JOBS & CAREERS SPRING 2018 - 178
Westland is a multi-million, international FMCG
Company with sites across the UK and Europe. A
market leader in our categories, we supply a wide range
of gardening, pet care and environmental products to
the retail market. Innovation and brands are at the heart
of everything we do aligned with significant local and
The business has a fast paced and entrepreneurial
culture and to achieve our vision we recognise the
importance of attracting and retaining talented,
hardworking individuals who are enthusiastic, forward
thinking and passionate about achieving impressive
PET AND WILD BIRD CARE GROWTH
Our Pet and Wild Bird Care category will remain one of our key
strategic focuses for the forthcoming year with ambitious plans in place
to continue growth in this area with the aim to double category turnover
in the next three years.
A growing market...
* The wild bird and pet care industry is a growing market, worth £2.6
* Over the last year wild bird care has seen growth of 5% in value and
* In 2017 the total number of pets in the UK is estimated to be 54
million. This equates to 44% of all UK Households (PFMA).
* 43% of Households feed wild birds (PFMA).
Our focus is to build an inclusive and diverse workplace in order to help us grow,
engage and innovate so that we can continue to exceed consumer's expectations and
our business objectives. We also recognise that in the manufacturing industry we all face
the challenge of attracting strong, talented females and making use of this talent pool will
be a key driver for continued competitiveness.
We currently have opportunities within our pet care sales team at all levels and we are
seeking candidates who meet the following criteria:
* Previous experience within a competitive sales environment;
* Ambitious and innovative with a genuine interest in developing a career in the
With plans for accelerated growth this is an exciting time to join the business. We have
asked some of our female employees to share their thoughts on working at Westland.