Field Sales Representative – Automotive Parts and Consumables Manufacturer

Kent Medway, Canterbury, Tonbridge, Rochester

Field Sales Representative

An Area Sales Manager / Technical Sales Representative is required within the South East area, to develop sales for a market leading automotive manufacturer.

Ideal location – Kent Medway, Canterbury, Tonbridge, Rochester

OTE £25-28k, £21k Basic + Commission + Car + Benefits

Our client is an established automotive parts and consumable manufacturer and supplies to the Automotive, industrial and allied markets, renowned for their high performance brand and innovative product portfolio they continue to remain at the forefront of new development.

To assist with their continued growth they now require an Area Sales Manager / Technical Sales Demonstrator to continue with the success of their motivated automotive sales division.

The Candidate

We are looking for a candidate who has technical / automotive product expertise and the ability to demonstrate product using enthusiasm and market knowledge.

Although sales experience is desirable, more important is your ability to enthusiastically and proficiently demonstrate product gaining an understanding of the customer needs.

Qualities we would expect the candidate to hold are:

  • Good technical knowledge in automotive maintenance
  • Commercial ability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good negotiation, persuasion and influencing skills
  • Results orientated with a clear focus.

The Role
The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring sales by demonstrating the company products to automotive professionals (garages, workshops and refinish / bodyshops).
You will develop a portfolio of existing customers and will also prospect new clients.

  • Visit existing customers and prospect new customers
  • Customer loyalty through contact visits
  • Demonstrate products and anticipate the client’s needs.
  • Propose Products
  • Transmit knowledge of technical products.

This role would suit a candidate with the following skills/experience – Field Sales, Area Sales, Van sales, automotive industry, garage workshop, automotive aftermarket, sales account development, vehicle parts, tools and equipment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful team within a well established market leading group, should you wish to be considered for this field sales role, please apply via CV to Julian Curtis, Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

REF 3216JC

Glen Callum Associates are leading automotive and industrial recruitment specialists for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search.

Sales Manager – Aftermarket Distribution

Maidstone, Dartford, Cambridge, Luton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Birmingham, Northampton, Reading, Coventry.

Sales Manager – Aftermarket Distribution

Our client is a leading aftermarket supplier of automotive components, trading with many leading aftermarket brands both in the UK & Europe.  Significant industry knowledge and expertise, coupled with their global supply chain connections, make them the ideal aftermarket supply partner.

Sustainable, continued sales growth sees the business progressing and rapidly expanding.  This now results in an opportunity for the company to introduce a professional Sales Manager to steer sales and maintain their growth trend.

Field Based: Ideally located South East – Flexible – Maidstone, Dartford, Cambridge, Luton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Birmingham, Northampton, Reading, Coventry.

Salary – Competitive Basic, Bonus, Pension, Car

The Role

  • The goal is to drive sustainable financial growth through boosting sales and forging strong relationships with customers.
  • Develop a growth strategy focused on increasing revenue, profit and customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct research to identify new markets, products and customer needs.
  • Arrange business meetings with existing and prospective clients.
  • Promote the company’s products and services.
  • Attend trade shows in both the UK and Europe. Where appropriate travel further afield as required.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal staff, keeping all appropriate staff involved with customer information, issues, opportunities and developments.

The Candidate

  • You should have a proven background as a Business Development Manager, Sales Manager or similar role.
  • Proven successful sales & profitability track record.
  • Experience or understanding of automotive engineering and components an advantage.
  • Proficiency in social media and computer skills.
  • Additional language skills would be useful, but not essential.
  • Automotive aftermarket parts / distribution knowledge preferred.
  • Time management and planning skills.
  • Willingness to travel and spend time away from home when necessary.
  • Effective communication, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Effective and proactive team member.
  • Work remotely, be self-motivated, and use own initiative to achieve objectives and tasks.

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Sales Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3170JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Works Manager – Industrial Pressings

Birkenhead, Liverpool, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Wrexham, Holywell

Works Manager – Pressings

A long-standing pressings manufacturer and distributor of parts to multiple industries require a Works Manager to oversee the day to day running of the plant from replenishing stock to assisting with customer requirements. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on approach to work with a background in the presswork industry.

North West – Birkenhead, Liverpool, Ellesmere Port, Chester, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Wrexham, Holywell

Salary: £40,000 – £45,000 p.a. +Private Medical Care +Contributed Pension +Bonus

Working hours: 7:45am – 4:45pm Mon – Thurs and 7:45 – 12:45pm Fri

The Role

Due to the current Works Manager retiring this successful business are looking for the next hands-on Manager to bring the company forward. This is an exciting opportunity for a Manager or Supervisor with presswork industry experience to progress in their career. The company are investing in new equipment and are committed to continued growth.

