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  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain Planning

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gabi Rackauskaite

  • Contact email:

    gabi@pod-talent.com

  • Job ref:

    14135/001_1622731959

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-03

We are excited to be working with an exciting food start-up business based South-West London on an exciting opportunity to join their growing operations and supply chain team. I am looking for an experienced supply chain professional who is looking for the next step in their career - joining the team as an Operations Manager and taking ownership of the end-to-end supply chain operations whilst focusing on driving continuous improvements across manufacturing, procurement, planning and forecasting, and logistics and stock management.

About the role

  • Create demand forecasts

  • Ensure all raw materials and ingredients are available for production, and creating production plans to reflect the customer demands

  • Proactively manage suppliers and co-packers to ensure availability to satisfy customer demands

  • Effectively managing stock and inventory

  • Drive process improvements across operations

  • Work collaboratively with cross functional teams and external stakeholders

About you

  • A start-up / SME mind-set - able to react and adapt to environments with a high degree of change and pace

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role, ideally within the food industry

  • Strong communication skills

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills

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.