Now part of the 1 billion bakkavor group, we’ve turned cream cakes into a multi-million pound business and are now Europe's largest supplier, holding major contracts with Tesco, Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer amongst others. We create products that are tempting and delicious and when it comes to creating our graduate opportunities, we aim to do the same.
Your first year will be an exciting journey whether you enter the technical or commercial side of the business. The opportunities on offer are;
Graduate Marketing Analysts will be responsible for providing market analysis on consumer trends and preferences, supporting the sales and marketing team. Strong, dependable analytical skills are therefore essential with experience of dealing with data. No experience is required however a level of commercial understanding will help support your application. Could you provide essential market data to our biggest clients?
FMCG Graduate Account Managers will need to be confident and enthusiastic individuals. This role is all about building trusting relationships with some of our largest key accounts. You’ll be developing our business and ensuring we meet all our clients’ needs. Do you have the drive and communications skills to manage a multi million pound account?
Graduate Packaging Technologists will again appreciate the commercial world and have good analytical skills. This role however involves a lot of problem solving and you will need to demonstrate an appreciation for packaging design and new product development, exciting challenges in particular include environmental impact. (Food technology or industrial design degrees are advantageous) Could you create packaging to help our cakes stay fresher for longer?
Graduate food technologists have an integral part to play in development, quality and innovation. The food technologist team maintains our procedures, provide essential specification briefs and support new product development. This is a fast paced role within a dynamic team where problem solving and flexibility is key. A food science or technical degree is essential.
You will be supported by a proud team of food manufacturing professionals that maintain Laurens open, honest and friendly approach to business. We are fast growing, hard working team of people and need graduates who want to be part of our success. There are plenty of benefits with excellent development and training opportunities.
Discovery Recruitment and Training is our retained Managing Consultancy. All applications will be processed through Discovery. Telephone interviews are now taking place.