Vacancies

We're often looking for hardworking, motivated people to join our team. If this is you, we would love to hear from you.

Behind our delicious dairy products, you will find a hardworking team of people each with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of their role in the business, and a commitment to producing the highest quality dairy products. 

Because our success relies on the people who work here, we invest heavily in training and development to ensure that every person has the chance to progress and develop within the business. We are unusual in that we make such a wide range of products, which means there is always the opportunity to learn something new. 

People who work here often stay for a long time (some for their whole careers!), and there is a good sense of community. Alongside working together, there is also a sports and social club with events year round, open for anyone to get involved in.

Whether you have just left school or are an experienced professional, we have roles in all areas of the business from product manufacture, packing, transport and distribution, sales, quality, administration, technical and more...

If you would like to get a better idea of what it's like to work at Longley Farm, why not watch our videos here?

Details of current vacancies and how to apply can be found below:

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Sales and Administration Job Vacancy 

Longley Farm has been making great dairy products for over 65 years. We are in the process of restructuring our office and sales team and we are looking for someone to join us with the possibility of progression into other roles as the team is redeveloped.

In fulfilling this role the successful candidate will undertake the following activities:

  • Answering the telephone promptly and professionally
  • Taking customer orders over the phone accurately
  • Processing deliveries/orders received by phone/fax/email/EDI
  • Responding to and resolving customer queries and requests
  • Reviewing and resolving stock movement queries
  • Serving customers face to face and handling cash
  • Processing, allocating and chasing outstanding payments
  • Cashing up and consolidating with receipts, taking monies to local bank
  • Providing other general admin duties
  • Carry out ad hoc tasks and projects as requested
  • Contributing to process improvement, including the implementation of new sales ledger and sales process systems.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Confident telephone manner
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Good IT skills including the use of Microsoft Office, experience of Sage 200 would be beneficial
  • Good organisational skills, prioritising, and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent data inputting and keyboard skills
  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Ability to multitask and be a team player
  • A can-do attitude with the ability to offer fresh ideas

This list is not exhaustive and the successful candidate will need to develop skills and adapt to new challenges as the roles are restructured.

This job is full time (Monday – Friday 38 – 40 hrs per week)

Plus approximately 1 Saturday in 6 – (up to 5 hours only)

Starting rate: £8.50 per hour with the final rate dependant on interview.


Please apply with a hand-written cover letter, including a copy of your CV,

to: Carla Whitford, Longley Farm, Holmfirth, HD9 2JD

Previous applicants need not apply

 

Closing date: Friday 14th April 2017

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Dairy Worker

We are recruiting for full time permanent positions within our production team based in Holmfirth. This role is very important to us as the successful candidate shall become involved in the full process of manufacturing our quality dairy products. Longley farm offers hard working, reliable and motivated people the opportunity for a challenging and rewarding future with us.

Key responsibilities include:

- Maintaining a good knowledge of products and processes that will be gained through our excellent training system

- Day to day tasks involved in the manufacturing of our range of quality dairy products

- Recording accurate production figures

- Taking care and pride in the quality of your work through good food, hygiene and health and safety practices

Key skills include:

- Only accepting the very best quality

- Conscientious, positive thinking and an effective team member that can demonstrate the ability to use their own initiative

- A good standard of literacy and numeracy

- Self-motivated with effective communication skills

- An understanding of, and an excellent attitude towards the fundamentals of hygiene and food safety

These lists are not exhaustive and you will be required to carry out duties as reasonably requested.

Starting rate: £8.45

Please apply with a cover letter, including a copy of your CV,

To: Mandy Fawcett, Longley Farm, Holmfirth, HD9 2JD

Or by email: mandy.fawcett@longleyfarm.com

 

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When applying, please send us your CV and a cover letter outlining your skills, interests, experience and qualifications along with a bit about why you would like to work at Longley Farm. Most importantly be yourself! We want to hear all about you and what makes you stand out.