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    Warehouse Operative

Department: Warehouse

Location: Luton

Reports to: Warehouse and Distribution Manager/Warehouse Operations Manager

Primary Responsibilites:

  • Picking and Packing of customer sales orders
  • Using IT systems to produce delivery notes and carrier labels
  • Loading customer orders onto delivery vehicles
  • Reworking of stock for customer requirements
  • Maintaining the warehouse in a clean and tidy order
  • Adhering to Warehouse and Health & Safety procedures.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment preferred.
  • A good standard of written and spoken English
  • A flexible approach to warehouse working
  • Are adaptable, conscientious and hard working
  • The ability to drive a FLT would be an advantage

Hours: 08:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday (flexible)

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk 

    Business Development Executive

Department: Internal Sales

Location: Luton

Reports to: Internal Sales Manager

Primary Responsibilites:

  • Attainment of the Telemarketing division yearly forecast through pro-active telephone calls.
  • Increasing sales year on year for ultimate maximisation of sales.
  • Managing the daily figures for the Telemarketing division, and reporting these to the Internal Sales Manager
  • Assist the Internal Sales Manager in the reduction of graded stock holding through promotional activity.
  • Promote special offers / promotions to the Telemarketing customer base via telephone and email.
  • Taking orders from customers in a business to business environment.
  • Inputting/ processing sales orders on the IE9 system to a high degree of accuracy achieving business KPI’s.
  • Providing a service of excellence to all customers and internal work colleagues.
  • Speaking to internal colleagues in relation to pricing, stock and availability.
  • Working within strict guidelines.

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced Sales Executive with a proven track record in sales/business development
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional, self-motivated and passionate person with drive and ambition
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Desire and willingness to take ownership of ones’ work and to prioritise work load
  • Good written and verbal English

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk 

    Field Sales Support Administrator

Department: Internal Sales

Location: Luton

Reports to: Internal Sales Manager

Primary Responsibilites:

  • Taking orders from customers in a business to business environment
  • Inputting/ processing sales orders on the ASW system to a high degree of accuracy achieving business KPI’s
  • Act as first point of contact for our customers and deal appropriately with incoming sale enquiries
  • Managing the order process through to delivery including raising of pick lists and releasing of back orders
  • Keeping the customer informed at all stages of order through to delivery
  • Providing a service of excellence to all customers and internal work colleagues
  • Speaking to internal colleagues in relation to stock and availability
  • Working within strict guidelines
  • Liaison with ASM’s/BDM’s supporting with dispatch of literature, samples and POS material.

What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in a sales support role would be highly advantageous
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Desire and willingness to take ownership of ones’ work and to prioritise work load
  • Capability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Good written and verbal English
  • Customer focussed with the ability to build strong rapport

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk 

    Area Sales Manager - East Anglia

Department: External Sales

Location: East Anglia

Reports to: Regional Sales Manager & Sales Director

Primary Responsibilites:

  • Achieves Area Sales Forecasted Targets
  • Plan, forecast, report on sales, business performance to company requirements
  • Plan and prioritise personal sales activities and customer/prospect contact toward achieving business aims – especially managing personal time and productivity
  • Plan and manage Customer Portfolio/ area to agreed strategy
  • Delivery of commercial policy arrangements and gain signed agreement from our wholesaler network, returned to Deta with completed paperwork with in expected time frame
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through appropriate sales methods to optimise business growth and satisfaction
  • Respond and follow up sales enquiries
  • Successfully launch new product ranges into the market to meet company strategy and sales expectations.
  • Deliver upon promotional activity along with responsibility for selling graded product prior to stock take
  • Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Exceeding the expectation and needs of our customer
  • Liaising effectively with all Deta internal departments
  • Ensuring site compliancy by visiting developer’s sites and inspecting product installed (if applicable to Geographic’s)

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced Sales Executive with a proven track record in sales/business development into the Electrical Wholesalers & Contractors Sector.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional, self-motivated and passionate person with drive and ambition
  • Full UK driving licence

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk 

    Product Manager

Department: Marketing

Location: Luton

Reports to: Purchasing Director

Primary Responsibilites:

