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Regional Sales Manager – SFR420

With rigid core Company Values and a strong Group Vision, we are the UK’s foremost bespoke steel door manufacturer.

We offer a friendly, fun working environment whilst aiming to be more corporate and professional.

We believe in the value of our people; be they colleagues of long standing or new recruits. Everyone has the opportunity to make a valid contribution to our success.

Benefits:

  • Supportive culture
  • Excellent management team
  • Growth opportunities
  • Extremely competitive remuneration
  • Discretionary bonus

Key Tasks:

  • Covering the South West of England.

• Communicate with existing customers to ensure opportunities to quote and secure

contracts.

• Use Sales Database to track and contact existing and potential customers. Use other

resources i.e. internet, trade journals etc with a view to potential future business.

• Locate and target new markets for our products.

• Plan and prioritise activities and customer / prospect contact towards achieving agreed

business aims, including costs and sales.

• Plan and manage agreed territory according to an agreed market development strategy.

• Manage product pricing and margins according to agreed aims.

• Use customer and prospect contact activities tools and systems, and update relevant

information held in these systems.

• Respond to and follow up Sales enquiries using appropriate methods.

• Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and

information.

• Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to

facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.

• Attend and present at external customer meetings and internal meetings with other

company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development.

• Attend training and to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.

• Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements relating to care of equipment.

Key Requirements for Role:

• Full, clean driving license.

• A good standard of Maths and English.

• Good time management and organisational skills.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.

• Ability to take ownership of tasks through to completion.

Person Specification:

• Ideally 3 years of experience in a similar role.

• Ideally familiarity with door manufacturing and hardware.

• Familiarity with modern manufacturing techniques.

• Professional demeanour.

• Self-motivated.

• A resilient nature.

• Target-driven

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

Project Design Coordinator – SFR419

North London HQ – Hybrid role.

About Our Client

One of the leading suppliers of quality fire and acoustic door components in the world. Known for quality, innovation and impeccable service.

About the job

We are actively seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented Project Design Coordinator to elevate our Sales team’s capabilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for determining project requirements and designing compliant timber door systems within the scope of the businesses extensive Field of Applications, EXAPS and listings, whilst ensuring efficient and accurate project delivery.

Duties

  • As a member of the sales team, you will work closely with our Business Development Managers & Architectural Ironmongers and will also liaise with other departments to fulfil your role such as Technical, Operations and Marketing. The main responsibilities are:
  • Managing enquiries, running through project/tender document packs (such as drawings, surveys, and schedules) and developing compliant door system designs in alignment with client expectations, project requirements, and industry standards.
  • Organising file path/structure from templates, downloading, and saving all information, and requesting any outstanding initial documentation required.
  • Collaborating closely with architects, specifiers, contractors, and project managers to determine project requirements.
  • Producing detailed door schedules, drawings and specifications for projects and recording them on the drawing register.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in design coordination in the door industry.  
  • Experience in estimating/door schedule production also desirable.
  • Familiarity with CAD programs, particularly AutoCAD.
  • Excellent organisation and adaptability to changing demands and tasks.
  • Strong prioritisation and proactive approach.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting strict deadlines.
  • Clear and concise communication through the chain of command.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and self-review of work output.
  • Problem-solving and a lateral thinking mindset.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Competency with Microsoft Office programs, particularly Word, Excel. Teams and Outlook.

What We Offer:

Competitive salary

Exciting and challenging projects in a dynamic work environment.

Opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions for a complete job description and a confidential conversation.

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

Digital Paid Media Specialist – SFR412

We are looking for a confident and creative Digital Marketing Paid Media Specialist to use their impressive knowledge and experience to support building our brands across digital & social platforms to increase awareness, build brand loyalty and ultimately drive revenues through direct and indirect channels.

This exciting role will be integral to this small, fast-paced department that works across the portfolio of residential brands within locking solution & window and door hardware.

You would also:

Work closely with the Digital Marketing Manager to deliver creative, effective multi-channel marketing campaigns, focused on growing audiences for our products and services within our B2C & B2B paid channels.

Initiate, design, execute and manage performance marketing campaigns, including PPC activity and Paid Social Activity across all business units.

Management of Affiliate Marketing strategy.

Support in the execution of new product launches through paid channels.

Utilise data for marketing campaigns, interrogating the data to improve the customer experience end-to-end at all relevant touchpoints.

The skills and experience you need

We are looking for someone who has:

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a B2C or B2B marketing position.

Successful track record managing paid media campaigns.

Experience with digital marketing, content marketing, and social media marketing.

Strong project management skills and advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills.

The role will be hybrid: 3 days a week in the office in Willenhall and 2 days working from home.

Key Account Manager – SFR418

Our client is a leading European Manufacturer and one of the world’s leading providers of mechanical locking and security products.

