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Area Sales Manager

Job Title: Area Sales Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Scotland
Industry:
Salary: £30,000
REF: 04916
Contact Name: Sandra Lloyd
Contact Email: sandra@wsrs.co.uk
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Are you a proven Area Sales Manager with a strong technical or engineering background?
Our client, a major supplier of engineering products are seeking to recruit a dynamic and driven Area Sales Manager to develop and build upon their existing customer base in Scotland.
Ideally you will have worked within the metal industry and have a good understanding of product testing and development phases through to sale and aftersales account management.
You will need to manage your own customer base and plan your visits in an efficient manner to make the best use of your time to cover your area. 
Due to the research, development and testing nature of some products you will need to be able to build a long term pipeline with your clients and distributor network with an emphasis on repeat sales as well as new business.
Essential Criteria:
·    Strong sales background
·    Technical or engineering experience or qualification ideally within the metal industry
·    Self motivator
·    Able to grow territory and sales pipeline 
·    Experience of pricing and cost negotiation
·    Builds strong customer relationships
·    Driven to succeed
An ability to speak German would be an advantage but not essential
Benefits include a company car, competitive salary, bonus structure and commission