Branch Manager

Congleton, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Buxton, Leek, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Branch Manager – Fast Fit

Are you passionate about exceeding customer expectations?  Do you excel in motivating your team to be the best they can be?

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Whether you’re an experienced Assistant Branch Manager / Automotive Parts Supervisor looking for the next step, or a Branch Manager who knows the fast-fit business inside out, our clients industry leading IMI accredited management training programme will ensure that you have everything you need to make your branch a success!

Being a Branch Manager means having the freedom to concentrate on the important things – driving sales, inspiring your team and providing outstanding customer service.

Ideally locatedCongleton, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Wilmslow, Buxton, Leek, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Salary:  £24k – £27,500 per year (including bonus).  Benefits include a generous bonus scheme, a minimum of 30 days holiday and staff discounts.

The Role

  • To manage the day to day operation and control of the branch.
  • Maximise sales, turnover and profitability in all areas of the business.
  • Promote & develop the awareness of customer care within the branch.
  • Achieve and surpass sales and profit margin targets.
  • Minimise branch costs.
  • Manage, motivate and develop staff to build a successful, effective team.
  • Maintain staff levels as agreed with the Regional Manager and to recruit suitable employees.
  • Provide induction training to new members of staff and ensure attendance on designated training courses.
  • Ensure banking is carried out in line with company procedures and is banked daily.
  • Warranty claims are being returned to suppliers.
  • Assist in fitting as and when required.

The Candidate

  • You will either be a current Branch / Parts Manager or an Assistant Branch Manager / Parts Supervisor looking for your next career move.
  • You must have proven fast fit / tyre fitting / automotive or mechanic experience along with people management skills or supervisory experience.
  • You should be comfortable working under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Strong communication skills.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Branch Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3069JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

MOT Tester

Salisbury, Baverstock, Netherhampton, Britford, Odstock, Barford St Martin

MOT Tester – Fast Fit

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

MOT Testers are an integral part of the branch team and contribute to the overall success of the branch.  Approved and regularly checked by DVSA, MOT Testers carry out a responsible role in ensuring that all vehicles are tested in accordance with Ministry Standards and that the company is meetings its obligations as an Approved MOT Centre.

In return MOT Testers are given the opportunity to earn great rewards, benefits and to work for a company that appreciates the contribution which their MOT Testers make!

Ideally locatedSalisbury, Baverstock, Netherhampton, Britford, Odstock, Barford St Martin

Salary:  £25k Basic, OTE £27,500k.  A minimum of 30 days holiday and staff discounts.

The Role

  • As a MOT Tester you will provide efficient and effective customer service, with the highest quality of workmanship, in relation to MOT’s and other company products, ensuring that the work is carried out in line with company and Ministry procedures.
  • Observe the National Customer Code at all times.
  • Responsible for inspecting, removal, repair or replacement of brake components, tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filter and batteries.
  • Provide quality workmanship at all times, seeking advice and guidance where necessary.
  • Ensure all work is quality controlled.
  • Maintain accurate documentation in line with company procedures.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Assist in answering incoming telephone calls (when trained).
  • Ensure branch equipment is kept in good working order.
  • Attend training courses as and when needed.

The Candidate

  • You must hold a valid VOSA Smart Card.
  • Be willing to fit when not testing

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of MOT Tester please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3075JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Graduate Software Engineer

Chester, Denbigh, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port

Graduate Software Engineer

High Technology

Reporting to the Head of Engineering, this role is a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Software Engineer to join a celebrated global developer and manufacturer of Optical/Photonic components. 

Ideally based: Chester, Denbigh, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port

£Competitive + Benefits + Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.

Our client designs and manufactures High Technology Optical/Photonic products and solutions that serve a wide range of markets and applications. They are proud to be known for their high-quality standard components, products and instruments, their custom modules and assemblies, leading-edge innovation, precision manufacturing and their responsive global resourcing. 

The Challenge: Graduate Software Engineer 

A unique opportunity now exists for a highly motivated, creative and versatile Graduate Software Engineer to join an established team of technical computing engineers. In this role you will be responsible for the design and maintenance of a suite of in-house engineering software. The role also includes installation and administration of a wide range of commercially available software packages to support the design engineering function.

Successful Applicants will be involved in all stages of the software development process for bespoke applications. 

