Technical Sales Executive - Fixings & Fasteners

Posted 17 February by Mitchell Maguire
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Technical Sales Executive - Fixings & Fasteners

Job Title: Technical Sales Executive -Power tools,Fixings, Adhesives, Consumables & Fastenersx3

Industry Sector: Construction, Power Tools, Fixings, Fastenings, Contractors, Main Contractors, Sub-contractors, Contractors, Specialist Contractors, Construction Engineers, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Technical Sales, Sales Executive, Area Sales Manager

3 vacancies, areas to be covered: North East OR South West OR Midlands

Remuneration: £33,000neg + commission giving OTE circa £60,000 - £100,000

Benefits: company car, laptop, mobile + benefits

The role Technical Sales Executive - Fixings & Fasteners will involve:

  • Field sales position selling a high quality range of fixings, fastenings, power tools, power tool accessories and hand tools
  • Selling to main contractors from the largest in the industry downwards, and specialist sub-contractors across housebuilding, industrial and commercial construction projects
  • Majority of your time will be spent generating new business and developing the relationship where the service and knowledge becomes more important than the price
  • Inheriting a patch that suits your location and/or travel preferences
  • Dealing with a wide range of order values
  • Understanding the construction application and requirements of the customer and then identifying the appropriate products for the specific application
  • Attending the relevant training courses to ensure that you have a 'finger on the pulse’ understanding of the market
  • Territory will depend on living location

The ideal applicant will be a Technical Sales Executive - Fixings & Fasteners

  • Must have demonstrable track record within technical construction field sales
  • A strong construction engineering background / qualification with the desire to get into field sales will be considered
  • Ideally in the construction fixings, fasteners, power tools and accessories and construction consumables sectors.
  • Previous experience selling power tools and power tool accessories would be an advantage but is not essential
  • An understanding of the different trades in the construction market, market trends and the desire to make sure the business remains ahead of its competitors
  • Skills to spot an opportunity within a sales pitch, for example assessing equipment on a site and highlighting the benefits of alternative products to do the job quicker, more cost-efficiently or quicker
  • Strong negotiation skills with an analytical mindset ensuring you pay attention to the finer details of products/sales

Personal attributes

  • A hungry go-getter who is eager to exceed targets and maximise profit, both for him/herself and the Company
  • A resilient personality capable of bouncing back from rejection
  • A team player who is self-disciplined and motivated and also able to operate under his/her own initiative
  • An individual who understands that the path to success does not lie in a rigid 9am to 5pm working life and who is always prepared to go above and beyond, both for the customer and for him/her self.
  • This isn’t just a job, it’s a way of life. And that’s why the best in the industry can earn significant salaries

Industry Sector: Construction, Power Tools, Fixings, Fastenings, Contractors, Main Contractors, Sub-contractors, Contractors, Specialist Contractors, Construction Engineers, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Technical Sales Manager, Sales Manager, Area Sales Manager

Required skills

  • Sales Executive
  • Technical Sales
  • Area Sales Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Fixings

Reference: 42043973

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