Status: Closed. Another successful assignment for Oakleigh Resourcing

Job Title:  Finance Analyst (US & European Markets)

Client: Carrs Foods International Ltd

Location: Sharston, South Manchester M22 4BB

Remuneration: to £40k depending on experience plus Pension, Bonus, PHI, Life Assurance and flexi start time


Carrs Foods is a fast moving entrepreneurial business without the bureaucracy and formalities of the bigger corporate. We are an international branded bakery business, with a turnover of £48m (& growing), a profit of £5m and 24 employees. We are customer focused, with a strong reputation for innovation. All production and logistics are outsourced. With an impressive business plan for further growth via new products and markets, this is a brand new role and really exciting time to join the team.

Status: Closed. Another successful assignment for Oakleigh Resourcing

Job Title:  Supply Partners Development Manager

Client: Carrs Foods International

Location:  Sharston, South Manchester

Remuneration: to £60,000 salary plus an attractive benefits package including bonus, pension, PHI, Life Assurance and Flexible Working (start time) 

Context: Carrs Foods is an international market leader in the bakery sector with a track record in creating and delivering the very best for our customers and consumers. Our brand portfolio includes St Pierre, Baker Street and Paul Hollywood Ready to Bake Breads.

Carrs Foods has achieved significant growth over the last seven years across key markets in the UK and USA - going from a turnover of £16m in 2010 to a forecasted turnover of £50m in 2017.

Our business model is to build partnerships with multiple bakeries. This allows us to identify manufacturing capabilities which we then link with consumer insight to deliver exciting innovation successfully to market.

Status: Closed

Job Title:  Research & Development Manager - GC & GCMS

Client: Scion Instruments Ltd (a subsidiary of Techcomp Europe, part of the global Techcomp Group)

Location: Livingston, Edinburgh

Remuneration: Circa £60,000 salary plus bonus, pension, phi and flexi-working

Job Purpose & key responsibilities:

Manages and directs the R&D programs to meet organizational needs and development of new products. Focusing on Gas Chromatography and Quad Mass spectrometry:

  • Develops and implements R&D procedures and techniques.
  • Oversees complex research projects, analyzes results and provides recommendations based on findings.
  • Assesses the scope of research projects and ensures they are on time and within budget.
  • Manages staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.
  • Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.
  • Extensive knowledge of department processes..