Work For Us

If you would like to join the team at Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd please send your C/V along with a covering letter which states the areas of the business that would be of interest via email to clair@owentaylor.co.uk. Alternatively you can download our application form HERE and post to:

Miss Clair Channer – Human Resources and Office Manager
Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd
27 Main Road
Leabrooks
Alfreton
Derbyshire
DE55 1LA

These are our current vacancies:

DRIVER

We currently have a permanent full time position available within our Drivers department.

The hours of work for this position will be approximately 05.00 to end of shift, Monday to Saturday 6 days (we can offer to work 5 days if required with a day off during the week). These hours may vary at different times of the year.

We offer various benefits as per below:

  • Employee discount at our shop
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company uniform provided

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • Will have an excellent knowledge of Customer Service
  • Will preferably have experience in a similar role but training will be provided.

Wages: Above National Living Wage

Please apply in writing to John Lupton via email john@owentaylor.co.uk. All candidates must be above 25 years old for insurance purposes.

Bakery / Cooked Meat Assistant

Wage: Meets Nat Min Wage / National Living Wage (Negotiable depending on experience)

Mon – Fri    05:00 – 15:00

Sat             05:00 – 09:00

Previous experience in mixing and shaping of pies and pastries is desirable. Duties include production of bakery products, cooking products, cleaning of workspace and packing and slicing of cooked products. A basic food hygiene certificate would be an advantage.

Alternative experience in selling of different types of cheese and cured meats or operating industrial ovens would be a further advantage

Apply by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk

Temporary Factory Operatives

Hours: Monday to Friday. Start 7am or 9am and finish 2pm. Over 23 hours (including 20 min unpaid break)

Duration: From Monday 6th September until Friday 20th December. Could lead to a permanent Position

Wage: Meets Nat Min Wage (National Living Wage where applicable)

Key duties: include assembling and packing of raw meat products. Candidates must be able to work in a cold and damp environment. Experience of working in busy production environment would be an advantage

Apply: by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA

or email                     shane@owentaylor.co.uk

POULTRY BUTCHER

Hours:  Monday to Friday with some Saturdays throughout the year. 04:00/05.00 – 14:00 Mon – Fri

48 hours.

Wage: Exceeds Nat Min Wage and National Living Wage

Candidates must have good butchery knowledge and knife skills. Essential experience in portion control is required. A thorough understanding of poultry products including game is desirable. Duties will include preparing and cutting of poultry and all other associated tasks as required.

Apply by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk

Incoming Goods Operative

Hours: Monday to Friday between 6.00am – 15:00pm. Saturday morning rota and flexibility on the shift hours will be required.  This is a permanent position.

Alternative Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am – 2.00pm with Saturdays 7.00am – 10.00am

Key duties include the unloading of goods and the moving/controlling of stock. Candidates must be able to work in a cold and damp environment and be able to carry out manual/heavy lifting work. Experience of handling incoming goods and counterbalance forklift truck operation is essential. Butchery knowledge and stock management systems would be an advantage.

Apply by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk

FULL AND PART TIME HYGIENE OPERATIVES

We have several vacancies for Hygiene Operatives. The candidates will be given full training on all aspects of the role. The role includes the following tasks:  

Jet hosing, working with chemicals, stock rotation, following strict hygiene standards and a cleaning schedule, Office, factory and machinery cleaning.

Working hours may be negotiable. The role is a 6-day week role from Monday to Saturday. We have several options in regards to the hours offered.

Full time either 5 or 6 days but will be expected to work Saturdays on a rota basis if you choose 5 days. The hours of work are Monday to Friday 11.00 hours to approx. 19.00 hours and Saturday 08.00 hours to 14.00 hours.

Part Time either 5 or 6 days of two shifts. The shifts are 07.00 hours to 10.00 hours or 15.00 hours to approx. 19.00 hours. Saturdays hours will be discussed.

Wages meet National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Apply in writing to Clair Channer via email clair@owentaylor.co.uk

TEMPORARY FACTORY OPERATIVE-DAY SHIFT

Hours: Monday to Friday between 06:00 and 15:00. Saturday morning work when required.

Duration: 2 months initially but could lead to permanent.

Wage: Exceeds Nat Min Wage (National Living Wage where applicable).

Key duties include packing of meat products and operating machinery when trained. Candidates must be able to work in a cold and damp environment.

Apply by sending a C/V written application to Clair Channer at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to clair@owentaylor.co.uk

NIGHT CATERING BUTCHER

Hours: Sunday to Friday (optional 5 nights or 6 nights per week).  48 hours. Wage: Exceeds Nat Min Wage.

Must be age 18 years or over due to night work. Candidates must have experience and good meat knowledge and knife-butchery skills. Experience in portion control and a thorough understanding of the meat buyers guide is desirable. Duties will include preparing and cutting of meat to order and all other associated tasks as required. The employer has claimed an exception under the Equality Act 2010. Please quote the Job title when applying.

You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk.

NIGHTS ORDER PICKER – 2 VACANCIES AVAILABLE

Hours: Sunday to Friday (optional 5 nights or 6 nights per week).  48 hours. Wage: Exceeds Nat Min Wage.

Must be age 18+ for night work. Food handling experience or a basic food hygiene certificate is preferred. Knowledge of meat also preferable. Duties will involve picking and packing meat produce in a catering and butchery business, you will be working alongside butchers. The employer has claimed an exception under the Equality Act 2010.

You can apply for this job by sending a CV/written application to Carl Evans at Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd, 27 Main Road, Leabrooks, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 1LA or to carl@owentaylor.co.uk.