Graduate Product Coordinator required, based in Staffordshire. Requiring a degree in a scientific discipline - Chemistry, Biosciences, Geology, Forensics, Materials or similar. Must have some work experience alongside or after university.
Title: Graduate Product Coordinator
Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum
SRG is working with a privately-owned business specialising in the distribution of chemicals, polymers and minerals to a huge range of UK chemical and materials manufacturers. Sourcing raw materials from global suppliers, they have excellent relationships across the industry and a large portfolio of speciality and commodity products. With a busy year coming up, they are looking to hire a Graduate Product Coordinator to support the product management team with market insights, stock planning and purchasing. The role would suit someone who has graduated in recent years with a scientific degree - this could be in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bioscience, Materials, Metallurgy, Geoscience, Geology or similar - and would like to utilise their degree and technical thinking in a more commercial setting.
Benefits: A well-established and successful company offering an opportunity for a graduate to utilise their knowledge and skills in a commercial environment. Full training will be provided and there is great potential for future progression. 37.5 working hours per week, worked 8.45am-5pm Monday to Friday. 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays, company pension scheme and annual profit-related bonus.
Role / Description
- Providing support to the Product Management team with stock planning, using detailed chemical product knowledge
- Maintaining a detailed market database to facilitate competitor analysis, market pricing and to better understand customer demand
- Building awareness and understanding of domestic and international chemicals markets to refine purchasing decisions and sales forecasting
- Liaising between the Product Management team and the UK Sales team to establish a close relationship and efficient flow of informatio
- Helping to manage the supply chain and flow of goods from purchase to final sale
- Providing product expertise as needed across a range of chemicals and industries including coatings, adhesives, plastics and rubbers
- Coordinating with suppliers to build relationships, understand product information and purchase effectively
- A scientific/technical degree (must have already graduated)
- Work experience alongside or after university in any environment
- An interest in applying technical knowledge in a commercial role
- Genuine passion and interest in chemistry and the chemical industry
- Excellent written/verbal communication and good people skills
- Strong mathematical skills and able to confidently use Excel spreadsheets
If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Faye on 0161 868 2218.
If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.
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- Agency: SRG
- Contact: Faye Allison
- Phone: 0161 868 2218
- Reference: J2159266
- Posted: 28th April 2021
- Expires: 26th May 2021