Area Sales Manager

Wallace Hind
Basic: £40-45k + OTE: £10k, Open Ended + Car
13 Mar 2019
13 Apr 2019
Michael Thorpe
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

A rare opportunity for an Area Sales Manager based in the South East to join a market leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery supplied to the food industry. Taking over an established and on target sales area, full pre and post sales technical support will enable you to concentrate on business development and account management.

SALARY: up to £45,000

· OTE: £10,000, open ended
· Audi or BMW
· Pension & Health schemes

LOCATION: Covering the South East of England

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Basildon, Maidstone, Croydon, Crawley

JOB SPECIFICATION: Area Sales Manager - Packaging & Process Machinery : Food

A classic area sales role in the South East with a mix of account management 50% & business development 50% taking over a well established and over target area. Full pre sales technical support & after order project management support means you will be free to concentrate on sales and account management. This role is available as the previous incumbent has retired.

REQUIREMENTS: Area Sales Manager - Packaging & Process Machinery : Food

· You MUST have a current and proven track record of success in either external or internal sales for an industrial / technical / engineering manufacturer
· You will ideally have sold capital equipment and/or have sold to the food industry
· You will ideally be a qualified mechanical or electrical/electronic engineer
· Lastly you will be enthusiastic and ambitious and will be willing and able to develop new business alongside managing and developing existing accounts


A very well established and market leading manufacturer of packaging and process machinery systems including both hardware and software with an average order value of circa £70,000 selling to both blue chip and SME food manufacturers who are currently restructuring in order to continue their impressive growth and their position as market leader


Are excellent. Success in this Area Sales Manager role could mean promotion to a Key Account Management role in 3 to 5 years as the company like to promote from within.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Area Sales Manager - Packaging & Process Machinery : Food and reference MT15404 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.