme - You will be auto enrolled onto the company pension scheme after 3 months. At present we operate an auto enrolment scheme where you will benefit from contributions from us.
• Onsite Parking – free parking is available onsite
• Recommend a Friend Scheme – £250 is payable to you when you recommend a friend who is successful through the application process and successfully completes their 3 month probationary period.
• Career Progression – we actively encourage employees from within the business to consider roles which become available and whether that be within their field or want to consider a cross functional move.
• Wonderful working environment– we are all working in a modern contemporary purpose built State of the Art facility.
• We are committed to an open ethical and fair working environment and have a Whistleblowing Policy in place to ensure complaints and concerns are handled appropriately
• We work with an Occupational Health provider to support our employees both mentally and physically.
• Four times a year we run amazing Peak promotions with daily prizes to win.
• We gather employee feedback annually to look at how we can continually improve the employee experience.
• We work with GroceryAid who provide confidential 24/7 Helpline, 365 days a year for anyone who is working or has worked within the grocery trade, regardless of length of service providing emotional and practical support to help through a difficult time
• We run a weekly Flowers Shop for employees to buy a whole range of beautiful blooms at a greatly reduced price.
• We celebrate diversity by running a calendar of events throughout the year.
• We have an active Employee Forum creating a safe space to encourage ongoing open dialogue about how we improve the employee experience.
• We are affiliated with Stronger Together who provide guidance, training, resources and a network for employers, labour providers, workers and their representatives to work together to reduce exploitation.

So …… what are you waiting for, we would love to hear from you
If this position doesn’t match your experience but you love the sound of MM Flowers we welcome speculative applicants, please forward your cv and a covering letter about the type of role or function you are interested in being considered for to careers@mm-flowers.com.
MM Flowers are a proud equal opportunity employer, and we understand the benefits of nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, genetic information. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the job role advertised are encouraged to apply.
We believe we can only achieve our potential if we employ a diverse population of people, ideas and perspectives. We are committed to grow our workplace culture, encouraging team members to feel unique valued and engaged, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

Function
Technical
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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