Sales Manager – UK & Ireland Global Industrial Manufacturer

Job Ref:



London, Oxford, Southampton, Cardiff, Bristol, Brighton, Cambridge, Birmingham, Leicester, Peterborough, Leeds, Liverpool, Hull, York, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Location Category:

South  North  Midlands  London  Scotland  Republic Of Ireland 


£Competitive + Excellent Bonus, Car allowance and Benefits

Salary Category:

Competitive / Details on request

The Consultant:
Gary Horwood

With almost 25 years Technical Engineering recruitment experience, I handle most of Glen Callum’s Tier 1 and Tier 2 roles, recruiting Production, Design, Quality, Sales, Lean, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma Professionals.

Sales Manager – UK & Ireland

Global Industrial Manufacturer

We are now seeking an experienced Sales Manager, based anywhere in The UK to build on existing and develop new business sales within specialist distributors and converters and Industrial end users covering England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

As a worldwide supplier of niche products into several markets, our client has production sites across Asia, Europe and the USA.  Focussing on their customers, they apply a deep understanding of their markets boasting over 80 years of experience in the manufacturing industry.

This Sales Manager opportunity is a Home-Based role

Possible Location: London, Oxford, Southampton, Cardiff, Bristol, Brighton, Cambridge, Birmingham, Leicester, Peterborough, Leeds, Liverpool, Hull, York, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Glasgow, Edinburgh

£Competitive + Excellent Bonus, Car allowance and Benefits

The Role:

The primary responsibility of the Sales Manager is to deliver the Industrial distribution pipeline in the UK and Republic of Ireland delivering revenue growth and increased profitability against defined target/s via Specialist distribution and OEM channels.

Servicing UK and the Republic of Ireland, the Sales Manager will;

  • Have a strong focus on Core Customers, Adjacency Opportunities and New Business development
  • Sell current accounts, prospect and close new business- sales is the primary focus.
  • Focus on OEM / End-user engagement in a direct manner and with the goal of closing sales
  • Research new Markets, Customers and Opportunities.
  • Set up Business plan per customer expanding sales and market share.
  • Build and explore pipeline customers per market segment and develop sales plan
  • Assist in developing marketing strategies for the Business Unit and managing their implementation
  • Monitor specified customer financial performance and relate to individual customer sales strategies.
  • Prepare and present compelling customer proposals.
  • Provide feedback within the Business Unit on emerging market trends as represented by customers.
  • Forecast accuracy and touch points to S & OP process.

Desirable skills/ experience/ qualifications:

  • Existing Book of Business
  • Customer Contacts in a relevant market, OEM Level is a plus.

The Candidate:

The Sales Manager will demonstrate the relevant talents for the role and will display the virtues aligned to company principles.

For this role of Sales Manager, it is essential that all candidates have the following:

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

Essential skills:

  • Performance Orientated
  • Strategic Commercial Acumen
  • Growth Orientation
  • People Management Acumen
  • Superior Communication
  • Relationship Building Acumen
  • Decision Making Acumen
  • Team Player
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit

Future Prospects

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world renowned and globally recognised company. The successful applicant will enjoy operating within the strength of an international organisation with the feel of a local business. Every possible measure will be put in place to enable the post holder to succeed.

Apply in Confidence:

Should you wish to be considered for the above role of Sales Manager, please apply via forwarding your CV in the first instance to Gary Horwood, Glen Callum Associates Ltd.

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

JOB REF:  3125GH

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.

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