Sales Manager / Engineer Machinery and Food Production / Processing

White Label Recruitment
West Midlands
£35000 - £40000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager / Engineer – Machinery and Food Production / Food Processing - Home Based – Nottingham / Midlands / North of England - £35,000 - £40,000 annual salary + Bonus + Car Allowance

Company and Role

My client is a market leading company who specialise in special purpose machinery for the food production and processing industries. They have a phenomenal reputation in the industry and dominate the UK market place. As a result of continued growth and succession they are now looking to recruit an external Sales Manager to cover Nottingham / Midlands and up to Cumbria, and it may also include occasional overseas work

Key Responsibilities

  • This person is responsible for selling all categories / the full product range. They will initially be given a list of current customers within their territory and will be targeted on increasing revenue from up-selling and cross-selling all products. The current list includes around 130-140 customers
  • Orders can range from a few grand to around £25k
  • Utilise the product specialists in their sales to come in and do demonstrations
  • This is a home-based position in which the candidate will be responsible for managing their own diary, and attending 2-3 customer meetings / site visits a day on average
  • Responsible for generating own leads and identifying opportunities
  • Input onto CRM system and generate own appointments
  • This is a full solution based sales role
  • Targeted on total revenue of customers in the territory. Initially on current client base then will eventually lead to new business sales

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Ideally someone who has worked in food production plants / butchery and has a good understanding of the process
  • Ideally have a good level commercial sales experience
  • Special purpose machinery experience is desirable as the candidates will understands the USP’s of selling machinery, although open to industry experience
  • Someone who is happy to be exposed to abattoir environments
  • Flexibility as this role may include overseas travel
  • Have excellent personal skill
  • Be computer literate

Package and Benefits

  • Opportunity to work for a highly successful market leading company who have huge growth plans
  • Regular salary reviews
  • Yearly targeted bonus paid quarterly of circa £8k
  • Additional company bonus paid at the end of the year
  • Car allowance

To apply for this role please submit you most up to date CV today. My client is looking to hold interviews next week!

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