Commercial Manager, Food Packaging, Herefordshire

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Car/Allowance and package
25 Nov 2016
23 Dec 2016
Yasmine Baythoon
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Commercial Manager with packaging or food experience? Apply below to seize the opportunity to join a market-leading company!

This highly respected, international packaging manufacturer has an excellent reputation for quality and service. Leading the way in innovation, they boast a client base of blue chip clients in the food, beverage, personal care and medical markets

The current team of Sales Executives who specialise in fresh food and dairy markets require the support of a high calibre Commercial Manager. The key to this role is to act as a bridge between the sales team and the company to ensure that objectives are clear and met in all areas by implementing commercial business process. This, in turn will lead to new business opportunities for the company, at which point you will provide assistance to the sales team in contract negotiations when required.

If successful, you will be supported by a team of five who will report directly in to you. This will consist of a Commercial Analyst, three Estimators and a New Business Project Manager. You will encourage and motivate this team as well as the sales team, ensuring that top talent is developed within the business.

The business is seeking a strong minded, goal driven Commercial Manager who is not afraid of a challenge. Working in a fast-paced environment for this Double AA standard site, you will have ability to drive process and influence others. With strong analytical skills and commercial acumen, you will ensure that all commercial data is reliable and up to date, keeping work moving at the right pace to meet agreed timescales for customers.

The ideal candidate will;

  • At least two years' experience in a similar role is required,
  • An understanding of Value Plus would also be ideal.
  • Either have a background in packaging manufacturing for food markets OR will have worked for a food manufacturer, ideally with experience of fresh food and/or dairy markets
  • Have a degree level qualification, which is desirable, but is not essential

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive and forward-thinking company operating in more than 40 countries. Reporting to the General Manager, you will be a member of the seven strong Senior Management Team, there is genuine opportunity to progress into a higher managerial position.

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REF. YEB13701b By Focus Management

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