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Ironmongery Sales Executive: East Anglia

  • £25,000 + Bonus & travel allowance
  • East Anglia (Home-based)
  • Permanent
  • Architectural Ironmongery

Position & Responsibilities

Drive sales of Architectural Ironmongery and Door Hardware products through local contractors, builders, developers through reactive and proactive telephone/pc based activities.

This role requires a self motivated and well organised individual with a passion for sales and excellent levels of customer service. 

Our client is business that is family-owned with aspirations to grow the team whilst generating new sales opportunities in the East Anglia and North London area. 

This business stocks high and has excellent delivery times, whilst priding themselves on first class customer service. 

Phone, IT and company software is provided for home based work. 

If this sounds like the role for you please contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for further information!

Email: matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Telephone: 07512602431

Specification Sales Consultant: South

  • £40,000 – £50,000 + Bonus & Car allowance
  • South & London
  • Permanent
  • Door Hardware Manufacturer
  • Job Ref: MR163

Position & Responsibilities

Open to candidates from a variety of backgrounds.

To manage, maintain and convert all new and existing projects and quotes held within the company quote bank, ensuring an upward growth curve.

To systematically grow relationships with our Architects, Interior Designers, Main & Sub Contractor customer base while providing a high level of customer service.

• Develop and maintain relationships with Key Architects in your area.

• Influence hardware specifications using the company product portfolio.

• Follow up on all new Leads, Projects & Quotes received

• Track all projects and outstanding quotes from the design and specification stage through to negotiation and procurement.

• Record all Sales activities on the company CRM system.

• Keep all accounts on the CRM up to date (names, star rating, address and social media etc.)

• Ensure all project “Required by” and “Completion Dates” are kept up to date.

• Submit project case studies regularly.

• Prepare annual sales budget forecasts.

• Assist with marketing initiatives.

• Present an allotted amount of Company CPD Presentations annually.

• Keep up to date with technical knowledge and reviewing professional publications.

• Proactively work alongside an allocated Internal Sales member to ensure your quotes within your quote bank, at whatever stage, are continually followed up, reporting current and next actions clearly

Skills & Experience

• Experience in sales for Ironmongery or Hardware Company.

• Formal sales training.

• Contacts with Architects

• Confident and personable

• Clean driving licence

• GAI Diploma

Why should you apply?

This is a brilliant opportunity for a highly skilled and experienced individual in the Ironmongery

industry to further develop their career.

Do you possess these fit these exact skills and experience required to suit our client’s specification sales role?

Please contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for further information!

Email: matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Telephone: 07512602431

Product Manager: West Midlands

  • £30,000-£32,000
  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Access Solutions
  • Job Ref: MR161

SFR Recruitment Solutions are working on an exciting opportunity for a Product Manager — Access Solutions / Access Control based in the West Midlands.

To manage and co-ordinate the Access Control portfolio, including developing business development and marketing strategy alongside the sales and marketing teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders to understand the needs of each department and implement strategies that meet requirements. 
  • Take overall responsibility for assigned product categories.
  • Become the product champion and communicate standards, product changes and amended technical specifications. 
  • Research and present competitive market analysis to support NPI 
  • Effectively manage the New Product Development / Introduction process.
  • Ensure new products meet the appropriate quality and safety standards. 
  • Have full margin responsibility for product ranges ensuring margins and profitability are maximised · Effectively manage the overall product portfolio and own the product information held.
  • Agree on pricing strategies, set pricing levels and agree and implement cost price changes. 
  • Liaise with suppliers for product information and problem resolution. 
  • Support the sales team in developing innovative promotional concepts and programs.
  • Implement an ongoing process of value engineering encompassing product, packaging and supply chain initiatives. 
  • Carry out training with our stockists and staff

The Ideal Candidate

  • Have experience in product management and an understanding of the principles and processes 
  • Have experience working with Digital Access Control 
  • IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office 
  • Have the ability to deliver presentations 
  • Have a relevant degree or have relative experience 
  • Be enthusiastic, self-confident and committed with a positive outlook 
  • Be able to work with other staff as part of an efficient, professional and friendly working environment 
  • Possess good organisational and analytical skills with great attention to detail. We are looking for candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Interested?

