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Scientific Laboratory Supplies Ltd (SLS) are experiencing a period of sustained growth and as a result the following positions are currently available:


Product Manager


Job Summary

The role of Product Manager is key within SLS and is responsible for the effective management of data and activity associated with existing products and the creation of new products on the business system.

Working as part of the product management team within the marketing department, this is a key role that involves engagement with suppliers and our Supplier Sales Management (SSM) team to ensure we present the right products in our catalogues, websites and other publications effectively.  Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and quality of product data and play a key part in developing publications and web content to communicate key messages effectively.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management of data associated with existing products including segmentation, descriptions and digital assets
  • Responsible for managing item life cycle from the creation of products to their discontinuation
  • Gathering and editing  rich content (extended descriptions and specification tables) for loading onto our Content Management Systems
  • Proof reading of marketing materials and catalogues
  • Competitor analysis – understanding our competitor’s product offering and price positioning. Identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Product cross referencing including identifying alternatives to discontinued products
  • In conjunction with sales and marketing management, the implementation and measurement of effective promotional programmes
  • Identifying gaps in the product portfolio or catalogues and working with suppliers and SSMs to fill them

Ideal Candidate

  • The ability to focus on detail
  • Experienced in data handling and MS Excel
  • Laboratory experience or previous experience in the laboratory supplies market an advantage
  • Team player and able to prioritise high priority tasks against urgent tasks
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter

Minimum Qualifications and Relevant Experience

  • Educated to degree level in a science subject or alternatively a number of years’ experience of working in a laboratory environment
  • High standard of computer literacy in all Microsoft Office packages
  • A marketing qualification or an interest in acquiring a Marketing qualification would be an added advantage

Benefits of Working at SLS

  • A great working environment in purpose built offices
  • Small, friendly and sociable teams with great staff events
  • New opportunities, helping you to progress your career
  • Bonus schemes to reward your personal contribution

If you are interested and would like to join a successful and dynamic team please forward your CV to the following address:

Scientific Laboratory Supplies Limited
Wilford Industrial Estate
Ruddington Lane
Nottingham
NG11 7EP

or click here to contact us.

Key Account Coordinator


To provide a first class customer experience a designated key account customer(s) and provide support to the Key Account Team. The role will primarily be office based but will require the occasional site visit. The role will be defined by the customer’s and business requirements and we will need to adapt as the account grows and develops.

Duties and responsibilities   

  • Deliver a first class customer experience  
  • To develop the customer relationship by providing regular updates and exceed response times and service delivery expectations where possible   
  • Offer proactive communication with regards to orders, back orders, delays etc  
  • Produce monthly reports as specified by the customer  
  • Ensure that we manage and exceed the KPI’s and SLA’s that our customer has set  
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure a smooth and timely delivery of service and goods
  • To be the main point of contact for all day to day issues

Ideal candidate   

  • Strong customer service ethics
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Be organised and methodical
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Responsive and re-active
  • Customer facing and personal relationship skills
  • To be able to communicate at all levels
  • Have the desire to grow the role and deliver exceptional service

Further requirements 

  • Must hold current UK driving licence    
  • Knowledge of the industry preferred, but not essential

If you are interested and would like to join a successful and dynamic team please forward your CV to the following address:

Scientific Laboratory Supplies Limited
Wilford Industrial Estate
Ruddington Lane
Nottingham
NG11 7EP

or click here to contact us.

Warehouse Operative


To contribute to all activities of Warehouse Ops team 11.00–19.00 shift.

Duties and responsibilities 

  • Picking, packing, preparing goods for despatch including loading of vehicles
  • Unloading, receipt, acceptance of goods into the warehouse including appropriate put away to stock location and routing via QC where necessary
  • Exhibit a conscientious and professional attitude towards all tasks performed including contribution to team output targets
  • Other tasks reasonably requested by the Warehouse and Distribution Manager or Team Leader

Attributes and Skills required

  • Numeracy
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Literacy
  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Initiative, self-management skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to drive a Bendy/Counter balance fork truck (advantageous)
  • Driving Licence (advantageous)

In addition, personnel must be of reasonable health to lift packages, climb stairs, move pedestrian pallet trucks etc.

If you are interested in applying for this role please forward your CV to the following address:

Scientific Laboratory Supplies Limited
Wilford Industrial Estate
Ruddington Lane
Nottingham
NG11 7EP

or click here to contact us.