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Based in Midsomer Norton Jones Food Solutions provide a complete foodservice operation, supplying our customers with a full range of ambient, chilled and frozen goods.

We provide a delivered service operation carrying a vast range of products for our retail, catering and licensed customers. We stock approximately 6,500 catering and retail products, consisting of, chilled and frozen foods, fresh meat, grocery, household, non-foods, beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks, confectionery, crisps & snacks.

We believe we provide our customers with the highest standards of service through an in depth understanding of their business needs and a thorough knowledge of the local business community.

So, we are looking for driven, enthusiastic and devoted individuals to join our team. Successful candidates need to be flexible in their working approach, show a willingness to go the extra mile and join us on our journey. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who wish to contribute to the local community working within our family business established over 100 years ago.

L & F JONES OFFER A VARIETY OF BENEFITS:

·         Holiday entitlement of 28 days including bank holidays

·         Pension

·         Free Gym or Golf Membership

·         Staff discounts in our Butchery

·         Staff discounts on Food & Drink at our Hotel

·         Staff discounts on rooms at our Hotel

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L & F JONES CURRENTLY HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANCIES:


Job Description:
- 12 hours per week, evenings/weekends
- Shifts will be Sundays: 16:00 -23:00 & Fridays 18:00 – 23:00
- To load customers' orders accurately / safely and in the order as per load manifest. To load goods on vehicles as per the manifest sheet and to see divers in the morning and get an agency driver if anyone phones in sick.
Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation and Company policies
- Assist with security in the warehouse.
- To ensure that a visual check of the distribution / route bays on a nightly basis, to see if goods will potentially fit on the planned vehicle, please move onto another route if needed if you have any concerns.
- Ensure that vehicles are loaded in drop order as per loading manifest, and all cages are strapped securely
- Ensure that the use of tail lifts is not undertaken without prior safety training
- Ensure that the drivers routing sheets are followed and any issues are raised with the duty manager.
- Ensure that Freezer and Fridges are running prior to commencement of loading and that the compartments are holding temperatures. And to check on a regular basis through the night as per the night log.
- Ensure that all goods are loaded in such a way that labels for the customers face outwards to ensure identification is easy by the driver
- Ensure that all drops stacked in vans are segregated with cardboard and are clearly labelled with the customer name.
- Ensure goods picked are packaged correctly to minimise risk of damage
- All cages and boxes should be marked clearly with the customers details
- To ensure that any damages caused by you are cleared up in accordance with Company policy
- To ensure the warehouse is clean and tidy at all times
- Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures and company policies and legislation
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, line managers and the general public
- Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- 40+ hours per week.
- To drive in a safe, responsible and competent manner at all times adhering to all transport laws and regulations
- Report any accidents immediately to operations manager and complete relevant accident reports
- Responsible for the cleanliness of the vehicle
- To be punctual at the start of the shift and to contact the duty manager if there are any problems
- To have good relationships with customers and treat them and their staff with courtesy and politeness at all times
- Deal effectively through the operations manager or duty manager any customer complaints
- Inform the senior operations manager of any information that may enhance the profitability of the company
- To deliver customer orders in pristine condition and within the correct temperature range as per company procedures
- Ensure that all goods on the vehicle are delivered. Inform the operations manager if circumstances prevent this
- Ensure that once goods are delivered a signature is obtained
- On delivery collect any outstanding payments required as per company policy
- If payments cannot be made on delivery of goods, return goods to warehouse unless otherwise instructed by the operations manager or duty manager
- Complete and maintain accurate paper records
- To provide an exemplary service to company, customers and their team
- Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures and company policies and legislation
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, line managers and the general public
- Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role
- Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation and Company policies
- Training & Skills Required: HGV Class 2 License | Valid CPC training & digital tacho card
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- 6-40 hours per week.
- To ensure safe delivery of goods from warehouse to customer and to build an excellent working relationship with customers.
- To drive in a safe, responsible and competent manner at all times adhering to all transport laws and regulations.
- Report any accidents immediately to operations manager and complete relevant accident reports.
- Responsible for the cleanliness of the vehicle.
- To be punctual at the start of the shift and to contact the duty manager if there are any problems.
- To have good relationships with customers and treat them and their staff with courtesy and politeness at all times.
- Deal effectively through the operations manager or a duty manager any customer complaints.
- Inform the senior operations manager of any information that may enhance the profitability of the company.
- To deliver customer orders in pristine condition and within the correct temperature range as per company procedures.
- Ensure that all goods on the vehicle are delivered. Inform the operations or duty manager if circumstances prevent this.
- Ensure that once goods are delivered a signature is obtained (unless you are authorised by the office.)
- On delivery collect any outstanding payments required as per company policy.
- If payments cannot be made on delivery of goods, return goods to warehouse unless otherwise instructed by the duty manager.
- Complete and maintain accurate paper records.
- To provide an exemplary service to company, customers and their team.
- Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures and company policies and legislation.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, line managers and the general public.
- Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.
- Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation and Company policies.
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- 15 - 40 hours per week, evenings only
- To meet the agreed level of contact with existing accounts as necessary to maintain and increase levels of business activity.
- Responsible for up selling to increase orders by talking up splits to cases, promotional offers, highlighting new products and selling clearance lines to meet agreed targets.
- To constantly seek out new revenue generating opportunities to ensure company targets are met.
- To ensure that the company external customer care and equal opportunity policies are adhered to at all times.
- To respect customers at all times and remain polite and friendly when dealing with customers.
- To handle and manage customer complaints effectively.
- To identify sales opportunities and effectively present key features and benefits of products to secure new business.
- Maintain computerised systems and documentation relating to customers order.
- To sell products over the telephone.
- To understand and comply with the legislation relating to direct managing.
- Allocation of picking workload.
- To ensure that any complaints/issues are relayed to the Supervisor.
- Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures and company policies and legislation.
- Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation and Company policies
- Training & Skills Required: Good understanding of food preferred.
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- 40 hours per week
- To liaise with the manager regarding the needs of the department and support implementation of any changes required
- Wrap, weigh, label and price cuts of meat
- Prepare special cuts as ordered by customers
- Take telephone orders from customers in a polite and helpful manner
- Cut, trim, bone, tie and grind meats, such as beef, pork and poultry to prepare meat in cooking form
- Consistently checks temperatures in foods and follows correct procedures with regards to chilling and storing meat
- Ensure all butchery areas are clean and tidy
- Ensure that all Personal Protective Equipment issued to you is correctly worn at all times
- Ensure that when operating in the high risk area, correct uniform and the following of procedures are maintained at all times
- Only use relevant machinery or cutting equipment when trained to do so
- Adhere to strict temperature control methods when removing meat from the fridge or freezer
- Estimate requirements and order or requisition meat supplies to maintain inventories, if you notice stock is low or you take the last of a product, please inform the butchery manager.
- Receive, inspect and store meat on delivery to ensure meat quality
- Check butchery equipment at the start of shift to determine safety and integrity
- Ensure butchery department follows strict hygiene procedures to HACCP regulations
- Maintain standards to comply with Food Safety Authority Standards
- Maintain excellent relations with existing customers and handle complaints punctually and effectively
- Ensure that and cutting equipment or machinery used, is inspected periodically to ensure that all parts are present and blade are intact.
- Please note that jewellery must be removed before entering the butchery cutting rooms or high risk areas, please ensure that no glass, plastics or metals are taken into this department without the approval of the butchery management.
- Check butchery department at end of shift to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal of waste/removal of food and correct storing and labelling. Ensure all necessary equipment is turned off and fridge doors are closed.
- Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant health and safety procedures and company policies and legislation
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, line managers and the general public
- Training & Skills Required: Apprenticeship and on the job training for minimum 2 years. | Food Hygiene Level 2
- Does this role have any supervisory responsibilities? Yes
- To apply, click here.



