Supply Chain Coordinator - Fixed Term Contract

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Food and Drink

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  • Salary:

    Attractive salary

  • Contact:

    Lisa Osborne

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  • Contact phone:

    01384 446162

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Supply Chain Coordinator – Fixed Term Contract



A leading global manufacturer of chilled and frozen products for the retail, food service and ingredients markets is seeking a Supply Chain Coordinator – Fixed Term Contract.  As Supply Chain Coordinator, you will support the Supply Chain Analyst in the control of suppliers, managing the inbound supply of products from a global supply chain to fulfil demand either through the UK factory or direct to the customer.

The Role:

  • You will maintain a portfolio of raw materials to an agreed stock holding, based on a collaborative forecast, to ensure consistent supply and achieve service level targets
  • Fostering relationships with suppliers you will provide an open and communicative exchange of information to allow effective management of the supply chain.
  • Maintain forecasts to drive replenishment and MRP systems.
  • Report accurate positions of stock to ensure the business is aware of issues around shelf life, stock rotation, obsolete, excess and slow moving stock.
  • Enacting purchase orders for re-ordering product from all suppliers, taking into consideration lead-times and forecast requirements, to achieve target stock holding.
  • Creating purchase orders on business systems and expediting through to receipt.
  • Negotiating with all suppliers to ensure purchase orders are delivered in line with expectations.
  • Communicating activity on product introductions and exits to provide minimal levels of waste.
  • Updating reports for customers and internal stake holders on material availability and other specific requests.
  • Collating and maintaining master data and information.
  • Supporting internal stakeholders.

The Person:

We are seeking a talented Supply Chain Coordinator, who has the ability to demonstrate:

  • Flexibility to meet the changing demands of customers/stakeholders
  • Ability to concentrate on detailed tasks for prolonged periods of time whilst ensuring high levels of accuracy.
  • Good IT skills, proven working knowledge of Excel (Pivot Tables, Formulas, V Look Ups).
  • Previous experience in a supply chain/planning role in an FMCG business.
  • SAP experience.
  • Good negotiation/communication skills.

Are you looking for a new challenge or new assignment and your experience matches the above, please forward your latest CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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