Food to Go Trainer (26-27k + Car +Bonus)

Job Description

VANRATH have partnered with one of the Ireland's leading retail partners, servicing over 1000 stores, warehouses and offices.

The client is seeking to add a Food-to-Go Field Support member to the team (field-based role) - Reporting to the Food to Go Specialist, this is a field-based support role focusing on supporting our retailers in delivering their Food to Go offer throughout the company estates. The role is an operational role with the key focus being to train & support in this area.


£26,000 - £27,000 + Company Car + 5% Bonus + £6 per day lunch allowance


  • Continual review & assessment of sales opportunities within Food to Go departments across existing company stores
  • Training and supporting existing retailers within company stores - Across In-store Bakery, Food to go & our ice cream range
  • Support retail partners in the implementation of Food to Go initiatives to drive sales and profitability
  • Monitor in-store standards in relation to Food to Go categories and, if required, generate improvement plans in conjunction with wider sales team
  • Analyse and troubleshoot under-performing stores and identify training needs


  • Full driving licence (ESSENTIAL)
  • Relevant experience gained within a retail / food outlet (in-store bakery, hot food, deli serve over) - to include responsibility for store standards and sales growth
  • Previous experience of training others
  • Up-to-date knowledge of key trends within the Food to Go sector
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Excellent communication, influencing and relationship management skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Flexible approach
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Basic Food Hygiene certificate
  • Knowledge & delivery of HACCP
  • Understanding of current allergen legislation & requirements


  • Previously worked within an FMCG, Retail or Food-service environment.
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate

Some positive candidate feedback we've received-

''5*'s for Vanrath. They found me a suitable agency post right away, it was a great fit, now I have got the job permanently! Very personable and knowledgeable to deal with and always took the time to understand and help out. Extremely professional service all round.''

''I contacted Vanrath after being laid off by my previous employer. They were fantastic to deal with and found me the perfect role that matched my skill set and experience and within a day or two had an interview lined up. Within the same week I was made a job offer which I happily accepted. So thankful that I contacted Vanrath. Couldn't have asked for a quicker and more professional service.''

''My experience with Vanrath has been so positive. They were very professional but friendly at the same time. The whole process has been excellent and I've secured a job that I really wanted. I wouldn't hesitate to go through Vanrath again in future as there was no waiting about and they continually kept me updated throughout. Thanks so much again.''