about 1 month ago
Permanent Role - Shift pattern is Monday to Friday - 40 hours per week
We are looking for Categories Assistant to join our successful team within an Electrical Trade Wholesaler based out of Bristol.
Contracted to 40 hours per week
Monday to Friday
Shift times : 8am - 5pm
No bank holiday working required
Benefits : Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday
As a Categories Assistant, you will be integral part of the Products & Categories team; you will be supporting the manager and branch operation with selecting, pricing & positioning of products.
You will need to have exceptional attention to detail as you will be setting up initial stock profiles in line with the offer plan and liaising with internal teams & suppliers to ensure the commercial information is keep relevant.
You need to be a great relationship builder as you will working alongside your internal team & branch network to resolve purchase escalations and assist with all product recalls. You will use your experience in previous roles to drive the vetting process for all purchases orders to ensure they meet agreed company values.
You will use your previous experience in a commercial, purchasing or finance function to bring your high level of administration knowledge to this fast paced and exciting role.
Setting up initial stock profiles in line with the offer plan to ensure correct information and quantities; taking actions to help ensure target availability is achieved
Liaising with purchasing (stock management, P&I)
Liaising with pricing and marketing teams to ensure new and existing products are sufficiently stocked to support campaigns
Control, manage and vet pro-forma payments
Liaise with supplier, branches and purchasing to ensure commercial information is kept current and relevant
Managing any exit strategy of stock as necessary
Vetting of purchase orders over agreed value
Review purchase orders to ensure commercial deals are being used to maximum effect and the greatest discount is used.
Liaise with internal buyers to manage purchase and distribution of stock to branches
Supporting branches and RMs in resolution of queries (product, supplier, supply)
Managing product recalls through the whole process
Effective communications to the branch networks on varied commercial aspects
Review prospective suppliers/products/categories and report potential opportunities and threats to the P&C manager accordingly.
Regular review of Connector and website to ensure integrity of information given
Other general administrative support to the commercial department
Produce relevant reports and analysis to assist the commercial team understand category performance
Previous experience in an administration or assistant role in a commercial, purchasing or finance function
Attention to detail and high accuracy, with good organisational skills
Able to demonstrate working to tight deadlines and under pressure
Experience of building effective working relationships with team members and key stakeholders (internal & external)
Good standard of written and oral communication skills
Good commercial acumen and strong analytical skills
Please APPLY ON LINE today or call out team on 02476 012 894 if you have any questions
Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.