The primary function is to increase profitability and sales of BCB International’s product offering to existing ‘business to business’ customers and to establish and expand BCB International’s customer base with new customers worldwide.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the sales and marketing strategy, supported by in house procurement, media and finance staff. Must be customer focused, direct ‘face to face’ meetings with existing and potential customers form a crucial element of the role.

Key functions include:

* Develop and implement the sales and marketing strategy

* Understand and meet customer requirements – Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

* Responding to Request for Quotations / Information (RFQ, RFI)

* Managing agreed existing contracts

* Support UK and overseas Trade exhibitions and events

* Research and participate in international tenders

Key skills required / desirable:

* Direct B2B Sales experience

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Business Development

* Knowledge of, or exposure to Military or Marine users and / or equipment

* Good core IT skills (MS Word, MS Excell, )

* Managing a customer or client portfolio

* Relationship building strengths

The role will include international travel. The post holder should have a full UK driving license and valid Passport. Additional foreign language skills beneficial. Written applications with full cv only to cj@bcbin.com

Salary £28,000 – £35,000 dependant on experience

European Defence Business Development Manager

German speaking individual with the primary function to increase profitability and sales of BCB International’s product offering to existing ‘business to business’ customers and to establish and expand BCB International’s customer base with new customers promoting their range of personal combat protective equipment primarily to the Army, Police and other Agencies within the European markets.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the sales and marketing strategy, supported by in house procurement, media and finance staff. Must be customer focused, direct ‘face to face’ meetings with existing and potential customers form a crucial element of the role.

Key functions include:

·        Develop and implement the sales and marketing strategy

·        Understand and meet customer requirements – Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

·        Responding to Request for Quotations / Information (RFQ, RFI)

·        Managing agreed existing contracts

·        Support UK and overseas Trade exhibitions and events

·        Research and participate tenders

Key skills required / desirable:

·        Direct B2B Sales experience

·        Excellent interpersonal skills

·        Business Development

·        Knowledge of, or exposure to combat and survival equipment

·        Good or excellent core IT skills

·        Managing a customer or client portfolio

·        Relationship building strengths

The role will include travel both within UK & Europe

The post holder should have a full UK driving license and valid Passport.  Additional foreign language skills to German may be beneficial.

Written applications with full cv only to cj@bcbin.com NO AGENCIES

Salary £25,000 – £30,000 dependant on experience

BCB International Limited – Engineering Assistant £21K – £28k depending on experience.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the chemical process machinery in our Cardiff and Llanelli Factories.

Skills and Specifications

* Good mechanical and electrical knowledge, 17th Edition City and Guilds would be an advantage.

* Ability to work on your own and as a team member.

* Knowledge of HSE regulations an advantage.

* Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.

* Good time management and planning skills.

* Experience of production machinery, improvements and cost savings through new systems.

* Driving License essential.

* Adaptable with a flexible working attitude.

CV to Claire Jones cj@bcbin.com

Responsible for buying the best quality equipment, goods and services, at the most competitive prices, to enable BCB a Cardiff based manufacturer to operate as competitively as possible. Includes supply chain management and procurement, including importing items.

Through effective negotiation, networking and SAGE computer monitoring, to help BCB save money, improve sustainability, reduce risk management and control our products quality and regulatory compliance.

Responsibilities

As our assistant buyer you will need to:

· Review our SAGE computer regularly to find out and even forecast levels of raw materials and finished products we need to buy;

· Keep a constant check on stock levels;

· Conduct research to ascertain the best products and suppliers in terms of best value, delivery schedules and quality;

· Liaise between suppliers, manufacturers, relevant internal departments and customers;

· Build and maintain good relationships with new and existing suppliers;

· Negotiate and agree contracts, monitoring the quality of service provided;

· Liaise with our accounts and reconcile invoices;

· Keep contract files and use them as reference for the future;

· Forecast price trends and their impact on future activities;

· Supply chain management

· Produce reports and statistics using computer software especially EXCEL;

· Evaluate bids and make recommendations, based on commercial and technical factors;

· Ensure suppliers comply with our quality and regulatory objectives;

· Attend meetings and trade conferences;

Knowledge of SAGE and IT generally is required. Knowledge of Excel is desirable.

Salary £16,000 to £20,000 depending on experience. Training will be given.