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£35,000/yr - £40,000/yr

Volution Ventilation UK is a market leader in residential and commercial ventilation systems; our purpose is to provide healthy indoor air, sustainably. We are closely aligned with environmental, health, regulatory and consumer developments that are reshaping the world's expectation of how we live life indoors.

Job Profile:

The Direct Procurement Specialist is responsible for a myriad of processes including supply chain management, supplier evaluation, risk management, sourcing (domestic and international), ensuring product/material compliance to business needs, contract management and negotiation, continuous improvement, health and safety, benchmarking and industry trend management.

You will be required to provide full support, and report to, the UK Group Direct Procurement Manager, overseeing seven operating companies within the Volution Ventilation UK Group (VVUK), which includes having responsibility for Direct Procurement spend for VVUK based brands, ensuring multi-site, multi-discipline projects are managed from conception to completion, in a timely manner, while tracking and reporting on all cost initiatives on a monthly basis.

The role would ideally suit someone with experience within the manufacturing industry, or similar, with an intermediate level of Excel, can effectively multi-task while working in a high pressure/fast paced environment, highly developed attention to detail, highly organised with the ability to effectively communicate, and influence, personnel at all levels.

The role will work within a team of six Procurement personnel, who will provide the necessary support through effective collaboration, training, and development. The team attends regular social events to harbour great working relationships within the Procurement function.

You will also be required to develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders, improving business relations, and you'll also need to establish effective relationships with external key stakeholders to ensure the needs of the business exceed expectation.

As a Direct Procurement Specialist you will:

· Through demonstration of good market insight, and the sourcing of goods and services required by the business within agreed project timescales, most cost effectively, meeting associated cost saving objectives and key stakeholder service levels requirements.

· In conjunction with relevant functional stakeholders, actively participate in supplier Key Process Indicator (KPIP) reviews, ensuring effective service levels and ongoing supplier management of Key Spend categories is maintained/developed.

· Perform all Procurement related activities including pre-qualification of suppliers, negotiating supplier product/service terms, conditions, quality of goods, deadlines, expectations, and pricing.

· Identify areas of continuous improvement, driving, and actively participating, in departmental projects from conception to completion, actively monitoring and measuring progress, enabling enhanced performance and business excellence.

· Effectively monitor and measure supplier performance, and resolve issues, and concerns by utilising the Procurement generated Balanced Scorecard approach.

· Analyse, manage and track the various Procurement platforms utilised in order to mitigate the commercial impact to the business, and optimise the supply chain, ensuring internal processes and procedures are developed, in conjunction with all stakeholders, where required.

· Manage Purchase Price Variances maintaining accurate purchase and pricing records while ensuring effective root cause analysis is applied to mitigate the risk of recurrence.

· Forecasting, tracking and reporting of UK cost saving activity on a monthly basis.

· Analyse industry and demand trends and support management with the development and implementation of sourcing Procurement Strategies.

· To be an instrumental force for increasing the use of more sustainable materials and packaging for products made in-house, and by third party manufacturers.

To be successful in this role you will have:

· Minimum 3 years proven work experience as a Direct Procurement Specialist, or similar role.

· Sound working knowledge of purchasing systems, processes and technologies.

· Approachable and flexible, able to adjust/flex to all situations and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· Must be highly numerate, and possess excellent analytical, verbal and written skills.

· Excellent planning and organisational skills, ensuring appropriate admin taken care of in a timely manner.

· Already developed good Negotiation and Persuasion skills.

· Willingness to travel regularly between Southern UK sites on a regular basis.

· Proven ability to be self-motivated, and be self-sufficient in taking the lead and making proposals and/or decisions.

Desirable (but not required):

· Procurement experience from the Ventilation/HVAC industry.

· Experience of procurement strategic/process implementation.

· Experience within a multi-site manufacturing environment.

· MCIPS background, or similar.

What we can offer you:

• Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (negotiable)

• Annual leave – 25 days plus 8 bank holidays

• Company Pension

• Ongoing training & development

• Onsite parking / good transport links

• Team and company social events

• Our site has vending machines for hot drinks and snacks, as well as kitchenette areas

• Discounted gym membership with Nuffield gym

• Discounts with national cinemas

• And much more to come!

Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs/Resumes submitted to any employee by a third-party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of the Volution Group Plc. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.

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£28,000/yr - £32,000/yr

Title: Regional Sales Manager, Distribution

Location: Scotland

Reporting to: Sales Director - Distribution & Social Housing

Package: Competitive salary range £28-32k, with annual salary reviews, Quarterly commission, Company car with fuel card, Mobile phone, tablet, and laptop, Annual leave – 25 days and bank holidays, Company Pension scheme.


