Stock Controller/Sales Representative

Recruiter
Elite Personnel
Location
Evesham
Salary
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Dec 2023
Closes
01 Jan 2024
Sectors
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our valued client, based in Worcestershire, are seeking a Stock Controller/Sales Representative to join their lovely team. The candidate must have a UK Drivers License and have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. 40 hours per week with flexibility on start times. (6am - 3:30pm or 8am - 5pm or 7am - 4pm)

As a Stock Controller/Sales Representative , it will be your job to develop procurement and sales of produce in the most efficient way in order to fulfil customer s orders and maintain continuity of supply within the guidelines given.

Duties:

  • Conduct negotiations for cost-effective procurement and coordinate transportation logistics to maximise profitability.
  • Cultivate and manage robust relationships with suppliers and customers to enhance sales and profitability.
  • Manage the efficient updating of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) systems with new product lines and customer information.
  • Investigate and resolve shortages in Proof of Delivery (POD) with Warehouse and Customer promptly.
  • Provide coverage for colleagues during their absence due to holidays or illness.
  • Verify stock levels and availability at the source depot.
  • Plan and forecast produce quantities to prevent wastage and ensure sufficient stock for order fulfilment.
  • Analyse market trends and competitor pricing strategies, negotiating weekly and seasonal prices with suppliers for sustained profitability.
  • Establish supplier volumes through crop planning to maintain continuous supply in adherence to service level agreements.
  • Assess consignments, manage the claim process when required, and reconcile stock movements to ensure accurate invoicing.
  • Organise and negotiate internally and with third parties to maintain quality levels, delivery times, and cost prices.
  • Promote, develop, and manage customer relationships to drive sales, foster growth, and uphold the supplier's reputation.
  • Coordinate collections from customers and growers for cross-docking and distribution.
  • Consolidate and coordinate orders for retailers and wholesale customers efficiently.
  • Identify and allocate stock for daily use, ensuring appropriate labelling and storage.
  • Take corrective actions to maintain quality in line with policies and standards.

It is a high paced role, with responsibility from the start and as such will require someone with brilliant interpersonal, numerical and communication skills and someone that can cope well under pressure.

Due to the unprecedented volume of response we are currently receiving, regrettably we are no longer able to respond to every application individually. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours, please assume your application for this role has been unsuccessful. We do read each CV carefully and if the situation changes or another potentially suitable role becomes active, we will be back in contact.

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