Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Sales Specialist

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Salary

    Highly competitive salary + benefits + bonus

  • Contract

    Permanent

  • Reference

    RC1

We are looking for a Midlands based Sales Specialist to join a global organisation and take responsibility for building successful customer relations. You will grow and achieve strong sales targets and develop long term successful business.

The company specialises in the manufacture and sales of HMI components, Safety & Machine Automation, Industrial Control and Factory automation with aggressive expansion plans in the EMEA market. The ability to travel and a car driver is essential for this role.

The organisation is seeking a strong technical background in automation or electrical engineering at degree level or equivalent and competency in the understanding and application of machine safety including ideally Machine Directives, the Associated Standards and Puwar Regulations.

Reporting to the UK Sales Director you will be part of an ambitious team with a busy diary developing short & long term plans for the territory and frequently visiting customers.

Main tasks of the role –


  • Responsibility for the development of sales of all Safety products in the UK operating nationally
  • Assessing customer needs via direct customer contact and risk assessment
  • Quote for and oversee the growth of Safety Products in the UK
  • Achieve or surpass targeted sales levels for the given products in the defined territory according to the sales plan and in association with his manager
  • Keep aware of and provide detail of competitor activity and provide adequate cost detail when requesting supported price applications
  • Provide effective contact with customers and colleagues
  • Frequent customer visits in line with the sales strategy and action plan
  • Customer visits will include inspection of customer machinery which will include risk assessment, safety assessment of machines and facilities, identification of hazards, CE monitoring & review of safety concepts
  • Customer visits to discuss new system designs which will require customer support and consultancy to achieve the desired safety performance level

Please send in your CV, if you do not hear from a 1-1 consultant within 5 days unfortunately on this occasion your application will have been unsuccessful, unfortunately due to the high volume of applications currently we cannot reply to everyone individually but thank you for your interest and please visit our website for future vacancies.

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