Commercial Roles in the Food Manufacturing & FMCG Sectors | The Sterling Choice
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Running an FMCG or food based company often means that you encounter challenges. There are always a number of things to consider, including cost, policy, procedure and strategy. This is where the commercial team within any company, in particular, the commercial manager, play a key part.

They are there to increase sales and profit margins, whilst ensuring that the company is operating soundly, safely and at a fair price to your customers.

Here at The Sterling Choice, we are experts in the world of food and FMCG recruitment and we are able to advertise and fill vacancies across a variety of different departments.

We are experienced in recruiting for commercial roles, whether that is related to employee performance, managing risk, project planning or contract negotiation.

What to expect in a commercial role in the food or FMCG industry

There is a wealth of varying tasks that may be expected of you when working within the commercial team.

A prominent task within a commercial role is financial planning; although this will be completed with the assistance of financial managers, the commercial team is required to lend their expertise to ensure that each product has the right budget.

You will also need to think about contract negotiation, especially when communicating with suppliers, with a view to maximise the profits of the company without increasing risk.

This is a varied and busy role and is one that many people enjoy and remain in for a long time. be for you.

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Are you someone that has an analytical brain and is confident at negotiating? Do you find it easy to prioritise and love the idea of being able to work in a fast paced, exciting and varied environment?  

If you do, then perhaps it’s time to consider moving into a commercial position.

A role in the commercial side of a business is suited to those that want to progress and develop themselves, and carve out a successful career – especially within the food and FMCG industry, as those within commercial roles often find themselves encountering new opportunities as they develop.

If you would like to discover more about a role within a commercial team or would like to apply for a commercial role within the food and FMCG sector, then there is more information on our website, alternatively, contact a member of the team. We have a wealth of knowledge and experience in recruiting for commercial roles and would be happy to provide more information about our current commercial vacancies that match your requirements.


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