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Technical Consultant – MR229

SFR Recruitment Solutions are recruiting for a Technical Consultant for a client who are a leading distributor of Security hardware products and locking solutions for both household, commercial and automotive.

Our client is looking to increase the team with hiring a Technical Consultant.

This role is to support a range of end user customers with technical queries and issues by phone, email and on site.

Previous experience within a Locksmith, bench locksmith or a maintenance position would ideal.

You will have bags of enthusiasm, drive, the right attitude and we can give you the locksmithing and product training required.

Our client offers a fantastic career which can be specialised, different every day, interesting and very rewarding!

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk – www.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Internal Sales Manager – MR228

Full Time / Permanent

Salary: Competitive Salary Package with Uncapped commission

Our client is:

A UK distributor for market leading, globally sourced activation, sensing and safety solutions for the automated door, gate and barrier industry. Our client has become known as the ‘go to’ provider for quality, service and support.  Small but professional with a clear vision and strong values.  With continued growth and having identified further development opportunities they now seek to strengthen the sales team.

Job Description: 

Excellent opportunity to join a successful company for an experienced Sales Manager with knowledge of the gate and door automation industry.  Responsibilities will include management of existing accounts.  Identifying and securing new business to existing and new accounts.  Liaising with Marketing to improve brand awareness and promote products and solution campaigns.  Manage sales staff to ensure gap selling and up selling opportunities are maximised.  Promote and develop relationships with customers.  Supporting customers in identifying a solution for the requirements and being able to talk through and support queries regarding the products and their set up.  Liaising with and supporting the technical department and management where required.

Requirements: 

  • Strong technical sales experience within the door/gate automation industry
  • Driven to achieve target and meet customer expectations.
  • Problem solver with a positive, ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Proven strategic sales success.
  • Staff management experience
  • Excellent communicator
  • Time management skills

Please get in touch with Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions if you wish to learn more or apply for this position. 

Key Cutting and Pinning Technician – MR227

Our client is looking for a Key Cutting and Pinning Technician to work at our new location in the Midlands. This role would be perfect for a school leaver who is looking for a challenge. In this role, the Key Cutting and Pinning Technician will ensure that customers receive exemplary customer care and take ownership of tasks from start to finish. The role will involve the cutting of keys from copy or code, engraving keys, pinning up cylinders and assembling, servicing and repairing locks. All relevant skills, knowledge, tools and training will be provided on the job by the business.

Responsibilities

  • Cutting keys from copy or code
  • Pinning up cylinders and master key systems
  • Assembling, servicing and repairing of locks
  • Using key cutting computer systems
  • Using Key Secure systems
  • Engraving keys
  • Visual decoding of keys for a variety of products
  • Assisting the Technical Manager as required
  • Assisting in the warehouse as required

Requirements

  • Technical and mechanically minded with an eye for detail
  • Willingness to learn and solve problems proactively
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks
  • Enthusiastic and energetic approach to meeting the responsibilities of your role
  • An understanding or knowledge of locks and keys would be an advantage but not essential

If you are interested in this position please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk – www.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Sales Assistant – MR226

Our client is looking for a Sales Assistant to help grow the company and bring in new business. This role is perfect for someone who is looking to learn more about sales and would be ideal for someone already in the lock and door hardware industry who is looking to make a move into sales.

Responsibilities

  • Search for potential new customers
  • Carry out market research
  • Send out emails on behalf of the company
  • Help push and promote offers via calls and emails
  • Account management
  • Help with new account applications
  • General sales assistance with day to day tasks
  • Process orders

Requirements

  • Hard-working and looking to learn more about sales
  • Computer skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Great communication skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks
  • Enthusiastic and energetic approach to meeting the responsibilities of your role
  • Knowledge of the lock and door hardware industry would be preferred

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk – www.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Marketing Manager/Director – MR225

Our client is looking for an experienced and versatile Marketing Manager to join the growing team. The ideal candidate has experience developing and executing marketing campaigns whilst also managing and inspiring a team.

The Marketing Manager will be comfortable with day-to-day marketing activities, as well as long-term strategy, and will ideally have a background with the lock and door hardware industry.

