Product Manager – Alfreton, Derbyshire

Job Title: Product Test and Evaluation Manager

Locations: Alfreton

Reports to: General Manager

Salary: Exceptional salary package (commensurate with experience)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a long-established market leader in the supply of electrical and mechanical tools and machinery.

The role will focus on managing a growing team evaluating new and existing products, compiling reports and supporting the Technical Departments and product buyers. This position is a high-profile role within the organisation and requires the skills and experience necessary to meet the expectations of the business and its customers. The position requires some knowledge of the product range with ideally some hands-on experience.

It is a practical role with a product report writing and department management duties, with the scope to grow the department and contribute towards improving the process and speed of bringing new products to market. The role would be ideally suited to a degree qualified Mechanical or Electrical Engineer who is currently working in a managerial role, with experience of working as a Test Manager and previously as a test engineer.

Main responsibilities and Tasks:

• Managing our existing test facility and test engineers
• Responsible for ensuring that products, procedures and documents meet directives, product standards and EU/UK legislation, and to keep relevant departments informed of changes and requirements
• Create product construction files, declarations of conformity and technical briefs of new products
• Compiling reports/findings on all tests conducted. Updating product test logs and Technical files
• Ensure that testing for safety, design, performance and compliance, of products, is carried out within agreed commercial timescales
• Maintain and update product construction files with updated certifications, product change information and declarations of conformity
• Ensure corrective actions raised on product evaluations are checked and prioritised
• Supporting various departments with technical questions and queries regarding products
• Maintain excellent working relationships throughout the business at all levels to ensure all quality, test needs, and requirements are met swiftly and efficiently

Competencies and Attributes:

• Must be qualified to a minimum of HND/HNC or City & Guilds level in mechanical / electrical engineering
• The ideal applicant will have in-depth experience of performance testing across a variety of electrical and mechanical products for consumer & professional markets, together with knowledge of compliance to the Machinery and Low Voltage Directives, RoSH, Pah’s and REACH
• Must have a good understanding of electromechanical tools and equipment
• Knowledge and understanding of product standards, directives and legislation in terms of product design, functionality and safety, in relation to electrical and mechanical tools and machinery
• Experience of working on imported electrical consumer products
• Computer literate with Microsoft Office systems, with good communication and report writing skills
• Analytical
• Works well under pressure
• Commercially aware

Benefits:

• Working in a traditional, stable and financially strong market leading company
• Annual salary review
• Bi-annual bonus based on performance
• 20 days holiday plus 8 statutory holidays

• Company Contribution Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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PURCHASING MANAGER – Epping, Essex

Competitive salary
Permanent, full-time

Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Location: Epping Essex
Reports to: Managing Director
Salary: Exceptional salary package (dependent on experience)
Hours: 8:30am to 6pm
Holidays: 20 days

Job description

We are Britain’s leading supplier of electrical/mechanical workshop equipment, supplying a wide range of markets, including DIY, Automotive, Industrial, and Export worldwide.

A fantastic opportunity has opened up for a Purchasing Manager (Director Designate) reporting directly to the Managing Director.

You will have wealth of experience at a senior management level running a team of buyers sourcing a large range of ?nished goods mainly from China and the Far East, ideally within the power tools or electrical sectors. You will also be purchasing product within the EU.

You will be responsible for:

• Selection of all new products for wholesale & retail trade
• Sign off on all stock purchase orders and pricing
• Full stock availability
• Identifying products and ranges to enhance the product o?ering
• Working with the buying, testing and marketing teams to make sure products comes to market within given time frames
• Scheduling all new product testing and product evaluation with the in house engineering team to meet current directives
• Viewing all goods inward Quality Control reports, new product evaluation reports, warranty reports and making company decisions as to next course of action
• Deciding with the team what items will be deleted from the range
• Working with the marketing team to identify products for promotional activity
• Managing the flow of new products from import through the new products engineering team and then private label development with marketing
• Setting the Trade and Retail prices for all newly selected products based on company margin requirements
• Ongoing review of retail market to ensure that current and new products are competitive
• Selection of inbound shipping agencies

Key skills required:

