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Bermar (International) Ltd. was established 30 years ago and is the world leader in wine service solutions. Our expanding, successful and dynamic company manufactures a unique range of award winning wine and Champagne preservation equipment that can be found at the heart of over 50,000 on-trade operations world-wide. Our friendly, motivated team is committed to providing customers with an extremely high standard of service and product quality.

We are proud to work in an environment where personal development is encouraged and dedication and hard work are recognised and rewarded. Our friendly, motivated team is committed to providing customers with an extremely high standard of service and product quality.

Current Opportunities

An exciting opportunity to join the world’s leading manufacturer of wine and Champagne preservation systems. This is a chance to be part of a fast growing company which operates in over 90 countries and counts some of the most respected names in hospitality as customers.

The role is suitable for a commercially focused, ambitious, and career-driven individual. The ideal candidate will have a high level of business acumen and must have at least 5 years B2B sales experience, with both phone-based and international sales experience an advantage. They will thrive in a demanding work environment and will be able to handle pressure, targets, and multiple tasks efficiently and accurately.

If you see the next step in your career as joining a vibrant, dynamic and growth oriented business then this role could be perfect for you.

    THE ROLE

    At a glance your role will involve the following:

  • Developing new and incremental international business and representation through networking, innovative market approaches and continued development of our international distributor network.
  • Fostering and building relationships with a new international distributor base for Bermar.
  • Regular international travel to meet with new partners, attend trade shows, support existing partners and develop business.
  • Establishing longstanding business relationships across 90+ international markets.
  • Communicating with customers at all levels; from owner proprietors to International Group CEO level contacts.
  • Reporting clearly on the progress of commercial initiatives to the Board
  • Building an in-depth knowledge of the global hospitality & wine industries
  • Working closely and collaboratively with the Sales Director and International Sales Executive to drive total international revenue
  • Establishing and continually updating a global database of contacts
  • Keeping abreast of the ever-changing global hospitality landscape and industry trends
  • Responsibility for the administration relating to new and existing business

  • SKILLS REQUIRED

    B2B Sales experience, Ability to attain targets, Advanced communication (written and verbal), Initiative, Vision, Enthusiasm. There are excellent opportunities for development, international travel, and career progression as the business continues to grow. We offer a generous salary and performance-related incentives, commensurate with experience.

    To apply, please send your CV & a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be the best person for this job, to the Managing Director, Tom Berresford. You can send your application via his personal assistant, Jade, here.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Ipswich

    Apply now


A fantastic opportunity to join the world’s leading manufacturer of wine and Champagne preservation systems. This is a chance to be part of a fast-growing company which operates in over 80 countries and counts some of the most respected names in hospitality as customers.

The role is suited to an ambitious individual who is keen to learn all areas of the business and master the skill of multi-tasking! We are looking for an individual who is keen to get stuck into a serious career and to build on the experiences gained in previous role/s.

The ideal candidate will have some office-based experience, be educated to A level or equivalent. They will relish the opportunity to work in a demanding work environment, handling pressure and prioritising with confidence. We are looking for a team member who can build and maintain internal and external business relationships with excellent communication skills both in person, written and on the phone.

We are proud to work in an environment where personal development is encouraged and dedication and hard work are recognised and rewarded.

At a glance your role will involve the following:

  • Completing our purchasing using our Purchase Order process
  • Managing day-to-day relationships with our supplier base
  • Using our CRM system to problem solve, data capture, and report
  • Freight shipping documentation preparation and booking
  • Liaising with production team on stock and component part levels
  • General administrative support including taking inbound calls, fulfilling e-commerce transactions, etc.
  • Producing management reports on a regular basis
  • Field service scheduling and support

Skills required
  • Strong communication (written and verbal)
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Computer literate with experience of other Microsoft Office programmes
  • An eagerness to learn how to manage multiple projects at a time while maintaining attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Demonstrates Initiative

We offer a generous salary and performance related incentives, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV & covering letter telling us why you think you’d be the best person for this job to the Operations Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Ipswich

Apply now


Want to work with some of the best Hospitality venues across the UK?

We’re on the lookout for a new Field Service Engineer to help us to join our UK Field Service team. This is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious, high growth business in the hospitality industry and to grow with us as we expand even further. If you are a team player, passionate about customer service, quality and working with some of the UK’s best hospitality venues– this position is for you!

Our dynamic, commercially focused team is committed to providing customers with an extremely high standard of service and product quality. We are proud to work in an environment where personal development is encouraged and dedication and hard work are recognised and rewarded.

