Supply Chain & Operations Manager

Employer
b3 jobs
Location
London (& travel to Lincolnshire)
Salary
£50,000
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Operations, Sales & Marketing
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Supply Chain & Operations Manager

c. £50,000
London (& travel to Lincolnshire)
Prepared Imported Food
Job ref: 8144

The company

We are seeking a talented and ambitious individual to work for a small but rapidly growing overseas manufacturer of high quality, prepared food products, mostly supplying to a high-end retailer in the UK.

About the Supply Chain & Operations Manager job

Due to the increasing volume and complexity of the business, they now need an experienced logistics and supply chain professional to manage key relationships with partners in sea freight, storage, haulage, pick and pack, and distribution. You will also be responsible for delivering continuous improvement throughout our supply chain.

Based in London, the Supply Chain & Operations Manager will also need to spend time on a weekly basis at the pick and pack partners in South Lincolnshire where you will manage a small operations team.

You will identify cost savings and streamline operations; using your knowledge to negotiate or find creative solutions to issues plus create a long-term plan with the pick and pack partners – particularly for peak trading periods.

Working in conjunction with the commercial team, you will help plan the operation in line with the short, medium, and long term needs of the business.

This is a newly created, full-time role which will require creative thinking to explore alternative and innovative ways to supply our products that will bring sustainable efficiencies, driving cost out of the business.

Skills & experience required for the Supply Chain & Operations Manager job

The successful candidate will have a background in supply chain, logistics and shipping or similar in the food industry. You will have an in-depth understanding of importing food and the supply chain challenges associated with this gained in a similar environment.

  • Demonstrate the commercial acumen to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Have the tenacity to make the changes needed.
  • Be a problem solver, a quick thinker, and very organised.
  • Be IT literate (Excel) with strong analytical skills.
  • Have solid management experience.

More details

The Supply Chain & Operations Manager job is based in London with regular travel required to the packing operation in Lincolnshire.

The role is paying c. £50,000 according to your experience, plus a holiday allowance of 25 days per annum.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours a week.

How to apply

To be considered for the Supply Chain & Operations Manager job, please click the Apply button.

After you have submitted your CV, we will aim to contact you in 1-2 business days on the assumption that your skills and experience match the job requirements.

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Alternate job titles

Supply Chain Manager | Head of Supply Chain | Food Import Supply Chain Management Jobs | Head of Logistics | Logistics Manager

Company

Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit www.b3jobs.co.uk

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Telephone
01435 866000
Location
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
Heathfield
East Sussex
TN21 8HU
United Kingdom

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