At an exciting time for a highly successful Fresh Produce supplier, we offer the opportunity of Logistics & Supply Chain Manager to report to and work closely with the Head of Department and become an integral part of the seamless supply chain to key retail customers.
We require an experienced Logistics & Supply Chain individual to efficiently work with all departments, suppliers, 3rd party packers, and hauliers to ensure the most efficient flow of produce, meeting customers’ expectations and requirements. With a dedicated team supporting this role, the successful individual will ensure the smooth flow of product from growers through to customers, monitoring/updating/managing the communication and organisation of foreign & UK transport; air, sea and road, updating clearing agents & 3rd party packers on arrival information, plan/manage/utilise/forecast stock efficiencies, and work closely with all contacts for accurate outbound planning.
Manage supply chain & logistics solutions to meet customer requirements
Work closely with suppliers to ensure efficient resolution to packing queries
Plan and arrange outbound transport to retailers and customers as required
Book foreign transport as required, achieving required collections & deliveries
Liaise and update clearing agents and 3rd party packers with expected arrivals
Ensure the company and supply-base fulfil & evolve their post Brexit import & export requirements
FMCG / Food / Fresh Produce experience gained in a similar position
A confident Supply Chain individual, experienced in inbound & outbound Logistics
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-tasking whilst retaining a high level of accuracy
Experienced gained within Supply Chain, Logistics, Import & Export, Customs and exposure to Brexit regulations
Strong IT skills, with ERP / MRP implementation and management being key
Thorough understanding of the challenges incorporated with the supply of time critical product.
Location: South East England, Kent
Salary; £50-60k, dependent on experience offered
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Logistics & Supply Chain Manager / Logistics Manager / Import & Export Manager / Freight Planning Manager on 01284 735575 or alternatively please send a CV in application to firstname.lastname@example.org