Area Sales Manager

Northumbria Up to £ 40,000 p.a. + Car Permanent

Job Reference: 012789

One of the largest automation product distributors is looking to recruit an Area Sales Manager. This role will see you sell their complete Industrial Automation product range. The ideal person will have experience of working with/selling electronics (LV switchgear, PLCs, Drives, Motors, Contactors, Relays).


Commutable from: Sunderland, Peterlee, Middlesbrough, Darlington

Salary: Up to £ 40,000 p.a. + Company Car + Private Healthcare + Bonus (7.5%)

Suitable for: Sales Engineer, Area Sales Manager, Business Development


The Role

The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for profitable and continuous sales growth.
Development of new business.
Hitting individual product targets in particular Programmable Logic Controllers
Positive response and action towards any shortfalls.
Prospecting for new opportunities.
Suitable stock, payment plus communication arrangements.
Development of multi-person contact.
Achieve an appropriate number of effective, well planned visits.
Awareness of competitor activity.
Good knowledge of customers` development plans.


The Person

The ideal candidate for this Area Sales Manager role will have a recognised engineering qualification.
Knowledge of Automation products is ideal – PLCs, Drives, Motors, Sensors, Switchgear, Contactors and Relays.
Experience within Electrical wholesalers/distributors would be advantageous.
Good interpersonal skills.
Driven and enthusiastic attitude.
The ability to work on your own and organise your own day.


To apply to this role, please send your updated CV to James Sloane via email or for more information call him on 07551 154 063
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