This role will include the following duties:

  • Overseeing production and problem solving.
  • Manage and maintain the company’s current quality systems conducting audits on a regular basis.
  • Management of all stock replenishment, material planning, scheduling and scanning of stock in a simplified Kanban system.
  • Liaising with the customer to ensure parts are produced accurately and meet the specification.
  • Assist in the setting up of the press machine and identifying the source of a fault and calling upon external resource to rectify the problem.
  • Assist in the checking of parts with the use of Micrometer and Vernier.
  • Assist in the distribution and transport of parts for delivery.

There will be a handover with the current Works Manager to give you a good understanding of how the business operates.

The Person

  • A background in the manufacturing of pressed parts is essential to this position.
  • Previous experience in management, supervision or leadership is essential.
  • A ‘hands on’ and ‘can do’ attitude is essential to this position – if the business need something out the door you will be prepared to jump on the forklift truck and help the needs of the business.
  • Commercial awareness would be advantageous because of the opportunity to progress with the company in the future.
  • An understanding of quality systems such as BSI 9001, 14001 and 18001 is highly desirable.
  • The ability to read engineering drawings is essential and to be able to produce Auto CAD 2D drafts would be advantageous.

If you are a Works Manager, Toolroom Manager, Production Manager, Technical Manager, Toolroom Supervisor, Operations Manager or General Manager you wish to apply for the position of Works Manager please forward your CV to Greg Kneuss, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Greg directly for a further chat on the job.

Greg is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Greg and he will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3220GK

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive, engineering and industrial recruitment agency for manufacturing and technical positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Technical Sales Engineer – Industrial & Engineering capital equipment sales

Oxford, Banbury, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Reading, Northampton, Chelmsford

Technical Sales Engineer – Southern UK

Industrial & Engineering capital equipment sales

(Spares, service & full turnkey manufacturing solutions)

We are looking to recruit the best technical sales people and technical sales engineers within the industrial, heavy engineering, automotive or allied sectors. If you enjoy the thrill of big ticket capital equipment sales combined with influencing technical, senior and influential engineers then this could be your ideal job.

Based (UK) – Ideally Oxford, Banbury, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Reading, Northampton, Chelmsford. – (M4, M40, M1 corridor)

 Salary guide

OTE £60-70K, £30K basic + open ended commission on all sales + expense account +car + pension + benefits

This job is a technical sales job selling a full range of engineered capital equipment solutions, spare parts & ancillary products targeted specifically for applications where metal pressing tools are required. From manufacturers that press penny bottle tops through to the royal mint, million dollar watch makers and vehicle parts producers, they all require the ability to ramp up their precision and pressed metal capabilities.

Can you answer yes to?

  • Possessing a track record in capital equipment sales in either the industrial, engineering or automotive sectors?
  • Demonstrate great technical abilities specifically in heavy duty electro mechanical products and solutions?
  • Engage and provide solutions to experienced engineers invoking alternative solutions & thoughts to manufacturing challenges?
  • Like a blood hound sniff out technical solutions to create sales opportunities?
  • Forge strong relationships and create a bond of trust with people at all levels very quickly?
  • Use self-initiative, drive and also common sense towards increasing sales and hitting sales targets?
  • Be an innovator and ideas person to increase business opportunities?

To tick the boxes you need:

  • Technical sales in engineering
  • Capital equipment sales engineering & industrial
  • Electro mechanical experience and knowledge
  • Good communicator & solid pc skills
  • Fantastic attitude & work ethic
  • Sense of humour
  • Drive and focus
  • Flexibility and dedication
  • Hunger for success
  • Intuition
  • Ability to close sales and obtain orders / business

This organisation is by far one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of pressed metal equipment so thorough, full and ongoing product training will be available.  

Are you still nodding?

If this ticks your boxes then don’t hesitate, get in touch to talk to us further about this unique job or send your CV today to our retained recruitment company Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

REF 3221TG

Business Development Manager – Light Commercial Vehicle

Fareham, Gosport, Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Havant, Eastleigh, Winchester, Southampton, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Andover, Chichester

Business Development Manager – Light Commercial Vehicle

An opportunity exists for a Sales Manager to join the sales team within a company that supplies minibuses and commercial vehicles to the education, business and franchise sectors across the UK.

