What is exciting about this role?
This role offers an exciting opportunity for a high level of responsibility within all areas of the business with opportunities to get involved within sales, marketing, procurement, logistics and the financial control of the business.
What do we do?
We are an industry leading specialist service supplier of industrial raw materials trading mainly chemicals into the panel board, resin production, packaging and solvents industries.
So where do you come in?
With your ability to learn, willingness to take on responsibility and desire to progress you have the opportunity to work closely with our General and Commercial Managers to learn everything about the business from them and eventually take on their responsibilities when they retire. You will ensure the processing of contracts, the booking of transport for orders, the ordering of materials, the responsibility for ensuring orders are shipped out, responsibility for the negotiation of fixed annual contracts, the identification of and sourcing of suppliers, liaising with the customer, effective management of accounts and building relationships with existing clients, negotiation around exchange rates on foreign contracts, developing a corporate marketing strategy, sourcing of new products and the development of new business opportunities with our existing clients.
What can we give you?
We can give you the opportunity to work for a small, dynamic and well respected business with the opportunity to receive an almost unparalleled level and breadth of responsibility for a relatively recent graduate to sink their teeth into. We will give you the opportunity to work closely on a day-to-day basis with our General and Commercial Managers to learn everything about our business and working at the sharp end of a commercial environment from them and eventually take over their responsibilities when they retire in a few years time.
We offer full training with our parent company in Finland and the opportunity for regular all expenses paid business trips to Finland.
We offer a competitive starting salary, pension, healthcare, annual bonus of 5-10% with annual pay reviews.
What you need to demonstrate?
You need to demonstrate confidence, excellent communication skills, a head for figures, the ability to work effectively in a small team, the ability to work often on your own initiative, the ability to learn quickly, good organisational skills and to be an effective multi-tasker.
Ideally you will already have some experience within a commercial environment, have a good degree from a good University in either Business, Economics, Finance, Maths, Engineering or any of the Sciences.
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