• Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package

  • Tamworth

  • Chemicals/Plastics, Product Management

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Supplier / Product Assistant - Global Speciality Products Leader (Tamworth)
Competitive Salary + Excellent Company Benefits Package

++ Excellent product management career-development opportunity for a commercially minded candidate with excellent numeracy skills to join a global leader ++

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 Commercial Manager with responsibility for the Industrial 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:

Supplier & Product Management Activity:

+ Support Sales & Commercial with pricing and system data
+ Negotiating with suppliers to maximise 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 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

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.

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

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Customer Service Representative, Sales Administrator, Graduate Product Assistant, Supply Chain Assistant, Supply Chain Account Manager, Product & Sales Coordinator, Sales & Marketing Executive, Product Sales & Marketing, Buyer’s Assistant, Product Coordinator, Junior Product Manager, Product Administrator, Supplier Coordinator, Stock Administrator, Inventory Coordinator

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