Technical Sales Representative – Welkom

For the Eastern Free State and North West Province.

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

    • • 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.
    • 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.
    • • 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 Welkom area, 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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