Welsh cy

Supply Chain Co-ordinator
Location: Barfoots of Botley, Sefter Farm, Pagham Road, Bognor Regis, PO21 3PX
Salary: TBC
Category: Supply Chain & Logistics

What's the job?

Based at UK head office, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Supply Chain Co-ordinator to join our busy team.

Applications are invited from suitably experienced individuals, capable of working in a dynamic, fast paced environment. With a meticulous eye for detail and with a methodical and structured approach, you will be responsible for inventory and order management, sourcing and procuring a portfolio of products to the business in order to create enhanced value in the finished product.

As a great communicator with good literacy and numeracy skills, you will have a strong sense of commercial awareness along with excellent administration and analytical skills. Typical duties and responsibilities will include liaising daily with production planning, attending production meetings, reporting on raw material issues and working with sales in relation to new product launch, planning and forecasting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide an uninterrupted flow of materials whilst delivering on company’s objectives and Team KPIs
  • Effective inventory management – maintaining the optimum stock position through supplier orders considering variables such as demand forecast, yields, costs, and unexpected changes in supply/ logistics
  • Source and manage goods as per programed volume and cost target
  • Accurate data entry and management, on Excel and MRP system
  • Ensure suppliers are working with accurate information, provide timely update, and proactively manage short and long-term performance.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the NPD team projects, range reviews, market growth, packaging innovations and any other trials
  • Ensure waste targets and customer standards are adhered to at all times by supporting operations, monitoring intake and packout, managing scorecards and claims.
  • Provide support to the team for admin cover and weekend duty

Support and Development

Internal progression is strongly encouraged and Barfoots are committed to assisting with professional development and supporting training opportunities wherever appropriate.

Why work for Barfoots?

  • Investors In People Silver Award status
  • Company pension scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Discounted leisure membership
  • Discounted vegetable box scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Approved training centre for Highfield qualifications
  • Rapidly growing company
  • Committed to Sustainability
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About the Company

Growing is in our nature. Over 40 years ago, we started life as a small family farm with a handful of people and a modest range of crops.

Today, we’re a global farming and food business working thousands of acres and employing thousands of people around the world to grow, process, pack and market a range of fresh produce.

Supplying our premium produce to some of the UK’s leading retailers and restaurants, we are very proud of what we do and how we do it. With our impressive green credentials, we truly are committed to sustainability, demonstrating continued investment in the latest technologies to help maintain our carbon neutral footprint.

What do you need?

  • Comprehensive command of English, both written and spoken
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good literacy and numeration skills
  • Financial understanding costs and budgets
  • Understanding of technical requirement and what impacts quality
  • Experience in inventory management and factors that impacts supply
  • Sense of Farming, operational, commercial awareness
  • Strong administrative and analytical skills
  • Additional language desirable (Spanish or French)
  • Previous Food Production or FMCG experience – preferred

Join us and you'll get

  • Company pension scheme
  • Development opportunities
  • Discounted leisure membership
  • Discounted vegetable box scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free onsite parking
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