We are hookah distribution company, we distribute hookah accessories in Canada. We are looking for operational/sales manager to manage the full operation of the distribution company. Carry out supervisory duties on ordering and distributing specific products related to hookah. Ideal candidate should have managerial related experience in the same field, ordering & distinguishing the difference between hookah material made & styles. Must have knowledge of how to spot fake products/unsafe materials.
Should have a wide knowledge on how to order products that fit within the health guidelines of material in use & requirements of general health safety in addition to the requirement of our company’s standards.
Main duties: Oversee warehouse operations. Order testing, maintenance, repairs, or replacements for products. Oversee the transportation of goods from production site to consumer to client with right & healthy packaging. Develop and implement a logistics process. Inventory goods that arrive from manufacturer. Review and approve purchase orders. Manage shipping of finished products. Handle incoming raw materials. Ascertain how much freight to place on shipments. Devise routes for shipments. Ability to assemble and adjust hookah. Ability to fix manufacturing problems associated with hookah. Monitor progress of major shipments to ensure receipt. Direct the activities of logistics division. Collaborate with marketing executives to ensure that new products reach the right markets at the optimal time. Ensure goods are stored properly and at the right temperature. Conduct market research to learn about the demand for different goods. Convince retailers to carry their products. Determine what goods sell best to commercial businesses and consumers. Decide appropriate quantities of items to stock. Ensure inventory maintains optimal levels. Take orders over the phone, Internet, or through email. Put together catalogues advertising products. Visit retailers to demonstrate products. Negotiate contracts and prices. Applicant requirement: Must have at least 5-7 years experience in the hookah industry and manufacturing. Must have background on the hookah industry sale especially among middle eastern consumers. Must have problem solving skills related to hookah industry & accessories. Expand sales through community connections. Must have dealer/client relationship experience.
Arabic language is preferable since most clients are Arabic speakers.