JOB PURPOSE:

To carry out installations and service visits for new and existing on-trade customers around the UK. You will be 90% field based, working to a weekly schedule with little direct supervision and where appropriate generate additional sales revenue in the form of equipment sales, accessory sales and non-contract service/repair work. You will provide Technical support to our International Distributors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Carry out site surveys to agree the location for equipment to be positioned, and to ensure that utility supplies are not damaged during installation
  • Carry out ‘White Glove’ installations of either wall / surface mounted or under bar systems using power drills to secure fixings for the mounting plates, conduit and ties as necessary
  • Provide on-site training to Customer teams
  • Set up and commission the systems
  • Position and secure where appropriate the CO² regulator and supply
  • Carry out annual ‘test and adjust’ maintenance visits to ensure systems are operating within recommended parameters.
  • Provide written engineer feedback reports where appropriate
  • Carry out on site repairs, PAT testing and pressure testing.
  • Complete delivery notes
  • Assist with the set up and breakdown of UK & International trade shows (2 to 3 per year)
  • Develop relevant knowledge and skills to enhance your role

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Self-motivated, customer service-oriented individual with a commercial flair and a proven ability to manage your time and meet and exceed company goals. You will be able to get on with a broad range of people at all levels and be able to work on your own as well as part of a team. You will be familiar with basic electrical wiring diagrams, have some proven mechanical or light engineering experience, be able to carry out installations; service, test and repair equipment in the field - all in a friendly and professional manner ensuring 100% customer satisfaction. Basic computer skills are required as all work is assigned and recorded on tablets.

What do you get in return:

  • Competitive salary and employment benefits
  • Company Van
  • Expense Account
  • Positive work environment
  • Structured approach to career progression
  • Support with further training and relevant qualifications
  • Regular company parties & events

Reports to: Operations Director

Operating Area: Northern UK (Leeds/Manchester base)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000 - £29,000 per year

To apply, please send your CV & covering letter telling us why you think you’d be the best person for this job to the Operations Director.

Apply now


Want to work with some of the best Hospitality venues across the UK?

We’re on the lookout for a new Field Service Engineer to help us to join our UK Field Service team. This is an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious, high growth business in the hospitality industry and to grow with us as we expand even further. If you are a team player, passionate about customer service, quality and working with some of the UK’s best hospitality venues– this position is for you!

Our dynamic, commercially focused team is committed to providing customers with an extremely high standard of service and product quality. We are proud to work in an environment where personal development is encouraged and dedication and hard work are recognised and rewarded.

JOB PURPOSE:

To carry out installations and service visits for new and existing on-trade customers around the UK. You will be 90% field based, working to a weekly schedule with little direct supervision and where appropriate generate additional sales revenue in the form of equipment sales, accessory sales and non-contract service/repair work. You will provide Technical support to our International Distributors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Carry out site surveys to agree the location for equipment to be positioned, and to ensure that utility supplies are not damaged during installation
  • Carry out ‘White Glove’ installations of either wall / surface mounted or under bar systems using power drills to secure fixings for the mounting plates, conduit and ties as necessary
  • Provide on-site training to Customer teams
  • Set up and commission the systems
  • Position and secure where appropriate the CO² regulator and supply
  • Carry out annual ‘test and adjust’ maintenance visits to ensure systems are operating within recommended parameters.
  • Provide written engineer feedback reports where appropriate
  • Carry out on site repairs, PAT testing and pressure testing.
  • Complete delivery notes
  • Assist with the set up and breakdown of UK & International trade shows (2 to 3 per year)
  • Develop relevant knowledge and skills to enhance your role

PERSONAL PROFILE:

Self-motivated, customer service-oriented individual with a commercial flair and a proven ability to manage your time and meet and exceed company goals. You will be able to get on with a broad range of people at all levels and be able to work on your own as well as part of a team. You will be familiar with basic electrical wiring diagrams, have some proven mechanical or light engineering experience, be able to carry out installations; service, test and repair equipment in the field - all in a friendly and professional manner ensuring 100% customer satisfaction. Basic computer skills are required as all work is assigned and recorded on tablets.

What do you get in return:

  • Competitive salary and employment benefits
  • Company Van
  • Expense Account
  • Positive work environment
  • Structured approach to career progression
  • Support with further training and relevant qualifications
  • Regular company parties & events

Reports to: Operations Director

Operating Area: Ipswich – Covering Southern England

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00-£30,000.00 per year based on experience

To apply, please send your CV & covering letter telling us why you think you’d be the best person for this job to the Operations Director.

Apply now