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  • Account Manager - Stoke Depot

    Closing Date:
    • Stoke Depot
    • £18 - £25K DOE Plus 20% Bonus of Salary

    LWC Drinks Ltd provides licensed establishments with all of their bar and sundry supplies. LWC Drinks are more than just a distributor and at 24th place in the Sunday Times PWC Profit Track 100, they have become the fastest growing privately owned drinks company in Britain. Their aim is to provide the best customer service in the industry, as well as an impressive and extensive portfolio of products. Currently LWC Drinks employ over 770 people and they have 16 depots across the UK as well as a Support Centre and Hub distribution centre based in Openshaw, in Manchester.

    Job Title: Account Manager                                    Reports To: Sales Manager

    Brief Overview:

    • To deliver the pre agreed budgeted margin for the designated post code area.
    • To increase the number of trading clients in the post code area by achieving a pre-agreed new business target.
    • To retain the existing customer base and grow the spend per account through category up selling.
    • To represent the company to the market and to represent the market to the company

    Core Duties:

    • Delivering your contribution of the depot gross margin.
    • Manage the debt ledger for your area, including correct completion of company account forms and the timely collection of cash and cheque where appropriate.
    • Delivering targets on drive brands with brand partners.
    • Over delivering on every aspect of customer service you can affect.
    • To have the overriding responsibility, duty of care and management of your accounts from start to finish.
    • Liaise effectively with all other departments including telesales, credit control, sales support, distribution and administration.
    • Organisation of technical installations on draught beer dispenses equipment.
    • Consulting with customers to offer impartial advice on promotional activity to help them grow their businesses.
    • Liaising with brand representatives currently operating in your area.
    • To successfully promote LWC Drinks own brand products.

    Key Skills:

    • Excellent Customer service skills
    • Use of Microsoft Excel for spreadsheets and records
    • Ability to use the LWC drinks quote system
    • Good team work skills
    • Good communication and relationship building skills
    • Good specialist knowledge of the drinks industry, products and the on trade market.

     

    Salary - £26 - £35K DOE

    Bonus 20% of Salary

    Company Pension

    33 Days Hols including bank holidays

    Company Car/Fuel Card

    Equipment - i-Phone, i-Pad and Laptop

     

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  • Warehouse Operative

    Closing Date:
    • Manchester
    • Competitive Salary DOE + Bonus

    LWC Drinks Ltd provides licensed establishments with all of their bar and sundry supplies. LWC Drinks are more than just a distributor and at 24th place in the Sunday Times PWC Profit Track 100, they have become the fastest growing privately owned drinks company in Britain. Their aim is to provide the best customer service in the industry, as well as an impressive and extensive portfolio of products. Currently LWC Drinks employ over 700 people and they have 15 depots across the UK as well as a Support Centre and Hub distribution centre based in Openshaw, in Manchester.

    Job Title: Warehouse Operative                   Reports To: Warehouse Supervisor

    Brief Overview

    Reporting directly to the Warehouse Supervisor, Warehouse & Distribution Manager and Depot Manager, the purpose of the Warehouse Operative will be to complete tasks which assist the day to day running of the Warehouse, the up keep of the warehouse, the organisation of bin bay locations and to ensure correct storage of all products. The role is quite physical and manual handling is one of the main requirements.

     

    Key Skills:

    • Adhering to good practice within the warehouse
    • Responsible for correctly picking orders and placing in the correct location for deliveries
    • Always being aware of possible stock shortages and informing the warehouse Supervisors or the  managers so that they can be ordered
    • Ensure that all new stock delivered must be put away ASAP; all stock must be put away in the correct bin-bay location and match the delivery note received
    • Assist in the monthly stock takes at weekends
    • Assist with stock audits on a weekly basis
    • Filling out the correct information on the out of date list, damaged stock list (write off sheet), and fork lift and pedestrian truck records
    • Ensure that you follow the correct health and safety procedures
    • Wear  the correct equipment for your job when on site, for example, safety boots, gloves, the correct high visibility vest
    • Being able to prioritise work loads
    • Flexible approach to working

     

    Knowledge and Experience:

    • Good team work skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Good product knowledge
    • Counterbalance desirable
    • Flexi FLT licence is an advantage

     

    Additional Information

    • Will invest in the right high calibre candidate (FLT Training/Counterbalance)

    Hours - 47.5 per week  

    Salary - Competitive Salary DOE + Bonus                    

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  • Supply Chain Administrator

    Closing Date:
    • Manchester
    • Circa £18K DOE

    LWC Drinks Ltd provides licensed establishments with all of their bar and sundry supplies. LWC Drinks are more than just a distributor and at 24th place in the Sunday Times PWC Profit Track 100, they have become the fastest growing privately owned drinks company in Britain. Their aim is to provide the best customer service in the industry, as well as an impressive and extensive portfolio of products. Currently LWC Drinks employ over 700 people and they have 15 depots across the UK as well as a Support Centre and Hub distribution centre based in Openshaw, in Manchester.

    Job Title: Supply Chain Administrator                Reports To: Hub Depot Manager

    As a  Supply Chain Administrator  in the drinks industry, your overall responsibility will be to purchase  stock from the EU, China  and UK Suppliers. You will report to the Hub Depot Manager.

    Having excellent communication and organisational skills, you will develop relationships with suppliers. An understanding of freight transport, supply chain, order processing disciplines and systems is essential.

    Educated to a minimum GCSE standard (including Maths and English), the successful candidate will ideally have experience within procurement. You will need excellent time management skills and the ability to work on your own initiative  and will be open to change and have experience of Purchasing and Supply Chain Planning within a manufacturing environment.

