Join the team at Stokes!


Situated in a rural location in Suffolk, Stokes Sauces is a manufacturer of a range of quality sauces, mayonnaises and condiments. 

An experienced Business Support Administrator is now required to provide a high level of support to the business taking responsibility for co-ordinating, facilitating and administering a variety of tasks.

Primary duties are to: complete a range of tasks for the Directors, administer the Company’s licences and agreements, answer business calls, deal with the post and sourcing office supplies together with assisting with the administration of HR including reconciliation of the Company’s time and attendance system, administering the Company’s health care scheme and organising Company social events.

This is an exciting opportunity for well-organised candidate with prior experience of providing administrative support to a business. The successful candidate will display a high level of professionalism and confidentiality, have a positive, can-do attitude and have the ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines.  A good working knowledge of the Microsoft Office package, good communication skills together with sound administration skills are also essential.  A degree or HND in Business Administration is an advantage.

Hours:Monday to Friday – part-time/full-time

Salary:£22,000 to £25,000 per annum (pro-rata based on 37½ hours per week)

If you are able to meet the above criteria please follow the link: the application form and attach a covering letter and your CV.



A multi-skilled maintenance engineer to lead the Engineering function is required for a Suffolk based food manufacturer.  A mechanical/electrical background/qualification, experience of maintaining production machinery and a knowledge of pneumatics is essential.  Experience of PLC controlled equipment is an advantage.  

Duties include maintaining plant, ancillary equipment and the fabric of the factory in good order, carrying out emergency repairs to the company's machinery and ensuring the preventative maintenance plan is carried out to schedule and engineering records are maintained in good order.  Other duties include sourcing and maintaining spares, ensuring the calibration of equipment is carried out to schedule and completing other general maintenance duties as required.
The successful candidate must be able to work flexible hours in order to fit planned maintenance around production, have a positive approach to work and have the ability to analyse and solve problems and deal effectively with breakdowns.   In addition, the successful candidate will have a good understanding of engineering best practice and a working knowledge of health & safety regulations.

Salary:  £38k to £42k

Normal Hours:  40 hours per week Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm. 

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Warehouse Operative

A full-time Warehouse Operative is required to join our Warehouse Team.  The role includes receipt of goods into store, storing raw materials, putting away finished goods, rotating stock, carrying out stock checks, picking, packing and loading orders and completing all paperwork associated with these tasks on time and in line with quality procedures.   
Working as part of a small team the ideal applicant will have warehousing experience and be able to work accurately to tight deadlines.  A fork lift licence is essential (counterbalance and bendi-truck) and some experience of computers is desirable.
You must be self-motivated, an excellent communicator and be able to meet our stringent standards of quality and hygiene.  Other essential attributes are a meticulous attention to detail, integrity and reliability.  Being based in a rural location having your own transport is essential.
Hours of Work:  37½ hours per week.
Shifts:  05:45 am to 2:00 pm, 1:45 pm to 10:00 pm and 08:30 am to 5:00 pm.  You must also be prepared to work nights:  21:45 pm to 06:00 am as and when required.
Pay:  £9.25 per hour.
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