Sales Manager

Tyne & Wear

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About the job

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent.

Salary: Competitive Salary, Depending on Experience.

Location: Shildon DL4.

Working Hours: 38-46 Hour Per Week.


About The Role:

An opportunity has arisen within the company for a Sales Manager. They are an independent sub contract precision machining company with a fabrication capability. 

They are a supplier to various sectors including food can making machinery suppliers, rail, offshore, defence, aerospace, marine, power and automotive industries. 

They are looking for an experienced and talented Sales Manager to further increase their portfolio of customers by bringing on new business in targeted industry sectors. 

This position is suited to someone who loves the industry, thrives on developing and nurturing new business, building long lasting contacts and relationships and understands the industry deeply with a firm knowledge of subcontract precision CNC machining and fabrication.


Duties and Responsibilities Include:


  • Sales visits and calls to account customers. Build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals and maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
  • Production of weekly sales visit reports.
  • Production of monthly and quarterly order intake forecast Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system. Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met. Track and record activity on customer accounts and help to close deals to meet these targets.
  • Existing clients: Identify the most profitable and sustainable work from the client database. Using knowledge of the market place report on existing client base identifying areas for further development and increased scope of work. Identifying potential areas of added value work and or new services to ensure client retention. Meet with existing clients and determine areas of business where the company can expand and develop the relationship to maintain a robust pipeline of opportunities. Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.
  • Research and identify potential industry sectors, new potential clients, meet with and build relationships with new clients handling all aspects. Attend industry functions, such as events and conferences and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends. Identify opportunities for campaigns and services that will lead to an increase in more profitable work. Submit weekly progress reports and ensure data is accurate.
  • Plan marketing approaches and participate in price costings for the components and services.



Candidate Requirements:


  • Candidates should have engineering experience, be able to read drawings, and understand engineering practices and processes.
  • Own Transport.
  • Self-motivated attitude.
  • Attention to detail.


If you feel that you have the relative skills/attributes to fulfil this role then please apply now for immediate consideration.

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