Commercial Engineer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:
Our client is a globally recognised expert and Fortune 500 Industry Leader continuing to grow from strength to strength and dominate their niche market. They proudly boast a successful worldwide portfolio of blue chip names; They offer custom designed innovative and efficient unique solutions tailored to every business large or small. Taking great pride in maintaining their customers at the heart of the business whilst ensuring safety standards are kept paramount. Due to their continued rapid growth here in the UK; they now have an exciting opportunity for Commercial Engineer based at their prestigious UK Head Offices in Birmingham.
As a key role for the business the Commercial Engineer will:Work closely with the Sales, Procurement and Operations Team responsible for delivering consistently high quality and commercially viable bespoke solutions for customers; ensuring any non standard vehicle specifications are ‘fit for purpose’.
  • Acting as a technical engineering specialist to support customer sales meetings, to advise on commercial vehicle fleet performance, pricing analysis and updating/monitoring VPM costings and negotiate supplier contracts. Providing Engineering authority input and financial approval.
  • Provide MI reporting and P&L forecasts on a quarterly basis to develop strategies to maximise margins and maintenance revenues. Presenting information regularly on any updates and
  • findings to influence senior management; establishing and maintaining strong commercial relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure safety is keep paramount and all company Health and Safety policies and procedures are to current regulations - conducting regular Audits and checks in accordance with compliance.
  • Continuing to monitor existing Customer fleets, vehicle marques and classes and restore profitability if necessary.
  • Experience:HNC/HND/Degree level/Chartered member or equivalent in Mechanical or Engineering discipline or similar with proven work related experience in similar management roles in Vehicle Management/Transposition/ Fleet Management/Automotive.Highly effective communicator coupled with experience of managing customer and supplier relationships.Strong numerical, analytical and report writing skillsConfident negotiating, influencing and able to present findings to senior teams.
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