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  • Global manufacturing Group requires an experienced & ambitious Product Manager to develop a portfolio of technically advanced, speciality products; this is a new role created to reinforce their NPD capabilities and strengthen their future management succession plans” BASIC: up to £70,000 Bonus Additional Group Benefits LOCATION - Homebased in the UK, the role will require travel throughout Europe (circa 25-30% of your time) THE COMPANY - Product Manager - Speciality Technical Products We are a global manufacturing group operating in 57 countries and employing over 48,000 worldwide. Our products and solutions are at work all over the world. From the spaces we live and work, cars we drive through to the mobile devices we rely on, you are never more than a few steps away from one of our innovative, specialist products or solutions. As part of our European sales operation, we wish to recruit a Product Manager to manage and develop a portfolio of technically advanced, chemically related, speciality products for one of our global divisions which manufactures and supplies, through specification, to the Automotive OEM Tier 1/2, Transportation (Marine, Commercial Truck and Bus, Rail & Aerospace), Alternative Energy, Petrochemical, MRO, and General Industrial OEM markets. THE ROLE - Product Manager - Speciality Technical Products A detailed brief will be provided to shortlisted candidates but in summary and as part of our established, international product development and marketing team you will: * Meet our customers, sales teams, technical service, channel partners, specifiers, research and development teams to understand customer & market needs and product requirements (voice of the customer/observational VOC).* Work closely with cross functional teams throughout the product development process to develop and implement marketing plans including price ownership to meet revenue and profit targets for the product portfolio defined.* Be responsible for directing regular communication, support, and training to our sales and service organisations across the division and business segment. PLEASE NOTE - This is a new role created to strengthen our NPD capabilities within the above market sectors and future succession planning within these teams. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: We would be delighted to receive applications from any experienced Product Managers who meet the following criteria:* Have managed and developed a portfolio of technically specified products that are used either within a manufacturing process or for MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) applications. We are very open on the product application experience we will consider as it is more important you understand NPD, the processes of bringing products to market and the product life cycles than have specific related product experience.* Any understanding and/or appreciation of chemically related products or experience of developing products for our target markets would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite. WHAT IS KEY FOR THE PRODUCT MANAGER ROLE ARE: * A genuine passion for product ownership and business development.* A detailed understanding of strategic product planning, product road mapping and technical programme management.* The ability to deliver exceptional results through natural interpersonal, intellectual and leadership skills.* Your capability to take on more senior leadership roles in the future. FUTURE PROSPECTS: * There is huge potential for career development within our division and the group globally. Where possible, we have an active policy of promotion from within and firmly believe in the development of all personnel* Salary expectations will not be a limiting factor for the right candidate Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Product Manager - Speciality Technical Products, reference JG1710-53 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683301 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • PERSISTANT! ENGAGING! ENGINEERING MANAGERS NEED ONLY APPLY! Resilient hands on Engineering Manager/ Project Manager required for fast paced multifunctional global manufacturer. Based in Banbury you will be essential in leading the seamless integration and delivery of new tools to the operation whilst driving new processes and technology SALARY: £55,000-£60,000 dependent on experience BENEFITS: 33 days holiday, Contributory Pension, BASED: Banbury COMMUTABLE: Oxford, Birmingham, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Worcester, Aylesbury CHALLENGE: With the business experiencing significant growth our infrastructure is under extreme pressure to continually deliver. Successfully introducing new tools, focusing the team, embedding structure, delivering OTIF and process adherence is vital. The operation contributes £30M towards a total of £100M making us an essential element to the group’s continual growth strategy. As the clutch of our operation you will connect NPI seamlessly into the manufacturing operation. Your resilience to deliver, sharp eye for detail and ability to ignite teams through clear leadership will be critical. We need consistency, strong leadership with an embracement of our open door policy and someone who truly takes pride in getting stuck in with building a stronger Engineering and Projects department. WHY US? You be joining a network that can offer career progression, exposure to new challenges and senior mentoring for individual development. A place where you will be given the autonomy to lead your teams and be seen as an invaluable member of an expanding operation. REQUIREMENTS - Engineering Manager - Automotive Tier 1 To be successful in your application you must be commutable to the Banbury office or alternatively be in the process of or willing to relocate to a suitable commutable location. As the Engineering Manager you essentially will * Have a proven track record of successfully managing a multi skilled workforce (Engineering/ Maintenance/ Automation/Tooling) within a large and fast paced, manufacturing operation.