Vent-Axia, part of Volution Group plc, improves the indoor environment by providing ventilation solutions across the Residential and Commercial New Build, Repair and Maintenance segments of the UK construction market with a focus in Private and Public housing, New Build developments and Commercial and Industrial buildings. The majority of Vent-Axia's sales are in the UK, primarily through electrical wholesalers, contractors, developers and DIY retailers.


Job profile:


The Regional Sales Manager – Distribution - Scotland, will have responsibility for the development of Distributor accounts of both over the counter products and ventilation projects. This will include ensuring our Distributors have up to date point of sale to drive promotions. There will be a requirement to identify new distribution and growth opportunities to increase sales within the region.


You will be required to achieve annual sales targets, develop new and existing customer accounts and relationships, and attend site visits with customers. You will have proven business development experience, and outstanding communication and presentation skills are essential for this role.


As a Regional Sales Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Understand the need to identify different sales strategies for different product groups.
  • Develop relationships with the key personnel within your customer base at the right level.
  • Grow OTC sales by actively pushing and gaining promotional orders.
  • Grow project sales by engaging with customers and contractors and promoting the NV service
  • Always understand where you are tracking/need to be to achieve sales targets.
  • Attend and support customers during marketing events such as trade days or breakfast mornings.
  • To develop and implement market communications programs/campaigns, to support the target market share position
  • Understand the needs to continually increase business knowledge and learn new skills through a combination of training and personal development.
  • Ensure you effectively communicate with the support teams at the Head Office.
  • Monthly reports to be produced and issued on time and accurately to your manager showing development of the Electrical Wholesale market.
  • Managing customers’ expectations to ensure we meet/exceed deadlines.


To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Proven sales, business development and account management experience.
  • Based within the region.
  • 1 – 3 years’ sales experience preferred, and willingness to learn and develop.
  • Experience within the electrical wholesale industry or similar technical/manufacturing industry, would be desirable, training provided.
  • Grasps technical issues and can deliver solutions to suit the customers’ needs.
  • Understanding of building regulations desirable, training provided.
  • Takes full responsibility for business development (deliver key objectives and targets 70% of the role), market development and communications (30% of the role).
  • Territory management – must have a structured approach to ensure all account responsibility is covered.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Has a flexible approach to difficult concurrent work issues, and remains resilient whilst working with conflicting demands.
  • Driver’s License.


What we can offer you:

  • Salary £28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience.
  • Up to £21k bonus, paid quarterly.
  • Fully expensed executive company car
  • Mobile phone, tablet and laptop
  • Annual leave – 25 days and bank holidays
  • Pension – auto-enrolment into Company Scheme
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Team and company social events
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Online discount platform for supermarkets and retailers


You can learn more about us here; https://www.volutiongroupplc.com/about-us/

https://www.vent-axia.com/


Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs/Resumes submitted to any employee by a third-party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of the Volution Group. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.

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Title: HSE & Facilities Manager

Location: Crawley (RH10 9YX)

Working hours: Monday to Thursday 8.15am – 4.30pm, Friday 8.15am – 4pm

Reporting to: Operations Manager

Package: Competitive salary, Company Pension, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays


Vent-Axia, part of Volution Ventlation UK, is a trusted brand renowned for long standing commitment to high quality, innovation, and excellence within the HVAC industry. Our purpose is to provide healthy indoor air, sustainably. We are market leaders in residential and commercial ventilation solutions in the UK and across the globe.


Job profile:

As the HSE & Facilities Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day overview of Health and Safety and Facilities on site at Crawley.


Your experience of health and safety, site maintenance, and environmental policies will be highly beneficial in this role. The ability to prioritise and organise tasks effectively and manage close working relationships with the Operations Manager and Group HSE Manager will be essential in this role.


You will be required to maintain the site day to day, solving small maintenance issues whilst selecting the most cost effective and reliable external companies, and approved list of suppliers, for the more sizable tasks.


You’ll take a lead in HSE, working closely with the Operations Manager to ensure that the site remains compliant whilst working towards being best in class for health and safety. This will involve communicating upwards with solicitors, insurers etc on site issues. Most importantly, you will be responsible for ensuring we remain compliant with Audit, Insurance and HSE requirements.


The role would be suitable for candidates with experience within manufacturing or a similar industry, has a basic level of Excel and Microsoft Office package, Teams etc. Experience of HS software and MIS systems would be an advantage.

