iMultiply are delighted to be partnering with Genius in the search for a permanent Operations Controller/Senior Finance Business Partner based in Bathgate, West Lothian.

Genius Gluten Free is Britain’s leading bakery brand within the free-from category, growing ahead of the market every year. Since its launch in 2009, Genius Foods Ltd has experienced double digit annual growth.

The brand is well established in all major UK supermarkets and channels and has successfully secured its position on a global scale with expansion into Europe a key focus. We have ongoing major investment plans for our manufacturing plants and our people. 

They enjoy seeing their employees develop, and offer different opportunities to meet individuals ambitions but the good stuff doesn't end there - they also have some very nice employee benefits: life insurance, contributory pension and an annual bonus.

The Story 

Genius Foods was born out of Lucinda’s urgent requirement to provide tasty gluten-free bread for her son, who had been diagnosed as gluten intolerant. After failing to find an alternative to the brick like, vacuum packed offerings on supermarket shelves, Lucinda realised that she had to create something herself. Necessity really was the mother of creation.

Lucinda’s children would often come home from school to find 14 different loaves of bread waiting for them to try. She even broke her oven, but in 2009 Genius bread hit the shelves.

Genius Today

With a turnover of approximately £40m, Genius employs 300 people, split over 3 main UK sites (Edinburgh, Bathgate & Scunthorpe), with satellite offices in Paris, Melbourne and New York.  

Genius is the market leading gluten free, gut friendly bakery brand.  Our mission is to get everyone to trust their gut when it comes to making good decisions – whether that be life or food! We make great tasting, gut healthy products for everyone. 

The bakery is located in Bathgate where approximately 200 employees work hard to bake the highest quality, delicious, gluten free bread, rolls, muffins, cupcakes, brioche and more.

The Innovation, Research & Development and Technical teams are also based in Bathgate where they work alongside the bakery teams to bring exciting new products to market that will delight our consumers.  Procurement, Supply Chain, Planning, HR, Accounting Services, IT and Operations Finance are also based in Bathgate and are integral to ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently.

Genius products are sold in all the main UK retailers, and through the UK Foodservice channel helping to ensure our consumers can access products that are good for their guts, for every eating occasion.  

In Europe they work with a number of retailers and outlets and sell Genius products in France, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and Portugal.   

In the last 12 months Genius has secured listings in Coles, one of the top 3 retailers in Australia and they are trialling a range of Genius products in the USA.

 

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