Wanna join our
..and help save as many stone fruit pits as possible
from being wasted?
Probably the most exciting food startup
currently out there is searching for a new
Supply Chain Manager (Full-Time)
You will make the difference!
Be responsible for the operations development in multiple European countries through your talent in speaking multiple languages.
Be part of the mission to make stone fruit seeds part of a daily flavourful diet.
Be responsible to form the supply chain from waste to superfood by bringing new partners on board and further developing existing partnerships.
What are the main tasks of your new challenge?
Collaboration with companies from fruit and agricultural industry in Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Poland, Hungary,... etc.
Development and optimization of international supply and production chains to bring new raw material into our Austrian factory
Supporting the purchasing team with new business developments, supply operations and logistics processes
Management of current supplier portfolio
Coordination of the washing and drying process with existing partners
Acquisition of new suppliers and washing & drying partners in different European countries
Establishment of long-term business ties with suppliers, washing & drying partners and other business associates
Negotiating and setting up contractual agreements with Kern Tec suppliers and business partners (including pricing, quality, quantities, logistics, etc.)
Coordination of transport between suppliers and drying partners as well as coordination of transport between drying partners and our Austrian factory
Finding tailor-made logistics solutions for each supplier
Business trips and on-site visits at our partner companies on a regular basis
Regular exchange and close cooperation with quality management, production, product development and sales
Inspired by agriculture and the circular economy
Kern Tec is a B2B ingredient company that produces new and unique products for the food industry from unused resources of the fruit industry (apricot, cherry, plum pits).
In Europe, fruit pits are a waste product - as for example in the juice industry. However, these largely undiscovered resources have great potential due to their valuable proteins and fats. At Kern Tec, they are gently washed, dried and then separated into seeds and shells in order to unlock their maximum potential. Our sustainable products are not only beneficial to the environment, but above all also to our customers who can rely on the highest quality and innovative products.
What are the requirements that you should bring to the job?
English AND German is a must + at least on of the following languages: Spanish, Italian, French, Polish or Hungarian
Other languages are always an advantage
Significant experience in supply chain management and logistics processes
Experience in purchasing, food production or trade is an advantage
Technical knowlegde is a big plus
Preferably a degree in economics or similar fields
Very independent, structured and proactive work
Great communication and negotiating skills
Digital and technical affinity
Stress resistant and hungry for a unique set of challenges
These are the hard facts about your new job:
Office Location: 1070 Vienna
Full time - salary according to qualification
Your public transport ticket and a new Macbook Air is on our account
Here are some soft facts for your new role at Kern Tec:
You will meet a young, motivated and determined team (be a team player!)
You will receive honest feedback from your mentors and colleagues in regular meetings
You will have flexible working hours through a flexitime contract
You can decide when you want to do home office - just coordinate with your team
You will get the chance to work in a young, fast growing company
You will work with innovative, sustainable and unique products
You take responsibility for your tasks and have direct influence on the success of the company
Your path to support saving the pits
Your application will be discussed internally within 48h.
We'll get to know each other in a first Online Call
We dive deeper into your knowledge and the job roles in a second interview
Offer & Onboaring
Last details to be discussed - and then let's go
Your office in Vienna + regular on-site visits to the factory to further develop applications and see the production running
Our office in the middle of Vienna's greatest district
Our production center close to Vienna