Objectives of this Role

  • Establish positioning, identify target audiences, and develop marketing plans with specific objectives across different channels and segments
  • Lead the execution of marketing programs from start to finish
  • Analyse customer insights, consumer trends, market analysis, and marketing best practices to build successful strategies
  • Create, maintain, and conduct analytics reporting across multiple platforms and extract key insights for future campaign development and go-to-market strategies

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Head up strategy and implementation for Email Marketing, SMM, PPC, PR, and Content Creation
  • Work with our team of designers to oversee all creative projects including videos, 3D product design, catalogues, visual merchandising, and more
  • Oversee design and development for exhibitions and trade shows including creating stand design briefs and managing build partners
  • Manage the design and production of packaging for products
  • Gather customer and market insights to inform outreach strategies, increase customer conversions, and generate more qualified leads
  • Identify effectiveness and impact of current marketing initiatives with tracking and analysis, and optimise accordingly
  • Present ideas and final deliverables to internal and external teams, and communicate with senior leaders about marketing programs, strategies, and budgets

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience within the lock and door hardware industry preferred
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns
  • Strong project management, multitasking, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to think creatively and come up with new ideas

If this exciting opportunity sounds of interest please get in touch with SFR Recruitment Solutions.

Design Engineer – MR224

SFR Recruitment Solutions are very excited to being working on this opportunity for a Design Engineer within a Door Hardware business in the West Midlands, reporting to the Technical Manager.


The Primary Objective

Providing product/process design expertise initially focused on Emergency Exit Hardware with further NPI’s for the Door Hardware Group.

  • To control/modify/create Bills of Materials ensuring a high degree of accuracy



Key Responsibilities & Duties

Based upon NPI remit, the creation of the products through Autocad Inventor / Solid Works, ensuring accuracy of componentry.

•             Following the business Gateway process.

•             Generation of production drawings for parts and assemblies.

•             FMEA analysis (parts and assemblies).

•             Identification of key suppliers for sample production and the provision of drawings.

•             Provision of drawings/tolerances/golden samples to the Quality Department for inwards goods inspection.

•             Working with the Product Management team to ensure all data is captured in advance of product launch.

•             Raising and processing engineering changes

The Ideal Candidate

•        Industry product knowledge

•        Possess pressed componentry, machined components and plastic moulding experience

•        Hold extensive practical 3D CAD system experience and be able to demonstrate, ideally through Autocad Inventor / Solid Works

•        Assembly modelling (including mechanism design and simulation)

•        Understanding of component use of liner tolerancing

•        Proficient use of geometrical tolerancing (ISO 1101)

•        Knowledge of ISO 10135 (indication of moulded parts)

•        Experience in production drawing creation for both parts and assemblies

•        Good understanding of basic metrology

•        Excellent communication skills

•        Timeline focused

Personal Characteristics

•             Must have energy, enthusiasm and commitment

•             Ambitious with desire to succeed

•             Capable of taking responsibility, and showing initiative

•             An excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual

•             Well-structured and self-disciplined

•             Polite and professional

•             Excellent interpersonal communication skills

•             Degree qualified or relevant experience

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.ukwww.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Internal Sales Executive – MR223

Birmingham

37.5 Hours a week.

8.30 – 5pm Monday through to Friday.

25 Days Holiday.

Competitive Salary and incentives.

SFR Recruitment Solutions are pleased to be supporting a leading Architectural Ironmongery Manufacturer and supplier.

The role we are recruiting for is An Internal Sales Representative based in Birmingham.

Job Purpose

Principally working alongside the existing Specification Sales Team & Business Development Manager (UK) to manage, maintain and convert the existing company quote bank, ensuring an upward growth curve. Interaction with the Main & Sub Contractor customer base (internally) to provide high levels of customer service, also proactively assisting an allocated Specification Sales Consultants quote bank to ensure all projects, at whatever stage, are continually followed up, with report status current and next actions clearly communicated.

Previous Experience.

Internal Sales Experience. preferably within the Main Contractor & Joinery Sub-Contractor Sectors

Duties.

