Sales Manager - Bakery

Wallace Hind Selection
£30,000 per annum
05 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Baker? Or an engineer with experience of the baking environment? Do you want to get into sales? We are a well-established company that sells food processing / packaging equipment to the bakery sector and offer excellent structured training to allow you to succeed in sales across the Midlands, Northern Ireland and Eire.

SALARY: Circa £35,000

BENEFITS: Commission / Bonus scheme - £26,000 OTE + High Spec, Business expensed company car (Audi / BMW) + Access to the full company benefits scheme.

LOCATION: Midlands of England & Ireland

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Birmingham, Coventry, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Corby, Kettering, Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Peterborough, Worcester. Belfast, Dublin, Kildare, Portlaoise, Mullingar, Athlone, Lisburn, Bangor, Londonderry, Limerick.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Sales Manager - Bakery

This role will focus on sales of Bakery plant and production equipment (sourced from 12 major international manufacturers) to middle sized Bakeries across the Midlands / Northern Ireland & Eire and is a technical, consultative / solution sales process.

This is a field based position where you will be expected to stay away from home perhaps 3+ nights per week across the patch and into Europe to visit manufacturers. The working week is Monday to Friday – you may be asked to work 1 weekend per year.

As part of your structured training / induction, you will dual visit with experienced sales professionals and be given some house accounts to manage.

We would like to recruit candidates who have any of the following skills / background:

- A trained Baker with some customer facing experience OR an engineer working in the bakery sector who has the desire and drive to get into sales.
- An experienced sales person with a track record of selling any product or service to the Bakery industry
- An excellent track record of sales success in technical capital equipment sales.


You must also be capable of a technical / consultative approach with customers.

An engineering qualification would be of benefit. You must be enthusiastic, driven and be happy to stay away from home for 3+ nights per week.


We are a very well respected and profitable distributor of capital equipment into the food processing / food manufacturing / food packaging industry. Profitable and well regarded within our niche industry, this is a period of growth and expansion for us – and this recruitment is a significant part of that development.


Prospects are genuinely good. There is a logical path into management for the right candidate.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Bakery, Baking, Engineer, Sales Manager, Area Sales, Key Account Manager, National Sales Manager, Capital Equipment, PPMA, Process Machinery, Packaging Machinery, Baking Equipment, Food Processing, Food Packaging, Food Manufacturing.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Sales Manager – Bakery reference SP1710-06 to DD: +44 (0)1604 6833 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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