Technical Sales - Polyurethane Products - Midlands and South East

Posted 24 April by Jobs in Science Easy Apply

Field based - Warks, Northants, Oxon, Leics, Notts, Lincs, Derbys, Surrey and West Sussex.

Our client is the UK market leader in the manufacture of polyurethane-formulated systems including adhesives, coatings, hotmelts, foams and binders. Due to strong international growth and innovative product development they are now expanding their UK Sales Team and wish to recruit a Technical Sales Consultant to cover the Midlands and South East area of the UK.

This is a field-based role and will involve selling technically advanced bespoke products to a range of industrial users by using customer trials and demonstrations. You will be expected to travel to customer sites and meet clients face to face.

You will also be required to provide Technical Support to the existing client base in the area.

The position would suit a qualified science graduate with a 1st class or 2.1 honours degree, who has some commercial selling experience (not retail sales). Full training on the market sector and company’s products will be given to the right candidate.


Educated to degree level 2.1 or higher (essential) in science. Ideally this will be in Chemistry, Materials Science, Polymer Science or related subject, but any science background will be considered.

Ideally at least 6 months experience of working in a commercial / sales role selling bespoke products to customers using face-to-face techniques. This does not necessarily have to be in the chemicals sector.

Candidates with technical / customer support / telesales experience looking to enter commercial sales would also be considered.

Full UK Driving Licence is absolutely essential, and the ideal candidate will already live centrally on the territory: Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Surrey or West Sussex..

Excellent basic salary plus commission and company car as standard.

Required skills

  • Chemistry
  • Field Sales
  • Materials Science
  • Technical Sales
  • Polymer Science

Reference: 34978728

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