A refreshingly different drinks supplier

At Nectar we are never in doubt that one of the reasons we deliver our renowned level of customer service is the talent, and hard work of our team.

That team started over 30 years ago and there are still some of the original crew at Nectar today! From day one Nectar has had a clear vision. We have to provide the very best service we can to the drinks trade, from the range of products on offer to the delivery service we provide. We have to have different products, new and exciting, and the service levels have to be groundbreaking and each team member plays their part in delivering that vision.

As part of the global Asahi group, we are delighted to be able to offer an exceptional portfolio of premium beer, ale and cider brands including, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Asahi Super Dry, Meantime, Fuller's London Pride and Cornish Orchards.

Nectar are committed to providing excellent working conditions and welcome new staff into a friendly, hard working environment; excellence takes commitment (oh, but we do like to have a bit of fun along the way!).

If you think you might have what it takes to join this team, and are interested in any positions shown, please email apply@nectar.net

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Sales, Finance and Marketing
Accounts Payable Manager & Pricing Analyst
 

Nectar Imports are a part of Asahi UK and are the South's leading drinks distributor. From well known brand names to the utterly quirky, whether you want the very latest in craft beers, or the trendiest gin in town we stock it all. Backed up by the best industry service standards you'll find, Nectar really are a refreshingly different drinks supplier.

Asahi UK (AUK), part of Asahi Europe & International Ltd, aims to enrich consumer experiences through innovation, high-quality service and an exceptional portfolio of premium beer, ale and cider brands including, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Asahi Super Dry, Meantime, Fuller's London Pride and Cornish Orchards. Our aim is to be the leading super premium beer business in the UK, through a brand mix that creates a compelling proposition. At AUK we operate as an end to end business unit responsible for sales, marketing, customer operations, production, supply chain and wholesale operations in the UK & Ireland.


Accounts Payable Manager

 

We are now looking for an Accounts Payable Manager to join us on a 9 Month Fixed Term Contract. The role of the Accounts Payable Manager is primarily to run the Accounts Payable team, from the day-to-day control of invoices, monthly payment runs to assisting with the month-end financial reporting process. It also includes budgeting, cash forecasting as well as bank reconciliation.

Our Nectar site is based in Hindon, Wiltshire which you will be required to visit at least once per week. We are happy however for people to be based indifferent locations as long as you are able/willing to commute to site when needed.

Job Description

  • Approving new vendors and maintaining supplier master data in Merlin with team member
  • Exception handling of non-matched invoices to Purchase Orders in Merlin
  • Handling queries from Vendors regarding payment of invoices and actively working to reduce these queries
  • Approval of multiple payment runs
  • Monthly creditor reconciliations before monthly submission to identify accruals
  • Monthly reconciliation and posting of company credit card transactions
  • Bank reconciliation
  • All payments including monthly runs to small ad-hoc expenses & refunds
  • Distribution of monthly reporting to budget holders
  • Management of zero-based budgeting reporting
  • Managing the cash forecasting including submission to Asahi International
  • Ensuring a well-controlled custody of cash and expenditure
  • Posting and reconciling monthly accruals & prepayments journals
  • Product reconciliation, ensuring everything posted in the month is balanced including invoices, GRN's & accruals
  • Close purchase ledger in Merlin
  • Managing intercompany balances and resolving any queries
  • Monitor and maintain non-product purchase orders
  • Managing team of one including completing appraisals

Qualifications

  • Prior Accounts Payable team management experience
  • Accounting experience is highly preferred
  • Strong Microsoft office knowledge essential (particularly excel)
  • Good knowledge of Banking Environment
  • Must be a self-starter with a solution-driven approac
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills and close attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, prioritising tasks to meet key deadlines

Additional Information

We have a great salary & package on offer. Apply now to hear more about us and this fantastic opportunity!

To apply click here

 


 

Pricing Analyst

We are now looking for a Pricing Analyst to join our team based on-site in our Berwick St Leonard (SP3) location in Wiltshire.

Whilst this role sits within our Finance team, you do not have to come from a Finance background. We are looking for people who are detail orientated with a strong administrative background where you would have preferably been organising large amounts of data.However, individuals looking to begin their journey within accountancy will also be welcome to apply.

