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The Role

Hain Celestial is looking for an experienced home based Value Chain Development Manager to lead and enhance our value chain operations across our International Business.

This critical leadership role will focus on optimizing processes, reducing costs, and ensuring growth and sustainability throughout the entire value chain, from sourcing raw materials to delivering products to consumers.

Accountable to monitoring and drive continuous improvement, through internal and external collaboration focusing on improving the quality, cost, and efficiency of the operation.

Always demonstrate and be an advocate of the Hain Values.

Be an active member of the International Customer Supply Chain Leadership team.

Be Curious and challenge existing ways of working, expose yourself and the team to innovative solutions and ideas that enable Hain to develop its Value Chain.  

Work with colleagues across the Global business to exploit value chain optimisation.  

Always demonstrate and be an advocate of the Hain Values.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that Supply Chain Customer Management approach is deployed across the International business, enhancing our connectivity to customer, through Strategic Engagement Plans. That enable joint value creation and growth.   
  • Oversee and streamline the full value chain operations, including planning, procurement, source, logistics to customer to reduce lead times, minimise waste, and improve overall efficiency
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities throughout the value chain through understanding the full cost-to-serve across the International business from both an upstream and downstream perspective.
  • Foster collaboration and alignment with cross-functional teams and regions, including planning, procurement, production, R&D, logistics, customer service and sustainability.

What you will need for the role / what it will take

  • 5+ years of change management leadership across CPG Supply Chains. Ideally covering both UK and EU
  • A level or Degree standard
  • Solid understanding of full end-to-end processes in CPG business, from procurement, manufacturing, planning to distribution and customer service.
  • Strong communications skills at all levels

 

About Us

The Hain Celestial Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, we create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.

Our Vision

To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.

Top Talent across the UK

Over our 6 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 1,500 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.

Learning and Development

We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.

If Hain Celestial sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!