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Careers and job vancancies at UK Point of Sale

We're always interested in hearing from high quality candidates, so if you have specialist knowledge and want to develop your career at UK Point of Sale in Stockport, please get in touch. We can provide you with one of the most energetic and exciting working environments, with plenty of opportunities to progress.

We're looking for strong candidates in warehousing, acrylic production and fabrication, product design, procurement and estimating, sales, accounts, marketing and ecommerce. To find out more about current vacancies, please see the list below, or send a copy of your CV to careers@ukpos.com

Current job vacancies

Buyer

Due to the continued expansion within the Purchasing department we are currently resourcing candidates with previous Buyer experience within a similar role.

Responsibilities

  • Negotiate procurement or products from the UK and Europe
  • Communicate daily what deliveries are due
  • Assessment and sourcing of high quality products and supplies
  • Management of supply chain to minimise exposure to risk
  • Supplier conformance through managing and monitoring the supply of materials against requirements and quality standards
  • Understanding the impact on operations and minimising re-work at point of receipt
  • Monitor invoicing procedures, highlighting variances and discrepancies in conjunction with the Accounts Team
  • Negotiation of material costs, payments terms and carriage, optimising cost and quality
  • Record and update relevant documents, systems and registers with accurate product information and data
  • Ensuring Primary and Secondary suppliers in place for all lines
  • Regular monitoring of top and bottom performing lines and taking action to maximise benefit respectively
  • Maintain all data and information on appropriate systems and documentation, accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Monitor material quality and performance of suppliers against agreed standards, providing effective and timely feedback
  • Deliver buying processes within agreed timescales and targets as determined by the business
  • Secure best rates for each commodity and development
  • Accurately report cost changes in line with budget and timescales

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience of managing and negotiating with multiple suppliers
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Good understanding of production processes and impact on purchasing decisions
  • Good understanding of the marketplace, in particular competitor performance
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Good working knowledge of the POS Display industry
  • Good IT skills

Technical Estimating Administrator

Due to the continued expansion within the Estimating department we are currently resourcing candidates with previous Buyer experience within a similar role.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure manufactured stock levels are monitored and maintained
  • Regular monitoring of top and bottom performing lines and updating buffer and run levels
  • Negotiation of material costs, and ensuring it is purchased in the most cost effective method
  • Cost review and trend analysis on manufactured goods
  • Costing and pricing of products in line with customer requirements
  • Maximisation of margin against agreed levels for all lines
  • Good understanding of margin mix across SKU profile to achieve optimal balance between sales revenue and margin protection
  • Supporting Production Manager by processing WOP’s and monitoring stock
  • Achieving the optimal balance between product quality and customer requirement
  • Minimising response time to customer requests and prioritising key customers where appropriate
  • Ensure strong communication with Finance Team, Procurement Team, Ecommerce Team, Sales Team and the Warehouse and Production Team
  • Maximising margin on all quotations
  • Constantly evaluating product selling prices are being maximised whilst being competitive in that particular market place
  • Evaluating sell through and trends of our full product range
  • Meet agreed conversion targets set by the Estimating manager
  • Negotiate fixed price periods with suppliers
  • Identify and deliver cost savings
  • Accurately report costings in line with budget and timescales
  • Deliver buying processes within agreed timescales and targets as determined by the business
  • Monitor product quality and performance of suppliers against agreed standards, providing effective and timely feedback
  • Maintain all data and information on appropriate systems and documentation, accurately and within agreed timescales

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience of supply chain management
  • Excellent and strong communication skills
  • Excellent and strong negotiation skills
  • Strong understanding of all operational processes and their impact on cost of manufacturing
  • Excellent understanding of materials and packaging costs
  • Broad knowledge of the key competitors, specifically pricing and quality of their products
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent Excel skills

Desirable skills and experience

  • Good working knowledge of the POS Display industry
  • Good IT skills

New Business Account Manager

Due to the continued expansion within the Sales and Marketing department we are currently resourcing candidates with previous Business Development experience within a similar role.

Responsibilities

  • To develop our business by improving the delivery of sustainable growth and customer loyalty through effective account development, planning and disciplined sales execution which focuses on identifying and converting the sales potential within our market segment
  • To map the industry and main players in the customer base including new customers and identify opportunities for UK Point of Sale
  • Planning of territory and calls to maximise sales potential of the assigned accounts to achieve departmental sales targets
  • Develop multi-level contacts with our customers buying teams and other related functions
  • Actively and effectively promote UK Point of Sale products and services and develop specific value propositions and case studies to secure new business
  • Develop and strengthen existing partnerships with new and existing key accounts to maximise new opportunities with customers and drive sales and profitability
  • Lead commercial engagements with new business leads ensuring that all opportunities are maximised and quantified
  • Create customer loyalty through the delivery of a bespoke service ensuring the customer experience is industry leading
  • Work with the sales team to ensure development plans and solutions are delivered top our customers to agreed schedules and requirements
  • Effectively communicate to all stakeholders and customers

Desirable skills and experience

  • Previous experience within a commercial or sales executive environment with demonstrated deliverables
  • Experience of working within a retail environment with strong industry experience and the skills to apply this to a business development role
  • Be able to understand the UK Point of Sale business model and connect these to business development opportunities with customers
  • Able to deliver the UK Point of Sale values to the customer and secure business based on the added value we bring to the market
  • Ability to implement specific action plans to identify and secure, protect, defend and win new business for the UK Point of Sale group
  • IT literate - competent with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.
  • Competent and confident presenter
  • Effective planning to maximise productivity and customer-facing time
  • Passionate about providing excellent customer care
  • Able to multi-task and react to changes with positive results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Be able to handle pressure to meet delivery deadlines

Production Fabricator

Due to the continued expansion within the warehouse department we are currently resourcing candidates with previous Production Fabrication experience within a similar role.

