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Sales Manager

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

We are currently working with a reputable and well known client based in Sheffield, who specialise in the manufacture of top quality metal components for a variety of industrial sectors. They are the most versatile contact assembly manufacturer in Europe, with a global market of over 200 customers spread across 30 different countries!

This family run business are known for investing in their staff, to encourage knowledge, learning and self-development. This is a role with huge potential for progression.

They are looking for an experienced Sales Manager to join their busy team!


Monday to Thursday: 07:00am until 16:00pm

Friday: 07:00am until 12:00pm


£45,000 per annum

The Role:
As a Sales Manager, your role will include:

  • Work closely with our Customer Excellent Manager and Customer Accounts Team.
  • Focus on managing relationships with existing customers.
  • Coordinating communication between Customers, Customer Account Managers, Local Area Managers (LAMs), Technical and QA Teams, identifying clear roles and escalation points.
  • Liaise with Local Account Managers (located round the globe) on business development activities.
  • Encourage and coach CAT to make intelligent decision making (in line with Customer Excellence Manager).
  • Generate business opportunities for the company with existing customers.
  • Provide accurate reporting to the Sales & Marketing Director.
  • The role will include a full training package with pathways for progression and salary increases in line with skills increases.
  • This role will include National and International travel on a regular basis to visit existing customers.

The individual:

  • You will be proactive, resilient and be able to build and maintain effective relationships with customers.
  • You should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and resilience, maintain a positive can-do approach and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will be flexible, have a hands-on approach, have fantastic inter-personal skills, be an excellent team player and have the ability to meet targets.
  • Provide excellent customer service to a focused set of existing key accounts.
  • A team player with experience of end-to-end customer service - driving orders from receipt through to despatch of finished product.
  • Proven experience of managing customers from enquiry through to order receipt - closing the deal!
  • Exceptional communication skills working directly with an international customer base over potential issues and through, advice and liaison, developing solutions to ensure their requirements are met in a timely manner.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • A current full UK manual driving license
  • Experience of working in a target driven sales environment
  • Customer focused with excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • Ability to persuade and negotiate
  • Ability to work well under pressure and by yourself
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
  • Excellent administration skills
  • Flexible on travel to multiple local sites


Company Pension Scheme, Healthcare Scheme, full training given, pathways for progression