Supply Chain Coordinator

Location Worcestershire
Discipline: Agriculture, Food & Fresh Produce
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £19,000 - £21,000
Contact name: Emma Ashmore

Contact email:
Job ref: PROF_14337
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: ASAP

Supply Chain Coordinator
Location: Worcestershire

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

The Company: Fresh fruit suppliers and importers.

The Industry: Food, Fresh Produce, Supply Chain, Procurement, Sales

Purpose of the Job:

  • Manage the procurement and sales of produce in the most efficient way in order to fulfil customer’s orders and maintain continuity of supply within the guidelines given.

  • To negotiate the most efficient cost prices and arrange transportation to maximise profits and maintain market share.

  • To create, manage and uphold a productive supplier/customer relationship to maintain and increase sales, profitability and uphold service level agreements.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To verify depot stock levels and availability at source.

  • To plan and forecast produce quantities required to ensure sufficient stock is procured to fulfil orders and to avoid wastage.

  • To research, analyse and investigate markets and competitor pricing strategies, to negotiate and agree weekly and seasonal prices with suppliers to ensure continued profitability.

  • To establish supplier volumes through crop planning to ensure continuous supply to fulfil service level agreements.

  • To examine and assess all consignments and effectuate the claim process where required.

  • To reconcile, analyse and investigate stock movement and discrepancies to ensure correct invoicing and service levels with customers.

  • To organise, negotiate internally and with 3rd party to ensure correct quality levels on arrival, accurate delivery times, to maintain planned cost prices and continuity of supply chain and corporate level agreements.

  • Promote, develop and manage customer relationships to maintain sales, elevate growth, uphold our supplier reputation and deliver on service level agreements.

  • Comprehend, analyse and generate monthly reports and presentation of market data to highlight areas of growth, maximise sales and profit opportunities,

  • Uphold awareness of costs within the supply chain to maintain and increase profit margins and maximise both customer and supplier profit potential.

  • Produce monthly report detailing forecasted promotions, top line sales figures, profit, any additional sales opportunities and quality levels ensuring a consistent flow of business information.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good work ethic.

  • IT literate with competency in uses of spreadsheets and data entry.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks.

  • Good oral communication skills.

  • Education level – A levels plus good level of maths.

Salary Package:

  • £19K – £21K

  • Woking hours: 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holiday

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to;

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Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach. Please contact our office for further information on 01527 878550.