Internship - Operations
Collectiv Food is London’s fastest growing food supplier, sourcing quality meat, seafood, and plant-based products directly from producers and delivering to professional kitchens. We are a team of foodservice professionals and innovators on a mission to deliver the world’s first automated, sustainable, and customer-centric food supply service.
With our unique delivery model, automation through tech, and by going direct to the source, we can offer market-beating prices and a reliable service, all underpinned by a commitment to sustainability. Finalist of TfL's innovation challenge "London Freight Lab", our cleaner, safer, and more efficient model minimises the use of heavy and large goods vehicles, reducing both carbon emissions and operational costs.
Collectiv Food works with hundreds of professional kitchens across London, both established and expanding successful brands; we have also launched our own D2C brand, Farmshop, supporting producers who were impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Founded in 2018, we are based in West London and supported by industry experts and leading venture investors, such as Partech, Frontline and Mustard Seed.
Working closely with the VP Supply Chain, your main responsibilities will be:
Supporting the VP Supply Chain in developing existing day to day operations
Executing next steps of the future operating model development and integration
Site searches and visits in London for new drop zones for our PODs
Liaising with site owners/developers in developing new dropzones
Project planning and ownership of new location go live
Working with our warehouse operations partner, DHL, and our last mile partners, at the direction of the Operations Development manager, to develop best practice for our POD operations
Working with Operations manager in planning customer allocation by city region
You are numerate and competent in using spreadsheets as well as a range of IT tools
You have good written and oral communication skills
You are very well organised and meticulous in keeping track of tasks, progress and reporting
You are able to and enjoy working under pressure
You must enjoy task oriented work
Requirements and experience
You have some previous experience in or studied operations
You have been exposed to the food, restaurant or hospitality industry
You are not scared of chasing people and going the extra mile when needed
Great exposure to a fast-growing start-up in the food sector
The opportunity to make a big impact in a short space of time
Direct access to and time working with the business leaders - commercial, supply chain and technology
Committed team members with broad experience who share a common passion to build a world class business and of course, good food
The ability to work from home when required
Great office space in central London with a comfortable working environment
Numerous opportunities to partake in product samplings
Discounts with some of our key customers (restaurants)
Collectiv Food is an equal opportunity employer. We are a diverse bunch of people who are committed to maintaining a welcoming culture of inclusion and equality. We encourage applications from anyone that meets the requirements for the role. We look forward to hearing from you.
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