Raw Materials & Packaging Controller – FTC


Join our Team at The Compleat Food Group!

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Raw Materials & Packaging Controller to join our business on a 6-month Fixed Term Contract.

 Based at our site in Crewe, your role will be to ensure that all raw materials and packaging requirements follow the scheduled planned production and are ordered in a timely manner utilising the full portfolio of approved suppliers.

 Who We Are:

At The Compleat Food Group, we're on a mission to create delectable food that not only brings joy to your taste buds but also extends love to our planet. We fondly refer to it as 'Food to Feel Good' because we believe in savouring every bite whilst making a positive impact.

 Our team of over 5,000 remarkable individuals forms the core of all that we undertake. Their genuine passion drives the creation of delectable products for UK consumers, prominent retailers, and our thrilling market-leading brands such as Wall's Pastry, Squeaky Bean, and Unearthed.

Working Hours:

Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 16:30 and Fridays 08:00-15:00 – who doesn’t love an early finish on a Friday!

 Your Duties Will Include:

  • Ensure a safe working environment for all employees by strict enforcement of TCFG health and safety policy
  • Assist in raising day to day purchase orders that are called for from the MCO (Material call off) sheets
  • Administration and daily checks on all materials with longer lead times to ensure forward orders are placed within this lead time
  • Chasing outstanding orders from suppliers
  • Assistance in dealing with the day-to-day issues on raw materials and packaging
  • Assistance in highlighting any issues that influence customer orders, that are in place/planned
  • Help resolve any purchase ledger queries that are bought to your attention
  • Process orders for goods inward shipping, providing accurate documentation in accordance with relevant legislation
  • Assist in shelf-life management, highlighting issues by working with operations & supply chain to reduce any potential stock write off
  • Actively involved in maintaining batch and stock location accuracy on company software


Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of TROPOS and associated systems
  • Ability to analyse and present operational KPI’s
  • Sound numerical and negotiation skills to enable sound communication with suppliers, transportation, and distribution businesses.
  • High level of IT skills (e.g., word/excel/PowerPoint/outlook)
  • Energy drive and determination to succeed.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships external & internal colleagues.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to motivate others



  • 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year
  • Online and High-street retailer discount scheme
  • Employee well-being and community support groups
  • Informal and Formal training opportunities with personalised online LMS platform
  • Charity Initiatives and Team events
  • 24/7 Access to Grocery Aid (Free Financial, Emotional and Practical Support)
  • Physical Wellbeing Benefits – Free on demand exercise hub and various gym discounts.
  • Online Wellbeing benefits
  • Free Financial wellbeing – mortgage calculators, budget tools, financial aid tools
  • Holiday Discounts via Online Retail Discount


The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do.

Recruitment Agencies:

We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.