Our Client is an established business, who are now entering into a new and exciting phase of growth, with the supply of Fresh Vegetables to the retail sector. With definitive expansion plans in place, we are now seeking a Commercial / Supply Chain Manager on their behalf to oversee both aspects of the role.
Working in partnership with Growers and Retail customers, this standalone role will report to the Managing Director and have responsibility for the Commercial and Supply Chain, successfully delivering the retail customers’ short and long term goals.
Commercially the role will;
Manage retail customers
Monitor weekly grower prices / costings and availability
The Supply Chain focus will;
Manage stock, planning and forecasting
Liaise with the Grower base in Europe
As a Senior member of the team, this role will manage the process of commercial and supply chain from the growers through to the retail customer and will oversee a small team.
Experience in a Commercial Management position
Supply Chain knowledge with exposure to short shelf life / just in time supply chains, serving the UK Retailers
Fresh Produce experience, with exposure to Vegetables being advantageous
Retail customer exposure, with knowledge of Tesco being advantageous
Experience of dealing with Growers in Europe
Professional, approachable & confident
Spanish language would be beneficial
To discuss the opportunity of Commercial Manager / Supply Chain Manager / Account Manager, please call Aimi or Louise on 01284 735575 or alternatively please email your CV