  • Develop trusting relationships with identified Joinery Sub Contractors, and ensure they have a contact within the business.
  • To understand the needs and requirements of our customers and continue to build relationships with new and existing customers.
  • To serve as the link of communication between key customers and the Specification team.
  • Regularly liaise with the Specification team and chase quotes to increase the conversion rates.
  • To resolve customer queries and complaints, and ensure trust is always maintained.
  • Generating new sales from offering knowledge and guidance on non-company Specified projects helping to build our long-lasting contractor relationships.
  • On a monthly basis, report successes, losses and constraints to the Business Development Manager (UK) and work towards building a clear path between specification and order receipt.
  • Review of the lost report each month with your line manager, agreeing on a plan of action relating to each.

Key Competencies

  • Results Focus-Focused on delivering results and demonstrates accountability for actions with a high level of quality         
  • Initiative – the capacity to search and develop new solutions, solve problems and spontaneously suggest improvements         
  • Adaptability & Resilience-Resiliently embraces change in structure, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Customer Focus– Constant desire to satisfy one’s customers, whether outside or inside the organization
  • Teamwork– The capacity to work in interaction with others, in mutual support

Key Skills

  • Ability to problem solve
  • Communication skills both oral and written
  • Negotiating and Persuading
  • Strong but fair negotiator
  • Planning and Organizing
  • IT skills, proficient in the use of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, CRM data inputting and management

Get in touch if this sounds the role for you!

Interim Marketing Manager – MR221

SFR Recruitment Solutions are Recruiting for an Interim Marketing Manager reporting to the Sales and marketing Director based in Durham.

The primary objectives of this position are:

· To help the business meet its growth and profitability targets by ensuring that the business is continually addressing the needs of its customers and end users through the launch of innovative new products and effectively managing the marketing mix.

Key responsibilities and duties are to:

· Content management across 10 websites.

· Lead online commerce across all digital channels and marketplaces.

· Create engaging and creative content for the company’s social media accounts.

· Optimise the PCH websites and using data analytics.

· Manage and oversee direct mail campaigns across all channels.

· Lead online commerce across all digital channels and marketplaces.

· Provide monthly and adhoc reporting on the marketing activity, online and planned programme to the senior management team.

· Manage the marketing budget in alignment with the PCH P&L.

· Provide key account marketing support.

· Develop and manage the companies PR programme.

· Provide adhoc Customer Support.

· Create Promotional activities to support the sales plan.

· Manage and support exhibitions as and when required.

· Product Support – lead the creation of fitting instructions, installation videos, sales literature & internal communications.

· Price file maintenance – implement price increases on the ERP system and online channels.

The ideal candidate will:

· Be creative, enthusiastic and customer driven.

· Have proven experience and success in product marketing.

· Be a strong and supportive Leader with a positive ‘can do attitude’.

· Have expertise in using social media and internet-based marketing techniques to drive increased customer engagement and brand perception.

· Be able to communicate and influence effectively to develop and maintain relationships, internally and externally.

· Be well experienced in e-commerce across multiple vendors.

· Be confident and resilient.

· Have excellent planning/organisational skills – well-structured and self-disciplined.

· Be ambitious with a desire to succeed.

· Have proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).

· Desirable – Degree qualified in marketing or hold relevant experience. We are looking for candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions.

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.ukwww.sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Sales Manager Access Control (South) – MR220

A vacancy exists for a Sales Manager Access Control Systems (South) reporting to the Commercial Director. Field-based role.

Primary objectives of this position are:

Be responsible for the continued growth of sales revenues through the promotion of the company’s digital access solutions portfolio, the identification and development of robust business relationships with system integrators, system installers and appropriate alternate routes to market of EAC systems.

Key responsibilities:

Establish and grow a robust network of system installers and security companies, targeting the commercial sectors, for Incedo access control platform and associated products.

Develop, co-ordinate, and grow ‘new’ sales of the access control systems ‘Incedo’ and associated hardware via the installer/integrator channel in the given territory.

Follow up all leads supplied via Sales Office, Marketing, 3rd party lead generation, etc.

Target the installed base of System Installers and Security Companies with a view to converting their standard offering to the company’s solution with accompanying hardware.

Work closely with the Commercial Director to identify, quality, negotiate and close new business deals.

