Head of Supply Chain

Employer
Blue Spark
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Negotiable
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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

The Company

This purpose-led brand is on a mission to supply premium products to the UK market. They are looking for an experienced Head of Supply Chain to support their growing business needs.

The Role

Heading up a small team in the office and retail packaging facility, this dynamic role will have you reviewing their current supplier relationships and help the business transition from a start-up to a more mature business. Utilising your Supply Chain expertise, you’ll have full ownership of delivering the day to day activities as well as developing the business’ rapid growth strategy.

You’ll build strong relationships with key clients and stakeholders to ensure SLA targets are met, delivering forecast accuracy metrics and the accurate management of inventories for the benefit of all parties. You’ll continue to drive supply chain improvements and make instrumental decisions that will push the business forward.

Additionally, an ethical mind-set and interest in sustainability is vital, as you’ll play a key role in influencing the team to make decisions which are both good for the organisation and good for the planet.

The Person

You’ll be a confident Head of Supply Chain with proven expertise within a food manufacturing environment, ideally having worked within the chilled supply chain. Due to the nature of this multifaceted role, a proactive and flexible approach is vital to thrive as business needs change, from specific and methodical project work to multi-tasking at peak workloads. With natural interpersonal skills building relationships inside and outside of work comes easily to you, and you’re able to utilise this to negotiate, influence and motive to secure business needs. Experience managing large and small suppliers as well as running S&OP process is essential.

If you are a Supply Chain expert and looking for a new role with a supporting business then this could be the role for you! Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more.

Ref: F6451

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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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