Main Responsibilities:

The main duties with this role of Technical Computing Engineer will include:

  • Designing, documenting and maintaining in-house engineering software
  • Developing mathematical models of physical processes
  • Liaising with our information technology department on systems issues pertaining to engineering
  • Maintaining bought-out engineering software and configuration control tools
  • The specification and configuration of new PC hardware for engineering users

The Candidate:

For this role of Graduate Software Engineer, it is essential that all candidates have the following:

  • Experience in software development
  • Excellent understanding of physics and mathematics
  • Knowledge of Windows and computer hardware
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates will require as a minimum a good degree in Physics (or related mathematics or engineering discipline).
  • The successful applicant must have experience of developing software in a high level programming language (e.g. C#, VB.NET, C/C++, FORTRAN or Java).  

Future Prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world renowned and globally recognised company. The successful applicant will enjoy operating within the strength of an international organisation with the feel of a local business. A training and development plan will be created specifically for the successful applicant to enable them to deliver solutions of the highest standard.

Apply in Confidence

Should you wish to be considered for the above role of Graduate Software Engineer, please apply via forwarding your CV in the first instance to Gary Horwood, Glen Callum Associates Ltd. 

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today! 

JOB REF:  3023 GH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

 

Tooling Design Engineer – Automotive

Hungerford, Newbury, Didcot, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Reading

Tooling Design Engineer – Automotive

Due to retirement, an enthusiastic and skilled Tooling Design Engineer is required for an established and successful Tier1 manufacturer based within The South East of the country.

Ideal location –Hungerford, Newbury, Didcot, Basingstoke, Marlborough, Reading

Excellent Basic Salary + Bonus + Superb Benefits

Our client is an established leading Manufacturer of Engineered products.  As part of a global group they have a brand leading portfolio and a reputation built on excellent product development and service levels.

To assist with their continued growth they now require a Tooling Design Engineer to enhance the Engineering team.

The Challenge:

As a Tooling Design Engineer, responsibilities will be:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the purpose of this role is the design, improvement and control of tools, jigs and fixtures to support the manufacturing processes and New Product Introductions. To achieve world class levels of operational efficiency, product quality and lowest piece part manufacturing cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Daily involvement with manufacturing to support customer and company requirements regarding delivery, quality and efficiency.
  • Pro-active involvement in New Product Introduction, advising on and designing / implementing tooling to support lean manufacturing systems including error proof detection and measurement methods.
  • Identification, based on investigative data, of tooling improvements which will benefit the company and/or its customers.
  • Project Management / participation in internal process improvements including Kaizan and cost reduction.
  • Participation in risk reduction activities i.e. PFMEA.
  • Participation in DFMEA’s ensuring product design is suitable for manufacture.
  • Preparation of tool, jig and fixture designs to satisfactorily meet product, machinery and tooling requirement specifications for internal / external manufacture and build.
  • Lead responsibility for the ordering of all tooling for New Product Introduction and serial production, including spares.

This role would suit a candidate with the following skills/experience –

Tooling Design Engineer, Creo, Pro-Engineer, Catia, Solid Works

The Candidate:

  • Pro Engineer, Creo, Catia, Solid Works literate.
  • Advanced Product Quality planning awareness.
  • PFMEA awareness
  • Problem Solving Skills – 6 sigma, 8-D, 3 x 5Why, Ishakowa, Fish bone diagram, Design of
  • Experiments.
  • SPC Techniques.
  • Lean Manufacturing Techniques
  • Project Management.
  • TS16949 / ISO14001 / ISO 18001 requirements
  • Tooling Design Experience
  • Press, Transfer or Progression Tooling Design etc.

Apply in Confidence

Should you wish to be considered for the above role of Tooling Design Engineer, please apply via forwarding your CV in the first instance to Gary Horwood, Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF: 2986GH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

MOT Tester

Farnborough, Aldershot, Fleet, Camberley, Farnham, Woking, Guildford

MOT Tester – Fast Fit

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

MOT Testers are an integral part of the branch team and contribute to the overall success of the branch.  Approved and regularly checked by DVSA, MOT Testers carry out a responsible role in ensuring that all vehicles are tested in accordance with Ministry Standards and that the company is meetings its obligations as an Approved MOT Centre.