* Display exceptional project management knowledge of how to seamlessly introduce new tools into engineering or manufacturing environments. It is likely that this will be from an automotive, pharmaceutical, medical, aerospace, marine or engineering background.* Be resilient, hands on people manager who can engage, motivate and lead their teams.* Hold clear understanding of processes, procedures and quality systems (ISO 9001, TS16949, IATF16949)* Understand how to assist with continuous improvement change (e.g. 5s, Six Sigma, Kanban, SMED, reduction of waste methodologies).* Be highly organised, delivery focused with an inquisitive and highly analytical nature.* Display a desire to push the operation ‘to consistently be better’ whilst acknowledging and sharing in the achievements with the team. DESIRABLE Although any knowledge of plastics, injection moulding, thermoforming or blow moulding would be advantageous it is also not a pre-requisite. We have advertised the role as an Engineering Manager however you could have be employed in any of the following roles or industries: Manufacturing Manager, Continuous Improvement, Engineering Lead Manager, Operations Manager, Automotive, Head of Manufacturing Lean Process, Pharmaceutical, Programme Manager, Head of Operations, Injection Mould Operations Manager, Project Manager, Principal Engineer, Production Manager, Process Improvement, Site Operations Manager, Head of Engineering, Section Leader, Six Sigma, Production Manager, Lean Process, Aerospace and Defence, Medical, Lean Manufacturing, Head of Projects, PPM, Automation, Industrial Processes, Kaizen, General Manager. Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Clare Gibson quoting Engineering Manager - Automotive Tier 1reference CG1711-21 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683330 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer seeks an Automation Engineer to challenge technology and change the way we think! BASIC: £40,000- £45,000 dependent on experience BENEFITS: Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday LOCATION: Banbury HOURS: Shift Work (Mon-Fri) Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1 We want you to challenge technology, remove yourself from the day to day and look at the future of how we can improve automation and ancillary processes, optimise uptime and raise quality. WITH PROJECTS ALREADY IDENTIFIED INCLUDING: * LAZER DEGATING- Sourcing, evaluating and implementing* SIMULATION TESTING: Offline and in realtime* ANCILLARY STRENGTHENING- Improving our robust processes and systems. AUTOMATION ENGINEER - AUTOMOTIVE TIER 1 We need your knowledge, understanding and clear focus to handle the fast pace/pressures that a Tier 1 Automotive manufacturer brings. Our operation contributes £30M towards a UK total of £115M making us an essential element to the group’s continual growth strategy. We need consistency, someone who truly takes pride in getting stuck in with building a stronger Automation innovative function. Ultimately you will demonstrate a clear understanding of Injection Moulding and robotic programming. In particular any knowledge of Kuka (KRL) or Cartesian would be a clear advantage. YOU WILL ALSO HAVE: * A proven control and automation practical understanding within a fast paced manufacturing background. This would likely be from an Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Medical, Aerospace operation.* Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of fault finding, diagnosis and analysis.* Developed PLCs/ SCADA and HMI systems (Siemens/ Rockwell/ Beckhoff)* A clear understanding of processes, procedures and quality systems (ISO 9001, TS16949, IATF16949)* The ability to work independently and part of a collaborative team on multiple projects.* Be highly organised, delivery focused with an inquisitive and highly analytical nature. WHY US? You be joining a network that can offer career progression, exposure to new challenges and senior mentoring for individual development. A place where you will be seen as an invaluable member of an expanding operation changing the way we think. REQUIREMENTS - Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1 To be successful in your application you must be commutable to the Banbury office or alternatively be in the process of or willing to relocate to a suitable commutable location. This role will test you, require your persistence but if you have a true passion for pushing the boundaries and new technology then please apply. We have advertised the role as an Automation Engineer however you could have be employed in any of the following roles or industries: Maintenance Manager, OEM, Software Engineer, HMI, Controls, Project Engineer, Automation, Thermoplastics, Degating, Ancillary, Automotive, Robotics Engineer, TPM, Auto Flaming, Programming Engineer, Industrial Engineer, Pharmaceutical, Hardware, Automation and Controls Engineer, Kuka, Systems Engineer, Cartesian, SCADA, Design Project Engineer, Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Clare Gibson quoting Automation Engineer - Automotive TIER 1 reference CG1711-12 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683330 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • This British manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery solutions supplying the food market with major new investment is seeking to strengthen its export sales team by recruiting an experienced Export Sales Manager to cover Australia & South East Asia. Excellent prospects for career development. SALARY: up to £60,000 Base BENEFITS: Annual Bonus of up to £10,000 Company Car Pension 25 days Holiday LOCATION: Homebased role in the UK covering Australia & South East Asia with 50% of the time spent travelling and working in these territories COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bristol / Birmingham / London JOB SPECIFICATION: A classic Export Sales role selling direct to existing key accounts in the food industry and via established distributors & agents in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore & Indonesia. Full technical support & service back up. REQUIREMENTS - Export Sales Manager You MUST have a proven track record as an Export Salesperson & MUST have sold packaging or process machinery to the food market.Any specific experience of selling in the Pacific / Far East would be ideal.You will ideally be a qualified engineer. THE COMPANY - Export Sales Manager A well-established British manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery supplying the food industry worldwide. With a major recent investment they are looking to strengthen their sales force to meet ambitious but very realistic growth targets. PROSPECTS: Are excellent. A genuine career move for ambitious candidates who aspire to management.Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Mike Horsley quoting Export Sales Manager reference MPH1711-09ASEASM to DD: 44 (0)1604 683302 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • Export Sales Manager - This British manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery solutions supplying the food market with major new investment is seeking to strengthen its export sales team by recruiting two European Sales Managers to cover Northern & Southern Europe respectively. Excellent prospects for career development. SALARY: up to £60,000 Base BENEFITS: Annual Bonus of up to £10,000 Company Car Pension 25 days Holiday LOCATION: Two homebased roles in the UK covering either Northern or Southern Europe with 50% of the time spent travelling and working in Europe COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bristol / Birmingham / London JOB SPECIFICATION - Export Sales Manager A classic Export Sales role selling direct to existing key accounts in the food industry and via established distributors & agents in Northern Europe & Southern Europe. Full technical support & service back up. REQUIREMENTS - Export Sales Manager • You MUST have a proven track record as an Export Salesperson & MUST have sold packaging or process machinery to the food market in Europe. You will ideally be a qualified engineer and speak French or German. THE COMPANY - Export Sales Manager A well-established British manufacturer of end of line packaging machinery supplying the food industry worldwide. With a major recent investment they are looking to strengthen their sales force to meet ambitious but very realistic growth targets. PROSPECTS: Are excellent. A genuine career move for ambitious candidates who aspire to management. Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Mike Horsley quoting Export Sales Manager - reference MPH1711- 08ESM to DD: 44 (0)1604 683302 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • A market leader, require a Technical Sales Executive, ideally with experience of solution sales in chemicals, composites, resins or dielectrics, to develop sales across the South of the UK. SALARY: £30,000-£35,000, OTE; Up to £40,000 BENEFITS: Company Car Additional Group Benefits Inc. Pension / Private Health Cover/ Life cover / 25 days holiday plus stats LOCATION: South UK home based – Part of a team of 3 external sales staff managing the UK client base, you will be supported/mentored by an experienced sales management team. COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Oxford, Bristol, Reading, Southampton, Milton Keynes, Swindon, Guildford AS A TECHNICAL SALES EXECUTIVE YOU WILL, * Manage and grow your sales territory by building on existing relationships. This will take up 50% of your time with the management of a number of existing and well established accounts in the UK being handed over from the current UK Sales Manager* Establish new accounts across our range of products. The remaining 50% of your time will be spent prospecting and winning new business* Understand technical requirements based on your knowledge and expertise and sell with a solution based approach REQUIREMENTS: Technical Sales Executive * We would be delighted to receive applications from Sales / Technical professionals with proven business development skills, who have experience of solution selling into the Composite, Tooling, Structural Adhesive or Dielectrics markets.* We will also consider applicants with a background in Chemicals, Paints, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Paints or Dielectrics who are looking to progress their career and take on a technically challenging but rewarding sales role. PROSPECTS - Technical Sales Executive Succession planning is an integral part of our recruitment process, it is imperative we employ individuals who have the desire and capability to take on greater responsibilities in the future. We offer the genuine potential for career development within our company and the group globally It is highly likely that you would have undertaken one of the following roles: Area Sales Manager, Strategic Area Manager, Technical Sales Manager, Territory Sales Manager, Territory Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Field Sales Engineer, Laboratory Technician, Formulation and Development Chemist, Chemist or Industrial Sales Executive. THE COMPANY - Technical Sales Executive We are part of a multi-billion dollar international manufacturing group with representation in over 90 countries worldwide. We are the specialist for Tooling, Composites, Technical Casting and structural Adhesives supplying the Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Electricity, Marine and Sports & Leisure markets. We create better solutions for our customer – with professional local support and worldwide availability. