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Sales Director

  • Location

    Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Clare Bird

  • Contact email:

    clare@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J33314

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-03

  • Start date:

    2018-06-18

  • Consultant:

    Clare Bird

Sales Director
Suffolk
Salary: £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits package

A leading UK manufacturer with a significant presence in their industry is looking for a Sales Director, the business benefits from the International support of a global business. The Sales Director is to build on recent investment in technical and manufacturing facilities, the Sales Director will need to be a driving force to develop existing and new market sectors, implement fresh ideas and bring a new dynamic to the team. This is an established team and they are hoping for someone to develop the role further and take it to the next level.

You will be responsible for:
Understanding and development of key markets and products required to generate new business
Ensuring existing markets are well served and key contacts maintained
Working with the Engineering team to develop new and existing products to target consumer trends
Be actively part of the management team to guide the business in improvements throughout all areas
Challenging the accepted and encouraging new thinking

You will require:
A proven track record in profitable business generation along with good financial acumen and budgetary awareness
Experience in Sheet metal and Fabrication Engineering
Knowledge of costings within the industry
A willingness to embrace existing management styles and encourage progressive change
Experience in development of CRM systems
Previously worked closely with clients to achieve optimum sales agreements and sales targets
A strong personality to develop the team sympathetically to existing systems
Good relationship building skills
Previous experience working at Director Level

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established business, to perform an integral role within the organisation and to enjoy continued career rewards. The salary range is £60,000 - £70,000 with benefits including car or car allowance, pension scheme, life cover and Healthcare. This is commutable from Suffolk and Essex.

Please apply if you have the relevant experience to Clare at Compass Point recruitment