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Supply Chain Optimisation Manager

Employer
Bakkavor
Location
London M&S Head office (3 days) - Hybrid working
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Operations, Planning, Production, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Supply Chain Optimisation Manager

Proud to deliver high quality products and develop a high- quality career.

Competitive salary
Based in London M&S Head office (3 days)
Monday – Friday, Hybrid working
Excellent rewards package including – Car allowance £8,400, 25 days holiday, life insurance, up to 20% bonus, family healthcare

Why join us?

We’re proud to offer you a career with possibilities. Where you’ll be supported to work hard, aim high and bring your best to work, every day. As a valued Supply Chain Optimisation Manager, we’ll support your ambition, reward your resilience, and encourage you to rise to challenges and create a career you can be proud of too.

What we do.

We’re the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry - supplying meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose.

 About the role.

  •  To be an integral part of the M&S buying and forecasting team and build relationships across all categories Bakkavor operate in, becoming an extension of the M&S NWT’s.
  • Deliver and land broader projects across M&S and Bakkavor, that enhance our position within M&S and likewise delivery on M&S KPI – specifically around supply chain optimisation and cost out.
  • Build relationships with planning managers and GM’s across all M&S facing sites to understand their operation to best deliver for Bakkavor and M&S.
  •  Supporting longer term priorities as agreed with the leadership team and NWT’s
  •  Accessing various M&S data systems to update pre-built reports and send to Bakkavor site based & commercial teams
  •  Support sites in delivering and improving depot based KPI’s and build on current reporting underway.
  •  To be an integral part of the M&S buying and forecasting team and build relationships across all categories Bakkavor operate in, becoming an extension of the M&S NWT’s.
  •  In conjunction with Category & Planning Teams at Bakkavor be instrumental in delivering seasonal planning to understand and unlock the impact of order smoothing across key ranges, driving positive profitable improvements for all parties.
  •  To support M&S in the forecasting process to enable best category management, service and CODA for M&S / Bakkavor.
  •  To analyse M&S data to identify & develop solutions to M&S and Bakkavor challenges and drive opportunities for Bakkavor & M&S to improve key KPI of sales, wastage and availability.
  •  Using data to support the M&S weekly WAM sessions allowing for smooth integration in their teams and building trust.
  •  Attending & contributing to other meetings as required – these can be held at M&S, Bakkavor sites or other locations.
  •  Expectation of working would be 2-3days at Waterside with M&S, with hybrid and site on the others.
     

About you.

Ideally you will have industry experience within food manufacturing and retail.

Stakeholder Management across multiple levels across bakkavor and M&S, ability to hold very detailed discussions / projects and lift them into key summary documents to bring people with you.

Excellent communication & team working skills with high degree of integrity, trust, and commitment.

Excellent Excel capabilities. Be able to translate data from a variety of sources and turn into insight into action.


What you’ll receive.

As an equal opportunity employer, we’re committed to providing a safe and rewarding environment for you to thrive in. This is why we work hard to deliver benefits, rewards and wellbeing offerings that are important to you.

You’ll enjoy:

· Bonus up to 20%

· A stakeholder pension scheme

· Family Healthcare

· Personal accident Insurance

· Free independent mortgage advice

· Employee assistance programme

• A range of voluntary benefits

- Holiday purchase scheme

- Additional life assurance

- Dental & hospital cash plans

- Discounted tutoring for children

- Access to financial learning tools

- Affordable loans via your salary

- Proud to be and loyal service awards.

· Plus, a commitment to your wellbeing that includes emotional, physical and financial support services delivered by our fantastic team of wellbeing champions.

Proud to be Bakkavor We’re proud to be the market leader in the UK fresh prepared food industry. We’re proud to supply meals, salads, desserts, pizza and bread to leading grocery retailers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. We’re driven by the hard work and passion of our people and are delighted to offer a wide range of careers across our business – come and join our dedicated Bakkavor team!

Company

We’re the biggest name you’ve never heard of. You’ve probably eaten our food. You just didn’t realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and breads for Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose in the UK. In the US our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret.

We’re ambitious. We’re full of ideas and we’re ready for more people to join us who share our passion for quality.

 

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