Gomez is one of the largest and best known produce companies in the country, supplying major supermarket and food services sectors.
 
See below our current vacancies, for further information or to apply please email: hr@agomez.co.uk or call 01227 832121 Option 1.
  
 

PACKHOUSE OPERATIVE

We are looking for Packhouse Operatives on a permanent or temporary basis to join our busy team on a 4 days on 4 days off shift basis. Packhouse Operatives are critical to delivering a high quality product to our customers at all times. Working in a fast paced environment our team of Packhouse Operatives sort, select and pack products to meet customer specification on time. The role is physically demanding and a certain level of fitness is required given the intrinsic aspect of the roles. At times the running of a line may be required by the management team. Experienced Packhouse Operatives can be expected to assist in making sure quality, traceability and Rubicon systems are all properly managed. You must be accurate and naturally have a good eye for detail as well as work well as part of a team. If the above appeals to you, you have a ‘can-do’ attitude, are flexible, don’t mind hard work and able to work under pressure, then we want to hear from you. Please note that due to the remote location of our site and unreliable public transport, you must have your own mode of travel.

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE

If you enjoy working as part of a team and delivering excellent service you might be interested in a role in our Warehouse at Gomez. We’re looking for permanent experienced Warehouse Operatives to work in our busy operation based in Bridge, near Canterbury. Gomez is one of the largest and best known produce companies in the country, supplying major supermarket, wholesale, c-store and food services sectors. You will need to be able to work to deadlines, happy to work under pressure and ideally have a current forklift and/or T20 electric truck licence. This active and busy role is a key part of our operation here at Gomez making sure our products are where they need to be. Duties include loading and unloading lorries, making up orders and working from order sheets. Your attention to detail will be second to none as we aim to get things right first time. Applications welcome from those seeking a full time or part time opportunity. Usual shift pattern is working 4 days on, 4 days off, 12 hour shift pattern, hours are flexible between 5am and 11pm. However, we are happy to accept applications from anyone wishing to work part time i.e. 2 days on, 5 days off, 12 hours per day. If you think you can make a difference, we want to hear from you. Please indicate when applying if you wish to be considered for a part time or full time role. Please note that due to the remote location of our site and unreliable public transport you must have your own mode of travel.

QUALITY CONTROLLER

Delivering a quality product is what we do at Gomez and the Quality Control Department is at the centre of making sure that happens every day.  In addition to a quality product, we are required to ensure that the weights and labels of our products are accurate to guarantee that products arriving in stores are in line with our key customer specifications. This role is crucial for verification and clarity of quality, packaging, weights and labels so you will need to have a great eye for detail, work calmly under pressure and be able to confidently resolve challenging situations. The main tasks of the role include product checking, stock quality monitoring, identifying errors and subsequently taking the necessary corrective actions. We will require you to be passionate, proactive and naturally curious and you will also need to work effectively as part of a team. Previous experience within a Quality Department and/or understanding of fresh produce would be advantageous. This role works a 12 hour shift, 4 days on, 4 days off and includes rotating late finish times. You will need to be committed and flexible. 

PRINT ROOM OPERATIVE

We are looking for a permanent full-time Print Room Operative to join our busy team. Delivering the difference and a high quality product to our customers is a key part to Gomez’s success. Print Room Operatives are responsible for the smooth and efficient delivery of accurate labels for our wide range of products. The role requires high levels of attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Main tasks include calculating and printing an accurate supply of product labels and keeping the related documentation up to date. Our Print Room Operatives need to be confident, well organised and logical, as well as be able to liaise with varying levels within the business. Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous. If the above appeals to you, you have a ‘can-do’ attitude, are flexible and able to work under pressure, then we want to hear from you. This role works on a 12 hour shift, 4 days on, 4 days off basis.

STOCK CONTROL ADMINISTRATOR

This role controls and reports issues relating to stock within A Gomez and this ensures that orders for our customers can be fulfilled and any issues can be identified, highlighted and rectified. Stock Controllers are responsible for completing daily stock counts and invoicing and charging, and are constantly liaising with all other departments. Although we ask that you are computer literate; this role is not just about sitting behind a desk but seeking solutions and raising issues professionally with other parts of the business. This role will work a 5 days on, 2 days off work pattern, which will include weekend working. Previous experience of a similar industry or role would be advantageous but full training will be given. If you naturally have high attention to detail, are a good communicator and think this role is for you then please apply today.

COMPLIANCE MANAGER

We are seeking a Compliance Manager to join the Technical Services team. As technical lead for our site compliance, this role is critical to the technical function and the maintenance of our industry leading position. Leading in customer audits, you will be a true expert in your field with the ability to translate and communicate the key customer requirements to colleagues around the business. Ultimately, you will be responsible for site technical compliance including food safety culture and maintenance of the QMS and drive continuous improvement in site standards by questioning the status quo and seeking better solutions to ensure year-round “Audit ready” status. Working with stakeholders to develop and maintain the site HACCP, VACCP and TACCP system, you will also manage and maintain food safety risk assessments as required for audits and the site document control system. If you are an excellent communicator, and have the ability to deliver to high standards, with a strong track record of internal auditing as well BRC, TFS and customer third party audits for fresh food manufacturing, and think this role is for you then please apply by submitting your CV outlining your experience. Level 4 HACCP qualification and an HNC/Degree in Food Science or similar subject would be advantageous although not essential.

TRANSPORT MANAGER

We are seeking a Transport Manager to support all functions throughout the business including warehousing, logistics, finance and production. With responsibility for managing and improving the efficiency of inbound logistics, providing accurate and timely information for other areas of the business to enable time critical commercial and operational decisions., the Transport Manager will also be responsible for the management of haulier supplier relations, constantly striving to improve the efficiency of the inbound logistics. If you have previous international freight management experience within the fresh produce industry, are self-driven and a natural forward planner who is determined to succeed and able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment and you feel this is the role for you, then we would love to hear from you.

SENIOR COMMERCIAL MANAGER

Delivering the highest standard and meeting our customer expectations is what we do here at Gomez. Our Commercial team are central to this, maintaining and building on our excellent relationships to ensure we continue to deliver the difference. Our Commercial team manage key product category accounts for some of the UK’s largest, multinational grocery retailers. Working as part of a team, in conjunction with internal departments, to ensure we deliver highest possible service level and continually go above and beyond for our customers. Role and responsibilities: Manage commercial activities on a daily, weekly and seasonal basis, planning and prioritising sales activities with customers towards achieving agreed business aims. Reporting directly to the Chief Commercial Officer, working as a cohesive team, the main responsibility is to deliver Commercial KPIs to customer, managing customer expectations and building strong relationships to develop and grow our retail business. You will be required to have an understanding of all aspects of the business whilst protecting the financial interests of A Gomez Ltd in all services offered to ensure that the business is working efficiently and within the interests of all business stakeholders.

Essential:

  • Previous experience within a Commercial Department from the fresh produce supply or retail sector
  • Demonstrable high level of numerical ability, problem solving and analytical capability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The capacity to be influential and amenable coupled with decisiveness and commercial shrewdness
  • The ability to work in a pressurised business environment
  • Equally strong working as an individual and as part of a team
  • The willingness and flexibility to work the hours required

Desirable:

  • Spanish language
  • Experience working with/for a major supermarket
  • Degree level education or equivalent. 

Full-Time / Permanent.

Salary: Competitive salary – dependent on experience. Located: Bridge, near Canterbury. Free, on-site parking.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 7.00am to 4.00pm or 8.00am to 5.00pm flexible to meet the needs of the business with weekend working.