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Operations Executive - FMCG

Job overview
In this Operations Assistant job in London, you will be joining a leading food & drink company who are on a mission to make healthy food accessible to all!

Looking for Client Services jobs or Operations graduate jobs in London, and keen to work for a well-known British health food & drink company? Apply for this Graduate Operations Executive job in London today!

Company profile

In this Operations Assistant job in London, you will be joining a leading food & drink company who are on a mission to make healthy food accessible to all. A fast-growing business with a huge range of products to their name, they have been developing their range of cereals, snack bars and dairy-free milks for 15 years, but have maintained the feel of a young startup. As they expand into several new markets, they are now on the lookout for a health-conscious and ber-organised graduate to join their team as an Operations Executive.

Job description

In this Graduate Operations opportunity in London, you will be focusing on relationships with international clients as well as operations and logistics. You will need to be able to hit the ground running in this role - managing your own time efficiently, supporting company decision-making and juggling a number of different projects at any given time.

You will need to have great attention to detail, communication and problem-solving abilities, as you will be expected to work both independently and within a small and close-knit team, managing global operations for this fast-growing FMCG company.

Key responsibilities

In this Operations Co-ordinator job in London, your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with key export customers, developing good relationships with new and existing customers
  • Managing the order fulfilment process and ensuring delivery OTIF
  • Liaising with the warehouse, overseeing 3rd party logistics and any issues that arise
  • Working closely with the Operations team and International Sales teams
  • Organising export certification and paperwork
  • Analysis of current sales and logistics to drive efficiency
  • Improving existing systems and implementing new processes

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 degree from university
  • Previous experience working in FMCG and interest in FMCG roles is desirable
  • A real foodie with a love of health snacks
  • Second language is a plus!
  • Business acumen and excellent organisation skills
  • Fantastic communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A brilliant telephone manner
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel with top numeracy skills

Benefits of the job

  • A great starting salary of £22,000
  • Fantastic training and development
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free gym!
  • Unlimited healthy snacks!
  • The chance to work for a well-known FMCG brand within an exciting startup environment

Looking to kickstart a career in Operations and want to join a leading FMCG brand? If you’re a super-organised graduate with exceptional communication skills, apply for this Junior Operations Assistant role in London today.

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Luke Owen Edmunds
Key Account Manager