Our client, Europe's leading specialist distributor for industrial maintenance products, are seeking to recruit a Stores Manager, based at their site in Omagh, Co Tyrone
As a Stores Manager you will be working for a client on site and responsible for three key areas -
Revenue generation and financial performance :
- Development and delivery of the agreed contract and services
- Preparation and follow up of quotes.
- Completion of the monthly reports
- Relationship management with key accounts and credit control team
Customer relationship management:
- Consistent delivery of agreed levels of customer service
- Develop onsite relationships by setting and attending regular review meetings
- Face to face dealings with customers and agreement of strategy with the Field Sales Executive and Key accounts.
- Develop a program for regular site involvement from company technical specialists and key strategic suppliers to enhance reliability performance and achieve cost saving targets set.
- Strive to deliver continuous improvement programs to improve customer service levels.
- Ad hoc customer service duties on an as-needed basis (e.g. 24 hour call out service)
- Establish and integrate yourself into the customers' team.
- Manage customer expectations and any escalations.
- Develop product knowledge and ability to offer technical support
Purchasing, logistics and housekeeping:
- Planning and management of stock
- Adherence to company stock management policies - e.g. perpetual inventory schedules.
- Maintain stock in good saleable condition, retaining traceability (where applicable)
- Negotiation and management of the purchase of non-stock items to support the consolidation of available products
The successful Stores Manager must have:
- An understanding / experience of maintenance/repairs and operations market
- Solid technical background / understanding of one or engineering products
- Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organisation. *
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong IT skills, including Word, Excel and K8 is an advantage
- Strong problem solving skills and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and get the job done.
- Excellent commercial awareness with a clear understanding of all aspects of margin management and cost/benefit analysis etc.
- Dynamic and energetic team player, possessing a clear passion for people.
- Flexible and takes personal accountability and responsibility for delivering results.*
- Excellent presentation skills and ability to adapt behaviour to the situation, i.e. the boardroom and engineers
- Driving licence.
Hours of work:
- 40hrs per wk
- Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm
- Excellent Salary - £25 - £30k
- Free parking
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