At an exciting time for a highly successful Fresh Produce supplier, we offer the opportunity of Supply Chain & Planning Manager to report to and work closely with the Head of Procurement and become an integral part of the seamless supply chain to key retail customers.
We require an experienced Supply Chain & Planning 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. 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 inbound and 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
An experienced, confident, and passionate Supply Chain professional
FMCG / Food / Fresh Produce experience gained in a similar position
Thorough understanding of the challenges incorporated with the supply of time critical product
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-tasking whilst retaining a high level of accuracy
Experience gained within Supply Chain is essential, with exposure to Logistics, Product Import & Export proving highly beneficial
The Salary level for this opportunity is certainly competitive and will be reflective of the experience offered from each individual, with excellent company benefits and progression opportunity in return. This is a newly created position and offers the exciting opportunity to build and grow a team going forward.
Location: West Midlands
Please call Aimi or Louise to discuss the role of Supply Chain Manager / 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