Area Sales Manager – £45,000 – £54,000

Our client, a leading manufacturer within the metal cutting tool industry are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Area Sales Manager to join their successful regional sales team.

This role may be suitable for someone who has done a similar role before or alternatively someone from a shop floor cutting tool background/ running a CNC who is looking to develop and take the next step in their career. Extensive training and all resources provided to ensure maximum success in the role.

The successful Area Sales Manager will be required to:-

 Successfully manage sales area in order to generate new business opportunities and grow existing accounts.
Sell cutting tools both directly to customers and to distribution network.
Cover sales in designated geographical area- OX (Oxford), SL (Slough), RG (Reading), HP (Hemel Hempstead).
Work with high profile customers, predominantly within the automotive and aerospace industries.
Maintain pipeline of opportunities.
Acquire and develop knowledge of both sales and industry in order to be successful in the role.
Submit reports to show growth of accounts.
Demonstrate products.

The Area Sales Manager will have:-

 A keen desire to progress within the cutting tools industry.
A Mechanical Engineering/ Technical Apprenticeship or related qualification.
A desire to develop career and remain with Company on a long term basis.
Central location between the above areas to ensure reasonable commute times. Bulk of current customers are based in Newbury, Reading and Slough.
Full driving licence (essential).
Ability to manage own diary.
Ability to work using own initiative.
Strong relationship building skills.
An ability to read engineering drawings.
Strong IT skills.
Strong negotiation skills.
Planning and organisational ability.
A professional and resilient attitude.

Benefits to include:-

 Realistic earning potential of between £45,000 and £54,000.
Basic salary competitive and negotiable for the right candidate.
Extensive training provided.
Fully expensed company vehicle.
Laptop and smartphone.
Excellent commission structure based on 9% of growth from last year. Opportunity to earn £16,000 on top of generous basic salary.
Company pension scheme- employee contribution 4% employer contribution 6%.
Life assurance – 3 times salary.
Free parking.
Private medical insurance.
23 days holiday rising to 24 days after 12 months service.
Development opportunities within the company for the right person.

Please be advised that we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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