Posted: Thu 21st Jul 2016

Deeside based snack maker to create 17 new jobs

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Jul 21st, 2016

Calbee UK, the savoury snacks maker has announced plans to increase the number of staff at its Deeside Industrial Park based factory from 32 to 49.

The company, a member of the Living Wage movement, is looking to create 17 new production roles across the business.

HR Advisor for Calbee UK, Mags Kerns comments:

“The ongoing success at Calbee UK, and increasing demands from customers, has meant that we are now in a confident position to appoint further full-time roles that will give consistent resource to the business.

“Calbee UK is a responsible employer and as well as committing to the Voluntary National Living Wage Foundation rate of £8.25 an hour, it also offers a range of benefits to all colleagues including private healthcare, pension scheme and free life assurance. In return, we are looking for energetic, enthusiastic and flexible individuals with food manufacturing experience and a real ‘can do’ attitude.”

Since its official launch in June 2015 Calbee UK, manufacturer of Yushoi Snapea rice sticks, has secured listings with Tesco, Coop, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Whole Foods Market, Selfridges and also Ocado and Amazon.

The company has set out ambitious targets to secure sales of £65m by 2020 and to employ more than 100 workers across the business, which has facilities in both Deeside and Leeds.

For an application form or further information about the roles that are available please email [email protected]

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