leafAmplifiying the Goodness of Nature
£Highly Competitive

About The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Planning & Supply Chain based at our Alconbury site. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the planning department in full and ensure the smooth operation of the production facility by ensuring the efficient flow of raw materials from the grower, storage and delivery to the Packhouse. This role will also cover Packaging and logistics. 

Area of responsibility:
  • Maintaining the accuracy of the Raw Material and Packaging re-order models – no run outs, no redundant stock and material waste below costed targets
  • Responsible for welfare of people including driving training and building capability within the team to sustain retention of skill
  • Coordination of the commercial business requirements in line with procurement team to ensure suitable material availability
  • Maintaining required customer service levels internally and externally
  • Communicating effectively with all key stakeholders
  • Ensuring that production schedules match the availability of raw materials and packaging.
  • Minimising waste of raw materials
  • Minimising redundant packaging stock
  • Promoting a culture of continuous improvement
  • Maximising and development of ERP system
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders
  • Delivery of process change and implementation projects

About You

The successful candidate will be an experienced, proven and driven planning and supply chain leader who will add significant value, strategic direction, planning, and best practices execution towards our future plans and growth. 
You will be an ambitious and inspiring leader with ability to build, motivate and lead a high performing supply chain team and to collaborate effectively with peers and key stake-holders.
You will be a growth orientated supply chain leader, striking the balance between being hands on and strategic, you'll be more than happy to balance supply chain strategy with rolling your sleeves up on operational levels.
It is vital that you are extremely commercially aware, entrepreneurial and a natural influencer.

About Us

AM FRESH is a world leader in fresh, natural and healthy foods. At AM FRESH Group we specialise in innovating and developing fresh products through biotechnology and applied science. With operations in more than 50 countries, our company has a consolidated presence in the production and innovation of fresh food products including fresh fruit, fresh juices, ice cream, soups, free-from yogurt and flowers.


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