• A proven track record of procurement and management experience (essential) at least 10 years in a management position
• Entrepreneurial person with a can do attitude
• Experience of direct imports of ?nished consumer products from the Far East is essential
• Ability to understand and in?uence key ?nancial purchasing issues and senior team members
• Ability to explain, present, and in?uence in a clear, concise, compelling and consistent manner
• Ability to plan, prioritise and delegate to achieve deadlines
• Ability to make di?cult decisions
• Knowledge of key market commodities, the processes and then major suppliers
• Proven track record of leading teams
• Excellent, clear and concise communication skills

Salary is commensurate with this senior position
Benefits:

• Annual salary review
• Bonuses twice yearly
• Healthcare
• 20 days holiday
• Company Contribution Pension Scheme
• Life Assurance
• Daily lunch option
• On-site parking

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk
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Media Analyst / Digital Analyst – Buckinghamshire

£35,000 – £40,000 per annum

Permanent, full-time

Job Purpose: (general)

The role is to provide analytical support to the Marketing & Sales teams to optimise the business media spend in order to maximise the ROI. You will obtain data from internal departments and external 3rd party agencies in order to build reports and deliver recommendations across a variety of numerical and IT research and reporting tools to improve media efficiencies vs KPIs.

Principal Reports: – N/A

Main Accountabilities: (there may be others)

To ensure that:

  • TV, Press and Internet spend vs sales and profit targets are analysed monthly
  • The strategy behind the media planning and the expected results is fully understood
  • All data related to promotions/campaigns (sales & costs) is collated/validated/recorded correctly
  • The best reporting methods are selected appropriate to the required analysis
  • Effective qualitative and quantitative data analysis and research tools and databases are designed
  • Trends or patterns in complex data sets are identified, analysed, and interpreted
  • User friendly dashboards, analytic packs, reports and visualisations to provide actionable insights and recommendations on campaign performance, are created
  • Analytic packs are presented to management team within time lines
  • A good working relationship is built with external media agencies
  • A database of all current costs, across all media types, is built and worked back over the previous 3 years, to ensure all data is captured

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position. The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Principal Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Knowledge of Media buying across TV, Press and Digital disciplines (an advantage but not essential)
  • Excel experience particularly within Macros, Pivot Tables and charting techniques
  • Analytical/numerical skills a must (numeric based Degree, or min. 2Yrs on job experience required)
  • Experience building performance dashboards using Tableau or similar
  • An understanding of Google Analytics preferred
  • Experience and understanding of database design
  • Excellent knowledge & usage of MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Effective organisation skills with the ability to work alone or as part of a team on projects
  • Attention to detail coupled with inquisitiveness essential
  • Be methodical, organized, timely and extremely reliable in your work.
  • Ability to cope with pressure and tight deadlines
  • Interpersonal and communications skills
  • Knowledge of above-the-line and digital channels (Print, TV, Radio and Digital) preferential.
  • A desire to develop and grow with the needs of the business

Behaviours Required:

  • Passionate and Positive, ‘Can do’ attitude at all times
  • Flexible approach to work and workload
  • Open and honest approach at all times
  • Customer Focused (Both external and internal customers)
  • Team player

The above Job Description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and is subject to change.

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk
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DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER – High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

£45,000 per annum

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Permanent, full-time

Job Purpose:

To lead the Ecommerce channel and be at the heart of everything digital for the company. “Hands on”, day to day management of the company’s websites, delivering on an agreed strategy, reporting directly to the Head of Sales. Main duties include day-to-day management of the ecommerce websites, driving both conversion and visitation KPIs, whilst running several external agencies, including PPC, SEO and Web Development – ultimately ensuring our digital strategy is on plan, and delivers a best in class service to our customers.

Principal Reports: 1 x Direct report = Ecommerce Assistant

Main Accountabilities: (there may be others)

To ensure that:

  • Key KPI’s (including, but not limited to) Conversion and Visitation are delivered to plan
  • Constant improvements are completed, delivering enhancements to the customer journey, through all digital touch points by planning, executing, and measuring experiments and conversion tests
  • Execution of paid advertising campaigns, across multiple channels (PPC, Retargeting, Display, Affiliates etc.) is effectively led, to achieve ROI targets – through external agencies
  • New campaigns are developed and launched, continuously optimising the user funnel, providing insights on campaign performance to the wider team
  • SEO continues to be a key focus delivering organic traffic to the company’s websites
  • Identify trends and insights, to optimize spend and performance, based on the insights
  • Measure and report performance of all digital campaigns, and assess against KPI’s
  • Attribution is fully analysed and interpreted, on all channels, ensuring constant improvements
  • All external agencies are managed, on plan and delivering to the agreed digital strategy
  • The day to day operations of the company’s websites are completed and correct, (including but not limited to) promotional activity, product catalogue, pricing and stock levels
  • Agreed KPI’s and metrics are tracked and monitored using Google Analytics, or similar tools, to drive continuous improvements and customer engagement
  • Any new agencies required to deliver the digital plan are sourced, vetted, launched and then managed
  • Every element of the digital strategy is data led, launched on time, is thoroughly tested using available tools and is reported on to the senior team in a clear, concise and timely manner
  • All of the latest industry developments are understood in order to bring them into working practice

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position.

