Logistics and Export Manager

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£negotiable
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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Function
Logistics, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

The Company

This premium branded food start-up supply delicious and healthy products to UK retailers and are growing significantly.  They are now looking for an experienced Logistics and Export Manager to join their Supply Chain team.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Operations, you’ll be managing the UK warehousing and fulfilment contracts with their 3PL partners and identifying salient costs and savings opportunities in line with the budget. Your responsibilities will include continually reviewing performance metrics to ensure optimum efficiency of inbound, outbound and fulfilment processes, and be proactive in improving all elements of the order management cycle. You'll work closely with the Supply Chain Customer Manager and the Supply Chain Planning Manager on all planning, forecasting and processing issues. You'll improve performance and systems to fully achieve the OTIF target for your customers. You will also play a pivotal role in setting up the route to market for finished products to be exported to international markets.

The Person
The ideal candidate will have previous logistics experience in a fast paced chilled food manufacturing or retail environment, and be proficient using SAP. You will have supplied UK retailers with a proven track record of developing and improving systems and procedures. Excellent numerical and IT skills are required along with good communication and influencing skills abilities as you’ll be building solid relationships internally and externally to achieve success. Having supplied international markets with short shelf- life finished products would be very advantageous.

If you're a confident and inspiring Supply Chain Professional with the ambition to develop your career with a dynamic and progressive food brand then this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for. Apply now or get in touch with Kimia to find out more – Tel: 0345 2600 737 or email us at, food@blue-spark.org.uk

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.

Company

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
Telephone
0345 2600 737
Location
34 - 36 The Broadway
Haywards Heath
RH16 3AL
United Kingdom

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