Northern Area Sales Manager, £35k basic + bonus + car + pension
We are looking for an experienced sales manager to promote a newly designed product into manufacturing and process industries.
We are looking for an Area Sales Manager to sell the Intelligent Storage systems in the northern region of the UK (North East, North West into Scotland, down as far south as Sheffield). This was recently launched in the UK as one of my clients new product additions to its portfolio. They are now looking to increase market presence and increase sales throughout the UK.
The product is a revolutionary new material handling storage and retrieval solution perfect for multiple applications.
Good examples of these are traditional warehouse management of spare parts, production line operations where you need parts to be stored and transported to line side point of use and maintenance repair operations for things like loose consumables, lifting tackle such as slings, shackles and bolts. It is modular by design meaning it is completely configurable and the size of the systems supplied is tailored to the customer requirements with the smallest system starting at just 2.6M high by 6M long to as big as they need it to be by 6.1M high. The system is managed through a cloud based web portal that allows real time information and reporting to be available anytime any place and where you have an internet connection.
WHAT THE ROLE ENTAILS: –
Promote and increase sales in the northern region.
Demonstrate the ability to gather and submit detailed business information to provide sales, technical, product and application solutions to customers throughout the assigned region.
Demonstrate the ability to carry on a business conversation with business owners and decision makers and close the deal.
Perform independent frequent calls to end-users to determine applications and installations. This includes field verification of measurements and other field installation requirements.
Prepare and perform quotations and proposals as needed either in the field or in the assigned office.
Follow up on potential quotations, projects and update quote log using the CRM on a daily basis.
Maintain and fully utilize the CRM system to allow for complete transparency of the sales funnel from initial lead through order.
Formulate and establish sales action plans, budgets, goals, and quotas.
Assist in the development of promotional programs, training, marketing materials and other sales tools.
Participate in development of sales and marketing strategies and long range planning.
You will need to have a proven successful track record in technical sales, and a background in supply chain and warehouse management or manufacturing operations
Excellent project management skills as installations will also be part of your responsibility
Clean driving licence
Eligible to work in the UK