Please contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information

07512602431

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Dispatch Team Leader: Nottingham

  • £10.50 – £11.50 per hour
  • Nottingham
  • Permanent
  • Fenestration
  • Job Ref: JS156

SFR Recruitment Solutions are recruiting for a Dispatch Team Leader to join a market-leading door manufacturer in Nottinghamshire.

We are looking for an experienced team leader that can confidently lead and oversee operations within a warehouse & distribution environment. This role is hands-on, picking products and loading delivery vehicles with your team, as well as organising daily delivery routes for the distribution fleet. will require you to, as well as stock replenishment and day to day dispatch duties.

Main Duties

  • To lead, manage and support a team of order pickers, loaders and drivers.
  • Take responsibility for management and maintenance of the vehicle fleet (currently up to 6 vans).
  • Ensure stock integrity and availability before loading.
  • To be accountable for accurate control of customer orders and products being transferred within the company and outside suppliers.
  • Please note that glazed doors are heavy products, the lifting of which requires good physical strength and fitness.

This position would suit someone who was worked at the team leader or shift supervisor levels previously. Not only will you be hands-on with the warehouse operations, but you will also be responsible for the training and well-being of a small team of warehouse operatives working under your guidance. Previous experience in stock management software & warehouse admin is also a must-have for this role.

Further Information

  • £10.50+ per hour dependent upon experience.
  • Current working hours are 10.00 am – 7.00 pm (5:30 pm Fridays)
  • Working Monday to Friday (39 hours per week) plus overtime as required.
  • Additional company benefits available
  • Opportunity to start ASAP

Interested?

Please contact Jamie at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information

07512602081

jamie@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Fabricator: Nottingham

  • £10.50 – £11.50 per hour
  • Nottingham
  • Permanent
  • Fenestration
  • Job Ref: JS157

SFR Recruitment Solutions are recruiting for experienced Fabricators/ Glazers to join a market-leading composite door manufacturer in Nottinghamshire.

They are a family run business who are rapidly expanding and need more fabricators to help manage their workload coming in.

The candidates must have at least 12 months’ experience fabricating PVCu, aluminium or composite Windows or Doors.

On offer is an industry-leading salary and the opportunity for future progression as the business grows

Main Duties

  • Fabrication of composite doors including glazing, fitting hardware such as locks and hinges, hanging in PVCu frames.
  • Glazing of composite doors and PVCu window frames.
  • To be accountable for the quality of workmanship of the goods produced.
  • Maintaining work areas to ensure a safe and productive environment.
  • Working flexibly as part of a team.
  • Please note that glazed doors are heavy products, the lifting of which requires good physical strength and fitness.

Further Information

  • £10.50+ per hour dependent upon experience.
  • Current working hours are 7.00 am – 4.00 pm (2:30 pm Fridays)
  • Working Monday to Friday (39 hours per week) plus overtime as required.
  • Additional company benefits available
  • Opportunity to start ASAP

Interested?

Please contact Jamie at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information

07512602081

jamie@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Communications Business Development Manager: National

  • £45,000 – £50,000 + Bonus & Car allowance
  • National
  • Permanent
  • Security hardware/locking solutions
  • Job Ref: MR158

SFR Recruitment Solutions have a brand-new opportunity for a Business Development Manager.

The Company

Our Client is a market leader in security hardware and have been established for over 25 years. This dynamic company requires a reliable Business Development Manager who is focused, and priority-driven.

The Position

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager whom will be responsible for the growth of sales revenues into the targeted sector through the promotion of the brand.

Responsibilities Include

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible to the Head of CNI, 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 promotions as appropriate all complimentary product.
  • 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 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.
  • Work closely with Product Managers and Internal Sales/Customer Service and the senior sector specialist to feedback customer needs & requirements.
  • The Market Specialist will be required to work with established CRM prospecting tools to provide lead generation for the development and exploitation by members of the Sales Teams as appropriate regionally.
  • Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations.
  • Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to senior management on a planned and agreed basis. 
  • Represent proactively and positively the company at Industry events.

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.

Why should you apply?