As the HSE & Facilities Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for maintaining equipment on site by scheduling and auditing
  • Day to day maintenance of site itself, including service contracts
  • First aid equipment and process
  • Fire compliance
  • Regular equipment and area auditing
  • Writing of COSHH, risk assessments and safe systems of work
  • Raising of requisitions to purchase necessary equipment
  • Support moving towards ‘best in class’
  • Deliver HS training to staff
  • Work closely with occupational health to ensure all staff are monitored on an annual basis
  • Transitioning documentation from paper to digital traceability


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years in a comparable role
  • Trained in First Aid (IOSH or equivalent)
  • Health and Safety related qualifications would be advantageous
  • A strong understanding of environmental legislation
  • Strong organization skills and a good work ethic
  • Ability to manage time effectively, being a self-starter
  • Can work under pressure, and is highly organised, an ability to prioritize being of particular importance


Desirable (but not required):

  • Experience of lean manufacturing methods (e.g. 5s/6s)
  • Previous experience of similar IT systems with requisition/purchasing functions


What we can offer you: Please add any additional benefits here in line with role/ level.

• Competitive salary dependent on experience

• Annual leave – 25 days plus bank holidays

• Company Pension

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Online discount platform for supermarkets and retailers

• Ongoing training & development

• Onsite parking / good transport links

• Team and company social events


You can learn more about us here; https://www.volutiongroupplc.com/about-us/

https://www.vent-axia.com/


Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting.

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Title: Head of Finance – Torin-Sifan Ltd

Location: Swindon (across Greenbridge & Westmead sites. With occasional travel to Reading)

Reporting to: CFO

Number of Direct reports: 5

Package: Competitive salary, Company Bonus, Pension, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.


Who are we:

Torin – Sifan Ltd, part of Volution Group plc, designs and manufactures highly efficient AC and EC motors, motorised impellers, and fans for the residential and commercial HVAC manufacturing markets worldwide.


Role profile:

We have a fantastic role for a Head of Finance, supporting a £30m turnover manufacturing business at our site in Swindon. This is a standalone role managing a small Finance function.


You will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department, and ensure the provision of timely and accurate information to senior and middle management to enable decision making.


This is an excellent opportunity to work for a well-established successful business, to enhance your management and leadership skills, and to be an integral part of a growing finance team.


As the Head of Finance, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Managing processes to produce timely and accurate financial information including management accounts and budgets.
  • Full Cost responsibility for the Finance department, with the aim of providing a cost effective, efficient, and reliable service.
  • Managing debtors and creditors to forecast and control working capital requirements with commercial needs.
  • Management of the Finance team to ensure the department meets deadlines.
  • Developing the Finance teams’ skills and knowledge and organising and conducting training where required.
  • Liaise with Departmental stakeholders to support their information and reporting requirements and developing improvements where appropriate.
  • Manage annual Stocktake
  • Prepare information to support Annual reporting requirement
  • Being an active member of the management team, attend meetings, and present financial information as required.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 2-5 years of experience within a similar role.
  • Management Accounting experience.
  • Qualified Accountant – ACCA, CIMA, or ACA
  • Self-motivated and driven, keen to understand all aspects of the business
  • Previous experience working in Manufacturing/ Distribution/Retail, strongly preferred.
  • Cost Accounting experience beneficial
  • Detailed understanding of standard cost and manufacturing variance accounting/reporting
  • Advanced Excel Skills and proficient using Microsoft Office and Teams
  • People management experience
  • Ability to work to tight month end deadlines


What we can offer you:

· Competitive Salary

· Company Bonus Scheme

· Company Pension

· Annual leave – 25 days plus bank holidays

· Free onsite parking

· Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

· Highly committed to investing in people, providing training and development opportunities.


You can learn more about us here; https://www.volutiongroupplc.com/about-us/

https://www.torin-sifan.com/


Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting.

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Title: HR Business Partner

Location: Reading/ Swindon (with occasional travel to other sites)

Reporting to: Group Head of HR

Package: £competitive salary, company bonus scheme, private healthcare, pension


Torin – Sifan, part of Volution Group plc, designs and manufactures highly efficient AC and EC motors, motorised impellers and fans for the residential and commercial HVAC manufacturing markets worldwide.


Role profile:

We have a great opportunity in our UK business for a HR Business Partner to be based at our office in Reading/ Swindon, with regular travel to other manufacturing sites in the UK.


This role reports into the Group Head of HR and will work very closely with the UK Leadership team.


Your experience of Employee Relations will be highly beneficial in this role. Your ability to think strategically and to implement programs with a focus on change management will be really valuable.