This is an 8am to 5pm role, but flexibility is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership and accountability for the fabrication and development of key line and bespoke items from design to delivery
  • Design and develop "new" products using bespoke software to attain customer approval and product specification data
  • Machine a variety of materials using conventional and CNC controlled cutting, routing and shaping machines to create finished goods to specification
  • Use preventative maintenance knowledge to carry out asset care on the machines within your area
  • Improve manufacturing practices to maximise efficiency, yield and utilisation, this includes people and machines
  • Benchmark and review our operational systems to ensure we are "Best in Industry", use external resources and practices to improve the way we operate
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders within the business and work proactively with the estimating team to agree quotations and manufacturing techniques
  • Actively learn about products so that you can offer consistent and accurate product knowledge to others
  • Train and offer support to other team members to improve their knowledge on product fabrication, this will include the development of SOPs
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures to promote a safe working and sustainable environment

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience with manufacturing equipment including routers, laser cutters, conventional saws, heat benders and polishing machines
  • Experience with acrylic, PETG, Foamex, aluminium and other similar materials is desirable
  • Previously worked in a busy manufacturing environment and worked to set dead lines with multiple tasks
  • A committed and focussed approach to work and an ambitious nature, someone who wants to succeed, and can demonstrate this
  • An excellent and demonstrated approach to safety and environmental awareness and understands the part they play in ensuring the business operates effectively in these areas
  • Experience working from detailed drawings and sample parts to create finished items to specification
  • Experience with computer aided systems and understand productivity systems within a manufacturing environment

Production Operative

Due to the continued expansion within the warehouse department we are currently resourcing candidates with previous Production experience within a similar role.

This is an 8am to 5pm role, but flexibility is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Take ownership and accountability for the fabrication and development of key line and bespoke items from design to delivery
  • Machine a variety of materials using conventional and CNC controlled cutting, routing and shaping machines to create finished goods to an agreed specification
  • Use your skills to carry out asset care on the machines within your area
  • Improve manufacturing practices to maximise efficiency, yield and utilisation, this includes people and machines
  • Develop relationships with the production team and work proactively with the leadership team to agree manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Actively learn about products so that you can apply consistent and accurate product knowledge to your role
  • Ensure compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental policies and standard working procedures to promote a safe working and sustainable environment.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience with manufacturing equipment including Routers, Laser cutters, conventional saws, heat benders and polishing machines although full training will be given
  • Experience with Acrylic, PETG, Foamex, Aluminium and other similar materials is desirable
  • Previously worked in a busy manufacturing environment and worked to set dead lines with multiple tasks
  • A committed and focussed approach to work and an ambitious nature, someone who wants to succeed, and can demonstrate this
  • An excellent and demonstrated approach to safety and environmental awareness and understands the part they play in ensuring the business operates effectively in these areas
  • Experience working from drawings and sample parts to create finished items to specification.

Sales Advisor

Due to the continued expansion within the Sales and Marketing department we are currently resourcing candidates with previous Sales experience within a similar role.

Responsibilities

  • To develop our business by creating a customer experience which is best within the industry and offers an advantage over our competitors
  • To improve the delivery of sustainable growth and customer loyalty through effective customer interaction and disciplined sales execution
  • To own and create customer account responsibilities ensuring the sales orders are creating growth for our business
  • Respond to first line enquiries to ensure sales are achieved and revenue is generated based on individual sales targets
  • Actively and effectively promote UK Point of Sale products and services to secure new business
  • Develop and strengthen partnerships with new and existing key customers to maximise new opportunities to drive sales and profitability
  • Create customer loyalty through the delivery of an exceptional level of customer interaction
  • Effectively communicate to all stakeholders and customers.

Desirable skills and experience

  • Previous experience within a commercial or sales environment with demonstrated deliverables
  • Experience of working within a similar environment with strong industry experience and the necessary skills to apply this to a sales adviser role
  • Be able to understand the UK Point of Sale business model and connect these to business development opportunities with customers
  • Able to deliver the UK Point of Sale values to the customer and secure business based on the added value we bring to the market
  • Ability to identify, secure, protect, defend and win new business for the UK Point of Sale group
  • IT literate - competent with excel, PowerPoint, word docs etc.
  • Competent and confident presenter
  • Effective planning to maximise productivity
  • Passionate about providing excellent customer care
  • Able to multitask and react to changes with positive results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Be able to handle pressure to meet delivery deadlines.

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How to apply

To apply for any of the roles above please email a covering letter and copy of your CV in PDF or Word format to careers@ukpos.com providing details of the role title in the subject line of the email. Strictly no agencies please.

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