Ideally located: Southern EnglandFareham, Gosport, Portsmouth, Waterlooville, Havant, Eastleigh, Winchester, Southampton, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Andover, Chichester

£30k Basic, OTE c£50k, Car, Pension

The Role

  • As a Field Sales Manager, you will be covering the South of England, contacting customers within the Commercial Automotive industry to supply light commercial vehicles ie Ford Transit, Peugeot, Renault etc.
  • Generating and following up sales enquiries
  • Liaising with the marketing department regarding advertising
  • Demonstrating vehicles to customers
  • Arrange leasing where required
  • Manage and oversee your own territory
  • Establish, develop and maintain profitable business relationships
  • Organise your own diary to achieve meeting and sales revenue

The Candidate

  • 3-5 years of demonstrable sales experience ideally within the light commercial vehicle market
  • Tenacious, results orientated individual
  • In-depth understanding of the sales process
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and sales skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and experience
  • Driven and ambitious with a strong desire to succeed

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Business Development Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3226JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Tyre Fitter – Fast Fit

Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Tyre Fitter – Fast Fit

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

As a Tyre Fitter you will be responsible for providing efficient and effective customer service to the highest quality of workmanship in the fitment of tyres, oil and filter and batteries. To carry out wheel alignment and replacing / repairing tyres as directed by branch management

Ideally located Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Salary: c£19.2k + Benefits

The Role

  • Providing an efficient and effective customer service to the highest standards of workmanship in the fitment of tyres, oil and filter and batteries.
  • To carry out wheel alignment and replacing tyres as directed by branch management.
  • Responsible for inspecting, removal, repair or replacement of tyres and batteries.
  • Provide quality workmanship at all times, seeking advice and guidance where necessary.
  • Ensure all work is quality controlled.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Assist in answering incoming telephone calls (when trained).
  • Ensure branch equipment is kept in good working order.

The Candidate

  • As a Tyre Fitter you should be able to fit tyres and ideally exhausts.
  • Have worked within a fast-fit

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Tyre Fitter please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3225AJH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Vehicle Technician – Fast Fit Autmotive

Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Vehicle Technician – Fast Fit

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

As a Vehicle Technician you will be responsible for providing efficient and effective customer care with the highest quality of workmanship in the fitment of brake parts, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filters and batteries.

Ideally located Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Salary: c£21k Basic, OTE £24,500k + Benefits

The Role

  • The Vehicle Technician will be responsible for the fitting of brake parts, exhausts, shock absorbers, oil and filters and batteries.
  • To carry out wheel alignment and replacing / repairing tyres as directed by branch management.
  • Provide quality workmanship at all times, seeking advice and guidance where necessary.
  • Ensure all work is quality controlled.
  • Maintain accurate documentation in line with company procedures.
  • Ensure all safety procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Assist in answering incoming telephone calls (when trained).
  • Ensure branch equipment is kept in good working order.
  • Attend training courses as and when required.
  • Participate in the branch cleaning rota.

The Candidate

  • You should be able to fit all of the following products – tyres, exhausts, brakes, batteries, oil and filter changes, steering & suspension components, diagnostic work and some servicing such as replacing air filters, bulbs etc.
  • As a Vehicle Technician, you will be able to do some but not all of the above.
  • Knowledge of working within a fast fit environment

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Vehicle Technician / Technician please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3225JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Assistant Branch Manager – Fast Fit Automotive

Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Assistant Branch Manager – Fast Fit

Are you passionate about exceeding customer expectations? Do you excel in motivating your team to be the best they can be?

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Whether you’re an experienced Automotive Parts Supervisor / Advisor looking for the next step, or a current Assistant Branch Manager who knows the fast-fit business inside out, our client’s industry leading IMI accredited management training programme will ensure that you have everything you need to make your branch a success!

Being an Assistant Centre / Depot Manager you will assist the Branch Manager and in their absence manage the day to day operation and control of the branch in order to maximise sales, turnover and profitability.

Ideally located Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Salary: c£24k Basic, OTE £27k + Benefits

The Role

  • As Assistant Branch / Centre Manager you will promote and develop the awareness of customer care within the branch ensuring the national customer code is adhered to at all times.
  • Professional and effective management of customer complaints, advising the Branch Manager of issues where necessary.
  • Ensure quality controls are carried out at all times.
  • To ensure the highest standard of branch presentation is maintained at all times and the cleaning rota is carried out daily.
  • Achieve and surpass sales and profit margin targets.
  • Assist the Branch Manager is minimising branch costs.
  • Assisting the Branch Manager to manage, motivate and develop staff to build a successful, effective team.
  • Ensure banking is carried out inline with company procedures and is banked daily.

