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Position Title:Field Sales Executive - South West

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 16596 



We are passionate about potatoes. But we’re even more passionate about our People!


For over 60 years we’ve been the number one branded player in frozen potato market. When it comes to bringing the nation together at mealtimes with simple, delicious and great tasting food we’re kind of a big deal!


You won’t just find us in supermarkets though. As well as owning a household retail brand, our respected foodservice business works in close partnership with distributors, chefs and caterers across thousands of the country’s pubs, restaurants, hospitals and schools.


Our fries aren’t soggy. And neither are our jobs!


Do you currently work in a sales environment?

Are you a foodie with a love of all thing’s potato?

We’re looking for a Regional Sales Executive to come and join our Foodservice team.


In a nutshell, it’s your job to sell our products to pubs, bars, restaurants and so on across the South West region.

You’ll generate new sales opportunities through new business development by presenting our range of culinary delights including; Fries, Wedges, Appetizers etc…


This is a great opportunity to springboard your career in Foodservice - so it’s a given your ambitious and hungry to progress.
There’s lots of potential to progress into Regional Sales Manager within the near future!


We’re also looking for:


  • Someone with sales experience. We’d love this to be within food, but we’re also open to your background.
  • Someone who can hold a good conversation. Be a good influencer and great at building connections with people.
  • Someone who’s good with numbers. Who can read data and react.
  • Strong time management including planning and organising.
  • Someone who’s a self-motivator. Although you’ll be highly connected, you won’t be surrounded by your team daily so it’s important you can motivate yourself.
  • A full clean UK driving licence, and confident about driving to new places.


What’s in it for you?


Although we do encourage you to taste the goods you’ll be pleased to know we don’t pay you in chips. For working hard, you’ll also get a great salary and some pretty good benefits including:


  • A company car
  • Achievable personal and business performance based bonus
  • An excellent pension where we will pay double what you do, up to a maximum of 12% of your pay
  • Flexible holidays – where you can buy & sell up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Private medical insurance scheme
  • Optional health cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • ‘Chips In’ Volunteering Day Off - to make a positive impact to the competitiveness, resilience, and long-term development of McCain communities across the globe


And of course, being part of a Global business there are great opportunities to shine/thrive should you wish to relocate in the future. We have an ambitious 5 year growth plan that presents development & progression opportunities for those who seek it out.



This is a Home Based role. You’ll be expected to travel within your region visiting new and existing customers.

Our new shiny HQ is in Scarborough and there will be the odd occasion where you may get the opportunity to come and visit us!



McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Sales

Location(s): GB - United Kingdom : England : Scarborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Grantham || GB - United Kingdom : England : Hull || GB - United Kingdom : England : Peterborough || GB - United Kingdom : England : Whittlesey || GB - United Kingdom : England : Wombourne || GB - United Kingdom : Other : Reference job description || GB - United Kingdom : Scotland : Montrose  

Company: McCain Foods (G.B.) Ltd 

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