- Needed for our Jones Convenience store in Shepton Mallet.
- Needed for Sundays 12pm-6pm, plus sickness & holiday cover.
- Must be punctual, flexible with excellent customer service skills.
- Retail experience preferred.
- Full training provided.
To apply, click here.


- 16 hours per week, flexible.
- Working in our Batheaston convenience store.
- Assist the store manager and rest of the team in helping to deliver the highest standards of customer service, to maximise sales and profitability and to continuously strive to improve every aspect of the store.
- Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction through excellent customer service.
- Maintain outstanding store condition and visual merchandising standards.
- Maintain a fully stocked store.
- Ascertain customer’s needs and wants.
- Welcome and Greet customers.
- Manage Point of sale processes.
- Actively involved in the receiving of delivery shipments.
- Maintain a working knowledge of the product range that is carried in store.
- Follow all cash and customer service policies and procedures.
- Ensure all till, pay point, streamline etc. transactions are carried out correctly within company guidelines.
- Assist the store manager to achieve and exceed sales and profitability budgets.
- Have a good understanding, and comply with company stock management systems, to ensure deliveries are correctly checked and reduction and write off procedures are correctly followed.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, line managers and members of the public.
- Maintain consistent, effective communications with your line manager and all other members of the team.
- Ensure you are aware of your scheduled shifts and reporting times and give adequate notice if you are unable to fulfil any shift commitment.
- Follow all company procedures regarding the security of staff and customers.
Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance, and adherence to relevant Health and Safety procedures, company policies and legislation.
- Background & Requirements: Candidates would have most success in the role if they have a basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices. They would need solid communication and interpersonal skills with a friendly/helpful confident and engaging personality, with some basic administration skills.
To apply, click here.