The role of the Pricing Analyst is primarily to maintain customer pricing within SAP and Merlin software for Nectar Imports, from the day-to-day pricing uploads, periodic and ad-hoc maintenance and controls to annual price increases. They will also be responsible for some routine reporting including producing and communicating the daily sales report.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintaining customer invoice pricing in SAP/Merlin.
  • Responsible for maintenance of pricing files and guardrails, liaising with AUK PRGM/Senior Finance Business Partner.
  • Update 3rd Party systems with same Pricing and other relevant information.
  • Maintaining Supplier-funded discounts arranged by Nectar's Sales Team.
  • Playing a vital part in processing invoices from/to customers and suppliers.
  • Periodic and Ad-hoc maintenance of price lists due to product/customer changes and raising of credits where incorrect prices have been charged.
  • Manage Pricing Board submissions and recording outcomes and actions.
  • Work with the Sales teams and Commercial Finance Analyst to update the price increases in SAP and Merlin.
  • Manage any price adjustments required after a change in alcohol excise/ Sugar Tax rates following the UK government budget.
  • Work closely with the commercial accountants to resolve queries during month end, ensuring the revenue line is accurately reported.
  • Reporting including producing and communicating the Daily Sales, weekly low margin analysis, sales data and month-end reconciliations.
  • During the year Nectar Finance will undertake a number of development or improvement projects. These may be working to improve our analysis, driving development and automation of systems, or representing Nectar in projects run by other functions.

Qualifications

  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills and close attention to detail.
  • Strong Microsoft office knowledge essential (particularly excel).
  • SAP experience preferable.
  • Prior experience of maintaining pricing, ideally in a dynamic environment such as a consumer goods company would be an advantage.
  • Hands on process optimization experience an advantage.

Additional Information

We have a great salary and package on offer. Apply now to hear more about us and this fantastic opportunity!

Please click here to apply. 

 


Drivers
HGV Class 2, 7.5 tonne Driver & Van Driver
 

Company Description

Nectar Imports (part of Asahi UK) are the South's leading drinks distributor to the pub and hospitality sector.

HGV Class 2 and 7.5 tonne driver

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a new  HGV Class 2 and 7.5 tonne driver to help deliver our wide range of premium drink products to customers, and be at the front line in dealing directly with our customers. 


Your Key Responsibilities will be: 

  • First and foremost to deliver products to customers
  • To work safely with your fellow drivers, draymen and warehouse, unloading all Fuller's supplied products.
  • Be aware of the next day's journey and follow the sequenced route.  
  • Check the vehicle in accordance with the driver's daily check sheet and take action as required before departure.  
  • Check load security and that all necessary equipment, paperwork, fuel card and customer keys are on board prior to leaving he depot for the day's journey.
  • Unload goods at the customer's premises safely, efficiently and always in a considerate and polite fashion taking into account that care and attention for the general public must be considered at all times.
  • Adhere to transport legislation and take work time and driving breaks in accordance with the rules in place.
  • Assist with keeping the delivery fleet clean and in good working order at all times.
  • Assist with warehouse duties as required.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • A Class 2 HGV 2 or 7.5 tonne licence and up to date CPC 
  • A passion for delivering great customer service is a pre-requisite
  • A track record of working safely and supporting other team members 
  • A good attention to detail, ensuring accurate paperwork is completed.
  • You will be happy to undertake manual handling as part of the role and a strong team player

The Hard Truth

The role is hard work! It is a physically demanding role with multidrops but there are some great benefits:

Benefits - what you get:

  • First rate training to ensure you have all the tools and support to deliver! 
  • A competitive salary - with the opportunity to work overtime
  • Bonus potential
  • 25 days holiday
  • Product allowance 
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • You get to work with a great team working for a world class beer company!

Further details:

  • 45 hours a week Monday - Friday 
  • Full time permanent position

Location:

  • Nectar Imports head office - 35 mins from Salisbury, 20 mins from Warminster, 45 mins from Yeovil

 To apply for the following role, please do so by clicking here.

 


 

Van Driver

We are looking to a Van Driver to help deliver their wide range of premium drink products to customers.

Benefits - what you get:

  • First rate training to ensure you have all the tools and support to deliver!
  • A competitive salary: £23,390
  • Bonus potential
  • 25 days holiday
  • Product allowance
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Additional hourly rate for overtime
  • You get to work with a great team in working for a world class super premium beer company!

Further details:

  • Full time perm position
  • Monday - Friday

Location:

  • Nectar Imports head office - 35 mins from Salisbury, 20 mins from Warminster, 45 mins from Yeovil

As a driver it will be your responsibility to help deliver the wide range of brands and be at the front line in dealing directly with our customers.

