Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

Head of Supply Chain Germany

About us!

We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants! If you would like to join us, read on!

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced food specialist for the role of Supply Chain Lead in Germany. In this role she or he will support the market in Germany, by developing and leading the Supply Chain area, that consists of Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Customer Service. Logistics will be driven out of our HUB in Katowice and therefore will be a smaller focus.

The overall challenge is to act operational and execute hands-on, while at the same time apply a strategic vision for the next steps in our supply chain development.  Needless to say that you need to manage the floor and the board.

This role is part of the Market Unit leadership team, responsible for defining, developing and implementing the Company’s strategy across all functions of the business. The location of the role will be Hamburg.

Key Responsibility Areas

The main focus area will be to lead the team on:

Demand and Supply Planning (end-to-end Planning)

  • S&OP,
  • Demand & Promo/Activity planning,
  • Repack forecasting,
  • Obsolete management

Customer collaboration:

  • Drive (SC) process optimization with key customers e.g. order/drop optimization, nominated delivery days, etc.,
  • Building relationship with Supply Chain Customers,
  • Discus monthly/Quarterly KPIs
  • Be the portfolio rationalization lead/ambassador in the Market Unit
  • Define route to market for white places

Warehousing & Outbound logistics: 

  • 3PL contract management,
  • Optimize cost to serve per Customer,
  • Set delivery trade terms.

In a short summary: Lead, develop and manage the Supply Chain team.

Skills and Experience Required

  • 10 Years experience in FMCG Retail/ International Warehouse
  • Master degree Supply Chain or Equivalent
  • Have wide Supply Chain expertise, namely in customer service, demand forecasting, Business Planning, managing distributors and Project Management;
  • Have market experience.

 

Your Personal Power!

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

  

Culture

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers. If you are an entrepreneur at heart and have a passion for winning, a strong understanding of the CPG business, ad would like to join us, apply and speak to one of our Talent Matchmakers!

Want to make an impact where it matters?

At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for limitless career defining opportunities.

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

 You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

 If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

 

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