Head of Supply Chain – Food

Head of Supply Chain – Food

Ref: JO-2101-108593 | £60000 - £80000 per annum + equity + benefits | Location:London, England | Added:04/05/21

Quest Search & Selection are currently partnering with this exciting grocery shopping and delivery tech business. This company has already had one set of investment and has success in Western Europe and is scaling up its business in London and other European countries!

This leadership role is to oversee and lead the supply chain from suppliers to DC’s and set up on central warehousing and distribution function to get products to customers in a timely manner.

The responsibilities of this Head of Supply Chain, Logistics & Distribution position –

  • Reporting into the Commercial Director your role will be to lead a team and set the goals and strategic direction for the Supply Chain & Logistics division in UK.
  • Manage the central and mini warehouse operations across all of DC’s in the UK from the conception to implementation phases
  • Ensure products get from the supplier to the shelves on time and in the right quantities
  • Work with Demand Planning and central teams to ensure that the operation can scale to meet customer demand.
  • Being involved in the recruitment within the Supply and planning team
  • Redistribution of stocks between warehouses

To be successful in the Head of Supply Chain, Logistics & Distribution position you must have –

  • You must be operating at a Head of or Senior Manager within Supply Chain, Logistics or Distribution
  • Previous or current experience from the top 7 grocers, wholesaler or FMCG is ideal
  • Have experience of leading and growing teams
  • Exceptional eye for detail and accuracy – Excellent communication at all levels.
  • A desire to work in a dynamic environment at one of the fastest growing start-ups in this space.
  • Graduate, Graduate Calibre or (M)CIPS

Benefits that are included in this Head of Supply Chain, Logistics & Distribution position –

  • Pension
  • Flexible working
  • Remote working currently and office space in central London
  • Equity as part of a LTIP
  • Entrepreneurial business with one of the most exciting disrupters in the market!

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate who is keen and ambitious to grow and invest their time in a start-up feel business. If you feel that this opportunity sounds like you and you have the relevant experience, please send your cv today quoting the reference JO-2101-108593.

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