Operations Manager (Supply Chain)

b3 jobs
Central London
Closing date
20 Jun 2021

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Operations, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Operations Manager (Supply Chain)

Job ref: 62863 | £38,000 | Central London

The company

We are seeking a talented and ambitious individual to work for a small but rapidly growing branded manufacturer of innovative, natural products, with a strong commitment to customer care, research & development, and environment & sustainability.

The job

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to work with a unique business that is highly regarded due to the exceptional quality and innovative nature of its products.

We are looking for a commercially minded problem solver who has the desire to improve things, to join a dynamic operations team and directly contribute to the success and growth of the business.

This cross-functional position will give you a true end-to-end view of the entire Supply Chain across multiple brands and products. You are obsessed with attention to detail and can take ownership and question current processes and procedures in place.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting all the key supply chain processes.
  • Inventory analysis and reporting.
  • Planning and replenishment of ingredients and materials.
  • Purchasing forecast and scheduling import and export (global).
  • Supplier relationship management.
  • Help with month-end close management including stock reconciliations.
  • Traceability throughout the supply chain including organic import and export.
  • Establishing best practice in inventory forecasting management, purchasing and material control.

Your experience

This role would suit an enthusiastic and organised individual who has proven supply chain experience within the food and drink industry, working with factories and suppliers, and preferably experience in Organic process (import, export, and traceability).

You will have the ability to analyse complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions in line with the strategic direction of the business.

Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective critical thinking skills are essential together with strong Excel skills.

More details

The Operations Manager job is based in Central London and is paying £38,000.

The typical working hours are Monday to Friday, 9 am  - 6 pm.

How to apply

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b3 jobs is a professional, friendly, and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK. All our consultants have considerable recruitment experience so you can be confident they have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

Alternate job titles

Supply Chain Manager | Material Planning | Forecast Planner | Production Planner | Inventory Manager | Planning Manager | Supply Chain Planner | Supply Planner | Demand Planner | Central London | Food Manufacturing Jobs | London


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