Commercial Manager

Are you from a sales management background with knowledge of engineering processes? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Manager to join a thriving wood manufacturing business who specialise in bespoke staircase parts based in Stoke-on-Trent.
This a full time, permanent role working Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm with a salary of up to £32,250 per annum, based on experience, plus great benefits including a company phone and laptop.
As Commercial Manager you will be responsible for managing a small team of technical staff and have responsibility for sales and business unit development. Within the role you will have close communication with Staircase Manufacturers, Joinery Manufacturers, Builders, Main Contractors, Developers and other associated partners within the Construction Industry often involving a consultative sales strategy and developing strong relationships for repeat business. You will identify and capitalise on market opportunities where the company’s services can be sold and will visit clients to engage with their business. The role with split 70/30 between sales and team management and you will provide hands on expertise in both areas.
In detail you will gain in depth understanding of market sectors, clients, competitors etc as well as in house business practices. You will improve workflows of your team and establish objectives, targets and measurement processes. You will identify business opportunities, lead major tender submissions and presentations as well as minoring clients objectives and satisfaction.
We are keen to hear from candidates with a sales management background with excellent commercial business acumen. You will demonstrate successful sales team development and a management record in sales and business development. Experience in multi-disciplinary industry would be advantageous as well as experience in a manufacturing B2B business. You will possess understanding on architectural and engineering drawings as well as the ability to use CAD alongside an enthusiastic commitment to business goals.
This role would suit: Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Business Unit Manager, Business Development Manager, Commercial Manager, Operations Manager
Commutable from: Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Stafford, Crewe, Derby, Burton-On-Trent, Macclesfield, Northwich, Wrexham, Telford