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FMK Consulting are specialist recruiters for the Fresh Produce & Food, Agriculture and FMCG Industries across the whole supply chain.

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FMK has a successful track record of effective Recruitment and Consultancy.

Latest Jobs

Full-Time|Permanent
Hampshire
Posted 2 mins ago
Technical Coordinator Location: Head Office, New Forest, Hampshire Company Overview: Join an inspirational Berry company at the forefront of innovation and technology in the fresh produce sector. This company is renowned for its groundbreaking application of robotics and technology in agriculture, with 50 robots currently deployed in the ‘field’ picking strawberries. They are committed to advancing the industry through sustainable practices and cutting-edge solutions. They have four major growers throughout the South of UK. They are a small dedicated and extraordinary team producing results way beyond industry expectations. They welcome the chance to guide and mentor the right person into the Technical Coordinator role. Personal skills as a great communicator and a quick learner are qualities that are sought after. Skills within Quality Assurance, Junior Technologist (any industry) are desirable. The company has had very healthy growth over the last four years and wants a new energetic and enthusiastic person to join and develop their career as part of a close team. Position: Technical Coordinator Sector: Fresh Produce (Growers + Marketing + Technical) Key Responsibilities:
  • Technical Support:
    • Provide technical support and coordination for key growers.
    • Assist in the implementation and monitoring of innovative agricultural technologies.
    • Get involved in the smooth operation and maintenance of robotic systems in the ‘field’.
  • Communication:
    • Act as a liaison between the head office, growers, and marketing teams to ensure seamless information flow.
    • Prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations.
    • Coordinate technical meetings and training sessions for staff and growers.
  • Project Management:
    • Assist in the planning, execution, and monitoring of technical projects.
    • Track project milestones and deliverables, ensuring timelines are met.
    • Provide support in the development of project documentation and technical manuals.
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Monitor and evaluate the quality of produce and adherence to technical standards.
    • Implement and oversee quality control measures.
    • Conduct regular field visits to ensure compliance with best practices.
  • Innovation and Technology:
    • Stay updated with the latest advancements in agricultural technology.
    • Participate in the research and development of new technological solutions.
    • Support the deployment of new technologies in the field.
Requirements:
  • Experience:
    • Previous experience in a technical role within the agriculture or fresh produce sector is advantageous but not essential.
  • Skills:
    • Strong technical aptitude and willingness to learn.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills.
    • Proficiency in using MS Office Suite and technical software applications.
Personal Attributes:
  • Energetic, and enthusiastic individual with a great personality.
  • Ambitious with a strong desire to kick start a fulfilling career in the fresh produce sector.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Innovative thinker with a passion for technology and sustainability in agriculture.
Career Growth: This role offers a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking company. As a Technical Coordinator, you will gain invaluable experience, brilliant mentoring and have the chance to grow within the organization, contributing to groundbreaking projects and advancements in the fresh produce sector. Application Process: To apply, please submit your CV and/ or a cover letter detailing your interest and suitability for the role to Frank Kinsella. Call Frank for an informal chat and more detail on 07734 861 080 or email your CV to Frank@FMKconsulting.co   (just.co) Join us and be a part of the future of agriculture! Your career starts here.    

Job Features

Job Category

Technical Coordinator

Type

Full Time / Permenant

Location

Hampshire

Salary

Competitive

Job Number

F2126

Technical Coordinator Location: Head Office, New Forest, Hampshire Company Overview: Join an inspirational Berry company at the forefront of innovation and technology in the fresh produce sector. This...

Full-Time|Permanent
South Coast
Posted 1 month ago
National Account Manager An industry leader in UK Tomato production is looking for a National Account Manager to maintain and nurture its expanding Retail business. This is a customer-facing role dealing with four of the UK top Retailers; to drive and manage key customer relations and to deliver the commercial strategy. Key areas of responsibility: Understand and deliver the Sales strategy and Financial targets, including KPI areas of Customer Service, Cost control and Business Development. Ensure Commercial Strategy and Financial targets are managed successfully with both internal stakeholders and customers. Actively manage the Category and collaborate with the Team to achieve margins and growth. Know your market and initiate innovations and strategy to keep the company ahead of competitors. Develop excellent customer relationships ensuring long term stability and growth. Contribute actively in maintaining a customer focussed business.   Knowledge, Skill and Experience: A track record of Sales and Business Development, ideally within Fresh Food or FMCG sector. A minimum of 2 years Account management or Sales experience with a top UK Retailer. A clear understanding of the Fresh Food sector (ideally Fresh Produce) and know what success looks like. Commercially astute and can manage and develop relationships. A strong understanding of retail industry dynamics, market trends, customer preferences and the competitor landscape. Fluency in English; additional languages, such as Spanish would be an advantage. Ability to interpret Market data into a plan. Be the ‘go to’ person for the Category.   Personal: A natural rapport-builder. A ‘people person’ with the talent to build strong and collaborative relationships. A positive outlook on life. Ready to challenge yourself and others to do and get the best result from the business situations you have created. Personal energy, enthusiasm and drive to be extraordinary in your role. Ambitious to prove your place at the Top Table. Excellent communication skills.   Situated on the South Coast, this role offers a competitive salary, some WFH options and usual company benefits.   If you are interested, please contact Frank on 07734 861 080 or send your CV to Frank@FMKconsulting.co  (just .co)

