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 2,000 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
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1935The Bigwood family open their first butcher shop in South London
1955A factory in Camberwell was acquired to support the move into food manufacturing from retail with cooked meats and sausage
1965Construction of the Peckham Factory
1980John Bigwood becomes Chief Executive
1983Acquisition of the Chard site
1985First ready meal production for Sainsbury’s deli counters
1988Sainsbury’s pre pack ready meal production
1992Chard site dedicated to Sainsbury’s
1993Acquisition of Ferndale Foods (Ready Meals)
1996Acquisition of Corsham
1999Acquisition of Devizes
2000Acquisition of Bexhill
2001Acquisition of Rowan Foods (Ready Meals)
2003Sale of cooked meats and sausage business to Danish Crown
2013Opening of Millfield site to support the launch of Sainsbury’s Modern Asian range
2014Acquisition of Grantham
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
All of our food waste is diverted away from landfill and towards producing renewable energy through Anaerobic Digestion
Factory energy usage is being reduced
Our water efficiency is improving year on year
Where We Operate
Furnham Road Chard Somerset TA20 1AA
Hailey Road Business Park Erith Kent DA18 4AR
020 8310 7991
Ash Road South Wrexham Industrial Estate Wrexham LL13 9UG
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.
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Becoming A Supplier
The Oscar Mayer Group are keen to work with suppliers that can offer our customer’s excellent quality and innovation products. If you believe your products can meet our exacting standards please submit your details using the form below.