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Supply Chain Implant

Blue Spark
North West England
Closing date
23 Apr 2021

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The Company

This is a great opportunity to join a chilled food manufacturer producing pioneering ranges for the major retailers. They are now seeking a driven Supply Chain professional to join their dedicated team and help them retain their reputation for high quality products.

The Role

In this role you will be based on the site of one of the company’s leading retail customers overseeing the supply chain function. You will take ownership of all available data and information to maximise inbound service levels, shelf life and in-store availability whilst also striving to minimise in-store waste. You will strive for continuous improvement within the supply chain metrics, through day to day analysis and reports of product performance.

With the aim to smooth demand, improve forecasting, increase communication efficiency and develop overall service performance you will act as the bridge between both teams and sites, influencing and actioning key initiatives to identify areas of growth. You will ensure promotion activity is maximized and support both teams with the launch and relaunch of products to ensure inbound supply, availability and waste are managed.

The Person

We are looking for a customer focused, commercially aware professional who has previous experience in a retail supply chain or planning role within the food industry. Experience of working with short shelf life products is essential to understand the demands of this fast turnaround category.

You must have strong communication and relationship building skills as you’ll be liaising with important customers on a frequent basis. You’ll also have acquired a proven track record of driving continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives along with an eye for detail and an analytical approach which will enable you to devise effective business solutions.

So if you are a problem solving Supply Chain enthusiast who has the drive and passion to achieve lasting results then this could be the perfect role for you. Apply now or call Kimia on 0345 2600 737 to find out more.


We do our utmost to get back to candidates quickly but if you have not heard back from us within 5 days then your application has not been successful on this occasion. 

Due to the high volume of applications we receive,   I am sorry to say that we are unable to respond to candidates that do not possess the required food & drink industry experience required for our vacancies.


Blue Spark is a boutique recruitment consultancy for the Food and Drinks industry, satisfying a growing appetite for intelligent and ethical recruitment.

Working entirely free of commission, we source high calibre candidates for some of the most exciting organisations in the field.

Our friendly and creative consultants seek the perfect match with every appointment – be it graduate or director level, permanent or interim.

Established by Food professionals in 2006, our vast experience and intuitive grasp of market trends has earned us the superb reputation we enjoy today.

With a particular commitment to openness and innovation, Blue Spark offers a truly comprehensive range of recruitment solutions across all sectors of the Food and Drinks industry.

These include:

• Search and Selection

• Advertised Search

• Executive Search

• Database Search

• Proactive Candidate Generation

So whether you're seeking that dream job in Food and Drink, or the perfect people for your growing business, Blue Spark can deliver.

Find Us
0345 2600 737
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom
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