Commercial Operations Specialist, Food Manufacturing, Slough

Focus Management Consultants Ltd
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Closing date
2 Nov 2019

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Other Job Function, Purchasing, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire
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An opportunity to join a real leader in it's field managing the day to day commercial operations for your European supply base.

This is a great opportunity to ensure this manufacturing giant has a supply base they can trust. It's an essential role where you will resolve issues in daily operations, drive supplier performance management, identify and lead value initiatives and deliver on NPD and growth projects. Working with a supply base for external manufacturing you'll implement supplier performance management and operational excellence, driving Continuous Improvement in terms of supply, quality, service and efficiency. You'll lead cross-functional implementation teams to monitor progress on projects, identify risks, opportunities and escalations to ensure successful and timely delivery. Internal stakeholder management is key to this role. You will manage and develop relations with Supply, R&D, Supply Chain, Commercial and Finance, as well as interacting with a European commercial shared service centre in Poland to efficiently run the end to end procurement process and optimise ways of working.

You will need a Masters degree or equivalent and relevant experience with Commercial, Supply Chain, Business Control or Project Management type roles. Excellent planning and organisational skills are essential along with the ability to prioritise what is most important and balance between short-term issue management and achievement of longer-term objectives. Knowledge and experience in core P2P functional competencies and in procurement best practice is essential.

In return you'll get outstanding opportunities for career progression, a range of in-house training opportunities along with a competitive salary, bonus and a range of large company benefits.

To apply please send your details through to me today.

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778 REF. HLJ895379

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Since 1990, Focus Management has been changing the face of food and drink recruitment. 

During this time we have excelled to become the sector's leading recruitment consultancy in both UK and international markets.

If you're a candidate looking for food industry jobs, you've come to the right place. If you're a food or drink business looking for new talent, let's talk.

We have a wealth of experience working closely with a diverse range of food and drink manufacturers, food retailers, ingredients companies and food service businesses. In addition to placing candidates into Manufacturing, Technical, Engineering, Product Development, Sales, Marketing, HR, Supply Chain and Purchasing functions, we have built entire teams for some of the largest blue chip food companies in the world today.

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