July 4, 2024
Telford, United Kingdom
Job Type


Sales Manager
Telford (plus UK & potentially European travel)
Up to £42,000 per annum plus annual bonus, car, lap top & mobile phone

As part of their 2024 expansion, this global manufacturer in the flexible packaging sector is keen to employ a talented, genuine and professional Sales Manager. You will have a flair for communicating at all levels and have experience within this area of manufacturing. If you would like to work for a company that will work with you collaboratively and where you will have autonomy, delightful colleagues and a boss that will treat you with respect.

Job role / duties

•Identify and generate leads that are potential users of packaging products.
•Communicate and follow up with the factories for prices, business development projects, material testing and agreeing negotiation margins.
•Drive the process of converting sales leads into prospects and potential customers.
•Liaise closely with the Sales SMT for technical and commercial support.
•Liaise and coordinate with the sales team to guarantee a continuous sales support and nurturing the relationship with the customers.
•Coordinate with Factory Managers for customers visits when required.
•Ensure leads/prospects are accurately entered on to CRM /ERP system.
•Collect / process purchase orders and follow up with customer service colleagues for progress, updates and communicate accordingly.
•Attend customer visits to follow up on potential business opportunities.
•Analyse data related to the targeted products and recommend pricing strategy to the Product Category Manager.
•Jointly set sales forecast and annual budgets with SMT.
•Draft a marketing expansion plan and conduct Market Intelligence Analysis.
•Prepare, update & analyse competition study of profiles, and offerings.
•Identify, monitor and suggest improvements to influence product position.
•Champion new product development process from idea generation to market.
•Equip and assist the sales force with new product knowledge.
•Ensure the business is updated on latest trends, technologies and processes related to the targeted products.

To be considered for this role you MUST:

•Be self-driven, have initiative and want to take responsibility
•Currently work in the sales of packaging products to the Food, Catering, Industrial, Agricultural & Hygiene sectors.
•Possess exceptional written & verbal communication skills at all levels.
•Have a high standard of presentation ability.
•Ideally have used ERP / CRM systems with Microsoft AX

vAdditional European language skills would be an advantage.
vA valid UK or European EU passport is essential.

To apply for this exciting position please call Jayne Vaughan on 01952 453023 or apply on line. If you have not received feedback in 14 days please deem your application as unsuccessful

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