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  • Business Development Manager

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    Job Description

    Quintessential Brands won The Independent Spirits Business award in 2018, we are a dynamic, ambitious business who pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit. We have a lot to shout about within the industry, which is why we are looking for a Business Development Manager to join our growing team.

     

    QB is looking for a dynamic entrepreneurial individual who can build on our already successful Brand portfolio. You’ll be the go to person who can determine and manage strategy plans to establish QB group as a leading Branded and Own Label supplier of RTD formatting with a direct focus.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a demanding environment, and working to targets whilst multi-tasking, efficiently and accurately. You will be the interface between internal and external stakeholders, driving alignment between businesses whilst progressing and maximizing every new opportunity.

     

     In this role you will be the key member in ensuring development projects are delivered successfully whilst working collaboratively with procurement and NPD. You will be able to identify and select new suppliers to deliver on new innovation.

     

    The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly driven and motivated by results; consistent focus on delivery and execution of outstanding sales drivers. This is a very hands-on role where you will be involved in all aspects from initial enquiry to writing proposals, pitching and winning new business. You will have a strong capability in Excel and analysis of data and have an eye for detail and accuracy.

     

    The successful candidate will be able to Identify implementation of future trends in flavours, formats, occasions and commercial opportunities for branded and own Label. The role requires a skill set in conjunction to build on annual plans and commercial leadership. You will be able to establish CAMP profitability, in conjunction with QBPB and QBSS.

     

    The role requires a dynamic person to develop and improve the impact to the speed of market, commercialization offerings whilst, dealing with the costs of goods. You will be required to maximise plans for the miniature format, including gifting and commercial opportunities for QB as a leading Brand. Your experience will challenge where necessary to ensure that profitable solutions are found to drive QB’s growth strategy.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

  • Commercial Manager - Wholesale/Convenience

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    Warrington

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    With unrivalled distilling heritage dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was founded in the UK in 2011 and has since developed a diverse, award-winning portfolio of premium spirits brands of outstanding quality, loved by consumers across the world.

     

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Manager – Wholesale and Convenience, to join the team. You will be responsible for leading and sustaining profitability’s in the Wholesale and Convenience channel through to development and implementation of the sales strategies. 

     

    The successful candidate will be overseeing key national customers building relationships and maximising our distribution, in this role you will be central in taking us and our brands to the next level. You will be an excellent communicator, and proactively influence customers directly and indirectly across your customer base.

     

    In this role you will be liaising with 3rd Party brand owners in developing activation plans whilst managing and tracking brand owner spend and investment. You’ll be travelling within the UK to deliver the Route to Market strategy, by building on volume and profitability targets. You’ll identify new business for strategic brands and Own Label.

     

    We are seeking an entrepreneurial candidate who has transferable skills within budget management and commercial analysis of customer P&L’s. You will have a background as a National Account Manager (FMCG / Premium Brands) and experience in strategic planning processes.

     

    This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced entrepreneurial company. You’ll be working closely with the company’s Business Unit Director - RTM; the successful candidate will lead and execute on diverse projects.

     

    If this exciting new innovative opportunity excites you, and you would like to be part of an entrepreneurial team then we want to hear from you!

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Communications Manager

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    London

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    Overview

    We have a fantastic opportunity for a Communications Manager to work with our Global Communications Director to drive and implement the internal and external communications strategy for Quintessential Brands Group.

     

    The role

    This is an in-house role, with primary responsibilities being to support the Global Communications Director with the management of our corporate press office and external stakeholder relationships, in addition to planning and managing our internal communications to our colleagues around the world and supporting the Global and UK Brand marketing teams to ensure our brand communications are effective in reaching and resonating with the trade and consumers. You will be supported by our Communications Director who will provide strategic input and by a Communications Executive, who will work closely with you and providing administrative and copywriting support.

     

    What will you be doing?

    The Communication Manager role will be split between External Communications on behalf of the Group, Brand Communications (global social media management for our gin portfolio and comms agency management) and Internal Communications.

     

    External Communications: Company

    Day-to-day management of the Quintessential Brands corporate press office, working with the Communications Executive to respond to media requests and proactively seek out opportunities for Quintessential Brands to raise the company’s profile in the industry in line with our objectives (feature contributions, news stories, interview & speaker opportunities for key spokespeople, awards and sponsorships).

     

    Ensuring company materials are updated with the latest data to present a compelling story about the business.

     

    Maintaining the company’s websites and social media channels, ensuring content is kept up-to-date and resonating with the target audience.

     

    Keeping external stakeholders abreast of company news (e.g. award wins) in an appropriate manner and in a way that will give them a good perception of the company (newsletters, etc.)

     

    External Communications: Brands

    Working with the Global Brand team and Communications Director, devise content calendars for our gin brands’ global social media platforms and manage the Communications Executive to ensure content is posted to maximum effect (strong engagement amongst the target audience)

     

    Maintain brand key message documents and fact sheets for trade and consumer media

     

    Ensure brand award strategies are adhered to, managing the awards process with the Communications Executive, entering the brands into the most relevant awards and competitions, recording awards in a centrally saved database and alerting relevant internal and external stakeholders to wins in an impactful way to improve perceptions and ultimately drive consumer trial or new trade listings.

     

    Support the UK marketing team as the day-to-day contact for UK PR agencies to ensure they are meeting their KPIs and offering a good ROI.

     

    Internal communications

    Working with the HR team and Communications Director, you will make sure all our colleagues are kept up to date, engaged and motivated through all available channels, including our internal websites, emails, company briefings & company conferences.

    With the support of the communications executive, plan, edit and write the content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as the intranet and regular email bulletins.

     

    Drive our internal communications messages so they are consistent across all mediums and for different areas of the business.

     

    Make certain our internal communication messages are consistent with external communication messages, responding to feedback from our colleagues and adjust communications content accordingly.

