Commercial Executive

Location: Wetherby

Contract Type: Full-time

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: £20,000 - £26,000 depending on experience


Are you highly commercially focussed with a methodical and logical approach? Do you enjoy managing projects from enquiry to delivery whilst coordinating pricing, sourcing materials, analysing previous data, coordinating with production; whilst managing the customers expectations throughout? Then this exciting new vacancy could be just what you are seeking in your next role. In this role you will be utilising your analytical, coordination, planning, organisational and communication skills. 

Our client is a highly successful FMCG manufacturer based in the Wetherby area. They are currently looking to expand their team with the appointment of a Procurement Analyst/Commercial Executive.

This role will report into the Commercial Manager and be responsible for project managing from enquiry to delivery whilst providing management with analysis reports, pricing customer requests, supplier negotiation and producing supplier tenders.  

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Proactively researching alternative scenarios for manufacture/supply to ensure the most cost effective solution to meet the customer needs is identified
  • Reading and analysing customer drawings
  • Consideration of historical or market information to assist with successful price setting, collaborating as required and ensuring the company’s price authorisation process is observed.
  • Timely preparation of quotations or proposals including the completion of tenders, questionnaires and preparation of presentation material.
  • Work in close collaboration with the sales team providing proactive advice and guidance on commercials offers and selling prices
  • Provide reporting and commentary on your accounts including profit enhancement, insights, learnings or opportunities.
  • Accurate and timely purchasing of materials required

The successful applicant will;

  • Be a logical and methodical thinker
  • Be highly numerate with excellent analytical skills
  • Have strong project management skills
  • Have experience purchasing materials and dealing with suppliers
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Have exceptional attention to detail