Suma Christmas Brochure
August 4, 2016 – 12:37 pm | No Comment

Our team have been busy hand picking the best Christmas products to bring to you this year. Please browse through our brochure—we can accept your orders from the 1st September, see page 47 on how to order from us.

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Brand

The Suma range of food and household products. Our products are sourced ethically, with the environment in mind.

Recipes

Delicious vegetarian recipes created in our very own Suma canteen. Healthy meals, and a healthy amount of cakes too.

Ethics

Environmental issues, sustainable business practices, climate change, recycling, green living and more.

News

New developments and activities at Suma, press releases, and updates we think you’ll be interested in.

Cooperation

Suma is the uk’s largest workers’ cooperative. We operate equal pay and are democratically run by our members.

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Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker
July 28, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment

Suma regularly recruit for temporary workers in warehousing and LGV driving

Emma balances her working week between working in our sales and customer information teams with a mix of manual warehouse work.
We regularly require short-term Order Pickers and general warehouse workers as well as LGV drivers at peak sales and holiday periods. We require all these at our main site in Elland, West Yorkshire and LGV divers at our distribution site in Greenford, London. Contracts are generally between 3 and 18 months dependent on our need and your availability.

Our temporary workers play a vital role at Suma, helping us to cover our operational needs over peak sales and high holiday periods. Like our members we expect them to be self managing, willing to learn new skills, adaptable and responsible and to take an active interest in providing a great service for our customers.

Suma operates over 24 hours a day and as such we need people who can work a variety of shift times. Contracts are for a minimum of three shifts – usually eight-hour shifts but we also have vacancies for part time evening work.

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Everyone at Suma is paid the same NET rate per hour (over £11 per hour) with a generous holiday allowance as well as benefits such as free canteen and profit related bonus. Full training will be given so experience is not necessary. Pickers who successfully pass a three month probationary period have opportunities to learn further skills such as fork lift truck driving and team coordination. While temporary work at Suma will not lead to a permanent Member position directly, many of our members are previous temporary workers and temporary work leads to opportunities to learn skills which are valuable to take to other jobs including Suma Membership.

If you would like to be considered for temporary vacancies at Suma please submit the speculative application form below.

Speculative applications will be kept on file for a 6-month period.

To download the application form and accompanying documents right click the links below and choose ‘Save Link As’

Please read the job descriptions below before applying and when applying please make sure you complete the section about availability.

Warehouse Picker Job Description 2016

LGV Driver Job Description 2016

Temporory Worker Application Form 2016


We are not currently recruiting for new members to join Suma. If you would like to apply speculatively for Suma Membership please complete the application form below and we will keep it on file for six months and contact you if vacancies arise.

Member-Application-Form-Spring-2015/16

Member Job Description


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Suma Christmas Brochure
August 4, 2016 – 12:37 pm | No Comment

GREAT NEWS!

Order deadline now extended to Friday 30th September due to popular demand!

Our team have been busy hand picking the best Christmas products to bring to you this year.

Please browse through our brochure—we can accept your orders from the 1st September,

see page 47 on how to order from us.

Click the images below to view our Christmas brochure

Suma Brochure Mobile Friendly Version (PDF)

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Some of our gift items sell out fast, so don’t delay! Our full range will be

available within our main price list, early September.

Merry Christmas!

The Suma Team

Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker
July 28, 2016 – 11:05 am | No Comment
Suma Require LGV Drivers and Warehouse Worker

We regularly require short-term Order Pickers and general warehouse workers as well as LGV drivers at peak sales and holiday periods. We require all these at our main site in Elland, West Yorkshire and LGV divers at our distribution site in Greenford, London. Contracts are generally between 3 and 18 months dependent on our need and your availability.

Suma’s Japanese Visitors
July 26, 2016 – 9:43 am | No Comment
Suma’s Japanese Visitors

In April of this year Suma were delighted to welcome three managers from the Japanese Consumers’ Cooperative Union. They represent 570 individual coops throughout Japan with 27 million members!
It was lovely to have visitors from …

Suma wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the annual Grocer Gold awards
June 16, 2016 – 11:26 am | No Comment
Suma wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the annual Grocer Gold awards

Suma are pleased to announce that we won ‘Employer of the year’ in the Grocer Gold awards, June 2016.

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup
May 5, 2016 – 9:18 am | One Comment
New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

New! Organic Coconut Blossom Syrup

Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem
May 2, 2016 – 12:05 pm | No Comment
Pearl barley: A hidden storecupboard gem

When it comes to simple and nutritious British food, you can’t go far wrong with the humble barley grain. It’s a wonderfully versatile cereal grain with a rich nutlike flavour and an appealing chewy, pasta-like consistency.

Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries
May 2, 2016 – 11:54 am | No Comment
Pearl barley pudding with coconut and rapberries

When it comes to pearl barley recipes, pudding may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But simmered with coconut milk, rosewater and berries, this humble grain is transformed into a comforting yet exotic pudding, with a zingy fruit flavour and a creamy texture.

Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers
May 2, 2016 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Suma is looking for Evening Warehouse Workers

We are currently recruiting

We are pleased to announce that we are looking to recruit part time workers for evening shifts at our Elland warehouse. Successful candidates will initially be trained in order picking but may …

Japanese Visitors!
April 22, 2016 – 12:01 pm | No Comment
Japanese Visitors!

Here at Suma we are always keen to share information about cooperative working.

Member Profile: Emily Harwood
April 20, 2016 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
Member Profile: Emily Harwood

Emily’s Member Profile

How long have you worked at Suma and why did you initially join?
I have been at Suma for just over a year now. Many things appealed to me; Suma’s ethical views, all members …

National Vegetarian Week
April 11, 2016 – 12:39 pm | One Comment
National Vegetarian Week

National Vegetarian Week is 16th – 22nd May
The brilliantly talented Leonardo da Vinci – artist, inventor, mathematician, scientist, engineer and sculptor of the Italian Renaissance once said:
“The time will come when men such as I will …