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Material Logistics Coordinator

Location:  Bolton
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  1812
Employment Type:  Fixed Term / Full Time
Closing Date:  25/10/2021
Date:  11-Oct-2021

Are you an experienced Materials Logistics Coordinator and could be available for a fixed-term contract?


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Procurement team as a Materials Logistics Coordinator.


As ‘Britain’s Best Loved Food Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876.  Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,000 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 14 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free. Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies’ to work for.


Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.

The Recipe


As the Materials Logistics Coordinator you will manage the supply of inbound raw materials to the bakeries, ensuring optimum inventory levels which support the operational capability and continued growth of the business.

Key Accountabilities and Measures


You will be responsible for the stock management of materials/Ingredients and supply chain optimisation.


You will be the key point of contact for internal employees and external suppliers to resolve delivery and inventory issues.


Working alongside the Procurement team you will identify the best solution for external storage and distribution of raw materials whilst supporting the introduction of new raw materials, changes to existing materials and the delisting of redundant raw materials.


You will also provide support and cover for the Packaging Logistics Coordinator when applicable.


Continuous improvement is championed, with the opportunity to drive improvements in our current systems and processes.

Essential Ingredients

  • Supply chain experience preferably in a manufacturing or FMCG business.
  • Excellent communication skills: Influential and persuasive.
  • Analytical: A good problem solver; meticulous in approach; able to analyse and interpret information effectively.
  • Good IT Skills- Particularly in Excel.
  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships, establishing credibility with both internal and external contacts. 
  • Good organisational skills, planning your own time, and prioritising your workload effectively.

Extra Dough


At last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your breads worth.


  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra weeks annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme with company contributions of 7%
  • Life assurance
  • Products you'll love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
  • Continued investment in your personal development
  • Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!


We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.