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ASSISTANT SALES OFFICE MANAGER

RESPONSIBILITIES

• To support and work in conjunction with the Sales Office Manager, to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the sales office along with maintaining a customer focussed high level of service.
• To instruct and guide members of staff in their general duties, to encourage and help where necessary, to train and motivate as required and to offer discipline and clear guidance on a day to day basis.
• During times of absence or holiday by the Manager the Assistant Manager should, with the help of other senior Managers and Directors, be able to carry out the main duties of the sales office whilst maintaining an ongoing computer based log of events and happenings for their return.
• The supervision of staff is a key role in this position and requires fair and equitable distribution of the daily workload.

REQUIREMENTS

• Computer literate.
• Good standard of English and communication skills.
• Good telephone manner.
• Must work diligently and have accurate inputting skills.
• Ability to work within a team.
• Good timekeeping.
• Full-time role.
• Must have a minimum of three years supervisory experience.
• Process orders.
• Suggest information about products and services to meet customer needs.
• Answer sales calls in a prompt efficient and professional manner.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritise and manage time effectively.
• To assist when required with customer service and sales e-mails.
During your employment you must properly perform all duties assigned to you including any additional duties that we may require you to perform from time to time.


Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com with your C.V. by the 30th June 2020
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EXPORT / COMMERCIAL TEAM LEADER

Responsible to the Departmental Manager and/or Directors

Successful Applicant will be employed in an internal office based job role

Job Role Functions will consist of:

Customer Service Skills for both inbound and outbound calls
The ability to deal and understand high profile potentially global contracts and tenders
In depth knowledge of in-house I.T. System
Competent Knowledge of Excel
Training staff members in various roles and capabilities
Learn & understand the Beeswift online ordering platform

The successful applicant will need to be able to talk to customers about its functions and features to aid their usage.

Export administration duties, learn and understand the background paperwork to all UK / EU & Non EU Countries.

There will be close liaison with an external partner, the need to understand how they work will lead to a smooth running partnership with the guide to building a strong team.

In addition to the above be requested to take part in specific tasks to coincide with either a new product launch / Exhibitions / customer visits etc. which may involve you working as customer facing or away from the office on odd occasions.

The successful applicant should be willing to be flexible and fill in on various other roles in the department should the need arise.


Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com with your C.V. by the 26th June 2020
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TRANSPORT MANAGER - FULL TIME ROLE

Requirements

To support the daily running of the ethical team by liaising with suppliers to obtain data and audit evidence as required.

- Full UK drivers licence with no penalty points.
- CPC or willing to undertake CPC license.
- Minimum of a counterbalance licence and willing to take on all truck licences within Beeswift’s operations.
- Warehouse management qualification preferable but not essential.
- Undertake a ‘train the trainer’ course in regards to Beeswift holding their own in-house licences.

Duties and Responsibilities

• To gauge the transportation requirements of the company and develop a cost effective and feasible transport plan for the company.
• Be able to manage all inbound and outbound vehicle management on site.
• Keep up to date and appropriate inventory on all vehicles and truck fleet to ensure all daily checks are being completed.
• Work closely with the warehouse manager and HR to ensure that service dates on all vehicles and truck fleets are being met.
• Ensure all mileage sheets are being filed correctly and filed for auditing purposes.
• Liaise with the Warehouse manager to implement new transport management systems that relate back to a WMS platform.
• From time to time will be asked to support the warehouse manager in regards to obtaining new business for domestic and European carriers along with building upon relationships with all current providers.
• To support the warehouse manager in regards to truck fleet management and new tenders as the fleet expands. Be able to confidently take quarterly meetings with truck providers in regards to KPI’s record keeping.
• Ensure the safety of all drivers when on site and conducting company business.
• Develop and sustain an environmentally conscientious strategy for all transport needs
• Have the ability to deal with a variety of individuals including drivers, staff members, senior members of the organisation and external providers.

Skills and Specifications

• Must have sound knowledge regarding vehicles.
• Be able to provide quick cost effective solutions and improvise on existing ones.
• Have excellent inventory skills.
• Have good management skills.
• Have good communication skills.
• Have the ability to deal with a variety of individuals including drivers, staff members, senior members of the organisation and external providers.

Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com with your C.V. by the 6th July 2020
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COMPUTER PROGRAMMER - FULL TIME ROLE

We are looking for a meticulous and technically skilled Computer Programmer to develop and maintain our organisation's systems software, computing infrastructure and company online web services.

This role would ideally suit a recent graduate or someone who like to further their programming skills and experience within a commercial environment.

The Computer Programmer's duties will include creating new programs to a specification and updating existing programs, identifying and fixing defects, generating reports and developing in-house software.

Additional IT responsibilities will include software and hardware installation and technical support.

The ideal candidate for this role must possess university level coding skills, excellent communication, high concentration levels, good task management, and good problem-solving skills.

The candidate will be programming in the ‘Progress’ language. Full training will be given in using Progress open edge. Ideally previous experience in any other language (e.g. Java, Python) will be enough to transition to this required programming language.

Computer Programmer Responsibilities:

* Coding and debugging.
* Designing and testing computer structures.
* Troubleshooting system errors.
* Writing computer instructions.
* Editing source-code.
* Providing technical support for created programs.