     

    Support the Communications Director with handling the internal communication response to crisis situations which affect organisational perception and reputation.

     

    What skills do you need?

    Degree or equivalent, proven experience of working in a communications agency for 3-4 years or in-house in a communications role for a medium-sized company. Proven experience of managing media relations campaigns, preferably in the drinks industry and with strong media contacts. You will need to be both reactive and proactive, as well as able to prioritise and manage a busy workload.

     

    Some internal communications experience is desirable, excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills are essential, as is experience of social media community management, including content creation.  You will need to be passionate about the role of communications within the business and dedicated to ensuring our communications are effective, rivalling those of bigger competitors in the market. You will need to have good interpersonal and relationship-building skills, an interest and up-to-date knowledge of digital and social media trends and platforms, familiarity with information technology, especially digital and video means of communication and PC literate.

     

    What do you need to be successful in the Communications Manager role?

    You need to be an excellent communicator, adaptable, enthusiastic and wanting to make a difference to the company as we strive to achieve our ambitions. You will need to have a proactive, professional and positive can-do approach, the ability to build strong working relationships, be naturally inquisitive and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. It will certainly help if you have a strong interest in food and drink.

     

    Why join us?

    Recently revealed as Independent Spirit Company of the Year - UK by Corporate Insider in the Business Excellence Awards 2018, Quintessential Brands is one of the most exciting companies to emerge in the drinks industry in the last decade.  We’ve got to where we are today thanks to our people, who all share the same entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and values. We are dedicated to unlocking the vast potential we believe we are yet to fully realise and to making Quintessential Brands an even greater place to work.

    This position will give you the opportunity to manage your own workload, take ownership of your responsibilities and gain experience within a fast-growing multinational group. You’ll be working alongside a passionate and dedicated team who will offer their support but also give you the freedom to have a great degree of autonomy in your role. We offer a competitive salary, excellent company benefits, and an exciting environment to work in

    so if this sounds like the opportunity for you, please get in touch.

     

  • Communications Manager - Ireland

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    Dublin 2

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    Job Description

    Quintessential Brands was founded in 2011 and in 2018 was awarded Independent Spirit Company of the year! We are an exciting and dynamic drinks industry with an entrepreneurial spirit which drives our success within the industry, this year we open our first Visitor Centre in Dublin, The Dublin Liberties Distillery. As a result of our success and our rapid growth we are looking for a Communications Manager to ensure Quintessential Brands is hot on everyone’s lips in Ireland!

     

    To be successful in this role you will be a team player and an excellent communicator to work across our sites in Ireland to drive the communications strategy for QB Ireland. You will be an individual who shares the same ethos and entrepreneurial can-do attitude as well as values, who can be part of taking our companies to the next level.

     

    You will be part of an innovative team where you will be supported and work closely with our Global Communications Director. You’ll be endorsed in the role, whilst given opportunities to demonstrate and deliver your own expertise, with an ability to make the role your own. You will be the driving force to implement the internal and external communications strategy for QB Ireland, with having an opportunity to make this your own.

     

    The ideal candidate will have a proven experience of managing media relations campaigns, preferably in the drinks industry and with strong media contacts. You will need to be both reactive and proactive, as well as able to prioritise and manage a busy workload as QB have a big agenda. Your skill set will need to be adaptable to ensure our communications are effective, rivalling those of a bigger competitor within the market.

     

    You will have good interpersonal and relationship-building skills, an interest and up-to-date knowledge of digital and social media trends and platforms with the personality to represent our company within the press and network to leverage the impact QB has on the trade and customers

     

    The role will also be responsible for internal communications for Ireland, you will be able to communicate internally, with the support of the communications executive you will plan, edit and write the content for a variety of internal communications mediums ensuring we share our success internally with our colleagues through our internal websites, emails, and company briefings. W, such as the intranet and regular email bulletins.

     

    The role will require an individual who is strategic in ensure brand award strategies are adhered to, managing the awards process with the Communications Executive, entering the brands into the most relevant awards and competitions, recording awards in a centrally saved database and alerting relevant internal and external stakeholders to wins in an impactful way to improve perceptions and ultimately drive consumer trial or new trade listings.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!     

  • CONDUCTEUR D'EQUIPEMENT

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    France

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    MISSION GENERALE

    Conduire son équipement selon les standards, règles d’hygiène et sécurité et les impératifs de production (coûts, délais, qualité, …) et participer à l’amélioration continue du poste de travail.

    MISSIONS ET ACTIVITES

    ACTIVITE 1

     

    Changement de formats

     

    Changer les formats.

     

    Effectuer les réglages.

    ACTIVITE 2

     

    Conduite de l’équipement

    - Surveiller et piloter les équipements de production.

    - Mettre en oeuvre le programme de conditionnement et le suivre.

     

    Assurer la conformité des productions et le suivi.

     

    Effectuer un reporting.

     

    Appliquer le plan HACCP, les plans de contrôle, le plan de nettoyage.

    ACTIVITE 3

     

    Maintenance de premier niveau

     

    Effectuer la maintenance de premier niveau.

     

    Anticiper et identifier les dysfonctionnements des équipements et effectuer des interventions simples en cas d’incident.

    ACTIVITE 4

     

    Gestion et organisation de son poste de travail

     

    ACTIVITE 5

     

    Application des règles de sécurité, sûreté et hygiène

     

    Appliquer les consignes d’hygiène et de sécurité.

     

    Appliquer les consignes de sécurité / sûreté OEA.

     

    Respecter la charte informatique.

  • Customer Service Domestic Manager

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    Warrington

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    Customer Service Domestic Manager

     

    An exciting opportunity has arisen at Quintessential Brands. We are an independent International Spirits business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world class production capabilities.

