Cranstons Purveyors of Fine Foods & Meats Since 1914

Job's at Cranstons


Cranstons employ over 150 staff across our head office, retail shops and production unit. We are commited to developing individuals and strongly believe in offering our employees opportunities to progress. Many of our current senior managers started in junior positions. As a Cranstons employee you will receive quality on the job training and the chance to gain recognised qualifications such as NVQ's and apprenticeships. If you feel you have what it takes to join the Cranstons team please have a look through our current vacancies.

Current Vacancies




Location: Cranstons Cumbrian Foodhall, Penrith

Hours: Various over weekends and school holidays 

Duties: Supporting the retail team working on various departments including tills and stock replenishment

Please follow the details below to apply or drop your CV into the Cumbrian Foodhall for the attention of management. 



Location: Production Unit, Ullswater Road, Penrith

Hours: 40 hours per week 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis, early starts.

Duties: Preparation of sauces, meat fills, salads and baking pies, quiches and meats.

Requirements:  Previous experience would be an advantage but full training will be given.


Location:Cafe Oswalds, Foodhall Penrith

Hours: 45 hours per week over 5 days out of 7. approx. 8-9 hour shifts worked between 6.00am & 6.00pm, includes weekend working on rota basis, no split shifts or evenings. 

Duties: Preparation/Organisation and Cooking in our busy Kitchen.

Requirements:  The successful Applicant must have: Knowledge of a kitchen environment and operation, have worked in a similar position for more than one yaer.  They should be energetic, willing to work hard and be able to work under pressure in a fast paced kitchen.  Good people management and communication is also essential in order to deputise for the Head Chef's absence. 

How to Apply

If you require further information regarding our vacancies please contact Linda Bellas on 01768 868 680 or . Applications can be e-mailed to the address above or sent to Cranstons Head Office, Ullswater Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 7EH.

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Can't find the job you're looking for? Register an interest

If you are interested in working for Cranstons you can register an interest by completing and e-mailing the form below to Linda Bellas at Your information will be kept on file for 6 weeks and referred to if any further vacancies arise.

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