Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager

North of England (Ideally based Manchester/Leeds Areas)

£35k basic + 20% Bonus + Car + Laptop + Phone

Main Responsibilities/Accountabilities:


  • Responsible for achieving budget selling Powder, Liquid, Cold Materials product lines
  • Active lead generation through industry networking
  • Highly efficient planning of activities and travel routes
  • Careful project qualification (not spending time on low-return and/or high-risk projects)
  • Independent work, self-starter
  • Developing and supporting TPSO(s) (3rd party sales organizations – distributors, agents)
  • Strict compliance with company policies and requirements
  • Oversee activities of technical service personnel with shared responsibility for CSR efficiency
  • Ensure 100% customer satisfaction in order to foster solid positive references
  • Train distributors/agents on the product line


Subsidiary Elements:

High level of self-organization

  • Careful allocation of time to different projects and product lines.
  • Continuous learning of new products and skills
  • Strategic thinking


The details above are a guideline to the duties and responsibilities of this position, although you may be required to perform any other duties that fall outside your job title or main job duties.


Qualifications and Training

Sales training and experience.

Technical background or proven aptitude.


Knowledge or solid understanding of mechanics and electrotechnics.

Strong knowledge of MS office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


Proven sales experience in the field of industrial equipment, engineering services or the like.

Proven ability to work independently, plan own activities, prioritise activities

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.
  • Sales, computer, driving, planning
  • Presentation skills
  • Work planning and time management skills
  • Consultative selling skills
  • Analytical thinking

Personal Attributes

High energy.


Strong communicator.

Strategic thinking


Qualifications and Training

Technical degree with technical sales experience. Sales management experience.


Work experience in mechanical or electrical (preferred) field.


5 year sales experience with engineered solution or complex industrial equipment.

Experience with:

  • industrial coating equipment (powder and/or liquid),
  • adhesive dispensing equipment,
  • mixing and metering equipment
  • automation
  • materials handling

Skills and Competencies

  • Creative thinking, marketing aptitude/understanding
  • Foreign language a plus.

Personal Attributes

Driven to grow

Capable of multi-tasking and hands-on work.

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