Accessory Product Specialist

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Recruiter
Proftech Talent
Location
Tamworth
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 May 2024
Closes
31 May 2024
Sectors
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Accessory Product Specialist

We are recruiting for an Accessory Product Specialist to join our Tamworth based client.

You'll be joining a manufacturer and distributor of genuine automotive Parts and Accessories, the company being a key subsidiary of one of the top 6 global automotive companies.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, your role will be to identify opportunities to develop and grow the accessory business.

As an Accessory Product Specialist, you will need to have/be:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to form productive working relationships
  • The ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels
  • Strong Team player with excellent attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in similar role such as account management or product management, preferably in the accessory business
  • Good Excel and Numeracy Skills
  • Ability to analyse and monitor performance
  • Supply chain/inventory management knowledge and/or experience would be an advantage

Details:

  • Salary: 45,000 - 46,000 + 1,610 lunch allowance (in addition to basic salary)
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.30pm and Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm
  • Location: Tamworth (onsite, with hybrid working available after 26 weeks on managers discretion)
  • Duration: Permanent

Role of Accessory Product Specialist:

  • Working with stakeholders to ensure accessories are available for vehicle launches and face lifts
  • Work closely with European colleagues regarding UK customers to ensure UK get share of voice to influence the accessory range
  • Work closely and influence the car companies to maximise the accessory opportunity
  • Collaborate with internal teams across Europe and the UK to share information and assist with problem solving
  • Keep up to date with market and competitor activity and trends to update, guide and influence the business
  • Accessory Sales Target Achievement and new product introduction
  • End-to-end accessory product lifecycle management
  • Implementation of central accessory initiatives
  • Timely pricing of domestic products
  • To be the "Go To" for all accessory related items for UK customers
  • Regular communication with European team on new accessory development
  • Coordinate requests for accessory development between UK departments and Europe/Headquarters
  • Ensure that items are correctly developed and tested in line with vehicle specification
  • Produce sales forecasts for accessory business to support planning and forecasting
  • Look for synergies across the business to reduce complexity and cost
  • Assist Operations Team in supplier management and inventory management
  • Ensure pricing is completed on relevant products in a timely manner
  • Report and present challenges/opportunities to management

Benefits of working as an Accessory Product Specialist:

  • Annual lunch allowance of 1, 610.00 per annum
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising by a day each year after 2 years' service to a maximum of 28 days

After 6 months successful probationary period you'll also receive:

  • Hybrid working (on Managers discretion)
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Car scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance

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