Area Sales Manager – Pumps

South West

Area Sales Manager – Pumps – South West England £40k + package


My client a well-known pump distribution business is looking to add an area sales manager to their growing sales force, the role will involve a mix of new and existing business… This is a great company to work for with a long standing team and great internal technical expertise…

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Achieve or exceed the sales targets set by the Company
  • Identify, solicit, and maintain relationships and accounts with new and existing customers
  • Obtain contracts for pumps and related equipment
  • Travel regularly to customer’s and prospective customer’s places of business
  • Develop quotations for new pumps, parts and related equipment as well as repairs
  • Proper selection and sizing of pumps and related equipment using provided selection programs and catalogs
  • Review of job specifications and completion of proposals
  • Compilation of submittal packages
  • Create sales packages and support documentation for projects as required
  • Update the shared calendar and task lists in Outlook
  • Attend and participate in weekly and monthly sales meetings by making sure all task lists are updated and providing status of open quotations and jobs in progress
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and insurable status
  • Ability to pass lawful certification, background, or drug testing as required by customers and prospective customers who require such testing to access their facilities

Essential Skills:

  • at least 3 years sales experience within pumps or associated industries
  • Knowledge of the design and operation of pumps, motors, mechanical seals and other rotating equipment
  • Successful experience maintaining existing relationships, leading to sales of product and services
  • Must project a strong customer focus and professional presentation
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Honesty and the highest ethical standards
  • Positive attitude in a fast paced work environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer literacy and competency with Windows based programs and Microsoft Office

We are looking for a professional seeking continual advancement with a growing company. The qualified candidate will be compensated with a solid competitive employee package commensurate with experience.

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