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Careers and job vancancies at UK Point of Sale

We pride ourselves on offering an energetic and exciting working environment with plenty of opportunities to progress. We host regular charity events, both in and out of the office, as well as dress down days, bake offs and an annual sports day.

Our headquarters boast fantastic facilities for all staff members, including two large break rooms, flat screen televisions, vending machines and a pool table.

We are always interested in hearing from high quality candidates, so if you have specialist knowledge and want to develop your career at UK POS, please get in touch.

If you believe you are a strong candidate for a warehousing, acrylic production and fabrication, product design, procurement and estimating, sales, accounts, marketing or ecommerce role, please send a copy of your CV to careers@ukpos.com.

Current job vacancies

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Ecommerce Merchandiser and Copywriter

The UK's leading supplier and manufacturer of point of sale materials is seeking an experienced Ecommerce Merchandiser and Copywriter to join its team.

The successful candidate will primarily be working on the company's website fulfilling merchandising and technical administration duties. They will have a good blend of technical skills and commercial acumen, alongside good writing ability. The candidate will be able to use their knowledge and experience to help customers identify the right products for their needs and maximise conversion for the business.

They will also be responsible for adding and reconfiguring products, auditing and maintaining product data to help maximise product findability and increase KPIs while also ensuring the site is optimised for search engines.

This is a great opportunity to join an award-winning company and contribute towards the growth of the online business through your writing and merchandising skills. The role is based at its new offices in Bredbury, Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Key responsibilities

  • Product merchandising and technical administration duties, ensuring the site is up to date and accurate.
  • Writing and editing online product page content to improve conversion and search performance.
  • Adding and reconfiguring products via the Magento ecommerce platform.
  • Managing and improving Magento product data to maximise product findability.
  • Continual improvement to the performance of product copy and data through analysis and testing.

Software knowledge

  • Experience with a CMS platform of some kind is essential.
  • Magento Enterprise/Community (highly desirable, but training can be provided).
  • HTML (highly desirable, but training can be provided).
  • Google Analytics (desirable, but training can be provided).

Qualifications

A good degree, preferably in journalism or English is required.

Skills and experience required

  • Experience in an ecommerce environment is preferred, as this is more than a copywriting role.
  • Prior experience with an online content management system (i.e. Magento) is essential.
  • Exceptional spelling, grammar and pedantic attention to detail is a prerequisite for this role.
  • Understanding or experience of writing ecommerce product content is essential.
  • A basic knowledge of web analytics and conversion rate optimisation is highly advantageous.
  • An understanding of basic search engine optimisation techniques.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong critical thinker.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and ambitious.
  • Great organisational skills.

Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Health cover and death-in-service benefits, after a qualifying period
  • Pension
  • Monthly colleague recognition scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office every Monday for staff
  • Unlimited free hot drinks
  • Open plan, bright modern office
  • Two luxury kitchens with top of the range appliances including TVs
  • Pool and table tennis tables for ultimate lunch time relaxation
  • Company social events
  • Regular fun days and charity events hosted in the office


Senior Web Developer

We are seeking a Senior Web Developer to join our fast-growing e-commerce team. The position is full time and permanent and based at our Bredbury office.

The successful candidate will need to have several years' prior experience in development, including both front- and back-end work. They will be working on the maintenance and optimisation of the existing Magento 1 platform, the development of new functionality and the long-term preparation for migration to Magento 2. Prior Magento 1 experience is preferred, but training is available for senior candidates already skilled with similar platforms.

In addition, they will work on other in-house development projects including data warehouse development, which uses open source technologies and a stack including Laravel and MySQL. While this is a full-stack role, the front-end work is largely framework based, making this quite a back-end heavy position better suited to someone who prefers writing PHP and SQL.

Qualifications required

  • Graduate with a minimum of three years' commercial experience in OOP PHP and MySQL
  • A good degree in computer science/software engineering or a related field

Essential skills and experience

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of OOP PHP, CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Very strong MySQL skills are a prerequisite for this role
  • Strong MVC skills, including experience with frameworks (we use Zend in Magento and Laravel on other projects)
  • Strong skills in the use of Git for version control
  • Recent Magento 1 experience is required

Desirable skills and experience

  • Experience of Laravel and/or Symfony
  • Experience of front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Experience with Sass/Less

Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Health cover and death-in-service benefits, after a qualifying period
  • Pension
  • Monthly colleague recognition scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office every Monday for staff
  • Unlimited free hot drinks
  • Open plan, bright modern office
  • Two luxury kitchens with top of the range appliances including TVs
  • Pool and table tennis tables for ultimate lunch time relaxation
  • Company social events
  • Regular fun days and charity events hosted in the office


Telephone Customer Sales Advisor

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

This is a Monday to Friday position with working hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Responsibilities

