Inventory / Product Assistant - Career Opportunity (Global Brand)
£20,000 - £23,000 + Excellent Company Benefits Package + Career Development
++ Ready to join one of the best in the business? An excellent opportunity for a candidate with previous inventory / buying / product / supplier experience or a graduate-calibre candidate looking to get into product management ++
We are offering an excellent opportunity for a Product Assistant to build their experience and develop a career in product management. Reporting directly to the Product Manager with responsibility for the Transportation sector, working proactively with existing and new suppliers to develop and maintain a strong product portfolio.
About the company:
We are Speciality Products (inc Lubricants, Adhesives, Abrasives & PPE) division of a leading $10 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.
Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
+ Support Sales & Commercial with pricing and system data
+ Negotiating with suppliers to maximize sales and margins.
+ Working with sales teams to proactively grow profitable sales
+ Liaising with Stock, Operations and Customer Service teams
+ Advising sales teams of best product choice to maximize sales growth
+ Respond to sales and other departmental enquiries in order to enhance sales growth and maintain customer satisfaction
+ Support the S&PM team with price queries and new enquiries
+ Working closely alongside a UK Automotive OEM supporting with their administrative requirements.
We Are Looking For:
The ideal candidate would have exceptional organisation skills and be numerically competent and confident. Experience of data manipulation is desirable. You should be eager to learn and develop with a good level of education or the work experience equivalent.
This role will require a flexible approach for someone who is commercially minded with an interest in product management. There may be a need to occasionally travel to see suppliers/customers so you will need to be comfortable travelling and meeting new contacts. You should be proactive in your approach, an excellent communicator with good persuading and influencing skills in order to robustly negotiate with suppliers.
We are looking for someone with an interest in understanding the product and customer base and the business drivers. This is a great opportunity to enter into commercial activities with a view to future progression.
You may have worked in the following capacities:
Supply Chain Assistant, Supply Chain Account Manager, Purchasing Coordinator, Sales & Marketing Executive, Product Sales & Marketing, Buyer’s Assistant, Product Coordinator, Junior Product Manager, Product Administrator, Supplier Coordinator, Stock Administrator, Inventory Coordinator, Procurement & Supplier Coordinator. Graduate Inventory Assistant, Inventory Coordinator, Junior Stock and Inventory Planner, Inventory Analyst, Inventory & Stock Planner, Stock Controller, Supply Chain Graduate, Supply Chain Planner Assistant, Supply Chain Planning Assistant.
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