General Manager  – Northamptonshire £60-70k + Performance Related Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension

Operating over 40 companies across the UK, USA, Canada and the British Virgin Islands our client is a truly diverse group operating across sectors ranging from alternative asset investments in fine wine, property and aquaculture, to high-end retail channels – targeting areas they believe have the potential to offer long-term, sustainable growth. They are now seeking to make a new senior appointment within the group of General Manager to take responsibility for overseeing and driving the success of four of the operational businesses. The General Manager will be charged with executing the Board’s strategy and providing the link between these businesses and the Board via regular reporting. Reporting directly to the Group Chairman, and working closely with the Group’s Operations & Finance Directors, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate a history of successful business management, developing direct reports, effective change management and a strong all-round approach to running a profitable business. The role will offer the opportunity to work with autonomy, as well as giving the successful candidate access to other Group functions, such as marketing and finance.  This role is a pivotal part of the Group and will determine the future of the businesses that fall under its remit. In addition to having direct oversight of the four businesses, this role will have significant responsibility for the office and warehouse in Northamptonshire.  This will involve liaising with the other Group staff that use the office and ensuring the smooth day to day operations of the business. The four businesses that you will manage are as follows; A UK based independent fine wine merchant founded in 2004 which specialises in the world’s finest, most sought-after wines from great and historic vintages, plus real finds from small producers.  The business has a current core turnover of circa £500,000 per annum, and operates for the most part via an on-line e-commerce platform and fulfillment system, augmented by regular e-mail offers, occasional direct mail brochures and limited phone / personal contact...

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Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer Building Services £35-40k

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a privately held building services company who over more than 20 years have established a very strong reputation for the quality of their building services projects.  Specialising within the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) they employ all of their technicians, engineers and plumbers directly and this dedication to high standards of customer service has paid dividends as the business is experiencing a period of significant growth.  As a result if this they are now seeking to appoint a permanent Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer reporting to the Design & Build Manager. Our projects include large multi £million industrial and commercial schemes to smaller schemes and working for interesting clients including high street retailers, Schools/Universities, healthcare providers, contractors, developers etc. As the demand for our expertise continues to grow, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer to join our significantly experienced and talented Building Services team. Based at our highly accessible offices with over 30 staff in Northampton, you will be responsible for delivering innovative solutions for our client’s. Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer duties include: Working as part of a design team delivering detailed design •Using specialist computer-aided design (CAD) and BIM (Revit) software and other resources to design the systems required for the project •Designing site-specific equipment as required •Overseeing and supervising the installation of building systems and specifying maintenance and operating procedures •Liaising closely with other professionals, including structural engineers, architects, surveyors, and contractors of in-house and external project teams •Attending a range of project group and technical meetings •Ensuring that the design and maintenance of building systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements •Advising clients and architects on energy use and conservation in a range of buildings and sites, aiming to minimise the environmental impact and reduce the carbon footprint You will have experience with designing projects from conception through to completion including calculations, drawings, specifications, etc along with an accredited Building Services...

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Survey Sales Consultant – Southern Regions

Survey Sales Consultant – Southern Regions £Basic + Substantial Bonus + f/e Car + Benefits About KOREC KOREC is Trimble’s largest distributor of positioning solutions and surveying equipment in the UK and Ireland.  For over 40 years our mission has been to forge new and stronger business relationships that will underpin the future; for ourselves, our partners and our customers.  We therefore specialise in bringing innovative technology to market including the most advanced GNSS, mobile mapping, 3D laser scanners, UAS and total station solutions available to geospatial professionals, all backed up by in-house software development and extensive training and technical support departments. The geospatial world is expanding and with it, KOREC’s aims and ambitions. Position Summary As a Survey Sales Consultant at KOREC you will be responsible for maximising the sales of Trimble’s world leading Geospatial solutions in your sales territory, including robotic total stations, GPS and 3D laser scanning. Key Responsibilities: Generate monthly sales to meet revenue and gross margin targets Generate and work to a territory sales plan Identify, nurture and close new sales opportunities within your designated territory Demonstrate the benefits of Trimble geospatial equipment and KOREC software to potential users Balance managing the existing customer base with proactive prospecting Maintain accurate recording of activity using our CRM system for forecasting and reporting Requirements: Experience in a survey related field (setting out, engineering or topographical) Desire to progress within a sales environment Highly motivated and enthusiastic Flexible, can-do attitude Excellent verbal communication skills Full driving license (clean preferred – no more than 3 points) Strong computer skills Desirable: Geomatics/Survey/Engineering degree level qualification or 3 years’ industry experience Experience in a technical sales environment Why apply? KOREC recognises the importance of having the right people in the right roles which is reflected by the high level of training and attractive package we will offer successful candidates including: Competitive basic salary + performance related incentive Company car & fuel card 25 Days holiday (+ bank holidays) Pension scheme...

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Forecast Planner – Food Manufacturing

Forecast Planner – Food Manufacturing The Role: To provide support to the sales department to produce accurate customer demand forecasts Maintain, develop and monitor forecasting models Monitor divisional stock levels and supporting the operational division to deliver over 99.5% service level Work closely with other departments in the organisation to ensure excellent customer service is delivered To develop relationships with customers, packing centres, forecasting and divisional management Work with all other teams in the business to understand any changes in demand and find solutions to rectify any possible issues Liaise with supply chain contacts at the main retailers to develop relationships and improve data intelligence Ensuring that forecast accuracy is improved to facilitate improved business planning Collating yield and efficiency data to monitor product utilisation The Candidate: A strong food background and have experience of working with the large UK retailers building relationships. Advanced experience in demand forecasting and planning for the past two years is essential Commercially minded Good working knowledge of the supply chain process Excellent Excel / PowerPoint and IT systems skills Experience of MRP / ERP useful but not...

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National Account Manager £50k + Bonus + Car

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your FMCG career within National Account Manager’s role designed to manage existing business as well as developing new business opportunities. If you are seeking greater autonomy to develop your customers then this position will serve you with the ideal experience and customer exposure. Working for an expanding branded food manufacturer which has benefited from significant capital investment and brand / range extensions you will be joining the business at an exciting time in it’s development into a major supplier within it’s categories. Supplying a diverse account base to include UK Grocery multiple and second tier grocery you will gain exposure to major national accounts and be given an insight into the supply of both branded and own label products. In addition to maintaining the existing customer account base and achieving targets you will also be actively looking for new business opportunities. Be that to extend the number of SKUs supplied to a particular account or to open completely new customer accounts. You will be given unparalleled support and coaching whilst also being empowered with the autonomy to act independently. Ideally a graduate or of graduate calibre you will already have gained experience of winning and manager business with the major grocery multiples be seeking to develop your F.M.C.G career within Account Management. Previous experience within a customer orientated environment is essential, ideally you will already have gained experience within the UK Food & drinks industry and have had full P&L responsibility for your accounts. Previous experience of branded, private label and licensed products would be desirable. For further details please call Kieron Madden at WRS on M: 07787 40 88 44 or email your CV to...

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