Jobs

Jobs: Business Manager – Reflective Solutions, June 15, 2018

Location

Sydney, NSW

Name

Andrew Watt

Email

andrew.watt@ap.averydennison.com

Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking a capable, credible and strongly customer focused individual who is capable of building relationships and driving sales growth in Reflective Solutions Australia & New Zealand.

WHO WE ARE

At Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY), innovation is in our DNA. From creating the world’s first self-adhesive label in 1935 to developing ground-breaking RFID item-level tagging, we have a rich history of industry “firsts” and an entrepreneurial spirit that is second to none. Powered by a team of 26,000 employees in more than 50 countries around the globe, we provide innovative identification and decorative solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. Our cutting-edge solutions reach almost every industry imaginable – from the fast-paced medical field to the chic fashion and apparel business. Anchored by a strong values system and core leadership principles, Avery Dennison takes pride in making brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Learn more at www.averydennison.com

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Business Director – Asia Pacific Reflective Solutions, you will drive profitable growth for Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions products in specific segments, through direct contact and relationship with end-users, industry bodies and traffic sign manufacturers. The role will be responsible for the planning, development, management and execution of the Reflective Solutions strategy across Australia and New Zealand.

Some of the key responsibilities will be:

  • Responsible for the Profit & Loss ensuring monthly sales and net income targets are achieved.
  • Responsible for monthly sales activities and product/market management activities.
  • Managing the activities of a team including a Technical Representative and Supply Chain coordinator.
  • Oversee inventory planning and logistics activities
  • Assist in establishing pricing guidelines / terms within the Australia/NZ reflective market
  • Establish Annual Operating Plans and Strategic Plans for the Australia/NZ Reflective business
  • Building relationships to maintain key accounts (either Government Agencies or Private Contractors). Will often interface with Senior Officials and Government laboratories.
  • Participate in Technical Standards Committees in Australia / NZ to represent the interests of Avery Dennison
  • Oversee purchasing and supply chains for raw materials used in local production as well as products for distribution
  • Collaborating with Production and R&D teams in the US to ensure Australia/NZ product and supply needs are achieved
  • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual sales and product forecasts and reports.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 10+ years’ experience in Sales and Business Management in the graphics or traffic & sign industry.
  • Significant technical knowledge on the subject of retroreflection is highly desirable
  • Prior commercial management experience
  • Prior P/L management experience
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP/MRPs (MFGPro) and Salesforce.com
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Sales or Business (preferably degree qualified and/or relevant industry recognized training)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including presentations)
  • Mobility within ANZ and internationally to support customer needs and operational requirements.

The successful candidate will be proactive, resourceful, self-driven and comfortable to hold themselves and others to account. Strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels is essential.

At Avery Dennison, people are at the heart of what we do. We promote and encourage a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone can be their best, Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity provider.

Please send your CV to andrew.watt@ap.averydennison.com to submit your application.