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Addiction Foods New Zealand
  • Post Date: July 9, 2020
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Job Overview

About the Business and the Role:


Addiction Pet Foods takes pride in being New Zealand’s largest dry pet food company. We are the leader in hypoallergenic and grain-free foods, and we pride ourselves on our eco-friendly and sustainable approach to sourcing our alternative proteins. We have been rethinking pet food to be more what nature intended for 20 years!

By “going to the ends of the earth for pets”, we have achieved exceptional growth and have amassed a passionate following of pet owners around the world. In the same way, we aim to go further for your career by providing exciting opportunities for growth and development both in New Zealand and internationally.

For more information about us please visit our sites:


About the Role:

With good business growth, we are looking for enthusiastic Supply Chain Manager to manage production planning and entire supply chain process of the company.

Who are we looking for:

  • Someone who can think on their feet
  • Someone who can challenge the status quo
  • Think outside the square
  • Getting the job done promptly and accurately
  • Works well in a team but takes individual responsibility


Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Production Planning process from Sales orders received to production of finished goods meeting demand
  • Oversee stock management ensuring accurate and appropriate stock levels of raw materials and finished goods
  • Manage small supply chain team day to day as well as motivate and develop their capabilities
  • Propose improvements to the current supply chain to improve efficiency and reduce costs
  • Maintain close coordination with production team and suppliers to ensure materials arrive for timely production of finished product
  • Assures that product is shipped to customers in a timely and safe manner
  • Coordinate all co-packer purchase orders; assuring delivery of raw materials, packaging and labels with sufficient lead time for timely receipt of finished goods
  • Oversee warehouse management
  • Support product innovation; identifying suppliers, cost analysis and working with sales on forecasting and planning to build effective supply chain


Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years supply chain management experience in a pet food/ food manufacturing environment preferred
  • Working knowledge of supply chain, production planning, Materials Resource Planning systems and freight
  • Solid analytical skills and computer proficiency
  • Must have MRP/ERP experience to manage procurement/planning processes
  • Planning: ability to perform short and long-range planning
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • Excellent English Communication Skills both oral and written

What you get by joining us:

If you like what you read above and you think you have what it takes to join our innovative team, then please see the below to what we can offer you in return:

  • Career progression and internal opportunities
  • Continuous training and development
  • Long service rewards
  • The chance to work alongside passionate people
  • Great team culture
  • Generously discounted pet food
  • Being part of a dynamic progressive company
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