About the job

Commercial Manager

Preston, Leyland

Up to £40,000 depending upon experience

Monday – Friday 08:00 - 16:30

The Candidate

  • Experience in working within contract manufacturing is essential. 
  • Experience within the Personal Care, Household and Pet Care industry.
  • New product development and project management knowledge.
  • People person: Confident communicator, presentation skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workload, problem solve
  • Leadership skills: Roll up sleeves approach.
  • Diverse skillset and wide breadth of knowledge; Ability to join the dots.
  • Experience of working with Brand Owners, Designers and coordinating between Packaging, Purchasing and Supply chain.
  • Ability to use computerised information systems, input, retrieve and manage customer accounts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
  • Good verbal communication and good interpersonal skills at all levels of the business both internally and externally

The Role

  • Be the customer face of the business, managing all levels of commercial business activity for both existing and new customers.
  • Use network to develop new business opportunities; managing the whole sales process from hunting prospective customers, finding a solution for their needs to onboarding
  • Regularly meet with existing customers and ensure a high level of interaction and visibility.
  • Keep up-to-date with customers market trends to ensure the customers’ business needs and opportunities are understood and met.
  • Identify new opportunities for existing business within new and existing ranges to drive sustainable, profitable customer growth.

Responsible for all negotiation and quotation submission (including T&C’s, Contractual Agreements and ways of working).

  • Manage NPD (new product development) externally with the client.
  • Pull together NPD briefs for the briefing out product development internally.
  • Working with the customer to review, advise & feedback on formulations, proposed packaging & ingredient claims.
  • Manage internal costings & commercial offer to the client.     

PROMAN acts as an employment agency for permanent staff and an employment business for temporary workers. We recruit for roles based in Engineering, Technical, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Office, Logistics and Industrial.

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