This is a brilliant opportunity for an individual to join a dynamic business offering excellent long-term career prospects, along with a competitive salary and commission.

Do you possess these skills and attributes required to suit our client’s Market / Business Development Manager?

Please apply or contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information

07512602431

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Business Development Manager: National

  • £45,000 – £50,000 + Bonus & Car allowance
  • National
  • Permanent
  • Security hardware/locking solutions
  • Job Ref: MR155

SFR Recruitment Solutions have a brand-new opportunity for a Business Development Manager! (Transport Sector)

The Company

Our Client is a market leader in security hardware and have been established for over 25 years. This dynamic company requires a reliable Business Development Manager who is focused, and priority-driven.

The Position:

Our client is looking for a Business Development Manager who will be responsible for the growth of sales revenues into the targeted sector through the promotion of the brand.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible to the Head of CNI, 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 promotions as appropriate all complimentary product.
  • 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 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.
  • Work closely with Product Managers and Internal Sales/Customer Service and the senior sector specialist to feedback customer needs & requirements.
  • The Business Development Specialist will be required to work with established CRM prospecting tools to provide lead generation for the development and exploitation by members of the Sales Teams as appropriate regionally.
  • Prepare and deliver technical sales presentations and demonstrations.
  • Provide accurate forecasting and activity information to senior management on a planned and agreed basis. 
  • Represent proactively and positively the company at Industry events.

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.
  • You must possess excellent presentation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to work in an extremely challenging and demanding environment, with a strong emphasis on achieving agreed targets.

Why should you apply?

This is a brilliant opportunity for an individual to join a dynamic business offering excellent long-term career prospects, along with a competitive salary and commission.

Do you possess these skills and attributes required to suit our client’s Business Development Manager?

Please apply or contact Matthew at SFR Recruitment Solutions for more information!

07512602431

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Purchasing Assistant: West Midlands

  • £20,000 + Bonus
  • West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Door Hardware
  • Job Ref: MR159

SFR Recruitment Solutions are working closely with a client in the West Midlands who would like to hire a Purchasing Assistant.

The Primary Objectives

Contribute to the purchasing function to ensure the maximum availability of products to maximise sales and profitability. 

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain a positive and customer focussed attitude to ensure customer satisfaction. 
  • Actively contribute to the complete stock management process – from purchase planning, stock purchasing, stock receipt, handling, storage and despatch. 
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers for stock items to ensure stock availability at all times. 
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers to satisfy specific customer orders that may be fulfilled on a ‘back to back’ basis. 
  • Ensure that all supplier details and product information, including costs and reorder levels, are current and accurate. 
  • Input / communicate delivery times and specific requests for supplier lead times as requested. 
  • Monitor outstanding purchase orders — being proactive concerning any delays, communicating information as necessary. 
  • Communicate and work with other operational departments/sales personnel to achieve customer satisfaction. 
  • Obtain supplier order confirmations and check for accuracy including any carriage charges. 
  • Resolve any stock discrepancies with suppliers and assist with the resolution of any supplier invoice queries. 
  • Carry out stock adjustments.
  • Provide support for related administrative tasks 
  • Carry out other clerical and administration such as filing, ordering of office stationery, and despatch of the post. 
  • Contribute to maintaining appropriate stock levels in line with the business objectives of ‘on time in full and stock turn’. 
  • Ensure fast, efficient and professional handling of all enquiries. 
  • Ensure output is accurate with minimal errors. 
  • Identify opportunities for reducing complexity and cost of doing business. 

The Ideal Candidate

  • Have proven experience working with numbers and spreadsheets.
  • Have purchasing/supply chain related experience (desirable) 
  • Have a high level of accuracy/attention to detail. 
  • Have an understanding of re-ordering / purchase planning. 
  • Be an excellent team player with the ability to work successfully as an individual. 
  • Be able to demonstrate problem-solving skills. 
  • Have good planning and organisation skills. 
  • Show excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Contact Matthew today for further information!

07512602431

matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

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Sales Estimator: St Albans

  • Competitive Salary
  • St Albans
  • Hours – Monday to Thursday 08.45-17.00 Friday 08.45-16.30 (37 per week, 30 min lunch)

Here at SFR Recruitment Solutions, we are working closely with our client who is a market leader in specialist fencing and perimeter security.

