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Mark Dawson

Managing Consultant Phone: 0121 236 1662

Sector Focus: Supply Chain & Procurement
Disciplines: Supply Chain | Procurement | Logistics | Merchandising

I am a recruitment specialist and recruitment manager with 17 years experience specialising in the recruitment of professionals across Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics and Merchandising. Over the years I have managed many recruitment campaigns for a wide range of SME's and large businesses across the UK. 

I started ASC in 2011 working soley within the Supply Chain and Procurement sector. Since then I have built a team of specialist consultants who provide a permanent and contract recruitment service for the sector. 

Typical positions the team recruit for include: Buyers, Supply Chain Analysts, Shift Managers, Merchandisers right up to Supply Chain Directors, Head of Procurement and Operations Directors

I strive to give a personal and honest service and have developed a strong network of candidates and clients, therefore I am able to support you if you're looking for a new role or to hire more staff.

I haven't always worked in recruitment....

Before I started my recruitment career, I spent a few years working at DisneyLand Paris acting as Disney characters in the daily parades. Goofy was my favourite!

My favourite film is....

Any film with Tom Hanks in is a hit to me, he is a legend of an actor!

 
 
 
 

MARK DAWSON JOBS

 
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Sales Analyst

Sales Analyst needed

Are you an experienced analyst with a track record of supporting a sales function by delivering accurate data and reports in order for the sales team to be able to outperform their competitors?

Are you looking to work for an established but growing business that rewards its employees and really does offer career progression?

The company is a successful automotive business that has established itself as a market leader within their field.

As an analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Market analysis identifying trend, opportunities and risks and delivering this to the sales management team.
  • Monitoring of sales figures, focusing on improving sales across key sales channels
  • Working within the planning team to ensure the business has the correct stock levels to hit targets.
  • Compilation and development of monthly Sales and Marketing packs.

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • You previously worked as an analyst within a sales or marketing function within a large SME of blue-chip organisation

Benefits:

  • This job is paying up to £35000
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

This job is easily commutable to anyone living in Reading, Slough, High Wycombe, Watford and the surrounding areas.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply online today

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Mark Dawson

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Senior Operations Manager

£55000 - £65000 per annum

Senior Operations Manager

Peterborough

Permanent

Circa £60k per annum

An established market leading 3pl business is looking for a Senior Operations Manager at their Distribution Centre based in the Peterborough area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop a team of around 100 employees to deliver outstanding service to your customers.
  • Ensure all KPI's and service levels are being met and where possible exceeded.
  • Drive change within the organisation to improve performance across all areas of the operation.
  • Develop strong relationships with your customers and to work closely with your team to ensure service levels are met and exceeded.
  • Ensure all operational and health and safety policies are adhered to.

Candidate Requirements

  • You will have experience as an Operations Manager within a Retail/ Distribution/3PL environment, ideally with experience of management within an e-fulfilment operation.
  • Proven track record of developing and leading successful teams to ensure all service levels are met.
  • Customer facing experience and the ability to build a strong relationship with these.
  • Strong communication skills and high attention to detail
  • Organised and efficient

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Mark Dawson

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Analyst

Analyst needed

Are you an experienced analyst with a track record of supporting a sales function by delivering accurate data and reports in order for the sales team to be able to outperform their competitors?

Are you looking to work for an established but growing business that rewards its employees and really does offer career progression?

The company is a successful automotive business that has established itself as a market leader within their field.

As an analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Market analysis identifying trend, opportunities and risks and delivering this to the sales management team.
  • Monitoring of sales figures, focusing on improving sales across key sales channels
  • Working within the planning team to ensure the business has the correct stock levels to hit targets.
  • Compilation and development of monthly Sales and Marketing packs.

We would love to hear from you if you have had the following experience:

  • You previously worked as an analyst within a sales or marketing function within a large SME of blue-chip organisation

Benefits:

  • This job is paying up to £35000
  • Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • Excellent training and career progression opportunities.

This job is easily commutable to anyone living in Reading, Slough, High Wycombe, Watford and the surrounding areas.