     

    QB are hiring a Customer Service Manager to lead our Domestic Customer Account Team based at our G&J Distillers production facility in Warrington. We are looking for an experienced people manager with the ability to motivate and lead their team to success and with the passion and skills to create a dynamic and positive working environment within a rapidly growing and evolving Company.

     

    You will be an accomplished supply chain/customer service manager ideally with previous experience in a FMCG manufacturing environment servicing the major UK retailers.

     

    The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced and demanding environment and have the ability to multi task and prioritise competing demands. You will have responsibility for overseeing the customer service and logistics function of the Domestic team with a remit to drive service excellence and guarantee the highest possible standard of communication with our customers.

     

    Your responsibilities will include recognising and delivering opportunities for continuous improvement within the customer service function and working collaboratively with key customers to identify and action supply chain efficiencies.

     

    If this varied, exciting and dynamic role sounds like the ideal role for you then we want to hear from you!      

  • Distilling Operative

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    Dublin

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    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity to join Dublin Liberties Distillery (part of the Quintessential Brands Group Ltd) and gain experience in a fast-growing multinational premium spirits business.

     

    This is a full-time, permanent position which will be based at our Mill Street site in Dublin 8.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience in working within a demanding environment and working to production targets. The Distilling Operative Role will involve maximising efficiency but also being a team player. The combination of running the plant safely whilst maintaining a consistent quality of spirit and keeping cost of production within targets will be the key deliverables.

     

    You’ll be working closely with the Distilling Operations Manager, Engineering Department, Suppliers and Laboratory in a small but efficient team.

     

    The ideal candidate will be responsible for the production areas ensuring that Dublin Liberties Distillery brands meet quality, health and safety, efficiency and compliance parameters whilst contributing to continuous improvement.

     

    You will be required to ensure that products are produced to the correct quality specification.

     

    You will be supported by the Senior Team Leaders to ensure that we collectively meet all our KPI’s and that they are compliant with Health and Safety requirements.

     

    Experience required:

     

    • As a candidate you’ll have relevant experience in the past 12 months in a manufacturing/ production environment with experience of mechanical and electrical equipment/problem solving RCPS with proven knowledge of computer systems.
    • Working knowledge of risk standards e.g. Quality Assurance, Health and Safety, Environment – ISO and BRC standards.
    • Laboratory Testing experience
    • Ability to communicate well both orally and in written form – shift handovers working as a team across both areas.
    • Able to understand and comply with written English documents.
    • Verbal and Numerical reasoning
    • Must be competent in the use of a computer and familiar with Windows.

     

    Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

     

    • Distilling
    • Engineering maintenance fitter or Electrical maintenance electrician

     

     

    This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial Spirits business where you can add value and influence – if this sounds like the opportunity then we want to hear from you!

  • Global Marketing Manager

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    London

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    One of the fastest growing gins in the world, having grown twelve-fold in 7 years, Greenall’s is embarking on the next stage of its prolific gin journey.

     

    Greenall’s, The Original Handcrafted British Gin founded in 1761, forms the backbone of Quintessential Brands’ portfolio of premium spirits, and its rich heritage and legacy has a significant bearing on the Company’s culture and ethos today.

     

    As Quintessential Brand’s biggest brand, rapidly approaching 500k 9L cases, Greenall’s is set to capitalise on its strong foundations, rich heritage and impressive traction as it continues to carve out its unique position in the dynamic gin category.

     

    QB is seeking an innovative Global Marketing Manager, who has an ambitious drive and an entrepreneurial spirit focus. You’ll be inputting into our global initiatives to drive profitable and sustainable brand growth for Greenalls. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a smart, commercially savvy, strategic thinker to bring their exceptional marketing skills to the world of premium drinks managing a portfolio of brands with a global presence in multiple markets.

     

    This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced entrepreneurial company. You’ll be working closely with the company’s International Brand Director; the successful candidate will lead and execute on diverse projects.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience in a lead role in evolving and inputting into a brand strategy, with the ability to foresee that it remains current and aligned to trends, category evolution to ensure that it provides QB with a competitive edge.

     

    The role will require a candidate who can oversee the implementation of all global initiatives, this includes distribution partners in international markets. You will be building on an already successful portfolio and executing a strong ROI.

     

    In this role you will also be required to define and deliver the global communications plan as well as brand NPD pipeline, implementing innovative liquids and packaging as part of the brand strategy. The candidate will be the interface between internal and external stakeholders, driving alignment between businesses whilst progressing and maximizing every new opportunity.

     

    If this exciting new innovative opportunity excites you, and you would like to be part of an entrepreneurial team then we want to hear from you!

     

     

  • Group Planning Manager

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    Warrington

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    Would you like an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment with likeminded people? With winning performance of Business Excellence Awards 2018, it was revealed as Independent Spirit Company of the Year. Quintessential Brands is one of the most exciting companies to emerge in the drinks Industry in the last decade.

     

    Quintessential Brands is looking for an experienced International Group Planning Manager, to join the team. You’ll be the go to person who can determine and manage world class service levels globally with optimal inventory.  With direct focus on improving planning process across the group.  

     

    As the Group Planning Manager, you will drive Continuous improvement and mitigate supply risks. You’ll be overseeing supply KPI’s across three production sites ensuring inventory and service targets are achieved to drive the business forward.

     

    This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an analytical, commercially savvy, strategic thinker to bring their exceptional Planning skills to the world of premium drinks managing a portfolio of brands with a global presence in multiple markets. Your skill set of production planning within FMCG is essential as well as being able to think out of the box to drive improvements and changes.

     

    In this role you will be responsible for financial planning, identifying cost saving opportunities linked with network optimisation that are linked with Lead residual/stock at risk process and complete root cause analysis to reduce obsolescence/write-off.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience in managing intercompany stock movements to reduce out of stock risks. You’ll be part of the ERP implementation project. In this role you will also be required to provide a rolling 12-month production and material plan for the business, along with providing solutions to overcome constraints. 