Job Description:
- 25-30 hours per week, including evenings, weekends & holiday cover.
- Working at the Centurion Hotel bar & restaurant
(NB In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required).
- To provide a bar and food service to customers in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.
- To serve beverages and food to customers to the agreed standards of service, in Jays Bar, The Restaurant, room service, lounge service & function rooms/bars. Including bar & table service
- To assist with cellar duties - changing kegs, syrups and gas
- To clean agreed designated areas in accordance with laid down procedures/rotas and hygiene requirements.
- To maintain bar stocks to laid down standards maintaining correct stock rotation.
- To wash and store glasses to laid down procedures.
- To prepare and maintain cutlery, condiments and other items for food service.
- To take payments and handle cash using computerised tills.
- To be responsible for the till and cash up correctly at the end of shift – noting any discrepancies and trying, to your best ability, to find a reason why there are discrepancies.
- To be polite, courteous and friendly and to promote the organisation and facilities in a positive manner at all times.
- To comply with all company and legal requirements including employment, health, safety, fire, hygiene and age related sales legislation.
- To update the sports boards with latest fixtures
- To familiarise yourself with ALL F&B menus and ensure you know what the dishes contain
- To upsell food & beverage items to achieve set departmental objectives.
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- 18 hours per week.
- Working at the Best Western Centurion Hotel
- To maintain the cleanliness of the hotel bedrooms & public areas to the standards of the required levels.
- To complete the cleaning & layout of all areas of the hotel rooms & public areas to the required standard.
- To clean all areas of hotel bedrooms & bathrooms to standard & periodical special cleaning as required.
- To clean bedroom corridors to standard & periodical special cleaning as required.
- To clean areas of front of house when required to standard and periodical special cleaning of all areas and items of responsibility.
- To clear & turn around any public areas or function rooms as required.
- To use cleaning equipment and materials to manufacturer’s instructions.
- To keep equipment clean and in good condition.
- To report any damaged or broken equipment & furniture to the Head Housekeeper.
- To assist in linen duties when required.
- To assist in the washing, ironing and repair of in-house laundry including guest laundry when required.
- To be polite, courteous and helpful to guests and to liaise with other members of staff as part of a team.
- To comply with all company and legal requirements including employment, health, safety, fire, hygiene and age related sales legislation.
- Confidentiality: The employee must maintain confidentiality of information. Information gained must not be communicated by the employee to other persons except in the course of duty.
Flexibility: This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. The employee will be expected to adopt a flexible attitude towards the duties outlined which may be subject to adjustment at any time in consultation with the employee and in line with the needs of the business.
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- 13 hours per week, evenings.
- Working at the Best Western Centurion Hotel Club.
- To input details of memberships onto database when necessary. To provide reports when requested.
- To be fully conversant with membership structure to explain and sell to new members.
- To take payment for goods and sports facilities.
- To answer and deal with telephone calls, telephoning emergency services when necessary.
- To fill and clean vending machines and stock check all items sold at the club reception. To count and check cash taken from vending and fruit machines.
- To order stationery when necessary.
- To order vending stock when necessary.
- To carry out general duties such as photocopying, mailshots, typing etc.
- To be conversant with Focus Fire Report.
- To be polite, courteous and friendly and to promote the organisation and facilities in a positive manner at all times.
- To comply with all company and legal requirements including employment, health, safety, fire, hygiene and age related sales legislation.
- To apply, click here.


Job Description:
- For long term sickness cover
- 25-30 hours per week.
- Location at the BEST WESTERN Centurion Hotel.
- To prepare the restaurant, Jays Bar and function rooms for dining purposes.
- To serve food and beverages to customers in a professional, efficient and courteous manner.
- To serve food and beverages in the restaurant, Jays Bar and function rooms, including lounge service and room service when required, to the required standards of service.
- To clean agreed designated areas in accordance with laid down procedures and hygiene requirements.
- To change table linen as required.
- To clean and refill cruet and condiment sets and sauce containers.
- To set tables to laid down standards ensuring that all items used are clean, undamaged and in a good state of repair.
- To ensure restaurant sideboard(s) are adequately stocked with replacement cutlery, linen or other necessary equipment.
- To prepare cutlery, condiments, glasses and napkins ready for service.
- To keep dining areas clear of used dishes and trays.
- To be polite, courteous and friendly and to promote the organisation and facilities in a positive manner all times.
- To comply with all company and legal requirements including employment, health, safety, fire, hygiene and age related sales legislation.
- To greet customers as they enter the restaurant for breakfast; Check their room numbers and inform them of the breakfast charges, if on a room only rate.
- To be responsible for the breakfast stock ordering.
- To take charge during breakfast service; directing and supervising junior staff.
- To apply, click here.

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At L & F Jones we are an Equal Opportunity employer. We create an environment where everyone has an equal chance to succeed, from our recruitment phase through their career at L & F Jones.

Download a copy of our Equal Opportunities Policy statement HERE.

 

 

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