Customer Development Controller

Experience dependant
09 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Job Type: Customer Development Controller
Salary: Experience dependant 
Location: Home Based
Sector/Industry: FMCG
Job Reference: 23067

At McCain, we believe good ethics is good business. It guides who we are, what we do and how we do it. The result is good food, simply made.   

Are you passionate about grocery retail development?  Do you have a background in branded food manufacturing and the desire to progress?  Do you excel in a collaborative, supportive and driven environment?  If so please read on into this hugely exciting opportunity with McCain!

Due to strong growth and expansion, McCain are looking to appoint a Customer Development Controller to join an expanding team!  This role will give you the opportunity to directly influence and impact the McCain Retail strategy to deliver profitable growth in both the frozen and chilled categories, and to drive the success of the newly launched chilled operation.

Based in North Yorkshire, McCain are a business that embodies good business, good ethics and good people, with core family values at the heart of its operation.  McCain provides a collaborative, team orientated environment with a supportive, driven and positive culture, and as a global operation operating across a number of channels offers many varied opportunities to develop your career.  Sales span across 160 countries, through 46 production facilities and 18,000 employees… A world of opportunity awaits! 

As Customer Development Controller you will be responsible for both chilled and frozen across a set of designated retail multiple and convenience customers, including:
•    Delivery of volume, value and profit
•    Creation of a high performance environment, leading and developing a team
•    Define and implement JBPs
•    Together with your peer group, define the engagement strategy by customer
•    Ensuring efficient supply chain management 
•    Working collaboratively with the marketing team to optimise performance

Successful candidates will have proven experience in branded FMCG working within the Top 4 Grocery Retailers, demonstrate strong leadership and development of people, be commercially savvy, good with numbers and setting budgets and have strong influencing, negotiation and communication skills. Chilled experience will be advantageous but not essential. 

This is a hugely exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for challenge and who is hungry to progress and make an impact!  If you’re an individual who would describe yourself as driven, passionate, innovative and has the imagination needed to drive growth and are inspired by McCain, please don’t hesitate in applying.

To apply directly please send a copy of your CV and cover letter through to or alternatively please apply via the link below.

Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role. 
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