Your Key Responsibilities will be:

  • First and foremost to deliver products to customers
  • To work safely with your fellow drivers, draymen and warehouse, unloading all Fuller's supplied products.
  • Be aware of the next day's journey and follow the sequenced route.
  • Check the vehicle in accordance with the driver's daily check sheet and take action as required before departure.
  • Check load security and that all necessary equipment, paperwork, fuel card and customer keys are on board prior to leaving he depot for the day's journey.
  • Unload goods at the customer's premises safely, efficiently and always in a considerate and polite fashion taking into account that care and attention for the general public must be considered at all times.
  • Adhere to transport legislation and take work time and driving breaks in accordance with the rules in place.
  • Assist with keeping the delivery fleet clean and in good working order at all times.
  • Assist with warehouse duties as required.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • A full clean driving licence
  • A passion for delivering great customer service is a pre-requisite
  • A track record of working safely and supporting other team members
  • A good attention to detail, ensuring accurate paperwork is completed.
  • You will be happy to undertake manual handling as part of the role and a strong team player

The Hard Truth

The role is hard work! It is a physically demanding role with multidrops but there are some great benefits

To apply, please go to the following link

 

 


Warehouse
Warehouse Operative
 

Nectar Imports (part of Asahi UK) is responsible for producing iconic British brands including cask beers London Pride and Dark Star Hophead, craft lager brand Frontier, as well as Cornish Orchards cider which has joined much-loved premium beers such as Asahi Super Dry, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Grolsch, and Meantime under Asahi International ownership.

Asahi UK brings together the Production, Supply chain and Distribution elements of Asahi's operations in the UK. These encompass the Griffin Brewery (Fullers Brewery), Meantime Brewing and Retail Companies, Cornish Orchards Ltd, the Fullers Distribution network, including the Horndean distribution depot and the existing Asahi UK Warehousing and Distribution network, including export operations as well as Supply and Demand Planning for the area's covered by Asahi UK Holdings.

The role is based at our Hindon distribution centre attached to Nectar Imports.

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE

Job Description - WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE

We are looking to recruit a Warehouse Operative. As a warehouse operative, you be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely dispatch of orders to our growing customer base across a range of Warehouse functions. As a member of the warehouse team you will be working towards the daily deadlines and ensure the time deadlines are met to the highest standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The loading and unloading of large pack product
  • Ensure the safe loading of kegs, casks, packaged beer, wines and other products into our Fuller's vehicles to be delivered across our estate
  • Ensure time deadlines within the busy Warehouse environment are met, working closely with the Warehouse Team Leader to control the workflow and organisation of the team
  • Ensure accuracy and compliance of all paperwork within the Warehouse team
  • Minimising day to day loading issues and ensuring that they are resolved quickly and to a high standard
  • Actively promoting and engaging with new ways of working and Warehouse processes
  • Maintenance of company property, such as the company vehicles, forklift trucks and PPE
  • Ensure accountability for stock losses within the busy Warehouse environment
  • Ensure the operational environment is maintained in relation to hygiene and cleanliness
  • This list is not exhaustive and duties may change from time to time.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • Hands-on and proactive with a positive "can do attitude"
  • Self-motivated with a flexible approach to workload
  • Disciplined approach to work including the ability to work under pressure
  • Keen eye for Health & Safety, reporting all relevant incidents and potential issues that occur.
  • Excellent day-to-day time management, both personally and for your daily Warehouse schedule
  • Strong administration skills and an accuracy of paperwork compliance
  • Keen to promote new ways of working and actively support innovation within the Warehouse
  • Confidently meets deadlines and seeks to go above and beyond with their positive attitude
  • Good level of verbal and written English
  • Appreciation for nature of the work, with heavy lifting and forklift truck use a key activity of day-to-day work
  • Ideally previous Warehouse, Logistics, Supply Chain or Manufacturing experience
  • Ideally a forklift licence but we will provide the training if you do not.

What You Get?

  • Competitive salary Late shift - £23455  Night shift £26300
  • Site based bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension
  • Product Allowance
  • 25 days holiday
  • You get to work for a brewery!

Further Details

  • Full-time - 42.5 hours a week
  • Evening shift 2pm-11pm
  • Night shift 9pm - 6pm

Location

  • Nectar Imports head office - 35 mins from Salisbury, 20 mins from Warminster, 45 mins from Yeovil

To apply for the following role, please do so by clicking on the following link:


Customer Services
Customer Services Executive x2
 

Nectar Imports are a part of Asahi UK and are the South's leading drinks distributor. From well known brand names to the utterly quirky, whether you want the very best super premium beers, or the trendiest gin in town we stock it all. Backed up by the best industry service standards you'll find, Nectar really do deliver more.

Asahi UK (AUK), part of Asahi Europe & International Ltd, aims to enrich consumer experiences through innovation, high-quality service and an exceptional portfolio of premium beer, ale and cider brands including, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Asahi Super Dry, Meantime, Fuller's London Pride and Cornish Orchards. Our aim is to be the leading super premium beer business in the UK, through a brand mix that creates a compelling proposition. At AUK we operate as an end to end business unit responsible for sales, marketing, customer operations, production, supply chain and wholesale operations in the UK & Ireland. For further information, visit www.asahibeer.co.uk

