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About us:

Windmill Organics was established over 40 years ago to make eating organic simple, accessible and delicious. Now, our family-run business is one of the largest organic food and drink companies in the UK, with over 400 products sold globally. Our mission is to protect the well-being of both people and the planet by providing sustainable and healthy products through our 6 innovative brands; Biona, RAW Vibrant Living, Amisa, Profusion, Bonsan & Biofair.

We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. We are building a world class team and we know we need a diverse mix of talented people doing their best work.

What we offer:

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

🕺 Friendly, enthusiastic, like-minded team – vibrant office working environment and regular socials

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

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

💻 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, new product testing sessions and monthly company breakfasts

🐶 A dog-friendly office with cute pooches

💪 25% off trade prices on all our food products

🧠Workplace Wellness Benefits

🚲 Cycle to Work Scheme

Location:

Windmill Organics Ltd, Eco House, 6a Lower Teddington Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 4ER

Procurement & Supply Chain Manager

We are looking for a skilled Procurement & 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 our Procurement & Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the end-to-end supply chain process, from product sourcing, to delivering finished goods to customers.

 

Supply Chain Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement purchasing & 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, maintaining positive relationships with them and ensuring 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 4 to achieve overall business objectives (2 Stock Controllers, 1 Operations Team Leader and 1 Senior Operations Administrator). Indirect management of 3 additional Operations Administrators (refer to Operations Team Leader for day-to-day queries but would need to conduct annual reviews/deal with any HR related issues).

 

Skills Required:

 

  • 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.

How to apply

We’re always looking for passionate people to join our team and mission! Please feel free to email us with your CV at: info@windmillorganics.com

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