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Job Description

Job title: Technical Sales Manager
Location: Redditch
Salary: up to 50,000 p.a. + commission
Hours: Mon - Thursday 8.00am - 17.00pm
Friday 8.00am - 13.00 pm

I am currently looking to recruit for a Technical Sales Manager to work with a tier 1 supplier into the automotive industry. As Technical Sales Manager you will be responsible for planning, implementing and directing sales activities whilst being able to aid in the development of a sales structure in line with the vision of the business.

Day to day duties will include the following:

• Leading and mentoring a sales team in order to achieve financial targets.
• Coordinate sales action plans with the designated sales teams.
• Manage the activities and performance of the sales teams.
• Liaise with cross-functional departments to ensure sales objectives are achieved.
• Provide ongoing support to the sales team in order to maximise individual performance.
• Conduct market research and customer/competitor analysis.
• Develop Promotional ideas and material to optimise sales opportunities.
• Carry out technical and contractual reviews of tender enquiries in order to prepare estimates in a logical, precise manner.
• Obtain competitive quotations from suppliers/subcontractors.

As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:

• Degree qualified or equivalent within a technical field - Desirable
• 5-10 years' experience working within a sale driven environment with an automotive/technical background - Essential
• Ability to analyse a range of CAD data and information - Essential
• Ability to identify market trends and new business opportunities - Essential

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.