Customer Operations Associate, Europe

  • Indigo
  • Budapest, Hungary
  • Apr 09, 2021

Job Description

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Basel, Switzerland, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/      

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Location: Budapest, Hungary)

CUSTOMER ORDER MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS

  • Acts as the main point of contact for customer orders in key European launch markets and ensures close proactive coordination with local sales team
  • Ensures that order tracking, compliance with contracts, credit conditions and internal procedures and organizes logistics to execute the delivery via local service providers
  • Tracks end-to-end order execution and manages any performance issues and exceptions to successful resolution
  • Follows collections and escalates issues to sales team and management
  • Keep tracking of deliveries and resolve any operating issues to ensure KPIs are met
  • Manage grower and distributor contract establishment in launch markets per established process and legal templates

DEMAND AND SUPPLY PLANNING

  • Develops forecast in collaboration with sales team for each season
  • Proposes and implements solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy
  • Manages inventory planning to ensure stock availability for the respective European markets for each season
  • Follows production plan and support execution of packing requirements

MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT

  • Support European customer operations with required customer, credit and product data management in ERP system

     

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong focus on delivering superior customer experience; demonstrated can-do problem solving abilities
  • Experience in end-to-end supply chain execution
  • Proven track record in managing customers, logistics in multiple EU countries
  • Experience in managing external service providers in multiple countries
  • Autonomous and pro-active work style with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Diligent and autonomous work style and strong prioritization and execution skills
  • Solid understanding of ERP system(s), with strong preference for Oracle
  • Experience in agriculture is an advantage

 

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • English fully proficient (verbal and written)
  • Second language at full proficiency (verbal and written) required – one of the following: German, Hungarian, Ukrainian, French

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

1001-5000

Sectors

Food & Agriculture

Drawdown solutions

Abandoned Farmland Restoration, Plant-Rich Diets, Regenerative Annual Cropping

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