Procurement Coordinator (Bearsted, Full Time)


Skills Required

Excellent communication, Fresh Produce/FMCG exprience, Microsoft Office Proficient, Organisational


dps Ltd
Corbin Business Park
Caring Lane
ME14 4NJ

Job Description

Due to continued growth in the business an opportunity has arisen for a Procurement Coordinator to join the commercial team supporting the procurement and supply of Soft Fruit to Tesco.


  • Assist the Commercial Managers with all aspects of running an effective supply chain
  • Set up Purchase Orders in the Prophet ERP system for all arrivals
  • Build and maintain supplier load plans amending orders as required to maximise service
  • Liaise with growers to confirm volumes, arrival dates & varieties loaded
  • Work closely with the logistics & planning team to maintain accurate stock positions for all products
  • Update and maintain master arrivals data & assist with the preparation of season reviews
  • Provide weekly pricing and costing models in a timely and accurate manner
  • Prepare grower finalisations & returns as instructed
  • Process fruit cost invoices as directed
  • Work with Commercial and IT departments to identify and deliver process improvements
  • Be part of a weekend rota to facilitate information for the sales, technical and stocks teams


  • Resilient, driven & ambitious with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organised with a keen eye for detail
  • Good analytical skills and an appetite for problem solving
  • FMCG supply chain experience beneficial
  • Prophet ERP system experience an advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Additional information

There is potential for a 10% bonus and a 7% compensation scheme (visit the DPS website to apply).