Detmold Group

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Business Manager/General Manager

Job No: DG310
Location: Melbourne

  • Take the Next Step in Your Career
  • Make your Mark in a Growing Company
  • Strong Sales Focus

The Detmold Group is an innovative, Australian family owned business supplying some of the world’s largest and most iconic brands with packaging solutions in the foodservice, retail, FMCG and industrial markets. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Manager/General Manager to lead a small division of the Detmold Group.  Based in Melbourne, we are seeking a self-starting professional to drive and manage a small manufacturing operation as well as an office.  

In this hands-on sales management role, you will strengthen our current position and reputation within the market as well as growing and introducing new products.

The key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Identifying, qualifying and selling to relevant customers and prospects
  • Maintaining current market share and action strategies to create and capitalise on opportunities for extension within current key account accounts and markets
  • Travelling overseas to meet with suppliers
  • Assisting the Factory Manager in the day-to-day efficiency of the factory
  • Ensure DIFOT targets are achieved and continuity of supply is maintained
  • Driving stock management and leading continuous improvement projects including freight, warehousing and customer service levels

You will possess a well-developed understanding of sales and margin management, be proactive in approach and have the personal commitment that sees you persevere to achieve desired results.  Your business acumen will ensure identification and conversion of sales and through your customer service focus you will develop and maintain strong customer relationships.  Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to provide innovative solutions in the market place will be critical to your success.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take the next step in your career and gain your first General Manager position and lead a small and growing business.  If you are looking to make your own success and be supported by a broad company network, we welcome your application. Previous sales and /or sales management experience will be highly regarded.

To apply for this opportunity please complete the details in the form below and submit your CV outlining your skills and experience relevant to this role. 

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