The Company

A global market leader of fresh and frozen fruit & vegetables, Counting Europe’s leading retailers amongst its customer base.

The Role

The Supply Chain & Operations Director is a key member of the Senior Management Team and he/she will report directly to the Managing Director.   The mission is to lead the Supply Chain and Operations activities, maintaining and further developing strategies aligned with the entity and group direction.  Support wider business improvement and transformation agendas ensuring delivery of agreed financial and non-financial objectives and budgets.

The continuously changing demands of the company’s customer demands an enormous agility and adaptability of structure, way of working, culture and people; in the company one must deal with continuous changes, improvements and innovations.  All this must be managed cost-optimally and with an eye for the people involved, who together ultimately ensure that the customer is served perfectly.

The Candidate

Demonstrate senior management experience within a complex and dynamic business environment.

Demonstrate Fresh Produce Supply Chain and Operational experience.

Sales and Operational Planning leadership and delivery of benefits

Business improvement programme and project management

Procurement process and practice maturity development

Strategy development and deployment

Have knowledge of Board Director responsibilities and corporate governance responsibilities

Degree level qualifications in a manufacturing or business management related discipline

For more information on this confidential opportunity, please contact Darren Houghton on 07803 504128 or email info@edensearch.co.uk Eden Search & Select are managing this project exclusively.

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