Operations and Quality Executive

Operations and Quality Executive APPLY NOW

Spain (remote)
Operations
30 Apr 2024
Full time

Role title: Operations and Quality Executive

Reporting to: Supply Manager

Location: based in Spain (Working remotely) and trips to the UK when needed

Department: Operations

Salary: Competitive


Who we are:

We are on a mission to make you OBSESSED with beans by giving you THE BEST of beans.

We believe that beans are, by every metric, the world's best food. Bold Bean Co began in 2021 with the aim to create a culture of bean obsessives. We have grown from supplying our loyal followers through direct orders to over 1000 stockists including Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, M&S, Ocado and Wholefoods in just 3 years. We are a certified B-corp and winner of The Grocer Gold’s “Start Up of The Year” 2023.

We are a purpose driven brand, but an ambitious one too - we aim to have thousands of stockists all over the UK and Europe. Our journey started in Spain, where Amelia first tried a judión de la granja during her Erasmus in Madrid. She was amazed by the quality - and decided to bring this incredible tasting bean back to the UK. Turns out that bean was delicious because of two things - the expert sourcing - but also from the cooking method found in the conservas tradition. That’s why we still produce our award-winning beans in Spain and are looking for someone to help manage our supply chain here.

This is a great opportunity to work for a fast-growing, British company working towards a healthier and more sustainable future. We value flexibility and want to source the very best talent, and that’s why we’re a remote first business. Four times a year, we bring the whole company together for incredible company retreats in beautiful places in Spain, the UK or somewhere in Europe to help us feel connected and, of course, have fun!


What are we looking for:


We’re looking for a SUPERSTAR operations executive with at least 2 years of experience to join our Spanish branch full time, with a passion for excellence, detail and high standards. Our mission is to give people the best of beans and we need you to make sure we have a consistent supply of the best tasting products. This will be achieved by building meaningful relationships with our supply base and improving our quality and availability. You will be the guardian of the quality of our incredible beans!


Responsibilities:


We need to find a passionate, hungry self-starter. Some of their responsibilities will include:

  • Building strong relationships with all our suppliers
  • Managing production with our co-manufacturers to improve availability of finished products
  • Improving availability of our raw materials
  • Improving availability of other materials (labels, cases, glass jars, lids)
  • Support contracts negotiations with suppliers and raw materials suppliers to get us the best pricing
  • Ensuring we have the highest quality across all our products
  • Owning the customer complaint process from start to finish
  • Arranging and managing quality audits of all of our suppliers
  • Analysing data and trends to identify opportunities for improvement


Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Completer finisher
  • Self-motivated
  • Independent thinker
  • Hungry to learn more


Education and experience requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a food company with responsibility for quality
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Food Science and Technology or Food Safety and Security
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to achieving results in a fast paced environment
  • English C1
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Passion for food and cooking


Perks

  • A competitive salary
  • Unlimited free beans
  • Use of a company laptop
  • Work from anywhere with a remote working allowance
  • Team Building Workaways
  • Coaching and mentoring


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