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Paul Nicholas

Managing Consultant

01625 527 207


Area Sales Manager – Plumbing, Heating and Pipework

Job Title: Area Sales Manager – Plumbing, Heating & Pipework

Job reference Number: 311583-1483-2412

Industry Sector: HVAC, M&E Contractors, HIU, Heat Interface Unit, Underfloor Heating, Plumbing Pipes & Fittings, District Heating, Pre-Insulated Pipework, Domestic plumbing, heating, pipework, building services, M&E contractors, local house builders, D&B Contractors, plumbing and heating merchants

Area to be covered: M4 West (Swansea to Reading)

Remuneration: £40,000-£45,000 Neg. + 25% Bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Hybrid Car or Allowance & Full Benefits

The role of the Area Sales Manager Plumbing, Heating and Pipework will involve:

  • Field sales position, selling a manufactured range of plumbing pipes & fittings, underfloor heating, pre-insulated pipework, district heating and to a lesser extent heat interface units
  • 60% time stimulating demand by selling through local and regional M&E contractors, plumbing and heating contractors etc.
  • 40% of your time back selling through circa 50+ plumbing & heating branches of BSS, Wolseley Pipe Center and some smaller independent commercial plumbing and heating merchants
  • Inheriting an established area with a £2m budget responsibility (area grew 30% in 2023)
  • Minimum 3-4 customer visits per day, 4 days per week
  • Strategic planning for key branches
  • 60% account development, 40% new business prospecting
  • Typical projects include high rise residential apartments, nursing homes, hotels, student accommodation etc.
  • Project sizes from £10,000 to £250,000, with an average size of £15,000-£40,000


The ideal applicant will be an Area Sales Manager Plumbing, Heating and Pipework with:

  • Technical field sales experience with plumbing and heating contractors and distributors
  • Ideally sold to M&E contractors or plumbing and heating merchants
  • Preferably from the commercial HVAC, M&E, building services industry
  • Preferably a manufacturing field sales background, but also open to a distribution field sales background if previously worked for a manufacturer
  • IT Savvy, able to create sales plan
  • Ideally with knowledge of commercial plumbing and heating products such as pipes & fittings, heat interface units, district heating, underfloor heating, pre-insulated pipework, building services etc
  • Energetic self starter capable of handling multiple tasks to deadlines
  • Calm trustworthy and professional approach



If your experience matches the requirements above please do not hesitate to contact Mitchell Maguire on 01625 527207 or simply apply by forwarding us a copy of  your CV. Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 5 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.


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: M&E Contractors, Plumbing, Pipe, Fittings, Pre-Insulated Pipe, Heating, Ventilation, Heat Interface Units, Air Conditioning, Building Services, Under Floor Heating, Sanitaryware, Boilers, Pipework, Fittings and all other HVAC associated sectors






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