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In less than 70 years Searchlight has grown to a company that offers over 3000 products of top quality lighting thereby meeting the needs of every consumer, offering guaranteed on time orders backed up by optimum stock levels for every product offered. From modern state of the art designs to traditional and contemporary features, classic chandeliers and fresh interpretations of standard lights, Searchlight offers the finest lighting choices in the market place today. Whether looking for contract lights, unique lines or exclusive products, ideas and concepts can be viewed in the airy and well laid out showroom on site where a team of design driven individuals are able to help and advise on every product in addition to listening to the needs and desires of each customer.

The customers can choose colours, size and shape according to their specifications with a vast range of finishes to choose from that includes chrome, brass, gold, white, cream, rustic and of course glass. Large crystal chandeliers and wrought iron extravaganzas are part of the exceptional choices. There are options for every room in the house; bathrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, hallways and a substantial choice of outdoor lighting together with table lights and decorative standing lights. Each light has its own exclusive specifications that range from energy saving halogen bulbs, to LEDs, fluorescents, incandescent and more. The range and versatility of the lights has to be seen to be believed. Searchlight also offers support to architects and interior designers on special projects for hotels, public houses, clubs, restaurants and any public buildings together with a special service for handmade lighting that is available on request. Every order placed is backed up by a professional customer service and support team that make up part of the 200 employees working in the Manchester based offices and distribution centre that houses 6 million cubic feet of stock on an area of 120000 sq feet.

In addition to all of the excellent and market ready features of Searchlight, there is also a sister company, Illuma that makes up part of the Searchlight Group. Illuma is a leading provider of commercial and shop lighting for many years, offering numerous lines that compliment the range offered by Searchlight however they are for the commercial sector.

There is no more darkness with Searchlight products in the marketplace.

Lighting Buyer - LED, Commercial and Contract

Key Responsibilities:.

• Source, influence and execute a product plan for specific product categories. • Continually evaluate the product plan, highlighting issues and appropriate actions. • Execute and influence research and analysis to identify relevant market and product plans within specific categories. • Must have the ability to take ownership of a product development process in UK and China • Work in conjunction with Far East factories to deliver the plan • Develop and implement specific product categories to achieve the company's business objectives

Skills & Experience Required

• A minimum of 3 years experience working within the lighting industry, particularly in the area of LED/Contract/Commercial/IP products. • Extended experience in sourcing from the Far East • Excellent strategic and planning skills • Excellent influencing and commercial skills. • Dynamic and results driven. • Strong communication and presentation skills • Excellent inter-personal and problem solving skills • Good commercial market skills • Flexibility to travel (Far East)

If you feel you have the abilities and are interested in this role, please submit your application and CV to:

Daniel Hamburger, daniel@searchlightelectric.com.

Stock Controller

Key Responsibilities:.

Stock Controller for imported goods, from small to large consignments • Monitor and process orders including international customers orders, manage all stocks and forecast through demand on various systems (Slimstock system/AX dynamics system would be an advantage) • Must have excellent Microsoft Excel knowledge and used most Microsoft Packages • Identifying new products that have exceeded sales forecasts and items that have fluctuating sales, identifying spikes • Maximize the level of SKUs in stock • Minimize the number of orders awaiting stock • Keeping overall stock levels within the targets set • Record, maintain and update stock data • Liaison with Sales teams /Liaising with Logistics regarding orders being shipped • Responsible for maintaining weekly/monthly KPI’s and conducting analysis for stock variances • On a monthly basis issue back order and month end reports to Senior Management/Directors • Maintain excellent relationships with suppliers • Dealing with suppliers in the Far East, monitoring the status of orders this involves numerous stages including calculating efficient quantities to efficiently fill a container cube • To be Pro-active and manage time and workload effectively and efficiently •Ability to deal with more than one priority at any time •Demonstrates flexibility to suit circumstances • Can identify problems and deliver effective solutions.

If you feel you have the abilities and are interested in this role, please submit your application and CV to:

Janette Vickers, jevi@searchlightelectric.com.