Technical Sales Manager

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  • Full Time
  • Poland

Newgate Simms

Job description
Exciting opportunity for an ambitious sales engineer to drive synthetic lubricant sales in Central and Eastern Europe. This is an opportunity to build sales in the automotive, aerospace, vacuum, medical and industrial sectors.

The role suits an experienced sales professional within the automotive sector but other experience will be considered. A consultative selling approach is used leading to highly technical solutions to meet customer needs.

THE ROLE
Reporting to the UK Head Office, the focus will be to deliver sales growth in a number of market sectors, primarily automotive but also including medical equipment, aerospace and white goods.

Dealing at a senior design, manufacturing and purchasing manager level, the successful candidate will drive sales of synthetic lubricants through the full sales cycle, from enquiry and R&D/design stage through to lubricant acceptance and approval.

Self generation of leads by leveraging existing customer contacts and developing new networks to achieve synthetic grease approvals and generate new customer revenue.

DUTIES

  • Follow up and qualify incoming leads/enquiries via various channels.
  • Generate new sales leads via existing customer contacts.
  • Self generate new industry contacts via networking and cold calling.
  • Implement the sales strategies developed for the various markets.
  • Submit required business meeting reports, sales forecasting and CRM information demonstrating productivity and activity levels.

RESPONSIBILITIES
External – Customer Facing:

  • Support all activities related to winning new business and supporting existing business.
  • National and European travel required – face to face meetings with key engineering and design contacts.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Internal – Department/Lubricant Manufacturer Collaboration:
  • Support all activities related to winning new business and supporting existing business.
  • Focus on managing technical deliverables required by customer.

EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

  • Fluent in Polish, German and English language would be crucial.
  • A suitable qualification in mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering is desirable but not essential if the candidate has suitable technical sales experience.
  • The role suits an automotive professional currently working in a similar or closely related sales role.
  • Strong sales acumen with knowledge and experience of consultative selling principles.
  • Familiarity with a broad range of plastics & chemicals terminology and technology is desirable.

WE OFFER

  • Competitive package plus company car
  • Opportunity to develop the European sales operation
  • A dynamic working environment

If you have the energy and drive for this exciting role and new challenges, apply through LinkedIn or send CV and introductory letter to careers@newgatesimms.com.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@newgatesimms.com

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Rachel's career in journalism began around five years ago when she started working for UKi Media & Events, having recently graduated from Coventry University where she studied the subject. Her favourite aspect of the job is interviewing industry experts, including researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians, and learning more about the groundbreaking technologies and innovations that are shaping the future of the automotive and tire industries.