To be dedicated, focused and aligned to the customers we serve
- Building and developing a highly motivated, skilled and stable workforce within a culture of empowerment, openness and trust.
- Investing for the long-term in leading edge and energy efficient technologies.
- Working in true partnership with our customers to better meet consumer needs into the future.
What We Do
We specialise in making and developing retailer label prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers across our 4 modern, well invested sites. We are committed to supplying outstanding quality, value and service to all our customers.
Oscar Mayer’s cornerstone is our people, their loyalty, dedication and long service all contribute to the continuing success of our company.
We employ in excess of 3,000 people across our 4 sites.
60% of our employees have given over 10 years of service.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are proud of our multicultural working environment.
Investment in our people is the key to our success, the benefits of which are shared with all our staff and include a pension scheme, private health care and the Millie Benefits Club.
- Legal services
- Leisure and savings
Our multicultural working environment that has evolved to employ over 15 different nationalities.
The Bigwood family open their first butcher shop in South London
A factory in Camberwell is acquired to support the move into food manufacturing from retail with cooked meats and sausage
Construction of the Peckham Factory
John Bigwood becomes Chief Executive
Acquisition of the Chard site
First ready meal production for Sainsbury’s deli counters
Sainsbury’s pre pack ready meal production
Chard site dedicated to Sainsbury’s
Acquisition of Ferndale Foods (Ready Meals)
Acquisition of Corsham
Acquisition of Devizes
Acquisition of Bexhill
Acquisition of Rowan Foods (Ready Meals)
Sale of cooked meats and sausage business to Danish Crown
Opening of Millfield site to support the launch of Sainsbury’s Modern Asian range
Acquisition of additional site in Grantham
Future succession of the business is secured as Oscar Mayer become part of the More Than Meals group
Improving the environmental sustainability of our operations means we are more resilient and enhances the sustainability of Oscar Mayer as a company and, ultimately the products we produce
Where We Operate
Furnham Road Chard Somerset TA20 1AA01460 63781
Ash Road South Wrexham Industrial Estate Wrexham LL13 9UG01978 665500
Hailey Road Business Park Erith Kent DA18 4AR020 8310 7991
Oscar Mayer Grantham
Turnpike Close Grantham Lincolnshire NG31 7XU
The Oscar Mayer Group offer a wide variety of employment opportunities across all our sites. Each site is run autonomously and has its own dedicated HR team.
Examples of the types of career opportunities that we offer include:
Food Safety and Technical Management
Commercial and Category Management
Finance including Management Accountants and Purchasing
Graduate Training Scheme
1 Year Sandwich Placements
If you are interested in working for us please submit your CV with a covering letter stating which site you would like to work for and the career type you are interested in. Your CV will be forwarded to the relevant HR team who will contact you if there are any suitable current vacancies within the business.