If you're interested hearing more about the role then please apply online today

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Mark Dawson

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Dealership Accountant

Dealership Accountant

Automotive

Regional role in the south must have the ability to work in North London 1-2 days per week.

Competitive salary plus excellent benefits including, bonus, car, pension scheme and other flexible benefits

A leading car manufacturer based in just outside the M25 is recruiting a Dealer Accountant to assist the dealer networks to improve their operation and their profitability of underperforming dealerships.

Responsibilities

  • Providing the network development team with dealer financial assessment support
  • Work with the dealer network to improve and to deliver higher levels of profitability
  • Developing business plans for existing and new dealers entering the network
  • Assist the network development team in assessing underperforming dealers and their viability to improve their operations.
  • Assist in Business plan development

Skills and experience

In order to be successful in your application, you will ideally have worked for a manufacturer or a large dealership franchise and have a proven track record of turning around underperforming dealers improving overall profitability.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Mark Dawson

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Shift Manager

Shift Manager

Rotating shifts

Cambridgeshire

3PL E-fulfilment

Salary Circa £35000

A leading 3PL organisation are recruiting a shift manager for one of their flagship distribution centres based in Cambridgeshire. You will manage a team within an E-fulfilment/Retail distribution centre and have experience as a shift manager within a fast moving, challenging environment.

The Job

  • You will supervise and motivate your team to ensure all delivery standard and deadlines are achieved.
  • Ensure you have the correct level of resource, i.e. staffing levels appropriate to match operational demands.
  • Manage your team to ensure all KPI's are met.
  • Conduct formal disciplinary, performance and grievance reviews
  • Maintain a high level of health and safety standards across the site

Experience Required

  • Previous shift management/team leading experience essential.
  • You will need to have experience of working within a DC where you worked with E-fulfilment or retail fulfilment.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Ability to react to the business needs and multi-task
  • Commercially aware and have a high level of attention to detail

You will be working for an exciting, dynamic, established, growing business that is constantly changing and positively reacting to the market and consumer trends. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of something big and to grow your career further.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Mark Dawson

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Inventory Systems Engineer

Inventory Systems Engineer (Contract) Job opportunities have become available, within a leading manufacturing business. Located near Coventry, this well-regarded company is offering a competitive hourly rate, for the right engineering professionals.

Inventory Systems Engineer role -

To lead the development, support and implementation of systems for inventory management, production planning and capacity planning in the SAP MRP

Inventory Systems Engineer duties include -

  • Develop the overall supply chain systems to optimise inventory levels including the development of the Sales Inventory and Operations planning processes (SIOP)
  • Develop systems to consolidate sales and demand forecasts from the demand planners, business development, MRO and NPI to produce a rolling factory demand schedule
  • Support monthly SIOP, factory and capacity review meetings with key business development personnel and operations management
  • Develop, maintain and support business development functions in determining lead times, minimum/maximum order and pack sizes and manage the MRP system to support these.
  • Design and develop effective planning systems for low value parts implementing where practical call-off, consignment and Kanban systems
  • Develop and maintain a robust inventory obsolescence and reduction process including the maintenance of master data settings and order modification
  • Support the demand planning team in the implementation of the plans, and the maintenance of the price lists.
  • Carry out special duties as assigned.

Inventory Systems Engineer desirable skills/experience/attributes -

  • HND or degree (or equivalent) in relevant subject area or relevant experience.
  • Experience in forecasting, material requirement management, inventory management, logistics management, or a customer supporting role is required.
  • Familiarity with ERP software applications (SAP, Forecasting Systems).
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, complemented by the ability to prioritise workload with attention to detail and a sense of timeliness.
  • Strong PC skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • National and international travel may be required for Customer visits.

Inventory Systems Engineer position benefits -

  • Friendly working environment and hours.
  • Opportunity to work for a leading and ever growing manufacturing business.
  • The potential of working in this role for a long period of time

If interested in this position, please apply through this advert immediately.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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Mark Dawson

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