The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Principal Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Proven working experience in the digital landscape
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/PPC campaigns, including budget management
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages and user funnels
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics,)
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google Adwords campaigns (preferred but not essential)
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development and constraints, a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • Content management system experience (Magento 2 preferable, but not essential)
  • Fast learner and then make tasks into their way of working
  • A desire to develop and grow with the needs of the business
  • Commercially and customer focused to drive results to meet KPIs.
  • Ability to present at all levels of business

The above Job Description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and is subject to change.

Along with your ‘Responsibilities & Obligations’ this forms part of your Contract of Employment

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk
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Administrator – Bourne End, Buckinghamshire

£24,000 per annum

Permanent, full-time

Office Support Administrator Job Description:

37.5 hours per week.

Key role is to provide support to Regional Administrators and Project Managers.

General Office Duties: • Answering all incoming calls • Taking detailed messages and forwarding as necessary • Meeting and greeting visitors • Stationery/other office expenses orders • Keep engineers training records updated • Opening/Distributing post/parcels • Sending out post and parcels • Sending insurance/health and safety documents upon request • Sending new customer/supplier credit forms

Regional Office Duties In addition to above duties, you will be supporting the Reginal Administrators with the following tasks: • Keeping engineers training records and meter calibration records updated. • Processing Purchase Orders through WorkFlowMax • Keeping Orderbook up-to-date • Placing Purchase Orders • Scheduling of engineer’s diaries • Scheduling of maintenance visits • Regular communication with customers (confirming visits etc.) • Submitting engineer’s reports/quotes within an agreed timeframe • Raising invoices following completion of works • Approving supplier invoices and return to Head Office • Check and log expenses on Xero accounting system • Check and confirm overtime prior to submitting • Posting engineer’s timesheets weekly • Reacting to callouts • Submitting RAMS as required • Maintenance contract renewals • Assistance to the Regional Manager as required • Processing holiday requests

Month end duties include: • Follow all Admin deadlines for month end • Sales invoicing • Reviewing Job Profitability Report • Reconciling orderbooks to JPR • Rolling over orderbooks once reconciled • Completing Non-Productive labour spreadsheet • Completing WIP Journal

Qualifications and Experience:
• Good communication skills • Five GCSE qualifications at level A to C including Maths & English • Good IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Works – including site specific PPM systems & BMS • Good telephone manner • Good time keeper • Able to work as part of a team • Conscientious • Able to work under pressure and to defined deadlines • Basic understanding of Quality Assurance and service delivery • Good interpersonal and customer relationship skills • Smart, presentable appearance • Personable and approachable • Flexible and adaptable • Trustworthy • A team player with the ability to work from their own initiative • Willingness to learn new skills and embrace procedures

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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Stock Control Manager – High Wycombe

£25,000 – £30,000/annum
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

My client has been the home of a great night’s sleep for 15 years and has made a huge impact on millions of people all around the world. This special anniversary is a celebration of international success that has contributed to bringing a revolution to the sleeping industry and has educated consumers, who are now more aware that healthy sleep is one of the most important pillars of a happy and fulfilling life.

The times have certainly changed, but my clients values and mission remain the same – to provide optimal comfort where it is needed most – at home. A home in which you love to live. After all, sleeping is not only a biological need, but is essential for wellbeing, health and coping with everyday obligations.

They currently have a postion for a

Stock Control Manager

Job Purpose: (general)

The role is to provide support to both the finance and operations teams. Responsibilities will include full accountability for stock from point of arrival, to point of exit, ensuring all documentation is correct and that systems are always up to date with correct and relevant pricing.

