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Fresh Produce Administrator (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

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Salary

£27,500 up to £37,400*

*includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance

Location

Head Office {amount} miles away
Lidl House, 14 Kingston Road, Surbiton
KT5 9NU London

Contract

Full Time

Experience Level

Entry Level

Employment Area

Purchasing

Reference Number

415962

Summary

£27,500 up to £37,400 per annum* | 30 days’ holiday (pro rata) | 10% in-store discount | Pension scheme

 

Everyone who works at Lidl brings something unique to the table - but we also have a whole lot in common. We’re curious, collaborative, and ready to make a tangible impact on where we work.

Just like you.

One of the best known facts about Lidl is that the quality of our fresh produce is second to none! Working hard to manage the supply and availability of this stock throughout the UK is our Fresh Produce department, who are now looking for a vigilant and highly organised individual to join their fast-paced team for a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract.

With a keen eye for detail, you will be responsible for the accuracy of our daily stock situation, liaising with our Regional Distribution Centres and suppliers to ensure the smooth running of the Fruit & Veg process, responding to any issues as they arise.

In return, we’ll give you a competitive salary based on equal opportunity and pay structures, as well as a generous benefits package designed to support your well-being and life outside of Lidl.

We’re proud to be a diverse, secure and fast-growing business, so we’ll make sure you have access to the right training and real opportunities to build your career as well.

What you'll do

  • Acting as the first point of contact for all regional offices and taking charge of incoming emails and Microsoft Teams queries
  • Regular communication with suppliers and RDCs regarding all freshness related enquiries
  • Updating, maintaining and ensuring the accuracy of pricing information using our bespoke systems (WAWI)
  • Ensuring stock discrepancies are managed through our bespoke ordering system
  • Regular liaison with our Head Office in Germany as well as other internal departments
  • Dealing with quality issues as they are reported
  • Investigating invoice discrepancies and other ad-hoc administrative tasks
  • Saturday and Sunday work is required on a rotation basis to support and monitor the weekend F&V process (approximately every 6 weeks and time is given back in lieu)

What you'll need

  • Fluency in English both written and verbal is essential
  • Strong Word and Excel skills with a genuine interest in working with numbers
  • A confident ‘can do’ attitude with a genuine enthusiasm for working in a busy deadline-driven team environment
  • Have a professional telephone manner and the ability to remain polite while being assertive when necessary
  • Possess an outstanding eye for detail
  • Experience working in fast paced role
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise conflicting deadlines
  • Flexibility to work weekends
  • German language skills would be desirable but not essential

What you'll receive

  • 30 days holiday (pro rata)
  • 10% in-store discount
  • Sabbatical
  • Enhanced family leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Plus, more of the perks you deserve

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

If you’re ready to get stuck in, want to get more out of your career and make a real difference, find your place at Lidl and apply now.

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