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Sector Manager

Sector:
Any
Job Type:
Permanent
Location:
England
Area:
Lancashire
Town:
M17, Eccles, City and Borough of Salford
Salary Description:
£40000 - £50000/annum Company car / car allowance
Posted:
05 Mar 2019
Job Ref:
SN209615892

THE ROLE
Our client has an opening for a Segment Manager working within the mechanical engineering/bearing industry. The role is based in Manchester.

The Segment Manager will have Segment responsibility, under the Division Manager Industrial Composites, for the sales & marketing activities of the global markets.

The role will suit a technically minded person because the Segment Manager will also have an integral role in the development of future products, working closely with our R&D team.

DUTIES OF ROLE
-Support the Division Manger Industrial Composites to deliver the Strategic Plan and Vision
-Break-down sales objectives by developing an annual target for regions and territories
-Work closely with other Segment managers and Divisions for the optimal use of the sales team resources
-Responsible for key customer relationship management
-Involvement in contract negotiation with potential OEMs and distributors in new territories
-Support negotiations on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
-Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
-Understand the competitive landscape and recognize niche opportunities in current and new markets
-Attending team meetings and sharing best practice with colleagues.
-Implement customer satisfaction surveys.
-Harmonize local activities with the related External Sales and Segment Management.
-Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
-Contribution/coordination of the promotional activities together with the marketing team
-Coordinate together with the Technical Department, the R&D activities related to the design and creation of new products for the Bearings Segment
-Attend trade exhibitions, events, (and technical committees);
-Drive solution of business issues and ensure that all escalated issues are closed.

EDUCATION/TRAINING & KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE
-Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering
-Basic knowledge of popular CRM software
-Language skills are not essential but highly desirable (French, German, Italian, Russian)
-Experience within the mechanical engineering industry is essential.
-A background in sales and/or product management is an asset to this position

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
-Persuasive Personality
-Natural Communicator
-Strong verbal and written communication
-Positive attitude, a team player, and the ability to achieve set targets
-Strong presentation, organization and time management skills
-Willingness to travel throughout the whole market in Europe (and other Regions if necessary)
-Entrepreneurial spirit and great work ethic
-Candidates must be career-minded, hard-working and goal oriented with a great personality and confidence

BENEFITS
-Competitive salary
-Company car/car allowance
-Incentive scheme
-25 days holidays
-Exciting stable career

INITIAL INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD OVER SKYPE DUE TO THE HIRING MANAGER BEING BASED IN GERMANY

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Core Values

Taking OWNERSHIP and full ACCOUNTABILITY of our actions

Treating EVERYONE with RESPECT

Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE

Always being FRIENDLY and DOWN TO EARTH

Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

SELF MANAGEMENT - We operate a flat line structure where everyone has a role to play from the Administrator to the MD

HONESTY and INTEGRITY at ALL times - Even when you may not want to hear what we say

PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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