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Wahl Clipper Corporation

We are a global manufacturer proudly celebrating over 100 years as the leader in the professional and home grooming markets. Our hair grooming products are recognised in households and by barbers and hairdressers all over the world.

Family Owned, Family Values

Today, the fourth generation of the Wahl Family remains deeply rooted in the daily operations and management of the organisation. Living beyond the footsteps of their great-grandfather, the family continues to ensure that everything that Wahl produces aligns with the same core family values.

Our mission is to design, manufacture and market high-quality electromechanical hair clipping and personal care products as a world leader in professional, consumer and animal markets.

We do this by aligning our work with our core values –“The Wahl Way”:

• Stewardship for employees and their families
• Integrity, honesty and fairness
• Empowered employees
• Stewardship for our craft
• Global and long-term perspective
• Innovation and risk taking
• Simple and visual
• Service to our customers
• Environmental stewardship

We are always eager to find, develop and retain the best people for our company. In return, we strive to make sure that our employees are happy and motivated. We offer a challenging, fun and rewarding working environment, in a fast moving and exciting industry.

Wahl in the UK

Wahl UK is a long established and very successful subsidiary of Wahl Clipper Corporation. Our offices are located in the south east coastal town of Ramsgate, Kent.

If you feel that you have something to offer, send us your details. The latest jobs are listed below.

Open for recruitment:

11/11/2020

We have an exciting opportunity for a team-oriented, customer focused individual with great organisational & communication skills to join our busy Internal Sales Team as National Account Administrator at our UK offices in Kent.

Key responsibilities and tasks:
• Support day to day running of a portfolio of customers, with an understanding of the sales and profit targets whilst protecting and promoting the brand.
• Carry out all administrative tasks required to ensure smooth running of the customer accounts from product set up through to order receipt and beyond.
• Engage excellent problem-solving techniques and escalate to maximise customer satisfaction.
• Review business processes to highlight areas for improvements and make suggestions accordingly.
• Work collaboratively with all departments to ensure the best levels of service are achieved for our customers.
• Ensure ownership of key areas of responsibility, to meet the business objectives.
• Understand and exceed customer expectations.

Skills and Experience:
• Have a polite and friendly telephone manner
• Exceptional organisational skills
• Fully computer literate in MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Teams and Outlook. Knowledge of Exchequer or D365 would be an advantage but not essential.
• Have previous experience of working in a similar role or in a role such as Sales Administrator, Office Support or PA
• Be driven to deliver outstanding levels of customer service
• Strong business acumen

Salary and Benefits:
We are realistic about remuneration for the role and offer a wide range of benefits.

Application:

Send an updated CV and covering letter to [email protected]

26/10/2020
We have a fantastic opportunity for you to implement then manage our Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) for ERP on a significant scale. You will project lead the replacement of our existing ERP solutions.

We are looking for a full time D365 Manager with past experience of Dynamics 365. We want somebody who knows all the pitfalls when delivering an enterprise solution that is core to a business. In this case, Microsoft Dynamics 365 will manage everything from sales to logistics.

The right person will know from experience that this is not just a technology project. To succeed requires great people management skills too. Reporting to the Finance Director you will have sponsorship to successfully implement the solution.

D365 Manager

This is a senior and influential, long-term position.

In this role you can expect some travel to the USA and other locations when it is right and safe to do so.

Take time to understand the incumbent ERP solutions in detail and learn what the company requires from its new implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 365.

You’ll be the product expert, the project lead and the go-to individual for a core technology upon which the organisation relies for operational efficiency and overall management.

Skills required

We will expect you to have:

  • People management and leadership skills
  • Proven diplomacy skills
  • Strong business analytical skills
  • Project management experience, preferably Prince2 qualified or equivalent
  • A detailed understanding of the ERP and CRM subjects
  • Experience of larger scale ERP projects and managing their implementation or migration
  • Detailed familiarity with the Microsoft 365 suite including Dynamics and SharePoint
  • Technical skills and acumen sufficient to guide any lower level integration and shape appropriate workflows

Remuneration

We are realistic about remuneration for the role.

This could suit somebody with all the skills and appetite who no longer desires a commute to London. However, please be aware that this is considered a senior and influential role. Using this role as a short-term pandemic fill-in is not an option.

The salary is negotiable.

Application:

Send an updated CV and cover letter to [email protected]

21/10/2020
We have an exciting opportunity for a team-oriented, results driven individual with great people management skills to join our busy Supply Chain function as Purchasing Office Manager at our UK offices in Kent.

Reporting to the head of the department and managing a small team, you will be required to ensure the strategic management and development of stock availability to meet customer demands.

As a proven leader you will coach, mentor, develop and nurture your team members to empower them for success.

Key responsibilities and tasks:

  • Manage the day to day operations of the purchasing team
  • Analyse and deliver current and future stock requirements to ensure business targets are achieved
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand and spend
  • Assist in developing and manage the execution of purchasing strategies
  • Encourage collaboration within all areas of the Company to understand factors influencing supply chain and seek to reduce waste and improve processes to achieve business objectives
  • Review, develop and document procurement policies, procedures and best practices
  • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases
  • Develop supplier relationships for the benefit of the business ensuring best value
  • Engage excellent problem-solving techniques to maintain stock availability and minimise costs
  • Understand how you contribute to the on-going success of the Company and maintain confidentiality of business information
  • Understand and exceed customer expectations

Skills and Experience:

  • A proven track record in a similar role
  • Strong forecasting acumen
  • Previous import and logistics experience are highly desirable
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365 desirable but not essential
  • Ability to manage exchange rates in order to achieve margins
  • Have a structured and methodical approach to your work
  • Process driven
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Negotiation skills
  • Have confidence and the ability to grow and develop the role
  • Relevant procurement qualification (preferably CIPS) is desirable but not essential

Salary and Benefits:

We are realistic about remuneration for the role and offer a wide range of benefits.

Application:

Send an updated CV and cover letter to [email protected]

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