Technical Sales Representative – Western Cape

For the Western Cape and surrounding areas
INTRODUCTION:

A vacancy exists for Experienced Entrepreneurial Dynamic Sales Representatives to grow sales and manage existing customers in predetermined parts of the Western Cape for Grinding Techniques, a well-known manufacturer of abrasives products and part of the Tyrolit Swarovski group of companies.

INTERESTED APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO:
    • • Manage a predetermined sales area.
    • • Promote and sell abrasive products to existing and prospective customers.
    • • Perform cost-¬benefit and needs analysis on existing and potential customers as part of the sales process.
    • • Conduct cold calling at new/potential customers along with a focused growth strategy at the existing customers in the allocated sales area.
    • • Actively manage a debtor’s book for the allocated sales portfolio.
    • • Establish, promote and maintain positive business and customer relationships.
    • • Participation / representation at open days/trade shows with the ability to conduct physical product demonstrations.
    • • Analyse market potentials, track sales and status reports.
    • • Generate management reports on customer needs and competitor activities.
    • • Meet and exceed sales budgets (volume & revenue).
    • • On time reporting and completion of daily administration objectives.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
    • The successful applicant must have:
    • • A Technical Qualification and/or 5-7 years proven sales experience in a technical field
    • • Must have a valid driver’s licence
    • • Must be willing to travel.
    • • Knowledge of the abrasive industry would be an advantage.
SOFT SKILLS REQUIREMENT:
    • • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • • Strong Negotiation Skills.
    • • Must be MS Office literate (Intermediate to Advanced).
    • • CRM Management, Call Planning and Sales Reporting.
    • • Resilient, resourceful personality/character.
    • • Conflict management.
    • • Strong business acumen.
    • • Entrepreneurial flair with excellent time management skills.

The successful applicant should reside in the Western Cape, or willing to relocate, and must also be a self-starter with the ability to prioritise, formulate and execute business plans. Ability to function as part of a team as well as individually is critical. Integrity, credibility, trustworthiness and professionalism are non-negotiable.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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