Timber Support Co-Ordinator

Our Sales Hub department is responsible for the company’s bulk deliveries, specialist products, large contracts and accounts for 20% of the company’s sales.

We are seeking a new member to join our Specialist Timber Team. This role will be based within our very busy Sales Hub and will be dealing with group replenishment enquiries as well as sales support for the branches and the exterior sales team.


Location: 
Southampton
Reporting to: 
Timber Product Manager
Hours: 
40 hours, 8am-5pm Monday to Friday
Closing date: 
30/11/2019
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assisting with the group distribution of timber products across our branches, from our Shoreham stock holding, by raising the necessary inter branch transfers.
  • Purchasing materials directly from importers when there is insufficient stock at Shoreham.
  • Liaising with suppliers and raising purchase orders for timber and timber based products on behalf of the branch network, ensuring to obtain best possible profit & margin for Elliotts.
  • Answer incoming phone calls & receive incoming email enquiries.
  • Assisting the Timber Product Manager with forward purchase volumes and contracts, as well as assisting with the pricing structure, stock range and promotional items.
  • Supporting our external sales team with their customers and where necessary taking on the role of their internal contact.


Requirements: 
  • You must have plenty of PIE (passion, ingenuity and enthusiasm).
  • Excellent and clear communication skills are essential; both face to face and on the telephone.
  • You must be a meticulous and inquisitive person.
  • Strong organisational skills are a key element, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Product knowledge of timber and timber based products is preferable; however training will be provided for the right candidate with a willingness to learn.
  • Competent IT skills and confident with using Microsoft packages.
  • Commercial awareness with the ability to understand profit, margins etc.


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