Product Coordinator – Adhesives & Lubricants. Global Leader Ref: 16256

£25,000 - £27,000 Plus Excellent Company Benefits

Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hard-working, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?

If you want to advance your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.

Role Info:

Product Coordinator – Adhesives & Lubricants
£25,000 – £27,000
Plus Excellent Company Benefits which includes a Generous Pension Scheme
Full Time – Permanent
25 + 8 bank holidays a year.
Opportunities to progress within the business.
Options to buy and sell holidays.
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Product Coordinator to continue to develop a commercial career in product management.

Reporting directly to the Commercial Manager with responsibility for the Adhesives and Lubricants sector, working proactively with existing strategic and potential new suppliers to develop and maintain a strong product portfolio whilst managing costs to maximise profit through on-going margin management activities.

What we can offer you:

You’ll receive a highly competitive remuneration package including an annual performance related bonus. You’ll get exclusive access to a huge range of discounts and benefits through our U-Benefits site as well as massive discounts on a fantastic range of products we supply.

You’ll get 33 days annual leave per year and can buy or sell days too. We’ll give you access to a generous pension scheme which can be enhanced to well above the legal minimum and peace of mind with death in service benefits. To help support your physical and mental wellbeing you can join our cycle to work scheme, discounted private healthcare plan and will have access to 24/7 counselling and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme.

What you’ll deliver day-to-day:

+ Support Sales & Commercial with pricing and system data
+ Negotiating with suppliers to maximise sales and margins
+ Working with the internal & external sales teams to proactively grow profitable sales
+ Liaising with Stock, Operations and Customer Service teams
+ Advising sales teams of best product choice to maximise 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

About You:

The ideal candidate would have exceptional organisational skills and be numerically competent and confident. Commercial and cost analysis experience 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 develop further into commercial activities with a view to future progression.

Who we are:

With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions is one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.

We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.

Our Values:

+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Product Coordinator, Junior Product Manager, Product Management, Product Development

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