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Head of Supply Chain

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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

  • Contact email:

    sasha@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    13985/001_1612444648

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

I am delighted to be working with a fast-paced, growing start up food brand, that was found to bring the tastiest & most unique sweet treats to the market. It is exclusive, energetic, and of course is ever-growing, so I am on a look out for an ambitious and driven Head of Supply Chain to help them manage their growth & development.

It is an end-to-end role that has been created to support their expansion stage, so you will get involved in supply & demand planning, customer supply chain, customer services & collaboration, purchasing, logistics & IT systems management. You will be a motivated and tactical supply chain professional who loves bringing value and making an impact to evolving food supply chain, whilst supporting them with the scale-up process.

Day to day bits:

  • Management of inventory planning, purchasing, planning, as well the system support/improvement

  • Managing customer services & collaboration with retailers & new suppliers

  • Managing logistics & warehousing, overseeing transport charges and customer services

  • Managing invoice and a bit of finance

  • Helping the business grow in the best way

We are looking for:

  • E2E Supply Chain experience in food manufacturing start-up/SME (minimum 2 years management)

  • Strong experience in planning, logistics (Warehouse, distribution, customer services) & purchasing (buying in bulk, setting up new contracts)

  • Customer centric and enjoy engaging with customers & suppliers

  • Experience in food supply chain with in-house production

  • Excel & ERP systems savvy

  • Confident problem-solver, quick thinker with a great passion for food supply chain and bringing value within it

If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible with an updated CV on sasha@pod-talent.com!

Please note you need to have full right to work in the UK to apply for this role. We aim to reply to everyone who gets in touch, but volumes are high so if you do not hear from us within a week, your application has probably been unsuccessful.

Pod Talent are independent specialist recruiters in the Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics, Manufacturing and R&D space covering roles internationally from entry to board level. We recruit for roles including Supply Chain, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, Direct and Indirect Procurement, Category Management, Logistics, Distribution, Warehousing, Production, Packaging, NPD and Quality Assurance. Please visit our website for all of our vacancies.