Branch Manager - Derby

Brammer PLC
Newton Solney
05 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Brammer is the leading pan-European distributor of bearings, belts & pulleys, chains & sprockets, linear motion, motors, seals, gearboxes, pneumatics, hydraulics, clutches & couplings, tools & maintenance and health & safety products. We supply high quality reliable parts from the world’s leading manufacturers with over 3,500,000 products available from our extensive distribution network across 23 countries in Europe. We employ over 3,000 people across Europe and offer added value to all of our customers, small and large, local and pan-European, through the technical expertise of all our people.

Rol Overview

The Insite Manager (Branch Manager) is responsible and accountable for the overall business development, growth and management of the assigned Insite. This encompasses profitable sales, cost savings initiatives, customer relationship management, leadership, and direction of the Insite and any related staff, logistics, stock management and purchasing of items not supplied from local or national distribution centre stock.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Revenue, Profit Generation and Marketing/Financial Performance.

  • Sales and profit targets in line with agreed plans.

  • Development of the agreed contract and services.

  • Management of preparation and follow up of quotes.

  • Manage and review financial performance against site P+L report.

  • Delivery of the Brammer value proposition and attainment of agreed cost saving targets.

  • Completion of the Insite monthly reports (including scorecards) and ensuring all relevant Brammer functions report onsite activities and opportunities.

  • Providing competitors information back into the business.

  • Preparation and submission of sales forecasts and trends via the use of MIS and FIS reports.

  • Proactive relationship management with commercial and key accounts and credit control.

  • Adherence to company health and safety, quality procedures and guidelines (including health and safety).

    1. Customer relationship management.
  • Consistent delivery of agreed levels of customer service.

  • Develop onsite relationships by setting and attending regular review meetings, utilizing Brammer management information to enhance Brammer reputation onsite.

  • Face to face dealings with customers and agreement of strategy with the Field Sales Executive and Key accounts.

  • Develop a program for regular site involvement from Brammer technical specialists & key strategic Brammer suppliers to enhance reliability performance and achieve cost saving targets set.

  • Implement/execute customer specific implementation plans.

  • Strives to deliver continuous improvement programs to improve customer service levels.

  • Delivering a high quality and professional service.

  • Proactive development of process improvement aimed at improving customer service.

  • Ad hoc customer service duties on an as-needed basis (example - 24 hour call out service).

    3. Purchasing, Logistics and Housekeeping

  • Planning and management of stock in line with sales/Insite requirements and company business targets

  • Adherence to company stock management policies - for example, perpetual inventory schedules

  • Maintain stock in good saleable condition, retaining traceability, (where applicable).

  • Negotiation and management of the purchase of non-stock items at price levels with optimum profitability, taking guidance from purchasing where appropriate or requested.

  • Proactive management of all customer VMI suppliers to review, monitor and assist in amending stock levels to ensure Brammer optimise this service for the customer.

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