Principal Reports: – N/A

Main Accountabilities: (there may be others)

To ensure that:

  • Processing of “Goods Received Note’s” against existing purchase orders
  • 3-way match of Invoices, to Purchases Orders, Good Receipt Notes
  • Checking of invoiced prices, against agreed price lists
  • Processing of purchase invoices onto Financial management system
  • Reconciliation of transport invoices, to purchase invoices
  • Stock despatch data from sales invoices reconciled to warehouse remaining stocks
  • Full stock reconciliation at month end, agreed back to individual warehouses
  • Calculation on monthly average purchase price for COGS
  • Submission of imports to HMRC on 21st of each month
  • Creations of new Part-codes on system from supplied data
  • Logging and coding Distribution costs by department/channel
  • Aged Stock reporting
  • Responsible for Warehouse Stock Checks, monthly, cycle counts & year end

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position. The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Principal Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Understanding of distribution and stock management, preferred but not essential
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Previous experience of data reconciliation
  • Good numeracy and intermediate Excel skills preferred
  • Fast learner who will make tasks into their way of working
  • A desire to develop and grow with the needs of the business
  • Ability to travel to warehouses across the UK if required

Behaviours Required:

  • Passionate and Positive, ‘Can do’ attitude at all times
  • Flexible approach to work and workload
  • Open and honest approach at all times
  • Customer Focused (Both external and internal customers)
  • Team player
  • Supportive

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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Research & Development Assistant – High Wycombe

£25K

Position: Research & Development Assistant

Job Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity for a R&D Assistant to develop their career working in B2B in an exciting fast-growing technology business. They will be working under direction of R&D Director in reaching the company’s sales objectives. The job will require the preparation of marketing and sales collateral, presentations, organising trade shows and other projects, assist in creation of offers, sales information, technical data sheets, coordination of samples and orders. Confidence, creativity, adaptability and the drive to learn are key skills for this role.

Principal Reports: – N/A

Main Accountabilities: (there may be others)

– Take responsibility for creating and maintaining product sales sheets, technical product sheets, pricing and pricing maintenance, obtaining information about the required certification and tests for international markets

– General administrative support

– Working with Marketing to prepare Marketing and Sales Materials

– Help with development of products for different industries

– Research market trends, pricing strategies, and other relevant information

– Sales order co-ordination and communication with suppliers

– Sample order management, placement, logistics, record keeping and sample logging

– Working with Logistics to ensure timely deliveries

– Working with QC to ensure quality standards are met and maintained

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position.

The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Principal Skills & Attributes Required:

– Have a strong attention to detail as accurate documentation is essential within this role

– Buying/Negotiations

– Previous experience in preparing proposals for clients, assessments and coordinating closely with customers, vendors and assisting with transport logistics

– Professional represent the organisation to prospect clients, operatives and suppliers and enjoy communicating and dealing with any queries face to face, over the phone and via email correspondence

– Being proactive and using your initiative to develop and improve operational processes

– Creativity and passion for quality, attention to detail

– Organized and with excellent time management skills

– Ability to work well under pressure

– Confidence & good communicator

– Quick learner and should be familiar with using PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

Behaviours Required:

  • Passionate and Positive, ‘Can do’ attitude at all times
  • Flexible approach to work and workload
  • Open and honest approach at all times
  • Customer Focused (Both external and internal customers)
  • Team player
  • Supportive

The above Job Description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and is subject to change.

Along with your ‘Responsibilities & Obligations’ this forms part of your Contract of Employment

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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Stock Control Manager – High Wycombe

 

£25,000 – £30,000/annum
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

My client has been the home of a great night’s sleep for 15 years and has made a huge impact on millions of people all around the world. This special anniversary is a celebration of international success that has contributed to bringing a revolution to the sleeping industry and has educated consumers, who are now more aware that healthy sleep is one of the most important pillars of a happy and fulfilling life.

The times have certainly changed, but my clients values and mission remain the same – to provide optimal comfort where it is needed most – at home. A home in which you love to live. After all, sleeping is not only a biological need, but is essential for wellbeing, health and coping with everyday obligations.

They currently have a postion for a

Stock Control Manager

Job Purpose: (general)

The role is to provide support to both the finance and operations teams. Responsibilities will include full accountability for stock from point of arrival, to point of exit, ensuring all documentation is correct and that systems are always up to date with correct and relevant pricing.