About the role

Key Account Manager

The successful candidate will be tasked to retain and develop business within the existing account base and find new and profitable business through direct supply, and via business partners. Reporting directly to Sales Director he/she will be expected to identify business opportunities and develop long term relationships with both customers and colleagues.

The UK network consists of Builders, Agricultural & Engineers merchants, DIY, Electrical wholesalers. In addition distribution & sales into Locksmiths, Architectural Ironmongers, Security Installers, System Integrators and other Security Suppliers.

 Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company vehicle
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays (rising to 28 after 1 year of service)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Flexibility – home based role
  • Necessary product knowledge training

If you would like to learn more about this position please get in touch with SFR Recruitment Solutions for a confidential chat.

Regional Sales Manager – SFR417

Our client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high security mechanical and electro-mechanical hardware and locking systems.

Due to continued success of the Eastern territory our client would like to recruit a Regional Sales manager.

Description

The successful candidate will be tasked to retain and develop business within the existing account base and find new and profitable business through direct supply, and via partners. Reporting directly to Sales Director he/she will be expected to identify business opportunities and develop long term relationships with both customers and colleagues.

Key Responsibilities
Maintain and develop the existing regional accounts in the defined area, adding new prospects as appropriate to grow the business Network. The UK network consists of Locksmiths, Architectural Ironmongers, Security Installers, System Integrators and other Security Suppliers.

Develop and maintain the network of influencers in the region creating a ‘pull sales strategy’ within your regional and our national accounts.

Develop new business within end user clients within multiple sectors as identified. EG. Commercial, retail, health, education, industrial, government.

To presentations to Architects, Security Consultants and other interested bodies as required.
Work closely with the Sales Teams targeting end users to identify, qualify, negotiate and close new business.

Maintain current relationships and the corresponding revenue streams for mechanical and electromechanical locking products.

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

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

Additional
Represent proactively and positively the company at Industry events.
Forecast future trends.

Complete sales-associated paperwork and reporting tools.
Achieving budgeted (as a minimum) product revenue and margin – monthly & yearly.

Achieving targeted sales budgets and targets.

Monitor Competitor/Customer activity in conjunction with the Project Tracking and Administration activity operated via CRM system

Ensure that you operate in an ethical and responsible manner whilst protecting the interests of the business

Experience Required

Knowledge and experience of dealing with UK distribution for security products would be essential, and dealings with Locksmiths / AI’s / System integrators / other OEM customers beneficial

Generation of specification sales involving architects, end user clients, contractors.
Effective territory management including distribution network.

Managing/achieving sales budgets
Knowledge of current construction procurement methods and routes to market

3 or more years’ field sales / territory management experience

A proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets

A proven track record in prospecting and winning profitable new business

A proven track record of existing customer development and relationship building

Strong Rapport Building and Customer Service skills

Strong Presentation, Negotiation and Closing skills

Strong analytical and literacy skills

Microsoft Office Competent (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Competent when using iPads, Mobile Phones and APPs

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

Ironmongery Sales Assistant – SFR416

Our client is an established family business and leading supplier of Ironmongery and Builders Hardware based in Birmingham.

Benefits

  • Family business
  • Growing division
  • On site parking
  • Great facilities
  • Supportive culture
  • Excellent management team
  • Working hours are 08.00 to 5.15pm Monday to Thursday and 08.00 to 5.00pm on Friday
  • (41 hours per week)
  • Competitive Salary

Role Description
Service customer’s requirements & providing technical support as required. Key measures of success are the efficient handling of sales enquiries, avoiding unnecessary discounts & accurate order processing. Assist with general warehousing activities as directed by the line manager.

Qualifications

  • Process customer orders accurately.
  • Ensure the customer’s requirements are carried out in a timely & efficient manner.
  • Provide technical support & advice.
  • Appraise your manager of product developments & new sales opportunities.
  • Make your manager aware of customer complaints.
  • To work closely with the other members of the sales team, estimating, warehouse & transport.
  • Maintain a tidy & accurate stock
  • Ensure goods returned are dealt with promptly & accurately, making sure they are in a suitable condition to be returned to stock or suppliers.
  • Work within the set discount structure unless authorised by your manager.
  • Help in other departments including despatch and goods inwards.
  • Stock taking.
  • Key cutting & basic locksmith work.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions for a complete job description and a confidential conversation.

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

Logistics Coordinator – SFR415

Our client is a leading manufacturer of steel doors, security and communal doors.

Key Requirements for Role:

•          Liaise with other departments and advise and support on the best way to deliver products.

•          Ensure efficiency on delivery times and costs.

•          Work in a busy environment and be able to multitask and work well under pressure.

•          Handle department holidays/absences.

•          Be able to produce weekly reports for the costings of the department.

•          Deal with the monthly expenditure of the department.

•          Monitor individual performance to ensure everyone in the team is performing fully to expectations, and deal with underperformance immediately.

