RECRUITMENT

Are you looking for jobs and careers in Gloucestershire? We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team at our Head Office in Hardwicke, Quedgeley, Gloucester. Here you will find our current opportunities. For more information contact recruitment@gardinerbros.co.uk

 

AREA SALES MANAGER

DESCRIPTION:

  • Planning and organising daily work schedule to ensure both our existing and potential customers are managed.
  • Servicing existing accounts, which will include obtaining orders, managing expectations and liaising with in house Customer Service and Warehouse staff to achieve agreed levels of service.
  • Identifying potential accounts and following up introductions from the Customer Services team.
  • Introducing new accounts by following the Gardiner Bros On Boarding procedure, ensuring the customer is fully informed at all stages of their account being established.
  • Be familiar with both products and service features and benefits, up to date prices.
  • Responsible for discussing credit terms and preparing sales order forms and reports to meet customer needs.
  • Responsible for representing the Gardiner Bros and Footsure Group values, integrity and heritage in all undertakings.Maximise sales and new opportunities through online listing management and direct fulfilment.
  • Providing management information including activity and results reports, call reports, work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Analysing sales trends, and contributing to the development of company, team and individual sales strategies.
  • Implementing rigorous and effective sales plans that drive penetration with existing and new customers.
  • Provide the business with regular detailed forecasts and order book updates.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, delivery schedules and merchandising techniques.
  • Contributing to team efforts and outputs by attending relevant exhibitions and trade shows, developing new product lines and attending team meetings.
  • Communicate regularly with customers to ensure good customer satisfaction ratings are maintained and concerns are addressed promptly.

REQUIRMENTS:

  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • A proven track record in delivering sales growth and meeting targets.
  • Be customer orientated.
  • Experience within multi-channel businesses.
  • Able to be polite, responsive and persistent and able to exude positivity at all times
  • Experienced in networking and negotiating.
  • Ability to self-manage and have strong organisational skills.

Salary on application

Job Type: Full-time

If you are passionate about using your experience and skills please forward your CV and a covering letter outlining your salary expectations to recruitment@gardinerbros.co.uk

Closibg Date: 20th January 2020

 

Merchandiser

Gardiner Brothers is a long established family-owned company, with over 150 employees, 5,000 product lines and an 100,000 sq. ft operational facility. Gardiners is one of the largest UK footwear and clothing distributors to the trade.

Job Purpose

To maximise Sales, Gross Margin Profit and sell through of allocated brands, minimising end of season left over stock and right downs.

Principle Accountabilities

  • To achieve agreed kpi’s for the suppliers you are responsible for:
  • Sales
  • Availability
  • Profitability
  • Stock Days
  • Mark Downs and Clearance

Key Activities

  • Drive sales, stock turn, profit, availability and mark downs through planning and delivering commercial ranges.
  • Working with the range builder to create and propose commercial ranges suitable for the customer base, covering costings and profitability and ensure timescales are achieved in bringing product to market.
  • Review sales top and bottom sellers to manage stocks, repeat buys, propose markdowns and help plan range reviews.
  • Forecast trends and plan stock levels accordingly
  • Manage pricing, costs and setting budgets
  • Review & report weekly your stock & sales position and recommendations as required.
  • Review on a regular basis your list of suppliers and where applicable propose orders for sign off.
  • Administration involved in raising supplier orders, preparing invoices for sign off and ensuring all records are accurately recorded and maintained in all systems.
  • Maintain good communication with the supply base, identifying any issues and ensuring they are effectively communicated to the team to be resolved and ensure order deadlines are maintained and achieved.
  • Assisting in the maintenance of processes which ensure all product information, prices & delivery dates are kept up to date in all systems
  • Preparation, production & posting of product labels for customers and suppliers as required to ensure deadlines are achieved for all parties.
  • Monitoring & updating customer portals, specifically to ensure order & delivery information is kept up to date and delivery targets are achieved.
  • Visiting or meeting suppliers and customers as required
  • Assisting at trade shows and company promotional events
  • Undertake any other administrative & company tasks as required

Key Contacts

  • External – Suppliers & Customers
  • Internal – Buying Team, Accounts, Sales Teams, Customer Services, E-Commerce, Warehouse Team.

Salary on application

Job Type: Full-time

If you are passionate about using your experience and skills please forward your CV and a covering letter outlining your salary expectations to recruitment@gardinerbros.co.uk

 

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Evening Shift Manager

 

Purpose: To ensure Customer late orders are picked, packed and despatched by the agreed cut of times. Having done that, ensure efficient support for the following day’s shift.

Principal Accountabilities

1. Key customer delivery performance

2. Warehouse evening shift labour cost per pair

3. Delivery accuracy

4. Health & Safety (incident frequency & audited policy compliance)

Key Activities

  • Responsible for managing evening shift work rotas, tasks and agreed targets for all team members, ensuring H & S legislation and good practise guidelines are met.
  • Manage the task manager for picking tasks & meet SLAs
  • Responsible that all temp and permanent staff are inducted to the appropriate standard and all required paperwork and training has taken place.
  • Ensuring all team members have the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfil all tasks and providing training and guidance where it is needed and following the company disciplinary process when required.
  • Reporting all H & S related incidents in the required manner following procedures set by the company and meeting current legislation.
  • Responsibility for security of site as senior manager present during the evening
  • Driving Continuous improvement

Key Contacts

  • Warehouse Manager
  • Replen Manager
  • Unit M Manager
  • HR Manager

Education & Qualification

· Maths & English competence

· WMS expertise

Competencies

· Experience of managing warehouse staff

· Experience of Replen, scanning, picking and packing processes

· Experience of working WMS functions and task manager

· Advantage to have forklift experience

Shifts - Monday to Friday (expected to start at 16:00, however we are flexible should you wish to start earlier. You will be required to work until 23:00)

Hours - 32.5

Salary – DOE

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

 

 

 

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