Principal Reports: – N/A

Main Accountabilities: (there may be others)

To ensure that:

  • Processing of “Goods Received Note’s” against existing purchase orders
  • 3-way match of Invoices, to Purchases Orders, Good Receipt Notes
  • Checking of invoiced prices, against agreed price lists
  • Processing of purchase invoices onto Financial management system
  • Reconciliation of transport invoices, to purchase invoices
  • Stock despatch data from sales invoices reconciled to warehouse remaining stocks
  • Full stock reconciliation at month end, agreed back to individual warehouses
  • Calculation on monthly average purchase price for COGS
  • Submission of imports to HMRC on 21st of each month
  • Creations of new Part-codes on system from supplied data
  • Logging and coding Distribution costs by department/channel
  • Aged Stock reporting
  • Responsible for Warehouse Stock Checks, monthly, cycle counts & year end

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position.   The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Principal Skills & Attributes Required:

  • Understanding of distribution and stock management, preferred but not essential
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Previous experience of data reconciliation
  • Good numeracy and intermediate Excel skills preferred
  • Fast learner who will make tasks into their way of working
  • A desire to develop and grow with the needs of the business
  • Ability to travel to warehouses across the UK if required

Behaviours Required:

  • Passionate and Positive, ‘Can do’ attitude at all times
  • Flexible approach to work and workload
  • Open and honest approach at all times
  • Customer Focused (Both external and internal customers)
  • Team player
  • Supportive

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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International Logistics Assistant – High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

£25000 – £30000/annum

Position: International Logistics Officer

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £25k – £30k

Main Accountabilities:

– Posting of purchase invoices

– Reconciliation of open balances

– Prepare and post sales invoices/credit notes

– Customer and Vendor Order processing ensuring all delivery documents are accurate for import

– All customer orders are processed and confirmed to the customers within 24 hours

– Customers order books are managed and made sure that they are delivered on a COTIF basis

– All 3rd Party suppliers are complying with SLA’s (Lead-times etc.)

– Returns are managed and logged and dealt with in a timely manner

– Supporting business requirement for operational functionality

– Finance Reporting including sales order reporting

– Other duties by order of management

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position.

The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Please email your CV to : paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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Research & Development Assistant – High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

£25000/annum

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Job Overview:

This is an exciting opportunity for a R&D Assistant to develop their career working in B2B in an exciting fast-growing technology business.  They will be working under direction of R&D Director in reaching the company’s sales objectives. The job will require the preparation of marketing and sales collateral, presentations, organising trade shows and other projects, assist in creation of offers, sales information, technical data sheets, coordination of samples and orders. Confidence, creativity, adaptability and the drive to learn are key skills for this role.

Principal Reports: – N/A

Main Accountabilities: (there may be others)

–      Take responsibility for creating and maintaining product sales sheets, technical product sheets, pricing and pricing maintenance, obtaining information about the required certification and tests for international markets

–      General administrative support

–      Working with Marketing to prepare Marketing and Sales Materials

–      Help with development of products for different industries

–      Research market trends, pricing strategies, and other relevant information

–      Sales order co-ordination and communication with suppliers

–      Sample order management, placement, logistics, record keeping and sample logging

–      Working with Logistics to ensure timely deliveries

–      Working with QC to ensure quality standards are met and maintained

Any other tasks, duties and accountabilities appropriate to the job & position.

The above points may change and evolve according to the needs of the business

Principal Skills & Attributes Required:

–      Have a strong attention to detail as accurate documentation is essential within this role

–      Buying/Negotiations

–      Previous experience in preparing proposals for clients, assessments and coordinating closely with customers, vendors and assisting with transport logistics

–      Professional represent the organisation to prospect clients, operatives and suppliers and enjoy communicating and dealing with any queries face to face, over the phone and via email correspondence

–      Being proactive and using your initiative to develop and improve operational processes

–      Creativity and passion for quality, attention to detail

–      Organized and with excellent time management skills

–      Ability to work well under pressure

–      Confidence & good communicator

–      Quick learner and should be familiar with using PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

Behaviours Required:

  • Passionate and Positive, ‘Can do’ attitude at all times
  • Flexible approach to work and workload
  • Open and honest approach at all times
  • Customer Focused (Both external and internal customers)
  • Team player
  • Supportive

The above Job Description is neither exhaustive nor exclusive and is subject to change.

Along with your ‘Responsibilities & Obligations’ this forms part of your Contract of Employment

Please email your CV to: paul@dynamix-recruitment.co.uk

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