Job Features

Job Category

Account Manager, National Account Manager

Type

Permanent / Full Time

Location

South Coast

Salary

Competitive DOE + Skills

Job Number

F2230

National Account Manager An industry leader in UK Tomato production is looking for a National Account Manager to maintain and nurture its expanding Retail business. This is a customer-facing role deal...

Full-Time|Permanent
Kent
Posted 1 month ago
Title: Key Account Manager Company Overview: This company is a leading player in the growing, packing, and distribution of Salads, Legumes, and Vegetables. With modern glasshouse facilities and key growing areas around the world, they are committed to sustainability, boasting a low carbon footprint and green credentials that are ingrained in their DNA. HO in the Netherlands, they have a satellite office in Kent, to cater to their Retail and other customers in the UK. This is a new dedicated role based in Kent focussing on key account management of their largest Retail customers in the UK. Job Description: Position: Key Account Manager Location: Kent (travel expected to NL) Job Summary: We are seeking a dynamic and energetic Key Account Manager to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and growing key accounts within the retail sector (Tesco is the largest account) ensuring customer satisfaction and driving business growth in line with company objectives. This role will involve building strong relationships with customers, understanding their needs, and collaborating with internal teams to deliver value-added solutions. Key Responsibilities:
  1. Manage and nurture current key accounts within the Retail sector and develop prospects with the remainder.
  2. Develop and execute strategic account plans to drive sales growth and achieve revenue targets.
  3. Act as the main point of contact for key accounts, addressing any inquiries, concerns, or issues in a timely and professional manner.
  4. Collaborate with internal teams, including sales, marketing, and operations, to develop tailored solutions and meet customer needs.
  5. Conduct regular business reviews with key accounts to assess performance, identify opportunities for improvement, and drive continuous value delivery.
  6. Stay updated on industry trends, market dynamics, and competitor activities to inform strategic decision-making and maintain a competitive edge.
  7. Monitor and analyse sales data, market trends, and customer feedback to identify growth opportunities and potential risks.
  8. Represent the company at industry events, trade shows, and customer meetings to promote products and services and expand business relationships.
  9. Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and standards, including sustainability initiatives and environmental regulations.
  10. Travel to the NL office and other locations as needed to meet with customers, attend meetings, and participate in company activities.
Qualifications:
  • Proven experience in Key Account Management (Minimum 2yrs) within the food or agricultural industry, preferably with a focus on fresh produce.
  • Strong understanding of retail industry dynamics, including market trends, customer preferences, and competitor landscape.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers and internal stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with a results-oriented mindset and a track record of achieving sales targets.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and CRM software.
  • Fluency in English; additional languages such as Spanish would be an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.
Join a friendly team and play a key role in driving the success of the business while contributing to their commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. Apply now to be part of our dynamic and innovative team! Application Process: If you are passionate about sales and have a strong background in the Fresh, Food or FMCG sector, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Please submit your CV or contact me by email or phone to discuss this role. We look forward to hearing from you! Frank@FMKconsulting.co  (just .co) or Call me +44 (0) 7734 861 080      

Job Features

Job Category

Account Manager

Type

Full Time/ Permanent

Location

Kent

Salary

Very Competitive (doe)

Job Number

F2807

Title: Key Account Manager Company Overview: This company is a leading player in the growing, packing, and distribution of Salads, Legumes, and Vegetables. With modern glasshouse facilities and key gr...

Roles

Industries Include

Fresh Produce & Food, Food Service, Farming, Horticulture, Agriculture, Viticulture, Hydroponics, Retail, Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Beer, Wine and Spirits, Vineyard Management, Agronomy