The Customer Service Executive

Key outputs and accountabilities

Inbound Call Handling

  • Answer customer calls in a timely and effective manner, always maintaining a polite and professional manner, ensuring a high standard of call handling for both inbound and outbound calls
  • Orders are completed to schedule and all orders gathered accurately and on time
  • Take ownership of enquiries and effectively handle any customer issues to ensure there is a suitable resolution for the customer, feeding back within the business to the appropriate teams
  • Handle all consumer complaints with the aim of enhancing Nectar's reputation by delivering a world class response / solution
  • Ensure the positive customer experience is monitored through introduction and customer care calls
  • Make customers aware of the online ordering facility as appropriate and advise them on how to set this up

Order Processing

  • Process inbound, e-mail, web and staff orders in line with procedures, raising any opportunities for online ordering
  • Ensure all special / pre-orders are routed for delivery as soon as they are available in the warehouse
  • Process daily stock shortages, deallocating them on orders and ensuring customers are notified prior to expected delivery day

Outbound Call Handling and BDM support

  • Effectively set and handle call logs to ensure customers are prompted for processing orders if not already received.
  • Strong Sales Support to be executed to the field sales team with regular updates on how accounts are performing and help to support and resolve BDM queries.
  • Develop and own the account retention and lost accounts process, ensuring we have early warning of customers intending to leave and taking action to retain. For any lost accounts, ensure we understand the root cause and report to BDMs as appropriate.
  • Various system reporting at BDM requests.
  • Be a key member of the go-to team for BDM support offering diverse skills to help in situations outside of the normal order taking and take ownership and responsibility when necessary to help BDMs on a daily basis.

Upselling

  • Process orders and enquiries effectively, utilising internal systems and offers to assist in upselling and maximising sales within a telephone call
  • Offer alternative items where we cannot meet the needs of the customer
  • Achieve additional sales with existing customers by selling in new products and categories in conjunction with available offers - targeted with results expected.
  • Continually develop product knowledge using the information available on the website, brochures, mailshots and other available sources

Other

  • Maintain regular contact with BDMs to ensure the communication of any information gained from customers
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment for the benefit of you and your colleagues i.e. desk, office and communal areas
  • Maintain reception area and ensure all visitors are greeted to Nectar standards

Experience required & key attributes of the successful person

  • Experience using a database
  • Strong communication skills both internally and externally
  • First rate Customer Services skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and data entry skills
  • Competent use of Microsoft office packages including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Level 2 in Customer Services, desirable
  • Must have own motorised transport due to rural location
  • The ability to problem solve and think outside the box.

On offer is a competitive basic salary plus generous benefits package.

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Staff Discount
  • Life Assurance
  • 28 days' holiday inclusive of bank holidays

Job Types: Full-time, FTC 

If you are interested in this vacancy please click here

Customer Service Executive - Permanent

We are looking for a Customer Service Executive to join our Nectar Wholesale Team. As the Customer Service Executive, you will be responsible for answering customer calls in a timely and efficient manner, minimising the number of abandoned calls where possible. Processing orders inline with company procedure. As well as delivering excellent customer services to Nectar's internal and external customers at all times.

**This role is based in our Nectar site in Hindon, Wiltshire (SP3 5GN) You must be able to travel to site and be able to work on-site 5 days a week**

Job Description

The Customer Service Executive is responsible for the following key outputs and accountabilities.

·Answer customer calls in a timely and effective manner, maintaining a polite and professional manner at all times, ensuring a high standard of call handling for both inbound and outbound calls

·Orders are completed to schedule and all orders gathered accurately and on time

·Take ownership of enquiries and effectively handle any customer issues to ensure there is a suitable resolution for the customer, feeding back within the business to the appropriate teams

·Handle all consumer complaints with the aim of enhancing Nectar's reputation by delivering a world class response / solution

·Process inbound, e-mail, web and staff orders in line with procedures, raising any opportunities for online ordering

·Process daily stock shortages, deallocating them on orders and ensuring customers are notified prior to expected delivery day

·Effectively set and handle call logs to ensure customers are prompted for processing orders if not already received.

·Be a key member of the go-to team for BDM support offering diverse skills to help in situations outside of the normal order taking and take ownership and responsibility when necessary to help BDMs on a daily basis.

·Offer alternative items where we cannot meet the needs of the customer

Qualifications

Experience required & key attributes of the successful person

·Experience using a database

·Strong communication skills both internally and externally

·First rate Customer Services skills

·Excellent attention to detail and data entry skills

·Competent use of Microsoft office packages including Outlook, Word and Excel

·GCSE grade 4 or above in English and Maths (or equivalent)

·Level 2 in Customer Services, desirable

·Must have own motorised transport due to rural location

·The ability to problem solve and think outside the box.

Additional Information

On offer is a competitive basic salary plus generous benefits package.

•Competitive salary

•Annual bonus

•Staff Discount

•Life Assurance

•28 days' holiday inclusive of bank holidays

To apply click here.

 


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