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S&J UK Supply Chain Development Officer
Sheffield
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S&J UK are looking to recruit a Supply Chain Development Officer to join their busy Purchasing Team. This is an exciting role offering the successful candidate great levels of variety, challenge and opportunity to drive this area of S&J UK

 

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, and based from the Sheffield Office, the Supply Chain Development Officer will support the Planning Team, with a principle job purpose of ensuring all products meet S&J UK product qualification plans and testing standards.

 

Day-to-day the successful candidate will prepare specifications for products, bringing together the new product details with its packaging and creating specifications from the original quality inspection sheets; will maintain and update current specifications, adding product detail to SAP; will evaluate and report on potential new products and pre-shipping samples as required, and will also be required to maintain an up to date knowledge of competitor products, producing comparisons when required.

 

In addition, the successful candidate will support the Purchasing Manager and Purchasing Team with various duties including release orders; supplier liaison about orders, supplier correspondence and the setup of new products prices and suppliers.

 

A full job specification can be requested from HR.

 

To be considered for this role, applicants will have a good level of academic achievement to degree level or equivalent, ideally in a Quality or Mechanical Engineering related discipline, with experience working in a Quality Engineering role within a fast-paced and often demanding operations environment. A good understanding and knowledge of company purchasing processes is desirable.

 

The successful applicant will have strong practical and problem solving skills, with excellent project, time management and organisational skills and the ability to build strong working relationships and interact successfully with individuals all levels. Excellent computer skills including the full Microsoft Office package is essential, with experience using SAP preferred.

 

Candidates will be self-motivated, enthusiastic, logical and methodical individuals, with a keen eye and passion for quality and safety.

 

In addition, to be considered for this role applicants must be in possession of a full valid UK driving licence.

 

 

If you would like further information, please contact the recruitment team at careers@spearandjacksongroup.com, alternatively to apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the above email.

S&J UK National Account Manager
Sheffield
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S&J UK are looking to recruit an experienced National Account Manager to join their busy UK Sales Team. This is an exciting role offering the successful candidate great levels of variety, challenge and opportunity to drive this area of S&J UK.

Reporting directly to the UK Sales Manager, the National Account Manager will have specific National Accounts, with principle responsibilities including the planning, development and implementation of specific account activity in order to exceed budgeted sales and profitability.

Day-to-day the successful candidate will serve as the primary contact for their assigned accounts, leading all initiatives and dealing promptly with any concerns; adopting a category management approach with both existing and prospective customers. The post-holder will operate as an internal account champion, assuring clear and regular communication to all relevant parties, including key company employees. 

In addition, the successful candidate will pursue opportunities, both with existing accounts but also as prospecting for new business with new customers; alongside developing proposals, negotiating T&C’s and implementing contractual agreements, in order to support the delivery of strong financial results.

 

A full job specification can be requested from HR.

 

To be considered for this role, applicants will have a good level of academic achievement (ideally to BETC / HND level or equivalent), with proven experience managing key accounts within the Home Improvements and Garden industry. Proven sales performance track record and relevant account management experience is essential. 

The successful candidate will be ambitious, target driven and sales orientated; a natural sales professional with excellent commercial awareness, first-class communication / interpersonal and customer service skills. Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work well in a pressured environment is essential. Competent computer skills including the full Microsoft Office package is preferred. 

In addition, to be considered for this role applicants must be in possession of a full valid UK driving licence and comfortable with regular UK travel and periods working away from home (office based, 50% of the time).

If you would like further information, please contact the recruitment team at careers@spearandjacksongroup.com, alternatively to apply for this position, please send your CV and covering letter to the above email.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FRIDAY 31st AUGUST 2018

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

S&J UK DIGITAL MARKETING EXECUTIVE
Sheffield
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S&J UK DIGITAL MARKETING EXEC

ATLAS SITE OFFICES / SHEFFIELD

COMPETITIVE BASIC & BENEFITS PACKAGE (DOE)

S&J UK are looking to recruit a Digital Marketing Exec to join their busy Marketing Team in Sheffield. This is an exciting role offering the successful candidate great levels of variety, challenge and opportunity to drive this area of S&J UK.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, and having close working relations with the UK Sales Manager / Export Sales Director, this role will be responsible for increasing the digital brand profile of S&J UK and expanding our sales via digital communications across customer websites; as well as maximising opportunities to enhance the digital user experience, editing web content and monitoring traffic and engagement. 

Day-to-day the successful candidate can expect to get involved in delivering all aspects of Digital Marketing through creative writing for the S&J UK website, social media and press releases, supporting e-marketing campaigns, producing newsletters and overseeing other e-commerce initiatives. The post-holder will support the full maintenance of the website, keeping it fresh and dynamic, whilst reviewing and maintaining the content, including managing product data and customer stockists feed and ensuring that compelling written content is produced to support the launch of new products to the market. 

In addition, the successful candidate can expect to provide regular graphic design support across a range of design for print and should be willing to undergo graphic design training as required.

The Digital Marketing Exec will work with other areas of the business on project related activities; respond promptly to inquiries from the digital audience; provide back-up design support to the Marketing Designer; and will maintain a thorough awareness of developments and trends in digital marketing and communications both nationally and internationally, making recommendations as appropriate. 

To be considered for this role, applicants will have demonstrable experience in writing content for Web and Social Media; alongside experience in graphic design from ideas generation and the management of online scheduling tools and web content management systems. A good level of academic achievement to degree level or equivalent is required, ideally in a marketing / design related discipline.

Sound knowledge of technical design and print processes, excellent written communication skills and competent time management is essential. The successful candidate must be in possession of excellent IT competence, with experience using Microsoft Office Suite, InDesign Software (CS5), Illustrator (CS5), Apple Mac, Photoshop (CS5) and Adobe Creative Suite Applications

Combined with the above experience and skill set, we are looking for candidates who are self-motivated and enthusiastic, innovative and with a natural flair for design and creativity, and who are able to demonstrate high attention to detail with excellent level of accuracy.  Candidates must have first-class communication skills (verbal and written) with proven interpersonal and relationship management skills; able to plan and organise workload effectively with the ability to work to tight deadlines and often changing work demands.

In addition, to be considered for this role applicants must be in possession of a full driving licence and comfortable with travel and some overnight stays to support trade shows / events etc.

If you are interested or would like further information, please contact Gemma Wheatley (Group HR and Recruitment Advisor), sending your CV and covering letter to gwheatley@spearandjacksongroup.com.