In return MOT Testers are given the opportunity to earn great rewards, benefits and to work for a company that appreciates the contribution which their MOT Testers make!

Ideally locatedFarnborough, Aldershot, Fleet, Camberley, Farnham, Woking, Guildford

Salary:  £28k Basic, OTE £30,400k.  A minimum of 30 days holiday and staff discounts

The Role

  • As a MOT Tester you will provide efficient and effective customer service, with the highest quality of workmanship, in relation to MOT’s and other company products, ensuring that the work is carried out in line with company and Ministry procedures.
  • Observe the National Customer Code at all times.
  • Responsible for inspecting, removal, repair or replacement of brake components, tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filter and batteries.
  • Provide quality workmanship at all times, seeking advice and guidance where necessary.
  • Ensure all work is quality controlled.
  • Maintain accurate documentation in line with company procedures.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Assist in answering incoming telephone calls (when trained).
  • Ensure branch equipment is kept in good working order.
  • Attend training courses as and when needed.

The Candidate

  • You must hold a valid VOSA Smart Card.
  • Be willing to fit when not testing.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of MOT Tester please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3071JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Sales and Applications Engineer – Industrial Mechanical Components

Epsom, Croydon, Twickenham, Woking, Bromley, Guildford, Crawley, Dartford, Gravesend, Tonbridge, London

Sales and Applications Engineer –

Industrial Mechanical Components

An Internal Sales and Applications Engineer role has arisen within an international industrial, automotive and mechanical machinery and components manufacturer.

They are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join their industrial team providing sales, administration and technical support to customers and colleagues.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of working within a sales environment.

£30-38k Basic + Bonus + Private Healthcare + Life Assurance + Pension

Office based – commutable from: Epsom, Croydon, Twickenham, Woking, Bromley, Guildford, Crawley, Dartford, Gravesend, Tonbridge, London

The Candidate

  • Our ideal candidate will have a background in engineering and be educated to a minimum of HNC level, in mechanical or hydraulic engineering.
  • Knowledge and experience of mechanical power transmission is highly desirable.
  • Strong administration and communication skills are a must for this role.
  • Previous experience of working within a sales office environment.
  • Strong IT skills in particular Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and ERP packages (i.e. Navision).

The Role

  • Provide quotations to customers in UK and Ireland for industrial components including hydrodynamic couplings, geared variable speed drives, turbo gears and coupling technologies.
  • Use your engineering knowledge to provide technical support to customers.
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding technical, commercial and delivery information.
  • Process orders and maintain order records.
  • Assist with sales forecasting and planning.
  • Liaise with workshop and prepare customer inspection reports.
  • Support outside Sales Engineers to maximise sales efforts.
  • Support Field Service Engineers, providing technical documentation and liaising with headquarters.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the Internal Sales and Applications Engineer (Industrial Mechanical Engineering) job please forward your CV to Kayleigh Bradley, Senior Recruiter at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Kayleigh directly for a further chat on the job.

Kayleigh is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Kayleigh and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3065KB

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

MOT Tester – Fast Fit

Prestwick, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Irvine, Holmhead, Doonholm, Wallacetown, Fisherton

MOT Tester – Fast Fit

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

MOT Testers are an integral part of the branch team and contribute to the overall success of the branch.  Approved and regularly checked by DVSA, MOT Testers carry out a responsible role in ensuring that all vehicles are tested in accordance with Ministry Standards and that the company is meetings its obligations as an Approved MOT Centre.

In return MOT Testers are given the opportunity to earn great rewards, benefits and to work for a company that appreciates the contribution which their MOT Testers make!

Ideally locatedPrestwick, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Irvine, Holmhead, Doonholm, Wallacetown, Fisherton

Salary:  £23k Basic, OTE £25k.  A minimum of 30 days holiday and staff discounts.

The Role

  • As a MOT Tester you will provide efficient and effective customer service, with the highest quality of workmanship, in relation to MOT’s and other company products, ensuring that the work is carried out in line with company and Ministry procedures.
  • Observe the National Customer Code at all times.
  • Responsible for inspecting, removal, repair or replacement of brake components, tyres, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filter and batteries.
  • Provide quality workmanship at all times, seeking advice and guidance where necessary.
  • Ensure all work is quality controlled.
  • Maintain accurate documentation in line with company procedures.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Assist in answering incoming telephone calls (when trained).
  • Ensure branch equipment is kept in good working order.
  • Attend training courses as and when needed.

