Packaging Supply Chain Manager - FARFETCH

PT Porto
13 Jan 2021
16 Feb 2021
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're passionate about operational excellence, acting with our customers and partners always in our heart. Covering the entire order journey, we create our online content, secure payments and fraud process compliance, ensure order fulfilment and delivery, while providing customer and partner care. In a nutshell, we love to create seamless and memorable luxury experiences for our customers all around the world.


Our Porto office is located in Portugal's vibrant second city, known for its history and its creative yet cosy environment. From Account Management to Technology and Product, whatever your skills are, you'll find your fit here. You can have an informal meeting in the treehouse or play the piano in your lunch break!


Farfetch packaging is the Customers' first physical contact with us; our packaging helps us tell our Customers how much we care about them, about our products and about the environment. The Packaging Supply Chain Manager will have full responsibility for the end-to-end Packaging Supply Chain, from design and production to forecasting planning, stock management, logistics and delivery of over 5 million boxes per year.


    • You'll report to the Supply Chain Director and lead the redesign of our packaging together with our Brand, Operations, Sustainability and Procurement Teams towards a safer, more sustainable and more Customer friendly packaging.
    • Lead, together with our Procurement Team, our product specification library for packaging and consumables, all RFI and RFQ processes and our regular supplier management routines. Manage the forecasting, production planning, inventory planning, stock deployment and replenishment across the end-to-end Supply Chain.
    • Manage, together with your Team, supporting Teams and 3rd Party Logistics Providers, all the transactional and logistics aspects of the packaging Supply Chain, from Customer order taking to PO management and replenishment orders from our suppliers.
    • Manage the full P&L of the end-to-end Packaging Supply Chain, improve our Packaging network towards a lower environmental impact and a reduced logistics cost for all parties mostly by maximizing the percentage of space occupancy inside our boxes.
    • Manage the logistics of the Farfetch Boutique. An operation dedicated to process and re-sell refused returns from our partners.


    • More than six years of experience in end-to-end Supply Chain Management within a Retail or E-commerce environment. Experience managing service-focused teams.
    • Understand complex, sequential supply chains from commoditized raw materials to demanding customers.
    • Experience managing stock in service-focused environments with long lead-times, very high stock availability expectations and considerable seasonal fluctuations.
    • Have a BA or Master in economics, engineering, management or supply chain.
    • Fluent in English.


    • Health insurance for the whole family.
    • Flexible working environment and well-being support and tools.
    • Extra days off, sabbatical program and days for you to give back for the community.
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy.
    • Flexible benefits program.
    • FARFETCH Equity plan.


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

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