•          Any other reasonable duties requested by your Manager.

Person Specification:

•          Good verbal and written communication skills.

•          Outstanding attention to detail.

•          A passion for providing excellent service

•          Ability to work under pressure and multi-task.

•          Managing time and prioritising work to meet deadlines.

•          An excellent telephone manner with the ability to build relationships

Benefits:

•          Supportive culture

•          Excellent management team

•          Growth opportunities

•          Modern office space

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

Compliance Manager – SFR414

Our client is a leading manufacturer of steel doors, security and communal doors.

Benefits:

  • Supportive culture
  • Excellent management team
  • Growth opportunities
  • Extremely competitive remuneration
  • Hybrid Working

The Compliance Manager ensures the business complies with all relevant regulations and standards for our products and services. Reporting to the Engineering Director, the Compliance Manager will work closely with the R&D team to ensure that all new product designs meet regulatory requirements and standards. They will also work closely with the broader business to ensure compliance to current ISO standards.

Key Requirements for Role:

•          Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of relevant regulations and standards for the door manufacturing industry.

•          Monitor changes to regulations and standards and ensure the business is aware of any updates that may affect our products or services.

•          Work closely with the R&D team to ensure all new product designs meet regulatory requirements and standards.

•          Review existing products and services to ensure ongoing compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.

•          Develop and implement compliance policies and procedures for the company.

•          Conduct regular audits and assessments to identify areas of non-compliance.

•          Facilitate external audits to achieve compliance.

•          Work with quality and production teams to find the root cause of compliance problems.

•          Advise staff on internal audit findings.

•          Maintain accurate records and documentation related to compliance activities.

•          Communicate with certification bodies to achieve and maintain certifications.

Person Specification:

  • Experience in compliance management in the door manufacturing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant regulations and standards for the door manufacturing industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Internal audit training.
  • Quality qualifications (Kaizen, Lean standard for work manufacturing, project management, 5s and Six Sigma Green Belt).
  • Health and safety qualifications (IOSH, NEBOSH).
  • Computer skills.

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

Senior Market Development Manager – SFR413

SFR Recruitment Solutions have a brand-new opportunity for a Market Development Manager to focus on the growing energy sector!

Our client is an established and leading global brand of both mechanical and electrical locking solutions and door hardware products. Products designed for your safety and security.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Market Development Manager will be responsible to the Head of division, for the growth within an established sector. The role will focus on not only the infrastructure behind the sector but also the major players within the sector.
  • A specific focus will be required on the continues evolvement of electromechanical and electric locking solutions and new patent protected master key systems into this sector.
  • Increase and develop the brand specifications with influencers and especially end-users for the brand, providing solutions, products and promote as appropriate all complementary products.
  • Work closely and effectively with the End User and their preferred contractors to identify, qualify, negotiate and close new business. Consideration to be given to ensure that we provide the best overall solution to the end user and deliver world‑class service.
  • Clearly identify end user business needs in order to continually progress product and solutions for the sector.
  • Search for new, creative markets within the vertical to expand the current reach of the organisation and increase emerging business opportunities.

Skills & Attributes:

  • Develop and maintain a close, regular & professional working relationship with existing & prospective clients/customers.
  • Attend Sales Meetings, Product Promotions, Training Sessions and other industry related functions when required.
  • You must have a strong track record of leading and growing sales of products via solution selling methods in targeted sectors.
  • Possess a strong business development background, with experience of similar role previously.
  • Demonstrable record of strategic prospecting skills.
  • Effective time management for national coverage.
  • Managing/achieving sales budgets.
  • A positive and determined approach to researching and analysing new business opportunities.
  • It is essential that you possess excellent presentation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work in an extremely challenging and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on achieving agreed targets.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions for a complete job description and a confidential conversation.

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

Junior Estimator – SFR411

Junior Estimator

Our client is an Ironmongery and Door Hardware supplier, providing exquisite architectural hardware and fittings to some of London’s most luxurious properties.

Location: London, UK

Key Responsibilities: As a Junior Estimator, you will play a pivotal role working on projects for our prestigious clientele. Your responsibilities will include:

1. Scheduling: Develop and manage project hardware schedules.

2. Estimating: Work closely with the project design and contractors to provide accurate and detailed project cost estimates.

3. Procurement: Help with procuring the package including managing bespoke items from manufacturing

Qualifications:

Quantity Surveying  

Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.

Excellent customer service attitude.

Use of Microsoft Office 365.

What We Offer:

Competitive salary

Exciting and challenging projects in a dynamic work environment.

Opportunities for professional growth and development.

If you are interested in this position, please contact SFR Recruitment Solutions for a complete job description and a confidential conversation.

Architectural Ironmongery | Internal & External Doors | Access Control | Window & Door Hardware

SFR Recruitment Solutions