Standard Products Sales Manager

Location: Bromley, Kent Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Liz Collins

Standard Products Sales Manager

Croydon, Surrey

An opportunity for an Internal Sales professional has come about due to business demand within this well-established Engineering organisation.

  • Paying a basic salary c£35,000 PA (Pro-rata)
  • Contract duration likely to be 2 months, possibly longer.

Essential duties and responsibilities of the Standard Products Sales Manager will include:

  • Manage and co-ordinate department members to the most effective manner, to control and evenly spread workload, to make suitable contingency arrangements in the case of absences.
  • Lead the department in activities of design, estimating and providing quotations against customer requirements and specifications.
  • To ensure a pro-active customer approach, maximising quotation conversion to orders.
  • To ensure the department provides detailed specifications against customer orders and processes orders as a matter of priority.
  • To ensure orders are checked against quotations, detailed specifications are prepared and adequate information is available to engineering to initiate production.
  • To ensure that the department provides achievable and realistic delivery times and endeavors to ensure that all quoted delivery times are met.
  • To be aware of and analyse market / competitor issues and to take or propose any necessary remedial action. To advise management of product and market opportunities and of any associated problems.
  • To assist in the development of existing and new product ranges by making technical recommendations for modification. To actively seek new products (make or buy in) and to take a key responsibility in the development and marketing of these products
  • To assist the Country Head and Management in providing reports and analyses for business development and planning.

What you need to be the successful Standard Products Sales Manager:

In order to be the successful Standard Products Sales Manager, you will be required to meet the targets and objectives set by the management, providing a quality service to meet customer expectations and organising the work within the department. You should be equipped with:

  • Experience of business to business sales within an Engineering, Industrial or Technical sales environment. Assisting with activities of design, estimating and providing quotations against customer requirements and specifications.
  • OND/ONC or equivalent qualification in Electrical / Mechanical engineering desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and be customer service orientated
  • Ability to plan, assign and manage work-flow within the Standard Product Sales Team
  • Ability to address complaints and resolve problems

This is an immediate contract opportunity for a Standard Products Sales Manager to join a busy Engineering and Sales team, seen as experts at delivering solutions to their customers on a global basis. Contract duration likely to be a minimum of 2 months, but could be extended.

If you are a Sales professional interested in this immediate opportunity, then apply today. You will receive a call to discuss your technical suitability and availability

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