Technical Sales & Service Manager - Elastomers - NEW SALARY

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Chemicals, Polymers
Job type: Sales Manager
Salary: £Highly Competitive (from £40k) Car, Bonus & Benefits
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email: laura@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 104
Published: 3 months ago

​Home based with customer visits

Our client is a leading international manufacturer of chemicals who develop bespoke technical solutions for customers. They are seeking an experienced technical sales & service manager to provide technical and commercial support customers in the elastomer sector. You will be responsible for all technical details, managing accounts and winning new business. The successful candidate will have a first class background in polyurethane technology and experience of elastomer applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • EH&S and compliance standards are met during all Technical Service activity. Provide training to customers on topics about processing, product quality and safe use of chemical.

  • Provide customers with product and service information and respond to customer questions about the materials performance and processing.

  • Actively manages a number of assigned accounts in line with tactics agreed for each business area looking to optimize the way to sell materials.

  • Drive to win new business, in line with strategic direction of each business area, selling standard materials. Actively engage with the NBD portfolio adding in opportunities.

  • To help prepare comprehensive business cases for new opportunities requiring technical work.

  • Develop and maintain excellent polyurethane processing knowledge, including a understanding of process equipment.

  • Resolve customer issues by visiting customers with processing issues as a priority (in line with service levels).

  • During customer meetings, present additional products and services that could benefit the customer

  • Develop and maintain a relationship with industry machine providers helping them commission machines

Candidate Profile

  • First class background in polyurethane technology and experience of elastomer applications.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.

  • Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Commercial acumen, able to recognize sales opportunities during service interactions to enhance overall customer service.

  • Project management skills and able to write detailed, and effective reports.

Excellent salary & Benefits are on offer with opportunity for career progression.