Supply Chain and Operations Coordinator - 1 year contract

London, UK

Upfield is looking for a Supply Chain Operations Coordinator for a fixed term of 1 year. Working as part of a small team, you will ensure that the flow of goods from EU Sourcing Units are dispatched as planned, meeting pre-booked vessels, and are not interrupted allowing for seamless flow up to destination Port. This includes compiling all necessary documents for the import clearance at the Port of destination. Working closely with Planners, 3PL’s and in Market supply chain colleagues.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the UF China Team and coordinate all exports from different sourcing units with planners, 3PL’s, external document providers and QA Teams.
  • Manage a similar process as stated above for other shipments to rest of the world.
  • Monitor and track all shipments with regular updates to China and other customers.
  • Conduct regular meetings with 3PL’s Set KPI’s and review on a monthly basis.
  • Lead efforts to continuously improve import and export processes across the group, actively supporting development and implementation of best practice.
  • Act as Data Owner and develop KPI’s for routes managed. 

About you!

  • +5 years’ experience working with cross-border logistics subject to customs controls
  • Experience in developing and implementing new processes, particularly with a systems component
  • Leadership and coaching skills with an emphasis on matrix-working and influencing
  • Comfortable with change and working with ambiguity.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office user and SAP.
  • Chinese Mandarin is a good to have, but not compulsory.

About Upfield!

Upfield is a global leader in plant-based nutrition with a great history and a portfolio of iconic brands that people have used and trusted for generations. This includes Flora, Stork, Elmlea & Violife. We are a global food company with 6 business units operating in 95 markets. We have the mind-set of a start-up. This makes us fast, agile, entrepreneurial, cost conscious and accountable for our products – from seed to serving at the kitchen or restaurant table. 

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 career defining opportunities.

How to apply

Apply directly via our Apply button. Questions? Please contact our recruiter Caroline directly via caroline.weinberg@upfield.com or /in/carolineweinberg). You don't have an up to date resume at hand right now? No problem, just send us your LinkedIn profile!

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