     

    This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced entrepreneurial company. You’ll be working closely with the company’s Group Planning Director; the successful candidate will lead and execute on diverse projects, whilst supporting the NPI and procurement teams to understand supply risks associated with Key Product Launches.

     

    If this exciting new innovative opportunity excites you, and you would like to be part of an entrepreneurial team then we want to hear from you!

  • International Brands Manager

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    London

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    Job Description

     

    Here is your chance to work in an entrepreneurial environment and really make a difference!

    Recently revealed as Independent Spirit Company of the Year - UK by Corporate Insider in the Business Excellence Awards 2018, Quintessential Brands is one of the most exciting companies to emerge in the drinks industry in the last decade.

     

    We’ve got to where we are today thanks to our people, who all share the same entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and values. We are dedicated to unlocking the vast potential we believe we are yet to fully realise and to making Quintessential Brands an even greater place to work. Therefore, we are excited to be looking for an experienced international brand manager to join to oversee the development of a new range of spirits brands to complement our Premium brands portfolio

     

    Responsibilities

     

    The IBM will determine and manage the NPD pipeline with a focus on our range of tactical brands, and drive the product development and launch plans and will be responsible for gathering market research, understanding competitor activity, consumer trends and product

     

    This role will have strategic input into setting and achieving financial and commercial objectives, working closely with the cross functional NPD team to determine the profitability of the current portfolio and future launches.

     

    You will have ownership and accountability for a number of exciting NPD projects, giving you the scope to make them your own.

     

    Skills required

     

     

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Strong commercial acumen and creative flair
    • Strong interpersonal skills working together with commercial teams, NPD, agencies & suppliers, procurement and finance but also key customers
    • Open-minded and flexible to work in a multi production site environment (UK, IR & France)
    • Speaking different languages is definitely a plus
    • Be dynamic, innovative and driven

  • Logistics Manager

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    FRANCE

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    Job Description

    FICHE FONCTION

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    Version : D

    Page 1 sur 1

    Date diffusion : 19/06/2018

    RESPONSABLE LOGISTIQUE ET PERFORMANCE INDUSTRIELLE

    SUBSTITUTION : Responsable Production

    Poste sensible (OEA) : responsabilité réception, expéditions et logistique.

    MISSIONS

     

     

    Assurer la gestion des flux dans l’entreprise pour satisfaire le traitement de la commande client (planification –

    gestion de production – expédition).

     

     

    Déployer l’objectif d’entreprise « Réduire nos coûts fixes et variables » sous forme de projet et plan d’action

    associés.

     

     

    Proposer et mettre en place toutes les actions pouvant améliorer la performance de l’entreprise.

    RESPONSABILITES

    Garantir la mise à disposition des commandes clients :

     

     

    Etablir les plannings de production à court et moyen terme (PDP12).

     

     

    Définir les plannings d’activité logistique (réception – expédition).

     

     

    Garantir la cohérence des approvisionnements et stocks.

     

     

    Garantir la fiabilité des inventaires et des stocks.

     

     

    Animer l’équipe de travail.

     

    Améliorer la performance de service.

     

     

    Définir les besoins en formation.

    Etablir la veille des outils / méthodes adaptés à la démarche d’amélioration de la performance :

     

    Définir les ressources et les moyens nécessaires.

     

    Déléguer l’animation et le suivi des chantiers auprès de pilotes préalablement identifiés.

     

    Former le personnel autour des outils LEAN.

     

    Etre porte-parole de l’amélioration continue (communication et pilotage des indicateurs).

     

    Assurer la cohérence des différents chantiers dans une logique client / fournisseur.

    Respecter et faire respecter les consignes d’hygiène et les règles HACCP.

    Respecter et faire respecter les règles OEA.

    S’assurer du respect des procédures de sécurité / sûreté lors des interventions externes.

    Définir les contrats d’achat (transport, …) auprès des fournisseurs en matière de sécurité / sûreté.

    COMPETENCES

     

    Formation de niveau Bac + 5 en production industrielle.

     

    Bonne maîtrise des outils informatiques (EXCEL, GPAO).

     

    Anglais courant.

     

    Capacité à animer des équipes pluridisciplinaires en mode gestion de projets.

     

    Capacité à conduire une politique de changement (capacité à convaincre).

     

    Ouverture d’esprit et forte volonté à faire progresser l’entreprise.

    DELEGATIONS

     

    Délégation d’achat processus Achat AQ-PS-006.

     

    Délégation signature : autorisation absence équipe.

  • Manufacturing Excellence Leader

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    Location:

    Warrington

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    Job Description

    Quintessential Brands Group is an independent international spirits business, with an exciting and diverse portfolio of premium brands and world-class production capabilities in the UK, Ireland and France. With a global reach, and brand building capabilities, we distribute and supply to customers around the world.

     

    G&J have a new innovative and exciting role we are searching for a Manufacturing Excellence Leader, you will have an ambitious drive and an entrepreneurial spirit in a role with an international focus. We are looking for an individual with drive and ambition to take us to the next level. We are a fast paced, growing company so we are looking for someone with the drive and hunger to make a difference and demonstrate they are a pioneering spirit.

     

    We are seeking an individual with a strong background in World Class Manufacturing/TPM/Lean principles, preferably with an engineering background who will drive the continuous improvement program throughout manufacturing capabilities by taking leadership of projects and equipment to enhance and reduce downtime.

     

    In this role you will be required to demonstrate your ability to solve practical problems and analyses the root cause. You will be able to communicate effectively across the board whilst delivering reports up to senior team levels.

     

    You will be responsible for the Continuous Improvement program and application of the tools that support it, upskilling the workforce as necessary.  We require a strong positive individual who is proactive in deliverance and identifies opportunities to reduce waste through the company’s daily tasks.

