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Commercial Manager

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Commercial Manager

Reference number: 13121

Location icon Louth
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon Undisclosed
Company icon Luxus Ltd
Company activities icon Plastic Recycling and Compounding
Deadline icon 31/05/2024

Job overview

We are looking for a Commercial Manager to lead our busy Commercial Team, which includes purchase of polymers as well as sales of compounds.

Company overview

Do you want to work for a company that is changing our world for the better?

Luxus Ltd is the UK’s largest independent producer of technical plastic compounds incorporating recycled polymer, to reduce environmental impact. We create innovative, carbon positive solutions to tackle the challenges of plastics management for a cleaner, greener future.

Founded in 1965, we have developed unrivalled expertise in technical compounding recycling and polymer technology. Combined with our cutting edge facilities, our knowledge and our people enable us to provide customers with quality assured technical thermoplastic compounds and high performance plastic compounds underpinned by professional analysis and consultancy services.

Role responsibilities

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Generating and managing sustainable and profitable sales, particularly targeting customers where a long-term mutually advantageous partnership exists or can be developed
  • Proactively managing a Commercial Team of six to deliver sales, against budget to target sectors
  • Develop and continually improve all aspects of the company and group sales processes, including a sales and purchase pipeline in detail for a rolling 12 months
  • Produce a sales strategy and plan for group, including targets and, on approval from the Managing Director, to implement the plan in line with the overall business needs
  • Ensure feedstocks and additives of the right quality are purchased at the most advantageous price
  • Identify opportunities for group product sales
  • Keep up to date and report on legislation, market trends, or other intelligence that may affect the business
  • Develop and nurture key relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Recognise and exploit trading opportunities
  • Manage the Commercial Team in the most effective manner by the appropriate delegation of authority
  • To create training plans for the Sales Executives and Internal Sales Administrators, and to conduct regular appraisals in line with company policy


Salary dependent on experience

Qualifications/experience required

Our preferred candidate will have an understanding of polymers and technical selling, be a highly organised and driven self-starter, with a demonstrable record of delivery in a similar role, where the building and maintaining of strong, positive relationships with customers is a central focus. This individual will also have experience of exploring new markets and experience of working within a fast-paced, results-driven commercial environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established team and will suit someone with a confident personality, who enjoys working with people, and can multitask and manage shifting priorities.


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