We are looking for an Sales Estimator based in St Albans. 

Purpose of role  

To prepare estimations of work by gathering specifications, proposals, material costs and labour. The role will include building relationships with clients whilst promoting business products and services to maximise sale opportunities.

Duties

  • Provide quality and timely estimating service to customers based on their needs and budget.
  • Offer advice and guidance to customers and deliver excellent customer service. 
  • Analyse drawings, specifications, and other documentation to prepare estimates. 
  • Maintain accurate records of estimates and sales. 
  • Achieve KPIs and sales targets. 
  • Gain a clear understanding of customer’s business needs. 
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required in which you adequately trained to carry out. 

Personal Skills

Essential: 

  • High level of attention to detail. 
  •  Effective communication skills. 
  • Good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workloads. 
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships 
  • Positive work ethic.
  • Committed to delivering the utmost service/support to the business and our customers. 
  • Reliable team player.

Experience: 

Essential: 

  • A wealth of experience working within a similar role 
  • Good knowledge of perimeter protection products 
  • Good at building working relationships 
  • Practical approach to work and problems 
  • Ability to understand drawings and plans Desirable: 
  • Experience within the construction or engineering industry

Get in touch if this sounds like the role for you.

Email: matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Telephone: 07512602431

Lead Installer: Doncaster

  • Lead Installer – Mechanical 
  • Competitive Salary
  • Doncaster (covering the north region)
  • Hours – 45 hours per week (30 min lunch), Monday to Friday 08:00-17.30

Here at SFR Recruitment Solutions, we are working closely with our client who is a market leader in specialist fencing and perimeter security.

We are looking for a Lead Installer based in South Yorkshire. 

Purpose of role

To carry out quality installations of demarcation products to a high standard and in an efficient manner. The role will work as part of a team and will have a focus on health and safety and customer service at all times.

Work environment and requirements

This role is based predominantly outdoors and as such will require you to work in all different weather conditions incorporating health and safety requirements. The role also involves extensive travel to different sites in a variety of locations and may require occasional overnight stays.

Duties

  • Carry out and conduct all Health, Safety, and equipment checks. Check drawings for the site to ensure installation in the correct area. 
  • Adhering to Health and Safety regulations at all times. 
  • Ensure the area of work is cordoned off and in a place where work entails working near public areas. 
  • Carry out product inventory checks to ensure all products will fulfill the job requirement completely. Verify alignment of structures and equipment and position structural components. 
  • Measure and lay-out fence lines and hole positions following the instructions detailed on the drawing specification. 
  • Mark reference points on construction materials. 
  • Use digging equipment in line with breaking ground protocol guidelines. 
  • Ensure appropriate PPE is worn for each task undertaken i.e., face masks for concrete mix, etc. 
  • Ensure full communication with clients/customers and supervisors/managers to ensure the smooth running of the job and that any problems are immediately identified for resolution.
  • Ensure the customer/client and Installation Supervisor is kept informed and that finished work is checked for accuracy, quality and completeness.

Skills, qualifications and training

Essential: 

  • Driving License. 
  • CSCS Card.
  • Basic English and Maths skills.

Desirable: 

  •  CAT & Genny Training Certificate. 
  • Abrasive Wheels Certificate. 
  • SSSTS Card.
  •  SMSTS Card. 
  • First Aid at Work Certificate.

Personal skills

Essential: 

  •  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to resolve issues appropriately.
  • Collaborative with the ability to work as part of a team. 
  • High level of personal and professional commitment. 
  • Open and honest approach. 
  • Positive work ethic.

Experience

Essential: 

  • Previous work experience in Demarcation Installation. 
  • A wealth of experience working in installations. 
  • Flexible, with the ability to work on own initiative and to tight timescales. 
  • Ability to understand drawings and plans.

Desirable: 

  • Good knowledge of perimeter protection products.

Get in touch if this sounds like the role for you.

Email: matthew@sfrrecruitment.co.uk

Telephone: 07512602431

SFR Recruitment Solutions