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Customer Collaboration Expert

Employer
The People Co.
Location
Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary
£44k-£50k per annum
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

We are working with an International high-end food manufacturer and distributor, known in their sector for being industry leaders who provide the best products on the market. They are searching for a Customer Collaboration Expert to join their Supply Chain Division and be a real key performer within the business. 

Job Role
This role will be part of a team of Customer Collaboration Specialists who report to the Head of Logistics.  You will be required to work closely with Supply Chain Managers and Sales team Commercial Managers alongside developing relationships with specific retailers to ensure our supplier Customer service KPI targets are met and surpassed. 

Responsibilities 
•    Act as a key point of contact and proactively manage and maintain customer relationships 
•    Play a key role in agreeing forward forecast with the customer through a 30/60/90 process
•    Work with our sales team and customer to identify contract sell through / run-out
•    Work with the sales team and customer to identify on shelf availability
•    Support and drive continuous improvement projects with customers to advance customer 
experience and reduce cost to serve 
•    Service optimization through working with customers to maximize service level achievements. 
•    Manage key supply chain issues between customer and our client
•    Provide Supply Chain planning and Commercial sales team with insight from detailed understanding 
of customer systems and processes
•    Communicate information to the customer about relevant service and performance. 
•    Support and drive End to End supply engagement with our retail customers delivering overall efficiency
•    Report, analyse and deliver on KPIs by implementing continuous improvement activities related to 
availability, inventory, forecasting
•    Maintain and develop customer satisfaction levels
•    Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to ensure business and customer needs are achieved.
•    Alert Supply Chain teams relating to critical SKUs and their sale/demand forecast, identify differences 
to help support our supply plan and moreover maintain and improve our customer service level 
achievement. Important attention to resolve supply and demand issues
•    Monitor variances to customer ordering pattern, such as depot orders and store demand, including 
any network changes. Ensure you support the Supply Chain team to achieve the required Customer 
Service KPI

Qualifications/Certifications Required
•    A great people person who enjoys spending time with customer contacts
•    At least 3 years business experience preferably in Customer Service process
•    Familiar with SAP functionalities (with preference for SAP S/4HANA)
•    Customer & service mindset, taking ownership to resolve customer issues with service oriented 
•    attitude
•    Good verbal and written communication skills
•    Action orientated to deliver results under time pressure
•    High analytical skills numeracy and logical reasoning, attention to detail
•    Ability to build relationships and be a strong team player
•    Proactive, self-starter
•    Proven track record on improvement performance
•    Able to adapt to changes quickly

Ref Code: FMW41367

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


 

Company

CPA Recruitment rebrands as The People Co.

CPA Recruitment has rebranded as The People Co., putting people directly at the heart of its brand.

Established in 1987, The People Co. is an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

Spanning the UK, Europe and North America, the business works with start-ups through to established multinationals, from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level.

The People Co.’s focus, structure, client base, People and locations remain the same as before.

people co

Our Story

Resourcing solutions. Sounds a bit impersonal, doesn't it? That's just not how we role; at The People Co., we're all about people!

Can we help our clients fill their job vacancies? Absolutely.

Can we help our job candidates find the right job? You bet we can.

We’re an expert team of people consultants, focusing on permanent and interim roles in food and consumer goods. We build strong connections and trusted, long-term relationships with all our clients and candidates.

From our offices in the UK and North America, we work locally and globally with clients from start-ups to established multinationals. And with candidates from graduate and supervisory level to senior management and director-level. All of this is underpinned by our 36 years’ heritage in providing a flexible, bespoke service.

Areas our People cover

From beginning to end, we cover roles across the whole food and consumer goods supply chain. Our team of People - dedicated sector specialists - really know their onions and many have experience of working in the industry themselves.

As well as covering mature areas of the market, we ensure we’re on top of emerging areas, so we can support clients as best we can.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
020 8203 1000
Location
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
Watford
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD24 7AE
United Kingdom

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