Ascona Head Office - Trainee Wetstock Analyst / Buyer

Application Deadline:
Sunday, February 20, 2022
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Ideal Start Date:
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Work Hours:
Full time (Based on 40 hour week)
Trainee £22,000 per annum (Negotiable with experience)

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Job Description

Trainee Fuel Wetstock / Purchasing Assistant working within the Fuel Department at Ascona’s Head Office - full time position Monday - Friday. Salary negotiable.

Reports To; Fuels Development Manager

Job Purpose Summary; To assist in maintaining appropriate stock, to help maximise margins & maintain accurate records of fuel purchased and sold.

Ascona Group is one of Wales fastest growing companies with its UK Head Office located in Pembrokeshire. A leading independent petrol forecourt operator ranked 7th in the UK Top Indies. We own, operate and directly manage service stations across England and Wales. A retail network that has grown from 2 to 59 sites in 3 years, with annual sales revenues in excess of £200m per year. We currently employ 676 staff across the UK with 229 located in Wales. We have exciting plans for the future with the development of our existing network as well as new sites joining our estate. We plan to own and operate 300 sites in the next 5 years and therefore as our estate grows we need more team members.

Key Responsibilities;

· To assist in maintaining and purchasing adequate product for all company owned service stations.

· Help in forecasting supply and demand to minimise any overstocking and any running out of stock. Ensuring that locations receive the right orders and on time.

· Assist in placing orders to replenish stock as needed.

· Keep records of orders placed and advise relevant locations and managers of such orders.

· Assist in the smooth transition of new sites into the network.

· To assist in maximising product margins at all company owned service stations.

· To assist in ensuring that locations are updated of any price changes that need to be implemented.

· Ensuring that price changes are implemented as quickly and as accurately as possible, making sure that company databases are updated of such changes at the same time.

· Checking receipt of purchase invoices to ensure prices charged are in line with quotations provided by the various suppliers.

· Provide input to Management Accounts – e.g. month end stock, cash flow.

· Sales / Margin analysis as and when required.

· Use software to monitor demands and characteristics of inventory and sales. Help utilize IT to optimize procedures.

· Build a professional relationship with suppliers, service stations & managers. Respond to queries in a timely and accurate way, via phone, email or chat.

· Any ad hoc tasks required by senior management as and when required.

what we are looking for;

- someone with scheduling, data entry or purchasing assistant experience

- or someone who is looking to get into this line of work.

Head office Address:

unit 13

Bridge innovation centre

Pembrokeshire science and tech park

Pembroke Dock

SA72 6UN

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