Maintain existing relationships and the corresponding revenue streams for access control products in conjunction with the Regional Specification team.

Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations showing the capabilities of the products and solutions

Support training activities with the proposed installer customers.

Ensure the assigned installers are educated and utilising the Academy messages as part f their own offering to guarantee supply of ‘compliant’ solutions for the appropriate application.

Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to the Commercial Director on a planned and agreed basis.

Work effectively with other members within the company to identify opportunities that provide the best overall solutions and deliver world-class service.

Achieve budgeted (as a minimum) product revenue and margin – monthly & yearly.

Achieve targeted product market share.

Ensure all identified opportunities are followed up and managed closely.

Develop and maintain existing accounts.

The ideal candidate will have:

Have a proven track record in the access control sales market.

Have working knowledge of the re-seller / partner community.

Mus be an experience ‘deal’ closer with a demonstrable track record of closing new accounts and driving business.

Qualification in a business related/commercial function would be desirable.

Have knowledge and experience of dealing with UK access control installers and integrators (desirable).

Solid understanding of wired and wireless networks and infrastructures.

Have a clean driving licence as this role involved extensive travel within the region.

Be able to work in an extremely challenging and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on achieving agreed targets.

Be motivated to achieve with a well organised and structed approach.

Be an intelligent thinker who is focused and priority driven.

Have a positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.

Be customer focused.

Must have energy, enthusiasm and commitment.

Be able to influence others.

Be ambitious with desire to succeed.

Be an excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual.

Be well-structured and self-disciplined.

Be smart in appearance, polite and professional.

Sales Manager Access Control (North) – MR219

A vacancy exists for a Sales Manager Access Control Systems (North) reporting to the Commercial Director. Field-based role.

Primary objectives of this position are:

Be responsible for the continued growth of sales revenues through the promotion of the company’s digital access solutions portfolio, the identification and development of robust business relationships with system integrators, system installers and appropriate alternate routes to market of EAC systems.

Key responsibilities:

Establish and grow a robust network of system installers and security companies, targeting the commercial sectors, for Incedo access control platform and associated products.

Develop, co-ordinate, and grow ‘new’ sales of the access control systems ‘Incedo’ and associated hardware via the installer/integrator channel in the given territory.

Follow up all leads supplied via Sales Office, Marketing, 3rd party lead generation, etc.

Target the installed base of System Installers and Security Companies with a view to converting their standard offering to the company’s solution with accompanying hardware.

Work closely with the Commercial Director to identify, quality, negotiate and close new business deals.

Maintain existing relationships and the corresponding revenue streams for access control products in conjunction with the Regional Specification team.

Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations showing the capabilities of the products and solutions

Support training activities with the proposed installer customers.

Ensure the assigned installers are educated and utilising the Academy messages as part f their own offering to guarantee supply of ‘compliant’ solutions for the appropriate application.

Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to the Commercial Director on a planned and agreed basis.

Work effectively with other members within the company to identify opportunities that provide the best overall solutions and deliver world-class service.

Achieve budgeted (as a minimum) product revenue and margin – monthly & yearly.

Achieve targeted product market share.

Ensure all identified opportunities are followed up and managed closely.

Develop and maintain existing accounts.

The ideal candidate will have:

Have a proven track record in the access control sales market.

Have working knowledge of the re-seller / partner community.

Mus be an experience ‘deal’ closer with a demonstrable track record of closing new accounts and driving business.

Qualification in a business related/commercial function would be desirable.

Have knowledge and experience of dealing with UK access control installers and integrators (desirable).

Solid understanding of wired and wireless networks and infrastructures.

Have a clean driving licence as this role involved extensive travel within the region.

Be able to work in an extremely challenging and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on achieving agreed targets.

Be motivated to achieve with a well organised and structed approach.

Be an intelligent thinker who is focused and priority driven.

Have a positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.

Be customer focused.

Must have energy, enthusiasm and commitment.

Be able to influence others.

Be ambitious with desire to succeed.

Be an excellent team player but able to work successfully as an individual.

Be well-structured and self-disciplined.

Be smart in appearance, polite and professional.

SFR Recruitment Solutions