Supply Logistics Manager, Food, London (with flexibility)

Employer
Focus Management Consultants Ltd
Location
London
Salary
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Logistics, Other Job Function, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details



This is an excellent opportunity to work within a complex and broad supply chain with premium food products….

Global supply chains seem to have held up well, considering the strong head winds against them.

But that is not without a huge amount of work both proactively as well as reactively from people who work within them (I am constantly amazed at the efforts people have gone to and the innovation shown to keep them from collapsing).

And there is also the issue of cost, those in shipping/freight will know this only too well.

But despite all of these headaches and price increases, the instability and 'do whatever it takes mentality' has caused opportunities.

And this role is a creation of such an opportunity....
  • The business is successful; volume has more than tripled in the last three years and each staff member contributes £1m based on "number of staff" : "company turnover" ratio.
  • They have a complex supply chain



  • It is a new role, so leveraging point one against point two means there should be good opportunity for some big wins for you.

    You will manage the Logistics Manager who will concentrate on the day-to-day, freeing you up to forward plan and map what a great supply chain set up looks like for this business.

    You will need to have a background in food logistics and ideally shipping or sea freight so you can jump on the front foot and help start thinking more strategically about how to realise the high number of potential good wins for the business.

    Please apply today.

    REF. DAC45901

    Company

    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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