The Candidate

  • You will either be a current Assistant Branch Manager / Parts Supervisor or Advisor looking for your next career move.
  • You must have proven fast fit / tyre fitting / automotive or mechanic experience along with people management skills or supervisory
  • You should be comfortable working under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Strong communication

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Assistant Branch Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3223JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Branch Manager / Centre Manager – Fast Fit Automotive

Oxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Branch / Centre Manager – Fast Fit

Are you passionate about exceeding customer expectations? Do you excel in motivating your team to be the best they can be?

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Whether you’re an experienced Assistant Branch Manager / Automotive Parts Supervisor looking for the next step, or a Branch Manager / Centre Manager who knows the fast-fit business inside out, our client’s industry leading IMI accredited management training programme will ensure that you have everything you need to make your branch a success!

Being a Branch / Depot Manager means having the freedom to concentrate on the important things – driving sales, inspiring your team and providing outstanding customer service.

Ideally locatedOxford, Bicester, Kidlington, Abingdon, Witney, Didcot

Salary: c£32k Basic, OTE £38k + Benefits

The Role

  • To manage the day to day operation and control of the branch.
  • Maximise sales, turnover and profitability in all areas of the business.
  • Promote & develop the awareness of customer care within the branch.
  • Achieve and surpass sales and profit margin targets.
  • Minimise branch costs.
  • Manage, motivate and develop staff to build a successful, effective team.
  • Maintain staff levels as agreed with the Regional Manager and to recruit suitable employees.
  • Provide induction training to new members of staff and ensure attendance on designated training courses.
  • Ensure banking is carried out in line with company procedures and is banked daily.
  • Warranty claims are being returned to suppliers.
  • Assist in fitting as and when required.

The Candidate

  • You will either be a current Branch / Centre / Depot / Parts Manager or an Assistant Branch Manager / Parts Supervisor looking for your next career move.
  • You must have proven fast fit / tyre fitting / automotive or mechanic experience along with people management skills or supervisory
  • You should be comfortable working under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Strong communication

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Branch Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3222JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.

Branch Manager / Centre Manager – Fast Fit

Street, Glastonbury, Puriton, Bridgwater, Shepton Mallet, Burnham-on-Sea, Yeovil

Branch Manager / Centre Manager – Fast Fit

Are you passionate about exceeding customer expectations? Do you excel in motivating your team to be the best they can be?

If you’re looking for a career that has teamwork, rewards, long-term scope and is going places – apply now!

Whether you’re an experienced Assistant Branch Manager / Automotive Parts Supervisor looking for the next step, or a Branch Manager / Centre Manager who knows the fast-fit business inside out, our client’s industry leading IMI accredited management training programme will ensure that you have everything you need to make your branch a success!

Being a Branch Manager / Depot Manager means having the freedom to concentrate on the important things – driving sales, inspiring your team and providing outstanding customer service. 

Ideally locatedStreet, Glastonbury, Puriton, Bridgwater, Shepton Mallet, Burnham-on-Sea, Yeovil

Salary: £28k Basic, OTE £32k.

The Role

As the Branch Manager / Centre Manager it will be your responsibility to manage the day to day operation and control of the branch. To do this you will:

  • Maximise sales, turnover and profitability in all areas of the business.
  • Promote & develop the awareness of customer care within the branch.
  • Achieve and surpass sales and profit margin targets.
  • Minimise branch costs.
  • Recruit, manage, motivate and develop staff to build a successful, effective team.
  • Ensure banking is carried out in line with company procedures and is banked daily.
  • Assist in fitting as and when required.

The Candidate

  • You will either be a current Branch / Centre / Depot / Parts Manager or an Assistant Branch Manager / Parts Supervisor looking for your next career move.
  • You must have proven fast fit / tyre fitting / automotive or mechanic experience along with people management skills or supervisory
  • You should be comfortable working under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Strong communication

Apply in Confidence

To apply for the position of Branch Manager please forward your CV to Jenny Harris, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Glen Callum Associates Ltd or call Jenny directly for a further chat on the job.

Jenny is an ethical IRP registered recruiter and will deal with your application in strict confidence.  If your application is successful, you will be contacted directly by Jenny and she will talk you through in detail the full company role and specifics.

Don’t delay, we’re hiring now, apply today!

JOB REF 3218JH

Glen Callum Associates are a leading automotive and industrial recruitment agency for sales, operational and marketing positions. We have an impressive client base of market leading manufacturers and distributors and are dedicated in providing candidates with advice, support and assistance in their recruitment search. Our consultants have valuable senior sales, marketing and operational experience within organisations within the automotive and industrial industry, allowing us to share an empathy with both client and candidate alike.