Sales & Marketing Director - Mechanical Engineering

Posted 17 September by Mitchell Maguire
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Sales & Marketing Director - Mechanical Engineering

Job Title: Sales & Marketing Director - Mechanical Engineering

Industry Sector: Architectural, Staircases & Stairwells, Balustrade Panels, Perforated Sheet Panels, Sheet Metal Fabricators, Animal Feed Milling, Beaters, Screens, Wearparts, Granulated Machinery Screens, Industrial Screens, Tyre Processing, Plastic & Green Waste Recycling

Area to be covered: National - based South Yorkshire

Remuneration: £55,000 Neg. + £15,000-£17,000 Bonus

Benefits: Car Allowance & full benefits package (including 10% contributory pension)

The role of the Sales & Marketing Director Mechanical Engineering will involve:

  • Sales & marketing operations of the company
  • Managing Director designate role, it is expected you will move into running the whole company within three years
  • 40% of your time selling perforated metal products such as balustrades, staircases and stairwells into architectural fabricators working for main contractors
  • 35% selling industrial screens for granulated machinery used in plastic recycling and green waste processing (targeting Manufacturing Managers, Engineering Managers, Plant Engineer within high end recycling businesses such as Veolia, Biffa, Viridor etc.)
  • 25% selling hardened tungsten carbide tipped beaters, screens & wearparts into animal feed milling (straw & grass processing products)
  • 25% of your time focussed on winning new business with both new and existing customers (4,500 active customers)
  • 75% account managing existing customers
  • Liaising with engineering, production and technical functions on a day to day basis
  • Responsible for one dedicated Sales Manager (office based) who manages & performs the quotations, order processing and contact material processing
  • Running the company alongside the Operations Director who is responsible for the manufacturing operation
  • Three/four days a week in the office, one/two days on the road visiting customers nationally
  • Initially responsible for circa £2.2m turnover and an order book of approx £200,000
  • Tasked with growing the business by 10% year on year

The ideal applicant will be a Sales & Marketing Director Mechanical Engineering with:

  • Mechanical engineering field sales and marketing experience
  • Proven field sales man management background, Managing Director designate calibre
  • Manufacturing management experience in an engineering environment (required for future MD position)
  • Knowledge of engineered granulated screens or perforated architectural panels is not essential
  • Contacts within architectural fabricators in not essential but may be useful
  • Ideally some industrial screens experience in recycling based products/ processes (e.g. in plastics recycling) OR architectural perforated panel products
  • Key customer account management and new business development skills
  • Understanding and experience of management accounting & reporting
  • Ideally a bachelors degree or equivalent in a mechanical engineering discipline (MBA preferred)
  • Low-medium tech small company environment, may not suit someone from a large corporate background unless they have worked for a smaller team/ division

The Company:

  • Established 45 years
  • Privately held
  • Family owned
  • 20 employees
  • £2m+ UK turnover

For an immediate interview either click on the APPLY NOW button below or contact Paul or Simon at Mitchell Maguire Ltd

Mitchell Maguire is a specialist construction field sales recruitment consultancy, dealing exclusively with construction field sales jobs, construction field sales vacancies and specification field sales positions within: Architectural, Staircases & Stairwells, Balustrade Panels, Perforated Sheet Panels, Sheet Metal Fabricators, Animal Feed Milling, Beaters, Screens, Wearparts, Granulated Machinery Screens, Tyre Processing, Plastic & Green Waste Recycling



Required skills

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • architectural
  • recyling
  • screens
  • perforated

Reference: 40893092

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