Head of Operations and Procurement

at Box'd Fresh in Tiburon

Head of Operations and Procurement

Box’d Fresh a funded recipe box company that delivers everything you need to cook showstopping dinners crafted by the best chefs in the country.

We send our customers all the fresh and perfectly-measured ingredients they will require to prepare three incredible evening dinners.

The Problem

Most home cooks dream of being able to cook like a professional chef. Having the ability to prepare an extraordinary meal worthy of coming out of a Michelin-starred kitchen or plating up a dinner guaranteed to put a smile on the faces of your friends and family.

Of course, cooking like a professional is not easy. With time constraints and limited access to the best ingredients, it can be frustrating when you can't work out how the simplest of ingredients in a restaurant can taste so good, especially when you recreate it at home, and it's simply just not the same.

Our Solution

Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could learn from Britain's best chefs, sharing all their insider knowledge and years of culinary experience?

Well, that's where Box’d Fresh comes in.

We’re the only recipe box company in the country to partner with award-winning chefs;


the only recipe box in the country to have a product that resonates with a premium foodie audience.

About The Job

We’re looking for a Head of Operations and Procurement to join our hugely exciting journey.
We are growing and have big plans to bring our Michelin Star-inspired food boxes to 100,000 households by 2024. As we grow, we want to ensure that as we grow we reduce our costs, negotiate better deals with new and existing suppliers and run a highly efficient supply chain. That's where you come in.
In this role, you will report directly to our Founder. It will be your responsibility to have a high impact on our operations set up from day one and you will have the freedom to realise your own ideas to create effective solutions

Key Elements of the Role:

Manage ket product key categories and build meaningful and long-term relationships with our trusted suppliers.
Focus on cost price improvements to drive profit performance, negotiating improved and sustainable commercial terms
Work closely with our Co-Packers to assist in the management of logistics, shelf life, storage and minimum production runs
Ensure product is sourced at the best cost
Ensuring the business select the right suppliers
Work cross-functionally with marketing, NPD, operations, finance, and commercial
Negotiate terms with suppliers, distributors, manufacturers and importers
You will be an expert in your field, monitoring your market to ensure you make intelligent purchasing decisions around seasonal availability, price variations and new product innovation.
You will have excellent commercial awareness, be well organised, with first-rate communication and influencing skills

What We Would Like To See

Experience within the FMCG sector
Hardworking and honest outlook
Ability to lead, contribute and work effectively within a team
Confident and professional negotiator
Able to adhere to the values and mission of the company
Ability to travel across the country. All expenses will be paid for by the company.
Effective communication skills
Ability to manage, change and comply with internal and external business processes
Competence in Microsoft Office products and the ability to adapt to technology-based ways of working
Experience creating and project managing a pipeline of innovation and value-optimisation projects
Strong analytical skills, including advanced Excel

What we can offer.

Competitive salary.
24 days of holiday.
Co-working office space with meditation & weekly events.
Weekly lunch & learns.
Weekly beers, monthly socials and quarterly off-site events.
Free Box’d Fresh recipe box each week worth £48

We have big plans to grow over the next few years so it's an exciting time to be joining Box’d Fresh. You will have the opportunity to play a crucial leadership role in driving operational efficiencies and building our supply chain from the ground up. This role is for someone who is hungry for that challenge.

Box’d Fresh is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity and inclusion. We welcome people of different nationalities, backgrounds, experiences abilities and perspectives. 

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Published at 15 Mar 2019
Expires on 15 May 2019

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