Careers

Careers

We strive to provide our employees with career progression and keep them motivated.

Through combining our family based service with a fantastic branded and non-branded range the Charles Saunders name is now recognised for quality across the foodservice sector. With just over 100 people across seven departments, in a fast moving industry, every week brings new challenges.

We’re keen to promote from within and reward their excellence and achievements, which leads to a low turnover of staff and a really good pool of knowledge and expertise.

Warehouse Operative – Twilight (Afternoon / Evening shift)

This position will suit someone who has a flexible attitude and can work well both alone and as part of a team, previous warehouse experience is advantageous.

Twilight Warehouse Operative – PDF

Multi-Drop Delivery Driver

This position will involve driving a 3.5T vehicle to deliver goods whilst receiving internal and external training to become a QUALIFIED CAT C DRIVER.

Trainee Driver – PDF

Purchase Ledger Clerk

This position will suit someone who has a flexible attitude and can work well both alone and as part of a team, previous purchase ledger experience is essential.

Purchase Ledger Clerk Job – PDF

Logistics Administrator

Experience of working in a busy logistics department would be advantageous.

Logistics Administrator Job Advert – PDF

Warehouse Operative – Nights 

We are currently seeking Full Time, Permanent, Warehouse Operatives to join our busy warehouse team on the Night shift.

Download Warehouse Operative Specification – PDF

Multi-Drop Delivery Driver – Class 2 / Cat C

Charles Saunders Food Service, a Bristol based wholesale company, who were 2017 winners of the Bristol Posts Large Business of the year award, are currently seeking a Full Time, Permanent, CAT C Delivery Driver to join our busy transport team in Yate, Bristol.

Download Class 2 Driver 2 – PDF

Our drivers deliver all over the South West. They definitely keep the company moving! We expect our drivers to offer great customer service, enjoy the variety of multi-drop delivery, be a quick learner and have a enthusiastic and flexible attitude. In return we offer a competitive remuneration package and training opportunities.

We also offer a trainee driver scheme involving work in our warehouse whilst receiving internal and external training to become a QUALIFIED CAT C DRIVER. 

Skills required for a job in Transport: Full UK Driving Licence. 7.5T driving licence, Class 2 licence and experience of multi-drop delivery is desirable. 

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section.

Warehouse Personnel are an integral part of ensuring our business runs effectively and efficiently, helping with our goods in, picking and loading operation. 

We offer internal and external training, including the chance to gain a forklift licence and offer career progression with promotion to management or to join our trainee driver scheme to become a qualified CAT C Driver. 

Skills required for a job in our warehouse: Quick learner, Good level of numeracy and literacy, Positive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude. Previous warehouse experience is desirable.

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section.

Our Field Based Sales Reps are responsible for obtaining, managing and growing their own accounts within a designated territory, selling and promoting our broad range of food and catering products to the catering industry.

Skills required for job in Field Sales: Able to demonstrate a proven track record in field sales, be a ‘hunter’ with strong business development skills and the drive and motivation to achieve new business, have the ability to maximise selling opportunities through customer needs analysis, with the resilience to keep going. A full UK driving license is essential.

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section.

Our Telesales team handle outbound and inbound customers calls, take customer orders, provide customers with up-to date product information, promote new products and work to sales targets. They also liaise between customers and internal departments to resolve issues and answer customer queries.

Skills required for a job in Telesales: Excellent Communication Skills, Customer service experience, Target driven, Friendly disposition and excellent telephone manner and be IT Literate. Experience of working in the food service sector is desirable.

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section.

The Marketing team tell the South West what we have to offer and why they should buy it from us. Think product guides, e-shots, twitter…they take care of it all.

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section

Our accounts department are all about the money!! They are responsible for Credit Control, Purchase Ledger and cashiering. 

Skills required for a job in Accounts: High level of numeracy and literacy skills, IT literate, excellent verbal and written communication skills, Excellent interpersonal skills, with a highly professional telephone manner.

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section.

Our purchasing team are always on the look out for the best quality products at the right prices.

Our HR department are responsible for recruitment, employee welfare, training, benefits, raising and implementing polices and procedures, payroll and quality.

Skills required for a job in HR: Knowledge of UK employment legislation, High level of literacy skills, IT literate, excellent verbal and written communication skills, Excellent interpersonal skills. Experience of working in the HR sector.

Keep an eye out for openings in our vacancies section.

Sound like somewhere you’d like to work?

We want the company to grow so we are always on the lookout for talented and experienced people to complement our current team and help continue our success and expansion into the future. If you are a hard worker, with a flexible approach to work and want to be part of a growing company we’d love to hear from you. All permanent opportunities are advertised here. We will also consider speculative enquiries for future positions. If you are interested in either, please email your CV and a covering letter to our HR department hr@charles-saunders.com

Charles Saunders Ltd is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non discrimination. All applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

Job Application Form – PDF Download

Address: Armstrong Way, Great Western Business Park, Yate BS37 5NG

Our telesales team work: Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 6:00pm
Call 01454 338130

Telesales: 01454 338130
(Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 6:00pm)

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(Our answerphone is switched on from 6:00pm to 10:59pm Monday to Thursday and at weekends. On Fridays our answerphone is available 6:00pm to 9.59pm.)

Delivery Areas: Centred on Bristol, we deliver to a wide area from South Wales in the West, the Dorset Coast and into South Devon in the South West, and travelling as far north as Birmingham and east to Swindon.