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Commercial

Gift Buying Executive

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
GBM0822
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

Gift Buying Executive
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

The British flower market is worth £1.2bn and MM Flowers supplies fresh cut flowers and bouquets to the UK’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 and drive to be a part of shaping our journey, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Gift Buying Executive.

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

supporting the Buying Team, in this crucial role, to ensure that our products arrive on time, in full and to the specification required.

On a daily basis, you will be:

- Working with our suppliers to continually improve their accuracy
- Build and maintain good rapport with growers and stakeholders
- Continually strive for improvement and cost reduction
- Ensuring that all suppliers have a clear understanding of what is expected from them
- Demonstrate high levels of attention to detail

What you can already do:

- Be a confident decision maker
- Co-ordinate a busy schedule
- Have a high level of attention to detail

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 work well under pressure
- Excellent communication skills and work effectively with the different business areas and key stakeholders

So, what’s 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.

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

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Buying Executive, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Commercial
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Engineering

Engineering Supervisor

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
ES0822
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 an Engineering Supervisor

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

Leading the maintenance activity within the department (Preventative and Breakdown maintenance and Improvement activities) to assist in the delivery of an effective operation on a day-to-day basis and in the future.

Monitor and investigate opportunities for continuous improvement in equipment performance, using KPI’s and Visual Management techniques.

On a daily basis you will:

• Facilitating a programme of Planned Preventative Maintenance and condition monitoring for key equipment & machinery across the manufacturing areas, to ensure that machinery & equipment is maintained correctly and operates safely and as efficiently as possible.
• Assisting as with improvement and capital expenditure programs to ensure that projects are delivered on time and to within budget.
• Managing and prioritise activities such as (PPM, breaks etc.) in order to provide a fast response to breakdowns within the manufacturing areas to ensure that equipment “up time” is kept to a maximum.
• Coach and develop our engineering apprentices with correct best practice engineering principles
• Inform and report to line management of any damage suspected of being due to mistreated use of equipment or machinery.
• Ensure that any maintenance is carried out in accordance with the appropriate risk assessment and method statement in accordance with H&S and engineering legislative codes of practice policies and procedures.
• Assist where necessary in any work that is being carried out by contractors.
• Liaise and complete with the Engineering Manager all required schedules and records when carrying out repairs or maintenance checks.
• Any tools or equipment that are used for maintenance purposes must abide by Health & Safety regulations and report to Operations

What you can already do;

• Ensure you, your team and any visitors comply with all Health and Safety procedures in the area under your control.
• Accurately diagnose and correct and report, unsafe practices 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?

• Motivated to deliver excellence
• You are both calm and focused and works well under pressure.
• H&S centric

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
Engineering
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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Operational roles

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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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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Line Technician

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
PTANQ3009/SG/LB/LT0721
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon

Line Technician
Alconbury, Huntingdon
SALARY : £20,196.80 plus overtime


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 looking for quality lead people to join our Production Team as Line Technicians.

In a nutshell, you will be busy …….

As part of the Line Management Team working on the line checking the product quality, and make, against the customer’s individual specification. You will also assist the Line Leader in ensuring the line runs at its optimum levels of efficiently, as well as consistently operating in line with our Health & Safety standards.

On a daily basis you will :

• Act as a role model and ensure all company requirements with regards to the safety, quality and legality of the product are adhered to
• Assist in leading the team to deliver a quality and customer focused efficient packing operation on a day-to-day basis
• Cover the Line Leader in their absence
• Attend and lead, if needed, daily meetings with the team, reporting any areas of concern and recommendations for improvement and root cause analysis.
• Ensure a positive release of each individual bunch on the line that you handle so it adheres to customer specifications
• Help motivate and develop the team to consistently achieve and maintain key performance indicators daily, providing feedback when required
• Have a sound working knowledge of all product specifications
• Be knowledgeable of flower defects and apply it during day-to-day work
• Create the production sample of each new work order, to be placed in a display bucket
• Remove any bunches of flowers where quality falls outside the customer specifications, ensuring that where possible the bunch is reworked to comply with quality
• Ensure that all production standard operating procedures (SOPs) are adhered to when conducting day-to-day production requirements
• Ensure that products are packed to the customer specification on quality and packaging for each customer, informing the Section Leader if this is not the case
• Raise any consistent issues to the Line Leader so that the line can be stopped and the issue corrected
• Support and assist in maintaining the required hygiene standards within the company
• Ensure all company requirements with regards to the safety, quality and legality of the product are adhered to

What you can already do :

• Be familiar operating within a KPI driven structure
• Previous experience in a quality-based role
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
• You must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
• Have a very keen eye for detail and the ability to follow specifications precisely
• Demonstrate a flexible approach to work
• Have a respectful and positive approach to working with agency labour providers and agency team members from various cultural backgrounds
• Be an approachable individual, willing to listen and actively encourage subordinates to contribute to the success of the team
• Be driven to succeed with a can-do approach
• Engages with the whole team and actively listens

It’s not essential, but we would also love it if you have :

• Experience in a similar role within fresh produce/food production/FMCG environment
• Experience of operating packing machinery
• Experience with Rubicon ERP systems
• Experience of Lean manufacturing implementations

And about you, we need you to have :

• A high level of attention to detail
• Excellent motivation and communication skills, confident to communicate effectively with the different business areas and key stakeholders
• A real team player
• The ability to work well when under pressure and working to tight deadlines


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

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.

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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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Production Operatives

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
MPO
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon
Salary
Competetive


Production Operative
Alconbury
Huntingdon
SALARY : Up to £9.50ph plus £11.87 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 support us over this very busy period, we would love to hear from you.

We are currently looking for a Production Operative to join our busy Production Team

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, 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 :

Working as part of a team and be trained, with your own nominated buddy, 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

• 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

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 hard working, motivated individual, 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;


• 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
5 days out of 7 days (40 hours per week)

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Operations

Despatch Section Leader (Nights)

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
DSLN
Location
Alconbury, Huntingdon
Salary
£Competitive

SECTION LEADER – DESPATCH (NIGHTS)

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.

The company operates from a start of the art facility in Alconbury, Huntingdon and is embarking on its next phase of growth as a leading firm across the industry.

MM Flowers are seeking to add to the team Quality Champions ready for a new opportunity.

JOB TITLE: Section Leader
REPORTING TO: Despatch Manager / Section Manager
DEPARTMENT: Despatch
LOCATION: Alconbury, Huntingdon (travel may be required)

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Managing the Team effectively to ensure all core business activities are actioned and maintained daily.
• To operate and manage the Enterprise Resource Planning System (Rubicon) as required for the Warehouse processes.
• Good housekeeping keeping areas clean and tidy, challenging any mess. Ensure working in a clean and safe manner (Clean as you go policy).
• To lead the Warehouse team in delivering a quality focused and efficient operation daily.
• Managing the compliance against customer requirements as contained within the supplier handbooks.
• Assuming responsibility for booking of all outbound transport and communicating with Hauliers daily.
• Providing clear picking instructions to the despatch team.
• Clearly communicate with the wider MM Flowers Teams, in particular Procurement and Planning Teams.
• Responsible for generating clear and accurate delivery notes and load plans.
• Assuming the role of Rubicon Expert within the Despatch Team and providing adequate training to others.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
• Experience in a similar role within fresh produce / food production / FMCG environment essential along with operating within a KPI driven structure.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
• A very keen eye for detail and the ability to follow specifications precisely.
• Flexible approach to work.

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

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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

Compliance Coordinator

Alconbury, Huntingdon

Job Ref
CA0922
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 Compliance Coordinator

Function
Technical
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent

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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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