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Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £ 45,000 - £ 48,000 + Bonus, Car & Excellent Benefits Package
Start Date: Immediate
REF: TS-LH-255
Contact Name: David Walker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 days ago

Job Description

Market Leading UK Manufacturer of Commercial Refrigeration Cabinets, supplying directly to leading Grocery Chains and indirectly through a national network of independent Distributors, are urgently seeking to recruit a Commercial Manager.

This is a new position to be created following a period of significant sales growth. As part of the Senior Management Team, the role will assume responsibility for a small team of c. 8 staff and the coordination of the Order Management and Order Fulfillment functions

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer Services
  • Order processing – enquiries, quotations
  • Order management – lead time management, scheduling of deliveries / collections
  • Project and Installation Management
  • Programme Management / Tracking
  • Installation Planning – surveys, resource planning
  • Installation Supervision
  • Control of Contractors – RAMs, Health and Safety, Accreditations, appointment / negotiation
  • Forecasting
  • Sales Forecasting – order cover, sales
  • Other
  • Invoicing - liaising with the Finance function to ensure timely and accurate invoicing and credit control
  • Production Planning – liaising with the Manufacturing operation to provide regular up to date order / programme information and to obtain and communicate accurate lead time information
  • Transport – liaising with logistics function to ensure timely delivery / collection requirements
  • Identification and provision of regular reporting and performance measures to drive service and control improvement

Key Requirements:

  • Manufacturing background ideally in Capital Goods
  • Demonstrate solid experience of managing Order Management and Project / Installation teams
  • Confident in all aspects of managing and enhancing team performance  
  • Demonstrate the ability to work across functions to deliver continuous service performance improvement
  • Confident in a demanding customer facing environment
  • Flexible and adaptable in a small but fast growing environment 
For more information about this exciting new position, please contact us on 0118 930 4444 or send your CV to