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Head of Supply Chain

Vertex Resourcing
London (With Travel To Factory)
£70,000 - £80,000 + Bonus
Closing date
14 Mar 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
Supply Chain & Logistics

Job Details

Job Description

White Rabbit.

Launched in 2016 and on a mission to create the most delicious gluten-free Italian food in the world. We already have innovative ranges across chilled, frozen, and ambient both in and out of home, and this is only the beginning!

We are expanding the team across both our Oxford site, where our bakery is based, and our London office, where alot of the commercial team spend their day-to-day.

On top of this, we are upgrading our production line, which will give us a bigger and better product, alongside a more efficient process.

We have so many exciting plans to grow the business over the next 3-4 years, and we’re looking for dynamic, high-energy, ambitious, big-picture thinkers to join our incredibly talented White Rabbit family.

There has genuinely never been a better time to follow the white rabbit…

This leadership position requires a strong and diverse knowledge of the food sector as well as a practical understanding of supply chain. This is a pivotal role working alongside the COO and as part of the Senior Management Team.

What you’ll be doing:

Oversee all supply chain activities within White Rabbit, reporting directly to COO.

Lead, motivate, and support a skilled team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment. Direct line management of 2 team members.

Own the budgeting, expenditure, reporting, and operating policies in the department, including Raw Materials, Logistics, and Overheads spend.

Run the Sales and Operations planning process, working in collaboration with the Factory Manager and Demand Planner to create the production plan for our in-house bakery, and ensure capacity to fulfil the sales plan.

Own the relationship with our outsourced manufacturers, raw materials suppliers, and third-party logistics companies, managing procurement to supplier service.

Develop and implement strategies, policies, and procedures throughout the supply chain to enable our growth, achieve our budget plans, and drive savings.

Analyse the supply chain functions and metrics, problem-solving issues and implementing initiatives.

Report service, logistics, working capital, and other supply chain KPIs to the COO.

Member of the Senior Management team.

Office-based position.

Vertex Resourcing Ltd is the exclusively assigned partner for this project and will be managing all applications.

Perks & Benefits

Salary £70,000 - £80,000

Full-time, permanent position

Performance bonus scheme

25days holiday + bank holidays

Company pension

Personal development and training opportunities



Experience in P&L management and Supply Chain positions.

Proven experience in a managerial role, preferably within a manufacturing business in the food sector, leading and managing teams.

Strong understanding of supply chain processes, KPIs, and operational management.

Strong problem-solving analysis, judgment, and decision-making skills.

Excellent Excel skills and IT skills.

Demonstrate the ability to grow in a fast and dynamic manufacturing company.



Since its creation in 2006, Vertex Resourcing has become the go-to partner both for organisations in the Consumer Goods industry and individuals looking to further their career in this exciting space.

Recruiting a broad range of roles across Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Insight, MS&P, Finance, HR, NPD, Buying, Supply Chain and Digital, we’re renowned for our close relationships and high quality / low volume approach.

We typically represent individuals and handle recruitment assignments across a broad salary range from £40,000 through to £150,000 but we’re always happy to talk to those with needs outside of this.

We’re well known for our straight talking, frank and uncomplicated approach – we don’t do templates / “one size fits all” but provide an individual service to maximise exposure individuals and businesses alike.

We’re proud to work for some of the biggest names in Consumer Goods but equally to have helped many organisations at the start of their journey from innovator led start ups through to SMEs and VC buyouts.

Our high standards of professional conduct are reinforced and recognised by our status as a full member.REC Logo

Interested in being a part of Vertex?.. We pride ourselves on what we give back to those who make us a success and recently placed in the Top 5 of "Hunted's Best UK Reward Structures"

If you'd like to talk further or find out more please get in touch! 

Company info
Parc House
25-37 Cowleaze Road
Kingston Upon Thames

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