Technical Sales Executive

Technical Sales Executive

Location: Runcorn, Cheshire
Salary: £26,000 per annum + Contributory Pension
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week (Mon - Fri 08.30 - 16.50)

A great opportunity has arisen for a Chemical Sales Executive, reporting directly to the Sales Director.

Candidates must have Chemical sales experience to be considered for this role, your application will be rejected without this experience.

The role involves the development of new business and to support the existing customer base throughout the UK.

The job will involve interaction with both commercial and technical people therefore a good knowledge of a scientific subject is essential. Strong business acumen and excellent negotiation skills are a must for this role.

The company has no boundaries regarding business growth and we are confident that with the right person on board sales growth should be easily achieved.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a sales executive with a scientific background.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop sales of non-list bespoke products
  • Contact customers to retain / develop current business
  • Process customer enquiries and provide quotations
  • Provide technical support to admin staff as required.

Skills / Qualities required

  • At least 2 years relevant Chemical sales experience
  • Familiar with quality management systems
  • Familiar with legislation surrounding supply of chemical products
  • Experience dealing with customers in a sales environment is essential
  • A good working knowledge of Chemistry is vital as this role involves pricing up jobs for new blends, a familiarisation period with ReAgent’s manufacturing capabilities will be provided.
  • A strong business acumen and negotiation skills are paramount within this role
  • At all times, exemplify the highest level of business and personal integrity
  • Proficient in the use of Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Must be able to travel and hold a full clean UK driving licence

Knowledge of legislation surrounding the supply of chemicals would be an advantage particularly CLP regulations regarding packaging and labelling of hazardous chemicals. This is important as the candidate will need to select the appropriate packaging for each product.

The candidate will need to be presentable and be able to deal with both current and potential customers in a professional and friendly manner.

The job will require the candidate to manage their own diary and make appointments for themselves

The candidate would be expected to be conversant in the routine functions of Microsoft Word and Excel.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on "APPLY" today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

Required skills

  • Sales Executive
  • Science
  • Technical Sales
  • Scientific Sales

Application questions

Do you have at least 2 years of relevant Chemical sales experience?
Are you familiar with quality management systems and legislation surrounding chemical products?
Do you have a good working knowledge of chemistry?
Do you have a strong business acumen and demonstrable negotiation skills?
Are you eligible to live and work in the UK with fluent English language skills?

Reference: 34843994

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