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West Midlands manufacturing_and_process Posted 15.05.19 £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car / Bonus / Progression ! Car / Bonus / Progression !

Area Sales Specialist (Drives) – West Midlands – Salary: £40,000 – £50,000 / Bonus: up to 15% / Company car, Healthcare and more

Company Overview

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading, global organisation with excellent career progression opportunities and a forward thinking attitude.

The company is a multiple award winning, multi-billion pound turnover business that are always growing and expanding. They have an excellent reputation as a business but also as an employer and are great advocates of promoting from within the ranks. They offer future opportunity to work globally should that be something you wish to do.

Role Outline

My client is looking for a Sales Engineer to join its market leading Drives department.

This is a very exciting and unique opportunity. The client sells low and Medium voltage Variable Speed Drives into lots of different sectors from Water to Food and Beverage. The companies Drives division is a market leader in the UK and indeed Globally.

The position will be Home based but will report to the Warrington office. There will be lots of training and support provided throughout your probationary period and you will have the full support of your department throughout your career.

You will need to have plenty of solid experience in a technical sales environment, ideally working with drives/Variable Speed Drives etc.

You need exceptional communication skills as you will be building relationships with targeted accounts. In the main you will be account managing established, large accounts and ensuring they are happy. For around 20 % of the time you will need to be identifying and targeting new business to aid the growth of the department.

Overall the candidate needs to be outgoing and personable along with having a knowledge of Drives and experience in a similar role with tenacity and the drive to get stuck in and create a very rewarding future.

Responsibilities will include :

Selling products/systems/services to customers, focusing on volume, mix and profitability targets
Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships to understand customer needs, promote customer understanding of full product/systems/services offering, and align to provide a solution.

Ensures efficient marketing activities and value proposition to customers.

Stay up to date with all admin duties.

Prepares offers in coordination with the bid and proposal department and/or the Marketing Manager.

Ensures appropriate technical and financial aspects of offers, including prices and trading conditions.

Support and manage the assigned channel partner on a day to day basis technically commercially and with joint visits and customer technical training where required.


HND / HNC or Degree in a related technical discipline
Industry experience, especially in sales of Drives / VSP is strongly desired.
Willingness to travel
Competence in products, applications, markets and competition
Experience of supporting a front end sales operation
Creative thinker with commercial focus, good technical understanding and results orientation
Presentation Skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced Microsoft Office Skills
Positive, outgoing individual, Proven ability to engage clients over the phone and face to face
Need to be driven!


£40,000 – £50,000
15% Bonus
Company car / Allowance
33 days holiday
Matched company pension scheme up to 10%
Life cover

URGENT DEADLINE – Please apply to this position immediately if it is of interest.

Location – West Midlands Patch
Call Ashley Hamer on 07557 956 696 or send an email with your CV and contact details

Cordant Group is an equal opportunities employer

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