Do you have excellent communication skills in English and French? Are you experienced in the food supply chain or cold chain industry?

Our client, a global supply chain visibility company, is looking for a Program Manager to be responsible for managing programs that help clients in the manufacture/ distribution of temperature-sensitive food products to monitor and continuously improve their cold chains. You will be working in a cross-functional team of salespeople, data analysts, project managers, technicians, industrial engineers, and food scientists.


  • Data analysis, information visualization, process improvement, and project management;
  • Manage databases, analyze data and create reports. Identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations for corrective actions in our customer’s cold chain;
  • Provide cold chain management expertise to customers;
  • Facilitate the flow of information amongst members of cross-functional teams;
  • Continuously improve skills and expertise in 3 key areas: handling of perishable food items, process improvement, and cold chain management/refrigeration;
  • Present at customer and industry events.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field;
  • Fluent English and French skills, written and verbal are a must;
  • Fluency in another language is a plus (e.g. Dutch, Italian);
  • Experience in the food supply chain and working experience with Sales strongly preferred but not required;
  • Experience in cold chain management, transportation, refrigeration, or food distribution is strongly desired, but not required;
  • Positive attitude able to combine technical knowledge, commercial knowledge, and analysis into action;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation;
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented;
  • Flexible work attitude quick-learner and a team player;
  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical and communication skills required.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Consultant: Andrea Asirwatham
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