     

    The Manufacturing Excellence Leader will be required to generate savings to the company, facilitate and execute improvements of 1st fixing across all manufacturing areas. You will drive the Lean principles to enhance overall manufacturing techniques to gain operational excellence.

     

    We are looking for someone who can influence effectively with strong communication skills allowing you to offer a premium service to our portfolio of customers. You must be a team player and a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!      

  • Mechanical Shift Engineer

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    Location:

    Warrington

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    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity to join Quintessential Brands Group and gain experience of a fast-growing multinational premium spirits business.

     

    What will you be doing?

     

    This role involves maintaining equipment using recognised fault-finding techniques across bottling processes to expect high-standards. You will carry out any reactive maintenance fault repairs in a fix first time timely manner as well as ensuring all tools and parts are removed from the bottling process, and equipment is handed back in a clean condition.

     

    You will identify engineering solutions to improve operational performance as well as carry out equipment PPM as directed by the Engineering Manager.

     

    You will be responsible for daily reporting, root cause analysis and corrective action implementation for issues impacting performance using data base to record work undertaken. You will also effectively support and coach production teams to meet objectives, including support with process change overs to ensure timely and smooth production start-up. 

     

    You will have Health and Safety responsibility and awareness in a manufacturing environment with the ability to recognise unsafe working practices and report those that require immediate attention. These will be reported to Engineering Manager, including near miss and incident reporting as well as ensuring one’s own health and safety compliance at all times.

     

    Who are you?

     

    You will have strong problem-solving skills, operational understanding of OEE, 5s Lean manufacturing techniques TPM and PPM in a manufacturing environment.

     

    You will also be familiar with key work shop practices including the use of electrical hand tools, Welding Hot work operations, grinding and fixed machine tools in drilling, milling and lathe use.

    You are a team player with a drive to make continuous improvements. Working in fast-growing company in the spirits industry can be very demanding at times so you must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

     

    Why join us?

     

    Recently revealed as Independent Spirit Company of the Year - UK by Corporate Insider in the Business Excellence Awards 2018, Quintessential Brands is one of the most exciting companies to emerge in the drinks industry in the last decade.

     

    We’ve got to where we are today thanks to our people, who all share the same entrepreneurial, can-do attitude and values. We are dedicated to unlocking the vast potential we believe we are yet to fully realise and to making Quintessential Brands an even greater place to work.

  • NPD Assistant FTC 4 MONTHS

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    Location:

    BIRCHWOOD

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    Job Description

     

     

    MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

    To support the NPI department with a broad range of activities to ensure the efficient   and effective delivery of the Group new ERP implementation

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

     

    1.

        
    • Data cleanse of Masterfile data: 
    • Dry Materiall
    • Finished goods   
    • BOMs   
    • Obsolesce
    • Tidy of data to be transferred over
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    2.

          
    • Process
    • Create and write new processes in line with ISO and BRC Processes  

     

    3.

        
    • New item setup (before new system goes live)  
    • Ensure new protocol is applied to all new item set up
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    4.

        
    • Create New Line forms with Customers.

     

     

    5.

     

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    • Review all Purchased SKU’s files from L&L, G&J, FIS, DLD etc
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    • Confirm commonality across QB group sites eg where we use the same SKU across same sites eg Bruni Bottles
      •    
    • Identify & remove duplicate codes
      •    
    • Identify & remove obsolete items
      •    
    • Collate and enter information for each SKU baseline UOM, Lead-time, MOQ, Lot Size, supplier price files and cross references, price effectivity entered for ALL purchased Items (this person might need to chase down all suppliers including the tail
      •    
    • Co Packer same detail required
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    • Confirm Category, Sub Category and Sub Category headings to apply against all SKU’s
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    • Each SKU categorised correctly in line with Hierarchy and mass uploaded
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    • Ensure new protocol is applied to all new item set up before the system goes alive

     

     

    KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :

     

    Service Level Agreements (SLA’S).

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Office Manager

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    Location:

    London

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    Job Description

    An exciting opportunity has arrived at Quintessential Brands. We are an independent International Spirits business with a diverse portfolio of premium brands and world class production capabilities.

     

    QB are hiring an Office Manager to run our Central London Office, we are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, organised and professional. With the passion to create fun and dynamic working environment within a rapidly growing Company.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a demanding environment, and working to targets whilst multi-tasking, efficiently and accurately. You will be the Interface between colleagues and external clients. So, we are looking for someone with great communication skills with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.

     

    You’ll be a specialist in coordinating internal and external appointments for customers, partners and clients booking travel and meetings for the Executive Directors who you will be a PA for. This role will give you a varied working day where you can make a difference to the role and contribute to the success of the business.

     

    Within this role you will be required to undertake Company Secretarial work, so the ideal candidate will have experience within this area. You will be literate and organised to be able to work independently on managing this and supporting the Group Legal Counsel.

     

    You will manage all aspects of the London Office including processing of invoices, ensuring training is completed in line with legislative requirements and negotiating with our suppliers to generate efficiencies and improvements in processes.

     

    In addition to this you will organise and plan conferences and events that may take place in the London office and/or in nearby locations off-site or for the group, such as staff Christmas party, International Sales Offsite. This role will also be being central to the onboarding process for our new joiners who join QB ensuring they have a positive experience in their first weeks with the business.

     

    If this varied, exciting and dynamic role sounds like the ideal role for you then we want to hear from you!      

     

     

  • Operational Buyer ( Co-Packers, Cartons, & Labels )

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    Location:

    Warrington

    Department:

    Job Description

    MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

    To manage the transactional processes and documents for procurement and day to day claims in a timely manner ensuring the adequate supply of goods and or services to meet the needs G&J Distillers production.

