• Brand Windmill Organics
  • Department Operations

Job Description

Windmill Organics is one of the leading organic food companies in the UK, established over 30 years ago. As a family business, our mission is to protect the well-being of both people and the planet; by providing organic, healthy and innovative products through our 6 brands (Biona, RAW, Amisa, Profusion, Bonsan & Biofair), to customers in over 40 countries across the world.

We are looking for a skilled Supply Chain Manager to help build a better future, based on organic, environmentally friendly foods – this role plays a key strategic part in delivering that vision.

As a Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the end-to-end supply chain process, from sourcing product, to delivering finished goods to customers.


Supply Chain Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement supply chain strategies and processes to optimise efficiency and minimise costs (e.g. through effective negotiating, building relationships with key suppliers and analysing the numbers).
  • Manage the purchasing process including buying, supplying and distribution for the company. Work closely with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of quality products and services at competitive prices.
  • Monitor inventory levels and develop inventory management strategies to avoid stockouts and excess inventory.
  • Forecast levels of demand for our products and services.
  • Control and improve transport costs.
  • Have experience with import and export documentation. Keep up to date with the ever changing regulations post Brexit.
  • Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of value, delivery schedules and quality.
  • Analyse and report supply chain performance metrics and identify areas for improvement.
  • Identify and mitigate supply chain risks such as natural disasters, geopolitical tensions, and supplier bankruptcy.
  • Work on automation of processes to make the work flow more efficiently.
  • Work together with the marketing and sales teams to develop new product ideas and bring them to market.


Team management Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of 3 (2 stock controllers, 1 Senior Operations Administrator and 1 Operations Team Leader) to achieve overall business objectives.


Skills Required:

  • Strategically minded with very strong analytical ability
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills to build relationships with suppliers and internal stakeholders
  • Experience dealing with international suppliers
  • Commercial awareness
  • Very good numeracy skills
  • Experience in process automation
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams
  • Excellent time management skills – ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Resilience and a determination to succeed
  • Knowledge of and an interest in the “Health and Wellness”, organic space would be a great advantage


Qualifications & work experience:

  • Ideally degree in Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Ideally CIPS qualification – or working towards it
  • Work Experience: Minimum 3 years ideally in a similar FMCG company


What we offer:

🌍 Be part of a growing mission-led business dedicated to better serve people & planet

🕺 Friendly, enthusiastic, like minded team – vibrant office working environment

🏖 Riverside location within close proximity of Kingston upon Thames town centre, train station (also close to Hampton Wick station). Car parking available on site.

🕰 Flexible working hours (start between 8.30-10am finish between 4.30-6pm)

💻 Hybrid working model (3-days per week in-office and 2 days from home)

🚀 Real opportunities to grow in your career and develop your skills as we scale the company

🥗 Free product samples and new product testing sessions

💪 25% off trade prices on all our food products

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