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Paul Nicholas

Managing Consultant

01625 527 207

paul@mitchellmaguire.co.uk

Area Sales Manager – Machine Tools

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Machine Tools

Job reference Number: 551834-5108-24129

Industry Sector: CNC & Conventional Machine Tools and Accessories, machine tools, lathes, milling machines, drilling machines, boring machines and fabrication machines, engineering environments, mechanical engineering, aerospace, automotive,  energy sector, marine, MOD & Government facilities

Area to be covered: South – ideally based  Birmingham to M4 Corridor

Remuneration: £35,000-£40,000 + 1% uncapped Commission on sales

Benefits: BMW Car & Benefits Package

The role of the Area Sales Manager – Machine Tools will involve:

  • Field sales position selling a large manufactured portfolio of CNC machine tools, lathes, milling machines, drilling machines, boring machines and fabrication machines
  • 70% of your time selling directly into mechanical engineers
  • Remainder of time selling direct into other engineering customers, aerospace, automotive, energy sector, marine, MOD & Government facilities
  • 60% new business development role, you will be provided with target lists of customers to approach and will also follow up on plenty of leads vis the office/ website
  • 40% account management of some existing customers and pipeline on the area
  • Pro-rata target for remainder of 2024, realistic £750,000-£800,00 target for 2025
  • Typical order values from £10,000-£25,000
  • Typically 3.5 days per week on the road, rest of time working from home with monthly visits to the midlands based office
  • Taking customers to the office to show them our clients showroom

 

The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager – Machine Tools with:

  • Ideally some understanding of machine tools and field sales experience
  • Open to other field sales backgrounds who focus on mechanical engineers
  • Would consider no sales experience with related industry experience, e.g. a service engineer looking for 1st field sales role
  • May consider other field sales tooling experience with a strong desire to move into machine tools
  • Technically capable
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Hard working mentality
  • Strong features and benefits sales experience, must be able to negotiate and close!
  • Excellent presentation and demonstrating skills
  • A practical and professional hands on competent approach
  • Excellent organisational / territory planning skills

 

The Company

 

  • 30 years+
  • 30+ UK employees
  • £4m+ UK turnover

 

 

 

 

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist construction field sales recruitment consultancy, dealing exclusively with construction field sales jobs, construction field sales vacancies and specification field sales positions within: Machine tools, lathes, milling machines, drilling machines, boring machines and fabrication machines, engineering environments, mechanical engineering, aerospace, automotive,  energy sector, marine, MOD & Government facilities

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