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Senior Operations Manager

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    Supply Chain Planning

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sasha Porter

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

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I am very excited to continue our partnership with this ever-growing company that provides End-to-End Supply Chain Services to their challenger brands' client base in food & drink! They are looking for a superstar Senior Manager to join their trading function to manage their operations within B2B & e-commerce channels across customer services, 3rd party management, inventory management & the overall performance of this function.

You will bring drive & ambition along with excellent stakeholder management skills & you'll also thrive under pressure in the fast-growth & fast-pace start-up You'' be a team player & happy to roll your sleeves up, also ready to grow, develop & lead the team around you in this newly created role!

Day to day bits:

  • Responsible for overall performance of the trading & operations function

  • Managing multiple partners across suppliers, warehousing, logistics & their retail partners to ensure industry leading supply service and relationship management

  • Managing the monthly supply, demand planning & forecasting process, as well as the ownership of supply chain performance in S&OP cycle

  • Responsible for managing the stock control & timely availability to achieve weekly OTIF 99%

  • Build strong relationships across the industry with brands, suppliers, warehouses & all the other external stakeholders

  • Building, leading & coaching new team a few months in after joining

We are looking for:

  • 5 years + E2E Supply Chain experience in grocery with focus on warehousing, logistics & 3rd party manufacturing

  • Experience in managing vast portfolio of SKUs (500+) multiple food, drink & non-food sectors

  • Mix of SME, Start-Up & Blue Chip FMCG experience

  • Advanced Excel, ERP system knwldege, Shopify desirable

  • Confident problem-solver, quick thinker, an innovative persona with a great passion for food & drink supply chain & driving it forward

If this sounds like you, please apply as soon as possible with an updated CV on!

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.