To contribute to the continuous growth of the company through effective and profitable management of the Deta product portfolio.  Specific responsibilities to include:

  • Determining product strategy and managing the product lifecycle for the Deta product portfolio
  • Identifying opportunities to expand the product portfolio with complementary products and ranges 
  • Maintaining an awareness of competitor products, ranges and routes to market
  • Working closely with the Purchasing, Technical and Marketing teams in successfully executing product strategies
  • Determining and delivering product marketing communications 
  • Management of product pricing by reference to market forces and competitor activity
  • Supporting the sales and specification teams in maximising sales opportunities for the product portfolio
  • Determining and coordinating all activities associated with promotional activities and the launch of new products and ranges
  • Providing necessary product, market and competitor information and training to colleagues across the business as required

What we are looking for:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a Product Management role (preferably with products sold through the electrical wholesale channel) and with a proven track record
  • Ability to work effectively in high pressure and deadline driven situations 
  • Strong project management and problem solving skills. 
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and a thorough and accurate approach to work
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in both a team environment and on own
  • Customer focussed with the ability to build strong rapport
  • Resourceful and lateral thinking with a proactive approach to tasks
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisation skills 
  • Computer literate with strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Drive, ambition and enthusiasm to deliver results and progress within the organisation

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk 

    Quality Engineer

Department: Technical

Location: Luton

Reports to: Technical Manager

Primary Responsibilites:

To contribute to the continuous growth of the company through effective and profitable management of the Deta product portfolio.  Specific responsibilities to include:

  • Monitoring product quality and reporting to the Management Team
  • Investigating product quality issues to establish the root cause and liasing with the factory to implement improvements
  • Pre-delivery inspections - manage factory self PDI's and 3rd party PDI's
  • Factory Audits - manage factory desk top audits or 3rd party audits
  • Product rework - Quality Control of products being reworked, writing rework instructions and ensuring they are adhered to
  • Goods inwards inspections - undertaking GI inspections to ensure product meets its specification
  • WEEE - record and manage data for compliance t WEEE regulations
  • Waste Packaging - maintain packaging data for compliance to Waste Packaging Regulations

What we are looking for:

  • Write product reports which accurately conveys conclusions
  • Knowledge of electrical installation products and electrical product application is an advantage
  • Methodical and organised
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Work unsupervised using own initiative

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk 

    Junior Artworker

Department: Marketing

Location: Luton

Reports to: Marketing Executive & Purchasing Director

Hours: Flexible

Primary Responsibilites:

A naturally artistic person, the creative Junior Artworker will become a valuable member of the marketing team, working closely with the Marketing Executive you will be responsible for creation of original artwork and images for use by the company in a variety of different areas.

To contribute to the continuous growth of the company through effective and profitable management of the Deta product portfolio.  Specific responsibilities to include:

  • Assist in the artworking of printed literature, adverts, catalogues and brochures
  • As well as understanding design for print, the Artworker will also work cross-platform to provide design and graphics for websites, email campaigns and other digital media
  • Ensure that all artwork is delivered according to brand and corporate identity guidelines.
  • Creating artwork for a variety of communications material to include: Advertising, POS, Branding, Presentations and Marketing projects/campaigns.
  • Adapting artwork based on feedback from internal staff members
  • Progress and reporting skills at every stage of the design and artwork process
  • Methodical approach to filing and archiving images and artwork
  • Develop and implement a programme of quarterly internal and external newsletter releases.
  • Maintain product image / catalogue libraries.

What we are looking for:

  • Educated to A Level or equivalent
  • Creative written and artistic skills
  • Reliability and commitment
  • Good experience in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure and deadline driven environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisation skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in both a team environment and on own
  • Drive, ambition and enthusiasm to deliver results and progress within the organisation
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Although not essential, experience with creating/ editing video content is advantageous

Deta offer a competitive salary, a company pension and a friendly working environment.

Please download the application form from the Deta website and send along with your CV to:

Mrs Joanna Genas, PA to the Managing Director, Deta Electrical, Kingsway House, Laporte Way, Luton, Bedfordshire LU4 8RJ
or email to: joanna.genas@detaelectrical.co.uk