General/Sales Manager

Posted 14 March by The Recruitment Fix Ltd Easy Apply

On Behalf of our client we are looking to recruit a General Manager.

Our client is involved with the development of high specification, technical and industrial fabrics for a wide range of Industries.

Summary of Role

The General Manager will cover the full cycle of managing a small knitting department. From the sourcing and purchasing of raw materials, developing and evolving the product range and to sell the company's product range to a wide variety of market sectors, by evaluating Customers' needs, applications and advising the best solutions. This role would be best suited for candidates with a thorough understanding of the design and manufacturing of specialist fabrics.

Key Tasks:

  • Appreciation and understanding of our customer's products andprocesses.

  • Pro-activeinvolvement/liaisonwithexistingcustomerbase and furtherbusiness development of newcustomers.

  • Travel throughout the UK and occasionally Europe to visit existing and new/potential customers.

  • Negotiating customer pricing and contracts.

  • Marketresearchintonewpotentialproducts/markets,liaisingwiththeTechnical department and production to bring tomarket.

  • Maintain database with details of customer, contact andopportunity.

  • Effective personal time management to ensure responses to enquiries are handled in a timelymanner.

  • Prepare sales reports and forecasts asrequired.

  • Co-ordinate with customer service to target satisfaction levels for existing and new business, including efficient management and administration of customercomplaints.

  • Attend internal meetings e.g. Salesmeetings.

  • Ensure compliance with required formal quality systems and other customer specific standards.

    Essential Criteria

  • Proactive and professionalapproach.

  • Ability to manage the full cycle of technical knowledge to supply chain

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong planning and organizationalskills

  • Team player with the ability to manage and co-ordinate a small team

  • Have a strong- hands on approach with a flexible attitude to workload

    If you are looking for a challenging new role, that offers the opportunity to join a market leading textile establishment, please apply with your CV, stating your salary expectation ,to TRF Technical, a division of The Recruitment Fix Ltd

Reference: 34681618

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