  • Promptly assess customer requirements and respond appropriately
  • Effectively deliver sales and meet targets and goals
  • Promote products and services highlighting features and benefits
  • Provide all necessary information to potential customers ensuring that the information is fully understood
  • Organise samples, pricing and bespoke product enquiries from customers
  • Respond to customer enquiries, questions and concerns in an appropriate and timely manner
  • General inbound telephone enquires

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience in sales and customer experience
  • Ability to understand the customer’s needs in order to provide the right product suggestions
  • Ability to time manage, prioritise and track your work load
  • Good telephone manner

Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Health cover and death-in-service benefits, after a qualifying period
  • Pension
  • Monthly colleague recognition scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office every Monday for staff
  • Unlimited free hot drinks
  • Open plan, bright modern office
  • Two luxury kitchens with top of the range appliances including TVs
  • Pool and table tennis tables for ultimate lunch time relaxation
  • Company social events
  • Regular fun days and charity events hosted in the office

Manufacturing Supply Chain Planner and Data Analyst

UK POS are seeking a Manufacturing Supply Chain Planner and Data Analyst to join the Estimating and Procurement department. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing stock levels on manufactured goods and processing works orders on all bespoke manufactured goods. They will also provide analytical support on products and customers to the department.

The role is a Monday to Friday position with working hours of 9.00am to 5.30pm, but flexibility is essential.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure manufactured stock levels are monitored and maintained.
  • Supporting the Production Manager by processing works orders and monitoring stock.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Strong understanding of all operational processes and their impact on cost of manufacturing.
  • Excellent understanding of materials and packaging costs.
  • 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, procurement, sales, warehouse and production teams.
  • KPI tracking and recording to ensure the plan is achieved and utilisation and productivity are maintained.
  • Track, record and resolve non-conformance issues with satisfactory conclusion.
  • Communicate with suppliers to ensure deliveries are on time and in full.

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience of planning within a manufacturing or production environment is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of MRP systems and managing purchase orders would be desirable but not essential.
  • Sage experience would be desirable but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, and other office programs.
  • A committed and focused approach to work and an ambitious nature, someone who wants to succeed, and can demonstrate this.
  • Meticulous attention to detail in any application.

Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Health cover and death-in-service benefits, after a qualifying period
  • Pension
  • Monthly colleague recognition scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office every Monday for staff
  • Unlimited free hot drinks
  • Open plan, bright modern office
  • Two luxury kitchens with top of the range appliances including TVs
  • Pool and table tennis tables for ultimate lunch time relaxation
  • Company social events
  • Regular fun days and charity events hosted in the office


Marketing Manager

The UK's leading supplier and manufacturer of point of sale materials is seeking an experienced Marketing Manager to join its team. This role, which reports to the Head of Ecommerce, involves the management of a small but talented team of marketing executives and designers who deliver a range of marketing materials online, via email and in print.

We're looking for a hands-on marketer with strong experience in retailing who is able to communicate the benefits of our point of sale products to their end users in retail and other business sectors. We produce some of the best marketing materials in the point of sale industry, including brilliant emails and promotions, regular direct mail brochures and an annual 400-page catalogue, as well as marketing in other forms and mediums.

If you're looking for a new challenge, have excellent interpersonal skills and want to develop your expertise in this exciting field within a company which serves almost every high street brand, then this could be the position for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Develops and delivers a strong integrated marketing plan to profitably grow the business.
  • Leads and manages the marketing team to deliver marketing campaigns on- and offline.
  • Manages the delivery of direct mail publications including brochures and catalogues and liaises with suppliers.
  • Liaises with stakeholders to propose and deliver strong marketing promotions online and via email.
  • Acts as the brand guardian ensuring quality and consistency in internal and external marketing to create a strong brand.
  • Analyses and optimises marketing activity to obtain continual improvements.
  • Understands the market and assists sales staff in identifying customer segments to target through data analysis.

Qualifications required

  • A good degree is essential, preferably in marketing or a related field.
  • Chartered Marketer status is desirable.

Essential skills and experience

  • Prior experience as a marketing manager, preferably in a retail setting.
  • A strong knowledge of marketing - especially email and direct mail (SEO and PPC are handled by our e-commerce team).
  • A sound working knowledge of email marketing, preferably using Mailchimp.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and an eye for design.
  • Prior experience managing a small team.
  • Experience in product-based retail and preferably ecommerce.
  • Prior experience in marketing strategy and planning.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Budgeting and supplier management experience.
  • Prior experience in direct marketing, especially catalogue marketing, is highly advantageous.

Personal qualities

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinker.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and ambitious.
  • Great organisational skills.

Benefits

  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Health cover and death-in-service benefits, after a qualifying period
  • Pension
  • Monthly colleague recognition scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Fresh fruit delivered to the office every Monday for staff
  • Unlimited free hot drinks
  • Open plan, bright modern office
  • Two luxury kitchens with top of the range appliances including TVs
  • Pool and table tennis tables for ultimate lunch time relaxation
  • Company social events
  • Regular fun days and charity events hosted in the office


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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