Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1875
  • DepartmentAdministration
  • Hours per WeekMon-Fri, 9am-1pm term time only
  • LocationHarlow
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toAdministration & Customer Services Manager
  • Closing Date02/07/2018 12:00 am
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Administrator (Maternity Cover) – Harlow

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

From Lands End to John O’Groats, whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs. We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialities. We believe in our food, and we know that our people are so very important in our success. Working for us, you’ll not be just a number; you’ll be part of an inspiring team where your views count.

This is a key role, focusing on providing effective, timely and high quality services to all our customers. As you will be working on Reception you will be first point of contact for all customers visiting the depot, receptionist duties, data entry, raising credits and all administrative duties. Using your excellent judgment and communication skills, and your passion for excellent service.

Attention to detail is essential along with a flexible approach to work. To be successful in the role you will be able to work well within a team and other internal departments as well as customer focused and be confident when working to dead-lines.
Not only that, but you will seek to implement improvements to communication and processes to raise standards even further.

You must be a skilled and natural customer service advocate with understanding of its importance in a food distribution environment. Your attention to detail and organisation will be excellent, backed up with strong skills.

If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.

This is a term time only contract covering maternity leave.


Pension, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference SC/1875 to:
Name and job title: Carol Harnetty, Customer Service/Admin Manager
Address: Bidfood, Greenway, Harlow Business Park, Harlow, Essex, CM19 5QB

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