Ideal Candidate Requirements:

* Computer Programming at university level.
* Expert IT skills.
* Strong aptitude for math.
* Analytical and problem solving skills.
* JavaScript and HTML experience.
* Familiarity with source control, preferably Git.
* Some understanding of database structures and administration.
* Aptitude for learning new technology.
* Deadline driven.
* Good communication skills.

You may in addition to the above be requested to take part in specific tasks which may involve you working away from the office and/or outside of normal business hours.

During your employment you must properly perform all duties assigned to you including any additional duties that we may require you to perform from time to time.


Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com or click the button below.
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ETHICAL OFFICER - FULL TIME ROLE

Working as part of a small team the Ethical Officer will play a key role in providing assurance to Senior Management that Beeswift are meeting their corporate ethical requirements and meeting the appropriate legislation.
Where potential shortfalls and weaknesses are identified the Ethical Officer will work closely with senior management including the Compliance and Ethics Manger to provide the appropriate support and help.

Key Responsibilities

To support the daily running of the ethical team by liaising with suppliers to obtain data and audit evidence as required.
• To work with suppliers to improve ethical understanding by providing information specifically on the Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) and SEDEX.
• Mapping Supply chain.
• To become the day to day point of contact with reference to supplier questions / concerns about ethical auditing.
• To assist the Compliance and Ethics Manager (CEM) to conduct ethical audits e.g. SMETA type audits.
• To follow up / track evidence from ethical audits.To report and escalate any overdue audit information e.g. non-compliances from corrective action plans.
• To contribute to monthly reporting of audit activity and follow up.
• To contribute to the planning and scheduling of audits and audit visits.

General

• To support the CEM in providing ethical training to Beeswift staff and customers.
• To take on any other projects as required by senior management and the Compliance and Ethics Manager.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

Knowledge, training and qualification

• Understanding of ethical business.
• Relevant degree.
• Experience working with retailers / retail business would be an advantage.
• Working in an environmental and / or ethical environment.

Experience

• Experience of conducting ethical audits would be an advantage.
• Experience of working in teams and meeting deadlines.
• Experience of training and supporting staff.

Skills & Attributes

Strong personal integrity with an ability to make clear independent judgements and reports without fear of influence or persuasion.
Interpersonal and influencing skills, able to develop strong working relationships, both with auditees and staff at Beeswift.
Strong communications kills, oral and written.
Good analytical and numeracy skills.
Confident self - starter able to manage their time and own workload with the minimum of supervision.
Ability to cope with and resolve conflict.
Ability to work as a team player, able to collaborate on audits and with time and training able to perform own audits.
Demonstrates can- do attitude to deliver results and improvements for the benefit of Beeswift.
Driver License and willingness to travel as and when required and be prepared to stay away overnight from home potentially on a regular basis.
Willingness to travel overseas for extended periods of time.




Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com with your C.V.
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PACKAGING DESIGNER / ARTWORKER

Due to continued growth, the company are looking for a packaging designer and artworker to join their expanding marketing department. You will be supporting the marketing manager in the delivery of an exciting new branding concept which will involve an overhaul of all current packaging running over approximately 1500 SKU’s. This is a ground floor opportunity allowing the successful candidate to develop the role and themselves within the company.

TYPICAL DAILY DUTIES
- Development of style guides.
- Adaption and production of artwork under current artwork guides.
- Liaising with the purchasing department regarding product lines & completion times.
- Liaising with the technical department regarding technical information and outer packaging.
- Working with suppliers to make sure goods are packed effectively.
- Producing product guides to help purchasers, suppliers and goods in warehouse.
- Checking specification of goods when they arrive and reporting any issues.
- Support the marketing manager with any other marketing functions.

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Ideally, we are looking for someone who is degree educated, has a passion for packaging and understands packaging materials and the structure of those materials. Somebody with a product design background will be considered, as long as you have taken a packaging module within your degree, as opposed to being solely a graphic designer.
Knowledge of Adobe products, such as Photoshop and Illustrator would be necessary.
Must have good communication skills.

PACKAGE AND BENEFITS
Full time role
Salary dependant on experience
Pension Scheme
Profit Share Bonus
Death in service benefit
Long service awards
Career progression opportunities




Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com with your C.V.
Apply Here



EXPORT / COMMERCIAL INTERNAL SALES ROLE

Responsible to the Departmental Manager and/or Directors

Successful Applicant will be employed in an internal office based job role

Job Role Functions will consist of:

Customer Service Skills for both inbound and outbound calls
Back order reports
Special price files
Quotations / Enquiries
Order input via in-house I.T. System
Competent Knowledge of Excel
In-house Returns Procedure
Learn & understand the Beeswift online ordering platform

The successful applicant will need to be able to talk to customers about its functions and features to aid their usage.

Have a general understanding of the accounts ledger so you can explain to a customer if their order cannot be despatched - why it cannot.

Export administration duties, learn and understand the background paperwork to all UK / EU & Non EU Countries.

There will be close liaison with an external partner, the need to understand how they work will lead to a smooth running partnership with the guide to building a strong team.

In addition to the above be requested to take part in specific tasks to coincide with either a new product launch / Exhibitions / customer visits etc. which may involve you working as customer facing or away from the office on odd occasions.

The successful applicant should be willing to be flexible and fill in on various other roles in the department should the need arise.


Beeswift is a Gerber Goldschmidt Group company.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE!

Please apply in the first instance to helen.hunt@beeswift.com with your C.V. by the 19th June 2020
Apply Here




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