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Operations Manager

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  • SALARY: MIN GBP 35,000.00 - MAX GBP 40,000.00
  • Location : London
Job Description
Role: Operations Manager   
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 
Location: London
 
An award winning healthy snacks food business are seeking an Operations Manager to join their small team in London. Established in 2015, the company are already listed in some of the top grocers in the UK and have an international presence as well. You will be the linchpin of the company’s operation, sitting between sales and the factories, you will be responsible for all supply chain and logistics activities. 
 
This is a brand new role and a fantastic opportunity for someone who has experience working in a start-up, or SME business who understands the ambiguity and complexities of working in a fast growing company.  
 
Responsibilities include:
* Run the weekly operations meetings where you will review sales forecasts with the Commercial Director 
* Plan the production based on sales
* Organise products to warehouse as well as shipping from factory to warehouse and warehouse to customer 
* Negotiate best rates with hauliers 
* Manage the relationships with 3rd party suppliers  
* Project work including setting up of new factories, managing the supply chain set up of major new customers, and managing the supply chain for new product launches  
 
What we are looking for:
* A genuine passion and interest for joining a start-up food business  
* A desire to work in a rapidly growing company facing daily obstacles and challenges whilst working with a close knit team, full of energy and enthusiasm 
* Prior experience working in a start-up company highly advantageous. Working within the food industry also hugely beneficial  
* A background in supply chain, logistics and /or manufacturing a must. The broader your exposure to end-end supply chain operations the better 
* Pro-active mindset and the ability to take ownership in what you do   
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 
If this role is of interest please apply now or get in contact with Sam.Evans@pod-talent.com