    Manage PO’s, MRP outputs & Forecasts for assigned categories (Co-Packers, Cartons & Labels and provide cover in the absence of the Operational Buyer ( Glass, Closures, Commodities & Ingredients)

    Take responsibility for certain sub categories as assigned by Head of Procurement to develop Procurement experience under the guidance of Category Manager/s and deliver robust   commercial propositions

     

     

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

     

    1

    Management of all Purchase Orders related to assigned goods and services associated with G&J Distillers

     

    2

    Responsibility where appropriate for MRP outputs, Forecasts weekly, monthly, rolling 12 months & PO / Blanket PO’s including generation for assigned categories (Co-packers, Cartons & Labels ) for G&J Distillers to supplier

     

    3

    Run weekly PO outstanding reports for G&J Distillers assigned categories, review, action and close   out variances. Communicate with Procurement Team, suppliers & internal G&J functions where required

    4

    Item Maintenance (Master Data Management) – ownership & accuracy for updating all SKU’s with correct lead-time, MOQ, lot size, price breaks, pricing, UOM, supplier part number, supplier price files on Tropos for assigned categories

     

    5

    Item – Maintenance ensuring no PO’s are raised with £5unit price (from NPD set up process)

    Run exception reports to capture all items and amend before processing

     

    7

    Raise Blanket PO’s for assigned categories for G&J (Co-Packers, Cartons, & Labels)

    • Monitor and report stock balance Monthly including value
    • Advise when new makes are required to Category Managers for approval
    • Communicate Blanket PO to suppliers (and internal if required)
    • Raise new Blanket PO’s when demand exceeds supply as authorised by Category Manager/s and or Head of Procurement and communicate to the supply base

     

    8

    NPD – ensure timely completion of item details and data for new item set up

    Obtain ad-hoc pricing information from existing or new suppliers where required to support NPD process or as directed by Category Manager/s

     

    9

    NPD meetings for G&J

    • Take ownership for your assigned categories and deliver proactive approach

     

    • Escalate & Resolve supply queries

     

    • Provide input to support decision making

     

    13

    Ensure weekly reviews  with Refresco / Reflex & Inspirepac are conducted (Forecasts / Issues / Collections & NPD, WOW )

     

    12

    Ensuring that suppliers deliver appropriate approved materials and services as required, on-time and in full.

     

    13

    Ensure accuracy of procurement related transactional data using internal systems

     

    14

    Ensure the we have agreed service levels with internal stakeholders, creating and maintaining excellent relationships with the business unit to ensure superior levels of service.

     

    15

    Day to day claim management with suppliers and escalation of critical issues to the relevant Category Manager

     

    16

    Investigate PPV Purchase Price Variance queries for your assigned areas at G&J (Co-Packers, Cartons and Labels), provide commentary +/- £ monthly, communicate to relevant Category Manager/s. Where appropriate, take action to correct as directed by relevant Category Manager/s to resolve

     

    17

    Ensure assigned categories are contracted & negotiated in line with Procurement objectives, Procure to Pay 100% 3way   matching and Savings targets

     

    18

    Attend weekly exceptions & other meetings as required to perform duties. Where appropriate attend production daily meetings to build relationships

     

    19

    Adhering to the Procurement  Policies & Procedures including Sedex, Modern Slavery Act, promoting them internally & externally

     

    20

    Supporting the development and continuous improvement of policies & procedures and processes within the Procurement team. Help to develop standard ways of  working

     

    21

    Identify and implement cost savings in agreement with line manager

     

    22

    Develop work instructions and procedures for all activities carried out

     

     

    Measurements /Performance Indicators

     

     

    1.

    Claims managed and resolved on time

     

    2.

    Ensure full visibility of orders to place, expedite where appropriate to ensure production schedules are not interrupted

     

    3.

    Purchase Orders generated before invoicing date with correct information. Purchase order details shared with relevant suppliers on time

     

    4.

    Reports are produced accurately and in a timely manner

    PO order outstanding weekly, track progress incl Vol & Value

    MRP / Forecasts produced weekly, monthly, rolling and distributed internally / externally

     

    KEY   ACCOUNTABILITIES :

     

    -            No people management responsibility

    -            Ensuring timely and accurate purchase order details in line with demand

    -            Support 3 way matching principles with Accounts Payable

    -            Provide reports as required & directed by line manger

     

  • Plant Lead

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    Location:

    France

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    Job Description

     

    Poste sensible (OEA) : responsabilité sûreté, douanes, qualité, recrutement et logistique.

     

    MISSIONS

     

    • S’assurer au quotidien de la bonne application et de la pertinence de la stratégie définie par la Direction Générale.
    • Veiller à ce que tous les secteurs de l’entreprise se situent dans une dynamique de progrès.
    • Représenter l’entreprise ou s’assurer de sa représentation auprès des différentes instances : administration, clients, personnel, fournisseurs, actionnaires,…

     

    RESPONSABILITES

     

    • Contribuer à la définition de la politique et des objectifs relatifs à la qualité et à la sécurité alimentaire.
    • Contribuer à la définition de la politique générale de sécurité des systèmes d’information.
    • Diriger les différentes cellules de crise (sécurité alimentaire, informatique, …).
    • Déployer les moyens et les ressources adaptésafin d’optimiser la rentabilité et la maîtrise des couts.
    • ·       Associer le personnel à l’évolution de L&L. Anticiper les besoins de personnel et de formation. Entretenir un bon climat social.
    • Garantir le respect de la législation sociale, douanière, environnementale, sanitaire et des normes qualité.
    • Contribuer à la politique industrielle et la politique de planning et d’achats.
    • Veiller à la mise en place de la politique d’amélioration continue. Animer les Revues de Direction.
    • Assurer la communication sur les objectifs et résultats conformément aux besoins du personnel.