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Technical Sales Executive reference MT1710-87 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Global manufacturing Group requires an experienced & ambitious Product Manager to develop a portfolio of technically advanced, speciality products; this is a new role created to reinforce their NPD capabilities and strengthen their future management succession plans” BASIC: up to £70,000 Bonus Additional Group Benefits LOCATION - Homebased in the UK, the role will require travel throughout Europe (circa 25-30% of your time) THE COMPANY - Product Manager - Speciality Technical Products We are a global manufacturing group operating in 57 countries and employing over 48,000 worldwide. Our products and solutions are at work all over the world. From the spaces we live and work, cars we drive through to the mobile devices we rely on, you are never more than a few steps away from one of our innovative, specialist products or solutions. As part of our European sales operation, we wish to recruit a Product Manager to manage and develop a portfolio of technically advanced, chemically related, speciality products for one of our global divisions which manufactures and supplies, through specification, to the Automotive OEM Tier 1/2, Transportation (Marine, Commercial Truck and Bus, Rail & Aerospace), Alternative Energy, Petrochemical, MRO, and General Industrial OEM markets. THE ROLE - Product Manager - Speciality Technical Products A detailed brief will be provided to shortlisted candidates but in summary and as part of our established, international product development and marketing team you will: * Meet our customers, sales teams, technical service, channel partners, specifiers, research and development teams to understand customer & market needs and product requirements (voice of the customer/observational VOC).* Work closely with cross functional teams throughout the product development process to develop and implement marketing plans including price ownership to meet revenue and profit targets for the product portfolio defined.* Be responsible for directing regular communication, support, and training to our sales and service organisations across the division and business segment. PLEASE NOTE - This is a new role created to strengthen our NPD capabilities within the above market sectors and future succession planning within these teams. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: We would be delighted to receive applications from any experienced Product Managers who meet the following criteria:* Have managed and developed a portfolio of technically specified products that are used either within a manufacturing process or for MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) applications. We are very open on the product application experience we will consider as it is more important you understand NPD, the processes of bringing products to market and the product life cycles than have specific related product experience.* Any understanding and/or appreciation of chemically related products or experience of developing products for our target markets would be advantageous but is not a pre-requisite. WHAT IS KEY FOR THE PRODUCT MANAGER ROLE ARE: * A genuine passion for product ownership and business development.* A detailed understanding of strategic product planning, product road mapping and technical programme management.* The ability to deliver exceptional results through natural interpersonal, intellectual and leadership skills.* Your capability to take on more senior leadership roles in the future. FUTURE PROSPECTS: * There is huge potential for career development within our division and the group globally. Where possible, we have an active policy of promotion from within and firmly believe in the development of all personnel* Salary expectations will not be a limiting factor for the right candidate Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Product Manager - Speciality Technical Products, reference JG1710-53 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683301 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

  • A rare opportunity for a B2B Sales Manager to manage a portfolio of warm accounts across the South West of England. The successful candidate will have the drive to win New Business across the region - Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester, Taunton, Trowbridge, SALARY: £30,000 to £35,000 – OTE £47000 per annum ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:* Company Car* Mobile phone & laptop* Contributory Pension* Healthcare scheme* Childcare vouchers* 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays LOCATION: South West of England for a national distribution business selling to trade. COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester, Taunton, Trowbridge, Exeter JOB SPECIFICATION - Area Sales Manager – South West The Area Sales Manager will be promoting the service levels and products for a reward winning business offering innovative portable and visual marketing solutions to the trade. The key tasks for the ASM will be as follows:* Lead the Sales for all accounts in the South West; review the spend and potential growth of accounts. Liaise daily with your internal sales team to ensure all sales opportunities are fully optimised for growth on your area.* Visit the head office on a monthly basis to attend sales meetings and network with the other ASM’s of the UK market.* Your week will consist of at least 20 client visits, ensuring your key accounts are developed and secure. You will also be required to include some hunting into your area. You will need to target plausible new businesses and agree a strategy by involving the internal sales team and the marketing department.* Able to achieve exceed KPI’s and produce MI for budget plans, sales targets and monthly and quarterly sales forecasts. REQUIREMENTS: The Area Sales Manager needs to demonstrate the following skills within a remote sales arena: * Outstanding people skills and a desire to build relationships by representing the business in a professional and knowledgeable manner.* Enthused to grow the sales of the area for the business and have a clear focus on how to achieve growth and exceed KPI’s.* Demonstrate excellent time management skills and be able to manage your own diary and also communicate across your internal clients in the business to ensure you are fully supported out in the field.* Become the expert of your area and the representative of the business. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Area Sales Manager, South West Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, ASM, External Sales Manager, Key Account Manager, Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Kerry Austin quoting Area Sales Manager – South West reference KA710-43 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683315 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Service Engineer - A classic field Service Engineering role working for my best client, a market leading manufacturer of a range of food processing and packaging machinery with a great reputation for high quality and staff retention who are growing and need to strengthen their service team. SALARY: up to £35,000 Base / OTE; Overtime & Bonus of £6,000BENEFITS: Overtime of up to £4,500 & Bonus of up to £1,500 Choice of car Pension & BUPA LOCATION: Covering the UK but you will be homebased living south of Milton Keynes on the M1, M40 or M4 corridors and most of your time will be spent with clients based south of Milton Keynes COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Milton Keynes, Oxford, Slough, Bristol, Swindon JOB SPECIFICATION: A classic Service Engineer role responsible for repair, refurbishment, install and commissioning of a range of food processing and packaging machinery. The role involves occasional weekend work and you will need to stay away from home during the week 1 to 2 days per week. REQUIREMENTS: * You WILL have a current or recent proven track record of success as a field service engineer working with capital equipment ideally within the food industry.* You MUST be a qualified electrical &/or electronic engineer ONC minimum ideally with a full time served apprenticeship)* The company will consider an experienced factory maintenance engineer with hands on experience of processing and packaging machinery within the food industry. THE COMPANY: A well-established market leading manufacturer of food process and packaging machinery. They are one of my best clients. I have placed 14 people, including 6 service engineers, with this company in the last 4 years and they are all still with the company and doing well. This is an expansion role to strengthen the team on the back of impressive growth. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Jason Cooper quotingService Engineer reference JC1710-31 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683312 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.  

  • Our growing, international business is looking for skilled, professional sales people / Area Sales Manager to sell technical consumables (through distribution channels) to the automotive aftermarket industry. You will be covering the South London / South West region and visiting end users and distributors to promote the brand. SALARY: Up to £45,000 BENEFITS: Annual bonus High spec company car excellent holiday package access to a full benefits package including healthcare for self and family, pension (5%) and life assurance. LOCATION: South London / South West COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: London, Croydon, Reading, Oxford, Andover, Southampton, Swindon, Bath, Bristol, Salisbury, Basingstoke, Chippenham, Cirencester, Guildford WHY SHOULD I APPLY? * We are a profitable, well financed division of a global manufacturer. That said, we operate a small business ethos – everyone works hard, everyone is well supported and success is rewarded.* Our sales people have autonomy and freedom to make the job work their way. Have you got a great promotion idea for a distributor? Can you piggy back onto a particular rep to get into a new key account? We give you the freedom to do what you need to do.* We have excellent staff retention and reward service with an additional bonus for longevity. JOB SPECIFICATION - Area Sales Manager This is a field based sales role - covering the South London / South West region. You will be working with distribution partners (predominantly) and end users (customers in the automotive aftermarket / bodyshops) to promote a wide range of industrial consumable products – acting as a product champion. There are no direct sales. Through promotion of products to end users and working closely with a wide variety of distribution representatives you will increase sales / profit for your region through the distribution channel. As a relationship manager, you will work with individual reps from major & minor distribution partners to increase sales. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities, managing customer accounts and investing your time wisely. REQUIREMENTS - Area Sales Manager • To be considered for this role you must have a proven track record of sales success of a consumable or component to industrial customers.• Ideally, you will have experience of selling to the automotive industry or, at the very least, will have good experience of managing distributor relationships / distribution representatives.• Alternatively, you could have experience working as a distribution representative and want to specialise for a manufacturer. THE COMPANY: We are a UK Sales and Service office of an international manufacturer of industrial consumables. This arm of the company is selling products to the automotive aftermarket / bodyshops. PROSPECTS: We are a company that promotes from within wherever possible, and there is a genuine possibility to advance as the role progresses. It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:Sales Manager ; Account Manager ; Key Account Manager ; Business Development Manager ; Senior Sales Specialist ; Technical Sales Manager ; Engineering Sales ; Area Sales Manager ; Regional Sales Manager ; Distribution Sales Manager ; Brand Manager ; Brand Champion ;Industrial Consumables ; Industrial Components ; Automotive Consumables ; Bodyshops ; Automotive Components ; Surface Preparation ; Surface Finishing Please Note: Wallace Hind has been selected as our exclusive retained partner so any direct applications from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to them. INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Area Sales Manager reference SP1709-34 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.