Sales Manager

Home based, UK wide consultative technical sales vacancy with a great salary and excellent commission.  We’re looking for an experienced capital equipment sales professional to sell our range of vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) machinery / flexible packaging solutions to a diverse client base. We’ve got leads to follow – are you the person to close them?
BASIC SALARY: Up to £60,000
· Excellent commission scheme to earn £10k – £15k in year one
· Company car with hybrid option
· 25 days holiday + stats
· Full company benefits package including pension (rising with service)
LOCATION: Home based anywhere – covering the UK with twice-monthly meetings in Hereford
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: London, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Sheffield, Manchester, Liverpool. Leeds, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford, Peterborough, Swindon, Reading, Gloucester, York
JOB DESCRIPTION: Technical Sales Manager, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager Capital Equipment, PPMA, Vertical Form Fill & Seal
This Sales Manager role is home based, field sales role selling high value capital equipment solutions to the food manufacturing, beverage, pharmaceutical, pet, chemical and automotive industries across the UK.  80% of the role is a consultative, technical sales role following pre-generated enquires from high profile customers across the country.  20% is account management of a mature installed user base.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Technical Sales Manager, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager Capital Equipment, PPMA, Vertical Form Fill & Seal
· Consultative technical solution sales from a broad range of flexible packaging solutions (for instance – vertical form fill and seal, sachet and pouch machines).
· Managing enquiries generated by exhibitions, external marketing or the internal sales team.
· Leveraging existing relationships and installed user base to identify sales opportunities
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Technical Sales Manager, Sales Manager, Business Development Manager Capital Equipment, PPMA, Vertical Form Fill and Seal
· Independent, autonomous and self-motivated professional technical salesperson with a consultative approach to technical sales.
· A proven track record of sales success of industrial capital equipment with longer lead times and large order values.
Any exposure to vertical or horizontal form fill and seal (VFFS / HFFS) machinery, bag fillers, sachet filling equipment or flexible packaging machinery would be an obvious match – although any process or packaging machinery technical sales (PPMA) would be an advantage. Any technical sales success you’ve had selling capital projects or solutions to the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, pet, personal care or automotive sectors would also be of interest.
We’re a value added distributor and system integrator of packaging solutions to the food and beverage,  pharmaceutical, pet, personal care and automotive sectors with an excellent track record over a decade of growth.  We have a large portfolio of equipment and exclusive distribution deals with principal manufacturers from across the world.
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, Sales Executive, Technical Sales, Sales Engineer, Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Sales Director – PPMA, Packaging Machinery,  Process Machinery, Food Manufacturing, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Pet Care, Personal Care,  Automotive, Vertical Form Fill & Seal (VFFS), Horizontal Form Fill & Seal (HFFS), Bag Fillers, Sachet Filling Equipment
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: SP17522 Wallace Hind Selection Ltd

Type: Permanent