The Candidate

  • You must hold a valid VOSA Smart Card.
  • Be willing to fit when not MOT testing.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of MOT Tester please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3070JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Branch / Assistant Manager – Fast Fit

Stourbridge, Hagley, Kidderminster, Droitwich, Redditch, Halesowen, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Bromsgrove.

Branch / Assistant Manager – Fast Fit

Are you passionate about exceeding customer expectations?  Do you excel in motivating your team to be the best they can be?

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Whether you’re an experienced Assistant Branch Manager / Automotive Parts Supervisor looking for the next step, or a Branch Manager who knows the fast-fit business inside out, our clients industry leading IMI accredited management training programme will ensure that you have everything you need to make your branch a success!

Being a Branch Manager means having the freedom to concentrate on the important things – driving sales, inspiring your team and providing outstanding customer service.

Ideally locatedStourbridge, Hagley, Kidderminster, Droitwich, Redditch, Halesowen, Bewdley, Bridgnorth, Bromsgrove.

Salary:  £24k – £26,500 per year (including bonus).  Benefits include a generous bonus scheme, a minimum of 30 days holiday and staff discounts.

The Role

  • To manage the day to day operation and control of the branch.
  • Maximise sales, turnover and profitability in all areas of the business.
  • Promote & develop the awareness of customer care within the branch.
  • Achieve and surpass sales and profit margin targets.
  • Minimise branch costs.
  • Manage, motivate and develop staff to build a successful, effective team.
  • Maintain staff levels as agreed with the Regional Manager and to recruit suitable employees.
  • Provide induction training to new members of staff and ensure attendance on designated training courses.
  • Ensure banking is carried out in line with company procedures and is banked daily.
  • Warranty claims are being returned to suppliers.
  • Assist in fitting as and when required.

The Candidate

  • You will either be a current Branch / Parts Manager or an Assistant Branch Manager / Parts Supervisor looking for your next career move.
  • You must have proven fast fit / tyre fitting / automotive or mechanic experience along with people management skills or supervisory experience.
  • You should be comfortable working under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Strong communication skills.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Branch Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3068JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Sales & Operations Planning Manager

Birmingham, Worcester, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Redditch, Alcester, Studley, Henley-in-Arden, Evesham, Bidford on Avon, Bromsgrove.

Sales & Operations Planning Manager

Aftermarket

The Sales & Operations Planning Manager – Aftermarket is required to facilitate all Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) meetings, which involves engaging with key customers and senior business stakeholders to ensure involvement and support in the S&OP cycle.

Stakeholders include OES customers, other key customers, sales, finance, supply chain, purchasing, product management, marketing and the European leadership team.

Ideally located – Birmingham, Worcester, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, Redditch, Alcester, Studley, Henley-in-Arden, Evesham, Bidford on Avon, Bromsgrove.

Salary:  £50k – £55k Basic, Pension, Life Assurance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

The Role

  • Collate and coordinate data required for S&OP meetings, liaising with key stakeholders to ensure data packs are produced for each meeting and any other associated activities.
  • Facilitate the right inputs and outputs and ensure stakeholder alignment to the S&OP cycle to enable decision making on short/medium/long term horizons.
  • Seek, provide and present relevant data in an impactful way to support key decisions and to deliver a clear message to the Exec team.
  • Ensure the appropriate agendas are in place for all S&OP meetings, manage the tracking of actions and shape agendas according to specific business needs.
  • To act as gatekeeper; ensuring the main outputs and feedback from S&OP meetings are communicated back out to relevant parties.
  • Ensure actions are complete ahead of next S&OP cycle.
  • Develop strong relationships and interactions with all S&OP stakeholders.
  • Monitor and report specific KPIs in line with S&OP requirements: customer fill rate forecast accuracy, inventory levels and past due as % sales.
  • Managed a coordinated strategy for setting safety stock levels to protect against uncertainty and variability while achieving expected customer fill rate targets.
  • Work with Corporate Functional Leaders to evaluate and implement innovative demand-planning software alternatives as required.
  • Incorporate demand planning / modelling behaviour, trends, influencing factors, volatility, customer behaviour, market changes, and other environmental feedback that impacts the statistical forecast.

