commercial manager in wallsend

job type
£ 40,000 per year
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job details

wallsend, tyne and wear
job category
construction & property
job type
£ 40,000 per year
reference number
0191 2211 567
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job description

Commercial Manager
£40,000 - £45,000
Benton - Newcastle

Randstad are working in partnership with an excellent well-known production and manufacturing company. We are recruiting for a commercial manager who will supply valuable insight to the sales team and operations team within Manufacturing. You will play a key role in providing valuable forecasts and capacity plans to improve the efficiency of operations.


* Resource Management - planning work for the Production team, ensuring resources are maximised and Customer orders are delivered in a timely and costly manner
* Oversee the sales and operational planning process, coordinating stakeholders and feeding into a master production plan
* Develop and maintain key metrics to ensure sales targets are met
* Continuously driving improvements across productivity, quality and profitability of contracts
* Oversee all sales activity including dealing with Customer quotes and providing the sales team data and insight on capacity to help drive generation of new business
* Line Management of a Production planner and Business development assistant, including coaching, development and performance management
* Communication of both financial and non-financial data to Managers and the wider team within Manufacturing
* Support sales team with any costs for bids and tenders
* Financial analysis of project and /or contract performance
* Management of Sales pipeline and order book

The Commercial Manager will have line management responsibility for the Production Planner and Business Development Assistant. The role will not hold any budgetary accountability but play a key role in contributing to cost savings and maximising profit through improving overall production efficiency.


* Must have a good understanding/ appreciation of working in a Manufacturing environment, recognising constraints within a Manufacturing process.
* Experience producing detailed sales forecasts and capacity plans
* Strong MS Excel skills with a good level of numeracy
* Good commercial acumen, with the ability to interpret data and analyse data with accuracy
* Awareness of finance processes with the ability to analyse financial performance and contribute to forecasts
* Able to work in a fast paced environment
* Confidence in communicating at all levels and building relationships with both technical and non- technical managers
* The ability to liaise with Customers and understand their requirements
* Experience of creating business intelligence reports and utilising business intelligence tools
* Leads by example on positive safety behaviours

Please apply swiftly - if you would like to discuss please call Steph Ellison on 0191 2211 567

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


maintaining critical plant

educational requirements

BSc commercial management