As the Human Resources Business Partner, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Work closely with the Senior Managers to ensure a fully functional operation of the business occurs.
  • Responsible for recruitment, onboarding, and off boarding of all employees.
  • Manage employee relations e.g., grievance, disciplinary, performance management.
  • Work with the management team to ensure correct skill levels to support the current business plan and future growth.
  • Maintain a highly motivated workforce, measuring labour turnover, absenteeism etc.
  • Ensure the welfare and well- being of our employees.
  • Maintain accurate resources data to support decision making in the business.
  • Review Employment Handbook and HR policies and procedures in line with company and legal requirements.
  • Ensure the company is compliant with Health & Safety requirements, chairing bi-monthly meetings.
  • Attend monthly H&S meetings along with bi-monthly Steering committee meetings for identification of protective measures associated within the factory and office environments.
  • Keep abreast of Employment Law and the impact on our business and ensure the Company complies with any change in legislation.
  • Understand the Company Pension Schemes and assist employees with queries.
  • Upskill and coach Line Managers.
  • Work collaboratively with Group HR.
  • Manage Annual Salary Review and Bonuses
  • Ensure organisation charts are up to date


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience at senior level in both a generalist and strategic role
  • Employee Relations experience
  • CIPD qualified
  • PC literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Manufacturing experience desirable
  • Payroll and Tax knowledge desirable


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Company Pension
  • Annual leave – 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Team and company social events
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Online discount platform for supermarkets and retailers


You can learn more about us here; https://www.volutiongroupplc.com/about-us/


Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc.


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting.

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Title: Accounts Receivable Manager

Location: Reading, Berkshire (RG6 1AZ)

Will be expected to be in Crawley (Volution Head Office) approx. 4 days per month

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Package: £competitive, Private healthcare, Company Pension.


At Volution Group plc, our purpose is to provide healthy indoor air, sustainably.


Volution Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the FTSE250 index, with a market capitalisation at the time of writing of approximately £650 million. The Group has legal entities or business operations in approximately 14 countries. It seeks to grow via both organic means and acquisitions, and has completed 20 acquisitions in the past 10 years.


As the Accounts Receivable Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing AR team while focusing on key account relationships
  • Have complete responsibility for Sales Ledger
  • Overseeing the supervision of personnel: work allocation, training, problem resolution & performance
  • Ensure monies due to the company are paid in accordance with agreed credit terms.
  • Identify changes in payment patterns and propose action to avert indebtedness and to minimise risks to company
  • Cash forecasting for receivables
  • Regularly review, amend, and maintain the integrity of customer information held on database in respect of addresses and support for credit limits
  • Stakeholder management, internally and externally
  • Exhibit the ability to develop, maintain and build relationships across the business
  • Ensuring debt exposure is minimised
  • Streamline processes
  • Ensure reduction of overdue invoices and debit notes
  • Regular reporting to the senior finance team
  • Create a credit policy for Receivables team to adhere


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Minimum 3 years’ managing a busy Credit Control department within a large organisation
  • Experience of streamlining and improving processes
  • Degree level or equivalent
  • Proficient in use of Excel and Word
  • Effective communicator and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborator and good team worker
  • High standards for Customer Service


You can learn more about us here; https://www.volutiongroupplc.com/about-us/


Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc.


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs/Resumes submitted to any employee by a third-party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of the Volution Group Plc. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral.

Apply now

Volution Group Plc is a market leader in residential and commercial ventilation systems; our purpose is to provide healthy indoor air, sustainably.


Volution Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange, and is a constituent of the FTSE250 index, with a market capitalisation at the time of writing of approximately £650 million.


Our Reading office is hiring for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our finance team on a full-time, permanent basis.


Job Profile:

You will support the AP Manager with daily administration tasks, and supplier reconciliation.

You'll have a continuous improvement mindset to improve processes and support business growth.


As an Accounts Payable Assistant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Downloading supplier invoices and processing using ERP (Epicor/ Docstar).
  • Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices & quantities.
  • Verify invoices against purchase orders and ensure goods or services were received before issuing payment to vendors.
  • Assemble and review invoices to be completed for payment.
  • Reconcile supplier & bank statements.
  • Maintain a high level of attention to detail whilst entering invoices into Epicor & DOCSTAR
  • Responding to billing inquiries from other departments.
  • Responding to and resolving queries from suppliers.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • 2 - 5 years of experience within an Accounts Payable function, with a willingness to learn and develop.
  • Experience using an accounting software, Epicor/ Docstar would be an advantage.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Effective communicator with clients and vendors via email and telephone
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Organised and demonstrable time management skills.
  • Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Adaptable to changes in the working environment, altering the approach to suit the situation and embracing change.


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive depending on experience.
  • Pension
  • Annual leave – 25 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Team and company social events
  • Our site has vending machines for hot drinks and snacks, as well as kitchenette areas
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Onsite parking / good transport links


You can learn more about us here; https://www.volutiongroupplc.com/about-us/


Equal opportunities:

All current employees and potential employees are provided equal employment opportunities by Volution Group Plc.


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

We are not accepting unsolicited CVs/resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs/Resumes submitted to any employee by a third-party agency and/or search firm without a valid written and signed search agreement, will become the sole property of the Volution Group Plc. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral

Apply now