Procurement Coordinator - Product Supply Chain (Parental Leave Cover)

Hours: 36

Salary: Competitive

Location: Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TW

United Kingdom

Apply by: 26/05/2019

Procurement Coordinator - Product Supply Chain (Parental Leave Cover)

Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1TW

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Product Supply Chain team here at Tesco.  Our Procurement team manage over 1200 suppliers to ensure our customer availability is outstanding.   The wider team cover promotional & seasonal forecasting, key supplier management, system management and supplier support.  We look after Health & Beauty, Household, Beers Wines & Spirits, Grocery, Impulse & Frozen products.   

We are looking for driven and passionate people who are looking to embrace the many challenges supply chain encounters.  We are always working towards changing process to improve the supply chain so resilience is key.  If you're a recent graduate or really excited about working in this area, please apply now!

You will be responsible for

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities and measures:

  • Manage the Tesco system to ensure orders placed with suppliers are accurate and to the correct criteria
  • Work with suppliers to improve availability of stock
  • Manage any non-moving stock to ensure only the correct stock is in our warehouse

You will need

You’ll need to have demonstrated experience of:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Intermediate excel knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment


  • Great attention to detail
  • The passion to deliver for our Customers
  • Ability to work well in a team and individually

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

About us

Tesco has become a market leader by doing the little things that really matter for our customers and colleagues. It is part of what makes Tesco such a great place to work and we are proud to have been accredited as one of Britain’s Top Employers again this year.

We are the UK's number one retailer and we pride ourselves on offering a great shopping experience. We are passionate about our food, merchandise and services and will always try to get things right for our customers.

But did you know we also offer great job opportunities? With stores, distribution centres and offices across the UK, we have a vast variety of roles and we are always looking for people who have a hunger to work with customers and colleagues across our exciting business. We believe in treating each other with respect and giving everyone an equal opportunity to get on. It's our people that make the difference every day - helping us make a difference for our customers.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone is welcome and truly feels able to be themselves. At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings to enable us to serve our shoppers a little better every day. We strive to create a workforce that reflects our customers not only here in the UK, but worldwide. Our aim is to attract and welcome a diverse range applicants from all walks of life and we would love to hear from you!

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco
  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Buy As You Earn Scheme
  • Save As You Earn Scheme
  • Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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