     

    COMPETENCES

     

    • Formation de niveau Bac + 5.
    • Anglais courant.
    • Expérience internationale de la conception et de la distribution de produits grand public.
    • Connaissance de la production et des méthodes d’organisation.
    • Parfaite maîtrise de la gestion.
    • Cohabitation du sens stratégique et du goût du terrain.
    • Leadership naturel lui permettant de s’imposer vis-à-vis de personnes dont il est le hiérarchique ou non.
    • Esprit d’équipe, loyauté et volonté de faire progresser l’entreprise.

     

    DELEGATIONS

     

    • Signature bancaire à hauteur d’un montant à définir par la Direction.
    • A le devoir d’informer le Président, l’Actionnaire voire l’Administration s’il a des doutes quant à la conformité de certaines actions par rapport à la législation ou aux engagements du SMQ (OEA).

  • Process Operator

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    Location:

    France

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    Job Description

    SAVOIR-FAIRE
    1. Connaissance du   métier
    1.1 Maîtrise le processus de   fabrication     
    1.2 Maîtrise la qualité du   produit     
    1.3   Maîtrise les règles d’hygiène et de sécurité     
    2. Etre capable de
    2.1   Prendre connaissance du programme de fabrication     
    2.2   Prendre connaissance des consignes de travail     
    2.3   Déterminer les moyens matériels nécessaires à la réalisation du travail     
    2.4   Effectuer la mise en route et l'arrêt des équipements     
    2.5   Sélectionner les MP à consommer en fonction des recettes et consignes     
    2.6 Etre   vigilant en matière de DLUO     
    2.7   Alimenter les machines en MP     
    2.8   Surveiller le bon déroulement du processus     
    2.9   Effectuer les analyses physico-chimiques à chaque étape du process selon le   plan de contrôle en vigueur     
    2.10   Interpréter les résultats     
    2.11   Réaliser les actions correctives en cas d'écart constaté     
    2.12   Détecter un dysfonctionnement (machine ou automate)     
    2.13   Diagnostiquer le dysfonctionnement     
    2.14   Appliquer le plan de nettoyage     
    2.15   Effectuer les prélèvements de surface     
    2.16   Conduire un chariot élévateur     
    2.17   Prendre soin du matériel et du poste de travail     
    2.18   Recevoir les consignes     
    2.19   Passer les consignes     
    2.20   Rendre compte avec un langage technique approprié     
    2.21   Transmettre le savoir-faire et les connaissances     
    TÂCHES HACCP
    Participer   à l'équipe HACCP dans l'analyse des dangers, la verification et la   modification du système     
    Respecter   les consignes d'hygiène et les règles HACCP     
    Assurer le suivi du plan   d'action     
    Participer   au traitement des non conformités et aux actions correctives     
    Réaliser   des audits internes HACCP     
    TÂCHES OEA
    Respecter   les consignes de sûreté (OEA)     
    Respecter   la charte informatique     
    S'assurer   de l'intégrité des palettes et des contenants lors de leur utilisation     
    Participer   dans le cadre de l'Equipe OEA à l'analyse des incidents, à la vérification et   à la modification du système sûreté     
          
    Exigences de   maîtrise
    1   : Maîtrise totale     2 : Savoir faire   à améliorer     3 : Aucune   maîtrise     4 : Objectifs ( niveaux à   atteindre)
          
    REFERENTIEL   METIERPositionnementObjectifs 
    TÂCHES1234COMMENTAIRES
    TÂCHES   SUPPLEMENTAIRES
          
          
          
    SECURITE
    Appliquer   et faire appliquer les règles de sécurité     
    Respecter le port des   équipements de protection     
    Analyser   les risques en manipulant les produits dangereux     
    Prendre   connaissance des FT de sécurité     
    ADMINISTRATIF
    Enregistrer   les résultats d'autocontrôle, les éléments de suivi de production     
    Rechercher   les documents qualité     
    Interpéter les documents   qualité     
    QUALITES   PERSONNELLES
    Faire   preuve d'esprit d'équipe     
    Autonome     
    Rigoureux     
    Flexibilité   des horaires     
    Discrétion   et confidentialité     

  • Quality Technician (Maternity Cover)

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    Location:

    France

    Department:

    Job Description

    NOM :Prénom   :  
          
    Poste   sensible (OEA) : contrôle à réception matières premières ANNEE : 
          
    REFERENTIEL   METIERPositionnementObjec-tifs 
    TÂCHES1234COMMENTAIRES
    SAVOIR-FAIRE
    1.   Réaliser les prélèvements et les contrôles physico-chimiques selon planning,   plans de contrôles et fiches techniques (MP, MS, fabrication, PF)     
    2.   Réaliser les prélèvements et effectuer les contrôles microbiologiques selon   plan de contrôles     
    3.   Disposer d'aptitudes à l'analyse sensorielle pour validation des MP /   fabrication / PF et participation au panel interne     
    4.   Constituer l'archivage des PF et MP pour suivi qualitatif et traçabilité     
    5.   Rédiger les compte-rendus des contrôles sur formulaires correspondants et   informer des anomalies le Responsable Laboratoire pour interprétation et   exploitation (NC, blocage, …)     
    6.   Etalonner les appareils de mesure selon procédures de métrologie     
    7.   Maîtriser l'informatique.     
    8.   Suivre le panel interne (installation triangulaire, performance, …)     
    9.   Maîtriser l'HPLC     
    10.   Suivre les fournitures laboratoire : gestion stock, établissement du bon de   commande, réception     
    11.   Mettre en place des protocoles HPLC pour les MP     
    12.   Encadrer, former stagiaire Laboratoire     
    13.   Valider les dérogations : libération anticipée MS/PF, stockage PF dépassé     
    14.   Saisir les résultats d'analyse sensorielle, archivage, stock alcool     
    TÂCHES HACCP
    1.   Animer l'équipe HACCP dans l'analyse des dangers, la verification et la   modification du système     
    2.   Réaliser les tests de validation de pression rinçeuse (CCP)     
    3.   Participer à la formation hygiène et HACCP du personnel      
    4. Respecter les consignes   d'hygiène et les règles HACCP     
    5. Assurer le suivi du plan   d'action     
    6.   Participer au traitement des non conformités et aux actions correctives     
    7.   Réaliser des audits internes HACCP     
    TÂCHES OEA
    Respecter les consignes de   sûreté (OEA)     
    Respecter la charte   informatique     
    TÂCHES   SUPPLEMENTAIRES (liées à la personne)
          