    Competency in all Microsoft Office applications is essential with  Excel & Word to be of an intermediate standard. A qualification in Procurement / Purchasing / Stock Management is desirable however not essential.

    This role is an ideal opportunity for a talented, ambitious individual to broaden their experience and make a real difference in a dynamic ever changing market.

    * To procure the supply of goods in an efficient and  effective manner to .

    * To achieve the best service.

    * To manage the supply chain to ensure all requirements are delivered and in line with the timelines required to meet the needs of the Company.

    * The management of the flow of goods, to include the delivery of raw materials in time for production deadlines,  and  to stock control the raw materials on a monthly basis.

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  • Signature Brand Ambassador

    Closing Date:
    • H.T White - Sussex
    • £18 - £25K DOE Plus 20% Bonus of Salary

    H T White & Company are the South East's leading independent Wine Merchant and Drinks Wholesaler to the licenced trade. As a part of the LWC group, we are service led and customer focused. We are specialist wine merchants, but have a comprehensive range of over 2300 products covering wine, spirits, bottled and draught beers and a huge range of cask ales and soft drinks.
     

    Job Title: Signature Brands Ambassador/ Activation Manager

    Reports To: Reporting directly to Signature Brands Manager

     

    Role Definition:

    Reporting to the Signature Brands team manager, the sucessful Brand Ambassadors key goal will be to drive profile, distribution and volume of the signature brands portfolio. The ideal Brand Ambassador will be educated to at least A Level standard, you will have a proven track record in a field based, customer facing business development role and used to being fully mobile.

    This role would possibly suit someone from a fast paced, energetic cocktail bar environment. You will be happy to work remotely to targets and be a self starter., with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    Core Duties:

    • Maintain existing and drive new distribution of Signature Brands products into On Trade Accounts in your territory.
    • Expand range and presence of Signature Brands portfolio within specified wholesale partners and internal customer base.
    • Core focus products - Old J, Dortmunder, Lucky Buddha, South West Orchards Cider
    • Management of POS placement, merchandising and sampling
    • Management of account Sampling and Promotion programme
    • Build social media coverage and capture consumer and customer networks to maximise reach of sampling and events

    Key Skills: Functional

    • Full UK Driving License
    • Excellent numerical skills
    • Strong organisational skills
    • A real customer focused attitude
    • Commercial awareness
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  • Sales Advisor/Customer Service

    Closing Date:
    • H.T White - Sussex
    • Salary DOE Competitive

    H T White & Company are the South East's leading independent Wine Merchant and Drinks Wholesaler to the licensed trade. As a part of the LWC group, we are service led and customer focused. We are specialist wine merchants, but have a comprehensive range of over 2300 products covering wine, spirits, bottled and draught beers and a huge range of cask ales and soft drinks.

    Sales Advisor/ Customer Service

    To provide a comprehensive Sales Advisory and Customer Service to our Customers and staff.

    • To answer all incoming Telephone Calls:
    • Dealing with telephone queries
    • Re-direct calls to correct departments & pass on messages promptly & accurately
    • Occasional holiday/sickness cover for answerphone order system
    • Accurate processing of all Customer Orders via telephone or email
    • Making regular telephone calls to our customers within agreed timescales.  
    • Liaising with Customers & other departments re out of stock items, substitutions & queries
    • General Office Admin:
    • Filing/photocopying etc
    • Greet visitors at reception
    • Health & Safety:
    • Keeping the sales office & reception area clean, tidy & safe
    • Ensuring all Health & Safety Policies are adhered to & informing the Management of any possible hazards
    • Any other reasonable duties as required

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Computer literate for in-house computer system, Word & Excel.  High standard of Maths and English

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  • Signature Brands Ambassador

    Closing Date:
    • Southwest & Cornwall
    • Salary Very Competitive + Bonus

    Job Title: Signature Brands Ambassador

    Reports To: Reporting directly to Signature Brands Development Manager

     

    Role Definition:-

    To own and activate internal and external regional activation of Signature Brands portfolio development strategy

    Accountable for delivery of annual objectives across Distribution, Volume, ROS, Cash and  GP%

     

    Core Duties:

    • Demonstrate deep understanding of portfolio brands and capability to deliver compelling and irresistible retailer propositions
    • Create effective relationships with regional account managers and provide training and support which inspires step-jumped portfolio growth
    • Mobilise regional telesales to accelerate portfolio growth
    • Maintain existing and drive new distribution of Signature Brands products
    • Grow Rate Of Sale of Signature Brands via activation of portfolio investment plans
    • Expand range and presence of Signature Brands portfolio through activation of Innovation launch strategy
    • Demonstrate expertise in Investment tactics to maximise margins
    • Assess and activate events which deliver positive ROI dynamics
    • Management of POS placement, merchandising and sampling
    • Host and attend key account sampling and promotional programmes (which you may run)
    • Creation of bespoke cocktail menus to maximise Signature share of menu and tailored drinks to suit customer base of accounts.
    • Build social media coverage and capture consumer and customer networks to maximise reach of sampling and events

     

    Key Skills: Functional

    • Able to prioritise tasks and organise time efficiently
    • Develop and maintain close relationships with new and existing clients
    • Target and performance navigation
    • Regional plan development knowledge; maintain and strengthen brand image consistently including growth
    • Commercial awareness
    • Fluency in excel
    • B2B experience

     

    Key Skills :Behavioural

    • Act as Brand owner across any given region
    • Able to consistently deliver
    • Pro active leadership skills and the ability to mobilise others
    • Reactive to current events, able to capitalise on any positive PR or Marketing opportunities
    • Drive to progress and excel in role.

     

    Knowledge and Experience:

    Experience of FMCG territory management / working in a bar environment desirable

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