Ready to join a global leader? We have an exciting opportunity for a Product Assistant to join the Industrial Specialties team. You will support the Product Manager in the tactical activities required for developing the respective product portfolio and achieving the agreed growth targets, as well as in the effective alignment with other parts of the business including the local Sales & Product Management teams and supply chain.
Product Assistant – Product Growth, Sales & Marketing for Global Leader
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Who We Are:
We are a leading $9 billion global product supplier spanning chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food ingredients and cosmetics serving more than 80,000 customers across 100 countries.
+ Support the EMEA Product Manager by keeping the product portfolio correctly set up and up to date across EMEA systems including codes, documentation, prices and samples.
+ Interfacing with the supplier and facilitating communication between different parts of the business (e.g. Stock, Operations and Customer Service teams) and the supplier regarding supply and pricing of products, thereby executing the strategy set out by the EMEA Product Manager and resolving supply related issues.
+ Interfacing with Country Product Management teams to ensure that they are aware of availability and pricing.
+ Working with the Product Management team in order to support pricing strategy implementation and feedback market information from sales.
+ Managing a portfolio of products and supporting the execution of product launches and allocations.
+ Providing timely commercial product and market updates to the EMEA Product Manager and to the country Product Management teams.
+ Coordinating & monitoring complaints and samples.
+ Performing new supplier and product set ups.
What we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a marketing, sales or business development environment with a proven track record in achieving product / portfolio growth, developing marketing strategies and implementing tactical/ operational plans and programmes. You will be able to demonstrate an ability to influence and build relationships with internal and external customers and have strong communication skills.
What we offer in return:
+ 33 days holiday
+ Holiday buy and sell scheme
+ Discretionary bonus scheme
+ Generous pension scheme
+ Death in service benefits
+ Discounted private healthcare
+ Discounts with 1,000+ retailers
+ Employee assistance programme
+ Employee share plan options
+ Cycle to work scheme
+ Learning & development programmes
+ Career progression opportunities
+ Free onsite parking
It's an exciting time to join the team. We are a great team of people, a great place to work and offer all the benefits you’d expect from the world leader at what we do. Come and join us in a business with a global focus where your quality can make a real difference!
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager
Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Supply Chain Assistant, Supply Chain Account Manager, Purchasing Coordinator, Sales & Marketing Executive, Product Sales & Marketing, Buyer’s Assistant, Product Coordinator, Junior Product Manager, Product Administrator, Supplier Coordinator, Stock Administrator, Inventory Coordinator, Procurement & Supplier Coordinator.