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Supply Chain Administrator
£18,000 - £21,000 plus benefits (Grade G11)
Manchester city centre
This role will involve working 12 weekend days per year 

We’re looking for a supply chain administrator to join our FRTS (federal training and retail services) team, to help us to manage the data that makes our supply chain efficient and effective. At Co-op, we’re continually working to improve the availability of the products that our customers love most, and our supply chain teams have a pivotal role to play in making this happen. If you can bring us a real desire to learn and develop your skills, we can offer you a chance to take the first step in your supply chain career with a business that puts people at the heart of its strategy.

As a supply chain administrator, we’ll look to you to provide our analysts with insightful and accurate data that’s vital to the success of our supply chain operation. You’ll identify and challenge any errors or discrepancies as you go, so a keen eye for detail is key. It’s about much more than data entry - you’ll have an important role to play in continually improving our processes.

What you’ll do

•analyse data to understand trends and progress of promotional sales
•interpret data to provide reports and insight to support the continuous improvement of our supply chain
•handle data governance issues and challenge any incorrect or conflicting data
•support supply chain analysts with any urgent queries
•link in with the wider supply chain logistics teams
•build meaningful relationships with internal and external partners across the business

This role would suit people who have

•a background in data analytics
•excellent IT skills with intermediate use of Microsoft Office
•skilled use of Microsoft Excel, preferably with experience of using VLOOKUP
•experience of analysing data from multiple sources
•experience of engaging with partners at varying levels
•excellent attention to detail
•great communication skills both written and verbal

Why Co-op?

Here you’ll do work that matters. We’re a commercial organisation with a purpose beyond profit, you’ll have an opportunity to help us build a stronger Co-op and stronger communities. You’ll also get a package that includes:

●competitive salary
●coaching, training and support to help you develop
●pension with up to 10% employer contributions
●annual incentive scheme
●28 days holiday (rising to 32 in line with service)
●discounts on Co-op products and services

Building an inclusive work environment

We’re actively building diverse teams and welcome applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We aim to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the communities they serve.

We can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs. And we offer a flexible working environment so you can adjust your hours to suit your personal circumstances. You can find out more about Co-op people policies at

As part of your application you’ll need to complete an online assessment. It will take you around 12 minutes to complete this test.


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  • Logistics and Supply Chain, Manchester, England, United KingdomRemove