The Candidate

  • 8-10 years’ experience in a discipline of demand management, supply chain management, purchasing, statistics, mathematics, business or management information systems
  • 3-5 years’ experience in demand forecasting, demand planning, leading S&OP
  • 3-5 years of change management experience and awareness of continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Strong statistical, mathematical, analytical and project management skills required
  • Experience with commercial vehicle / automotive aftermarket businesses
  • Working knowledge of value chain planning applications and business processes for manufacturing, procurement, planning & sourcing or similar, specifically, SMS, AS400, Oracle Demantra and Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) are highly preferred
  • Expert working knowledge of MS Windows – Excel & Access
  • Strong data manipulation skills across multiple data formats.
  • Ability to travel and visit key customers across Europe
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Statistics, Mathematics or Information Systems. MBA preferred.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred.
  • APICS Certified preferred.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Sales & Operations Planning Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3067JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Business Development Manager – UK & Europe

Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Wolverhampton, Stoke-on-Trent, Sheffield, Stafford, Nottingham, Derby, Liverpool

Business Development Manager – UK & Europe

High performance specialist chemicals

Are you a Senior Technical Sales Manager or Technical Business Development Manager with experience of selling or specifying chemical applications into industry?

We are looking to recruit a top level, experienced speciality chemical sales specialist to grow sales and increase market share for a leading, UK chemicals supply specialist. This is an exciting and newly created role and the successful candidate will enjoy the autonomy to develop business, working closely with the company owner and MD to exploit both existing and new routes to market.

We are particularly keen to hear from individuals that have experience of selling oleochemicals, esters or surfactants across a wide variety of industry sectors. Specific experience of selling to cosmetics manufacturers, PVC or rubber compounders would be exceptionally interesting.

££ Executive salary + Executive car / allowance + Benefits

Ideal Location – Birmingham – Manchester – Leeds (M6, M62, M1, M5 Corridors)

More than just a job…

A career with shareholder potential:

The organisation is independently owned and free from red tape, therefore, this role carries a real and significant opportunity to become a company shareholder based upon performance, sales success and market development. So, if you’re looking for a chance to become part of a business and not just an employee this could be the role you have been waiting for.

What our ideal candidate looks like…

We are looking for a business hungry and passionate individual. Our ideal candidate will have a highly technical chemicals pedigree combined with a thirst for developing business and growing sales.

Preferably you will have significant exposure and experience in…

  • Selling or specifying speciality chemicals such as oleochemicals, esters, surfactants and fatty acids / alcohols.
  • Chemical manufacturing processes and an understanding chemical applications.
  • Experience in developing customers and selling speciality chemicals in a face to face commercial environment.
  • Experience of developing key accounts within the bulk and packed speciality chemicals market.
  • Experience identifying potential new suppliers of speciality chemicals that might complement our existing portfolio.
  • Complex product applications and pricing strategies based upon commitment and volume.
  • Positively influencing senior buyers, decision makers and business heads.
  • Providing technical support and advice to customers on products and applications.
  • Deploying sales and marketing development plans to win business from competitors.
  • Monitoring competitor activity to ensure the business remains competitive and conducive to the market.
  • Influencing internal business functions including sales support, marketing and pricing

personnel along with supply base and procurement.

  • Assessing, utilising and manipulating large amounts of data & information.
  • Financial management, robust with an ability to maximise margin and profit opportunities through intelligent selling.

We need a sharp character…

  • Strategic and visionary outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • 1st class pc skills especially Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent financial expertise / analytical skills.
  • Excellent organisation and delegation skills.
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to enthuse others.
  • Resilience and tenacity under pressure.
  • Proactive team player.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Able to display high levels of autonomy and self-confidence.

Overseas Potential

If the right calibre of individual has the ability to speak additional languages, in particular German / Dutch / French there could also be some interesting international business development potential.

Talk to us NOW…..

In the 1st instance it would be great to receive your up to date CV so DON’T DELAY get online and email your CV directly to me at jobs@glencallum.co.uk . Or if you prefer, call me for an initial conversation on 01384 485274 to tell me how you fit what we are looking for.

JOB REF 3039GS

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.