          
          
          
    Exigences de   maîtrise
    1   : Maîtrise totale     2 : Savoir faire   à améliorer     3 : Aucune   maîtrise     4 : Objectifs ( niveaux à   atteindre)
          
          
          
          
          
          
          
          
    REFERENTIEL   METIERPositionnementObjectifs 
    TÂCHES1234COMMENTAIRES
    SECURITE
    Respecter   des consignes de sécurité applicables dans l'entreprise     
    Connaître   les risques chimiques au poste de travail (dossier fiches sécurité des   produits de laboratoire)     
    Savoir   détruire les milieux ensemencés en microbiologie et les produits chimiques     
    ADMINISTRATIF
    Informer   à l'aides des documents appropriés les services concernés des anomalies et   des non conformités relevées     
    Réalisation   et édition du planning laboratoire     
    Saisie   des résultats microbiologiques     
    Informer   des modifications souhaitables concernant l'ensemble des documents qualité     
    QUALITES   PERSONNELLES
    Rigueur     
    Communication     
    Aptitudes sensorielles     
    Hiérarchiser les tâches par   ordre d'urgence     
    Efficacité     

  • Senior Team Leader

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    Location:

    Warrington

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    Job Description

    Quintessential Brands Group is an independent international spirits business, with an exciting and diverse portfolio of premium brands and world-class production capabilities in the UK, Ireland and France. With a global reach, and brand building capabilities, we distribute and supply to customers around the world.

     

     

    G&J have a new innovative and exciting role we are searching for a Senior Team Leader, you will have an ambitious drive and an entrepreneurial spirit in a role with an international focus. We are looking for an individual with drive and ambition to take us to the next level.

     

     

    We are looking for a Senior Team Leader who will help develop team members to reach their potential, whilst help driving the production to the next level. You will oversee the expectations of the business are met.

     

     

    The purpose of the role is to ensure that our production KPI targets: H & S, Quality, Customer Service, & cost are achieved. You will ensure that you give clear direction to team leaders and shift team members. In your role you’ll be required to manage resources and requirements in line with budgets. You will be working closely with departmental managers, Engineers and team Leaders.

     

     

    You’ll be a proactive structured problem-solving person, with excellent communication skills along with influencing abilities. We require a strong candidate who preferably has an understand of Bottling and manufacturing.

     

     

    The Ideal Candidate will work with team members closely and ensure that staff appraisals are completed and met with objectives inline within the business. You will be proficient with Audits for BRC.

     

     

    The role is about meeting production to increase outputs and reducing downtime. You will be required to ensure that products are produced to the correct quality specification. You must be a team player and a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements. Working in fast-growing company in the spirits industry can be very demanding at times so you must relish a fast-paced environment.

  • UK E - Commerce & Digital Activation Manager

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    London

    Department:

    Job Description

    With unrivalled distilling heritage dating back to 1761, Quintessential Brands Group was founded in the UK in 2011 and has since developed a diverse, award-winning portfolio of premium spirits brands of outstanding quality, loved by consumers across the world.

     

    We have an exciting opportunity for an E-Commerce & Digital Activation Manager, to join the team. You will be responsible for leading all the digital activation plans across the UK Market and making sure our fantastic portfolio is communicated effectively online

     

    Reporting to the UK Marketing Director, you will work collaboratively with the Global communications Team and Global Brand teams to develop consumer engagement through best in class digital activation that links to our social & PR plans.  

     

    The role requires a dynamic person to develop and execute across the online channels of on & Off Trade customers.

     

    The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in the digital space, understands how to enhance our brand plans, develop digital-first activation ideas and able to enhance our brand visibility on various E-Commerce platforms.

     

    This is a hands-on role in a dynamic, innovative and fast-paced entrepreneurial company that is experiencing rapid growth.  The UK Marketing team has grown rapidly over the last 12 months, and we are looking for candidates who wish to join a friendly, passionate team.

     

    If this exciting new innovative opportunity excites you, then we want to hear from you!

  • Web Developer

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    Location:

    Warrington

    Department:

    Job Description

     

    Quintessential Brands Group is an independent, international spirits business with an exciting portfolio of premium drinks brands and world-class manufacturing capabilities across Europe. Founded in 2011, Quintessential Brands is a dynamic, ambitious and fast-paced company that prides itself on its entrepreneurial approach.

     

    QB are looking for a technically astute and creative individual to work with Quintessential Brands Group’s dynamic corporate, media and international brand marketing teams, developing robust and cutting-edge web developments for internal and external audiences.

     

    The ideal candidate will be proficient in the interpretation of web designs, transformation into technical specifications and the development and delivery of the final solution (website, intranet, web service, online applications etc.).

     

    We are seeking someone who is fluent in HTML / CSS / PHP / JS, proficient in WordPress and the Adobe creative suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator).

     

    The successful candidate will be someone who has a proven track record in creating fantastic websites, along with a keen interest in the latest web trends and technologies.

     

    You must be a team player and a creative problem-solver with a drive to make continuous improvements. We are a fast paced, growing company so we are looking for someone with the drive and hunger to make a difference and demonstrate they are a pioneering spirit, using your knowledge to pave the way to leverage these for client projects.

     

    If this exciting and dynamic role captures your interest and you think you can make a difference, then we want to hear from you!





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