Interim Supply Chain Manager

Location: Widnes

Business: ReFood

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

The ReFood AD plants operate as integrated recycling units, processing a variety of food wastes to produce renewable energy, heat and ReGrow, a nutrient-rich fertiliser for local farms. The plants also recycle the food waste packaging. The plants provide an environmentally-sustainable solution for all waste producers looking for a safe method of diverting food waste from landfill.

The Position

Applications are invited for an Interim Supply Chain Manager to work at our ReFood Widnes Site. This is a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract with a revew prior to end of the contract, working 40 hours per week.

As an Interim Supply Chain Manager your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include:

  • Managing c.35 employees/drivers to achieve daily collections and deliver KPI’s.
  • Managing the raw material supply chain – co-ordinating supplies with customers and internal personnel.
  • Ensuring the efficient running of the Company’s collection services.
  • Planning efficient operation of the vehicle fleet, ensuring vehicle utilisation is maximised and service levels maintained.
  • Ensuring compliance with company procedures and statutory obligations for vehicle operations, health & safety and other legislation.
  • Recruitment, management and development of drivers.
  • Maintaining driver records and drivers hours in line with EU Road Haulage Legislation.
  • Preparing vehicle KPI’s in line with ReFood requirements.
  • Managing site compliance and general administrative duties.


  • Good formal education.
  • Previous experience in managing transport/supply chain operations.
  • Knowledge of the food waste recycling services.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills, an ability to balance conflicting demands.
  • Transport operations qualifications (CPC National/International or equivalent)
  • Good knowledge of transport regulations.
  • Ability to work under pressure in an ever changing environment.
  • Good IT skills, including MS Word and Excel.
  • Committed, reliable and flexible team player.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or email

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

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Closing Date: 24th December 2021

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