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National Account Sector Co-ordinator

Bonus

Theale, Berkshire

Reference: BBBH26247

Date Posted: 10:05:03, 3rd Jul 2019

Sector Co-ordinator

Theale, Reading

£Competitive + Excellent Benefits

Role Profile

Lockhart Catering Equipment specialise in supplying high calibre and unique products through their superior brands, providing customers with innovation, inspiration, and differentiation. A trading division of Bunzl UK Ltd, Lockhart Catering Equipment are one of the world's finest suppliers of quality catering equipment and clothing. They are renowned for being a prestigious brand which is associated with the top catering and leisure establishments across the country.

As the exclusive recruitment partner for Lockhart Catering, Cast UK have been instructed to recruit a Sector Co-ordinator for their National Accounts team. The role will be office based and will be based at their Theale office. The Sector Co-ordinator will offer support and assistance to the National Accounts team and will liaise with a number of essential departments within the Bunzl group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Run regular reports for customer, to include monthly business plans
  • Liaise with stock controllers to manage changes to stock levels
  • Liaise with internal key stakeholders to meet customer needs, ensuring smooth running of the account
  • Review compliance within the customer portfolio and the use of GAP analysis
  • Liaise with customers to increase sales and work on joint projects.
  • Effective housekeeping of customer price files and liaise with customer support desk

This is an office-based administration role providing support to the sales team and customer service to major account head offices within the sector. To assist in the achievement of National Account sales, profit and customer service targets through individual and team KPIs.

Remuneration

£Competitive + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits

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National Account Stock Control Administrator

Negotiable

Reading, Berkshire

Reference: BBBH25963

Date Posted: 12:05:04, 24th Jun 2019

National Account Stock Control Administrator
12-Month FTC
Theale, Berkshire

Company Overview:

Lockhart Catering Equipment specialise in supplying high calibre and unique products through their superior brands, providing customers with innovation, inspiration, and differentiation. A trading division of Bunzl UK Ltd, Lockhart Catering Equipment are one of the world's finest suppliers of quality catering equipment and clothing. They are renowned for being a prestigious brand which is associated with the top catering and leisure establishments across the country.

Role Overview:

The stock control team are the lynch pin of operations working closely with our sales team, buying, accounts, marketing and distribution. In this role you'll facilitate consistent delivery of 98.0% service into the relevant sector by producing timely and accurate demand forecasts that will drive our supply planning process. You'll also need to work closely with internal teams to ensure we are delivering customers a 'best in class' availability. Stockholding will always be required to be within budget. You'll also resolve any issues on supply chain performance in terms of excess stock

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for improving the service level into the customer with a target of 98%
  • Remaining within company stock budget target
  • Monitoring actual orders against demand forecast, speedily investigate significant variances, and amend demand forecast appropriately
  • Managing large customer orders and ensuring delivery information is confirmed
  • Assist in the preparation and completion of regularly scheduled reports
  • Work with internal teams to improve in-stock efficiencies, help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and supplier management workflow
  • Processing requests to purchase stock (SHA) and managing excess stock levels
  • Resolving Sale Team customer queries
  • Updating the system with forecast intelligence provided by sales and our customers
  • Maintain Purchase order due date accuracy
  • Attending continuous improvement meetings with Stock Manager/National Accounts
  • Manage the return of all stocks including Excess/Faulty as per trading terms/SHA
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management from time to time

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Functional understanding of key Supply Chain functions; demand planning/supply
  • Experience of working cross-functionally with customer facing teams/ sales/ operational, with evidence of influencing your peer group
  • Strong forecasting experience
  • Experience working within FMCG or retail environment
  • Ability to influence without direct line authority
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to manipulate data
  • Able to identify and articulate future supply issues to align stakeholders towards driving for resolution
  • Strong stakeholder and relationship management skills to build relationships with multiple stakeholders internally and externally where required
  • Ability to provide change management where appropriate
  • Good time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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Stock Controller

Negotiable

Theale, Berkshire

Reference: BBBH25962

Date Posted: 12:05:04, 24th Jun 2019

Stock Controller
Theale, Berkshire

Company Overview:

Lockhart Catering Equipment specialise in supplying high calibre and unique products through their superior brands, providing customers with innovation, inspiration, and differentiation. A trading division of Bunzl UK Ltd, Lockhart Catering Equipment are one of the world's finest suppliers of quality catering equipment and clothing. They are renowned for being a prestigious brand which is associated with the top catering and leisure establishments across the country.

Role Overview:

The stock control team are a vital part of operations, working closely with sales team, buying, accounts, marketing and distribution. In this role you are responsible for ensuring continued product availability, whilst keeping stock levels to a minimum. You'll facilitate consistent delivery of 98.0% service into the stock category, to ensure we are delivering customers a 'best in class' availability. Stockholding will always be required to be within budget, and you'll be responsible for resolving any issues with excess stock.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To achieve stock availability targets for your Category, within budgeted inventory stock levels through effective end-to-end management of the supply chain
  • Responsible for a portfolio of suppliers
  • Stock replenishment
  • Placement of orders
  • Maintain Purchase order due date accuracy
  • Review Forecasting error ratios via our Demand Planning System
  • System admin using sage ensure that all queries are dealt with in an efficient manner and information is kept up to date.
  • Manage Suppliers Performance: Collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment, continually measuring and improving supplier lead times, reducing operational defects
  • Apply a customer centric approach
  • Influence Decision making to ensure that availability is maximized and managing down unproductive inventory i.e. Forecasts, minimum order quantities
  • Work with internal teams to improve in-stock efficiencies, help drive tools and process improvements that affect purchasing and supplier management workflow
  • Manage the return of all stocks including Excess/Faulty

Key Skills and Experience Required:

  • Confident, outgoing individual with a customer centric approach
  • Knowledge of supply chain process and demand planning
  • Motivated and dynamic individual who wants to develop and grow
  • Financial & numerical acumen
  • Good time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, confident and pro-active
  • Computer literate with excellent knowledge of spreadsheets (Excel) and word
  • Ability to work under pressure

About Cast UK

Cast UK is a leading executive consultancy, providing national recruitment solutions to both clients and candidates. Specialising in HR, Procurement, Buying, Supply Chain, and Logistics, each member of our specialist team has a professional background specific to their recruiting sector. With this unique insight and knowledge, our consultants are able to place individuals from trainee through to main board. For more information on Cast UK and a complete list of all of our current vacancies, please visit www.castuk.com

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