Product Assistant - (Coatings Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers)

Location
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Ref
10188
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Product Assistant - (Coatings Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers) - Global Leader
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package


++ An excellent opportunity for a candidate either with some previous relevant experience or a graduate-calibre applicant looking to move into product / supplier management ++

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Product Assistant to join our busy Supplier & Product Management team in Wilmslow, Cheshire. In this role, with full training, you will be responsible for supporting the Product Manager for key and strategic product portfolios within CASE (Coatings Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers, to ensure that products are available for sale, pricing is correct, and that all relevant information is up to date in order to contribute to the profitable growth of this business.

About the Company:

With over 115,000 customers across 100 countries, we are a leading $10 billion global distributor of speciality consumables, food ingredients and chemicals serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries.

Product Assistant Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

You will be pro-active in your approach to supplier and product management to make sure that all possible opportunities are identified and maximised.

You will assist in the preparation of annual targets and budgets, information that is used to measure and review our performance. You will occasionally negotiate with our suppliers to secure the right prices and terms for purchase of products as well as controlling selling prices to maximise our gross margins. You will also assist in developing the growth of sales of the portfolio by supporting the Product Managers.

You will set up, monitor and update selling schedules for products. You will need to liaise with our stock controllers & sales team to decide forecasts and stock levels. It will be your responsibility to deal with aged stock and implement the changes needed to drive continuous improvement.

We Are Looking For:

To be successful in this role you will have excellent rapport building skills and be a confident communicator, especially with negotiation and influencing of others across functions.

We are looking for you to be commercially and technically minded with good numeracy and organisational skills. You will need to have a good general level of education, and be able to demonstrate that you are dedicated and proactive as the ability to make valuable contributions to the gross margin targets is key to this role.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motived individual to join the Supplier & Product Management function.

What we offer in Return:

+ 33 days holiday
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefit
+ Discounted childcare vouchers
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers

We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!

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, Supply Chain Coordinator 

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