Technical Sales Consultant


Complement Recruitment are recruiting for an External Technical Sales Engineer for a permanent position based in the Durban, Ballito, Amanzimtoti area in Kwazulu Natal. Technical sales experience automation, rotary, engineering, manufacturing, mining, construction, automotive. Product ranges includes linear bearing guides, actuators, ball spline, couplings, telescopic & linear rails & guides, motor feedback systems, rotary motion & related automation products. Salary: R25-30K+ Commission  

Purpose of Position:

Core duties and functions are to generate new business clientele in the automation systems industry and provide technical sales & field service support to clients, emphasizing long-term relationships. Selling the entire product & portfolio range to new and existing clients, targeting outreach and marketing as well as providing quotes on demand within the Industrial, Manufacturing, Automotive and Mining industries. Package is negotiable depending on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years External Sales Experience in a similar Technical Niche industry (Industrial, Mechanical, Automotive)
  • Strong Technical aptitude & technical sales skills in turnkey solution selling non negotiable
  • Based within Ballito, Amanzimtoti areas
  • Valid Code B driver’s license; Local travelling
  • Computer Literate: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematic Literacy
  • Tertiary: Marketing Diploma; Sales Diploma; Technical Qualification
  • Package is negotiable depending on industry experience and technical capability


  • Generating sales – self starter “hit the ground running”
  • New business development – uncapped commission structure
  • Customer education (including on-site technical assistance & field breakdown technical duties)
  • Existing business retention
  • Internal/external customer satisfaction focused
  • Product knowledge
  • Report generation
  • Territory management

Package Breakdown:

Basic salary; car allowance; fuel; laptop & cell phone

Scaled Commission is paid on value of orders secured and invoiced – “determine your own salary” mindset

Key Traits: Integrity, honesty, transparency, quality orientation, loyalty and consistency. Ability to work independently, with an ambitious & passionate driving force. We offer opportunities for our employees to learn, develop and grow. We believe in our employees and you will have the opportunity to be involved in contributing to the Company’s success.

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