Technical Sales Rep – Pneumatics | Durban


Purpose of Position:

Complement Recruitment are recruiting for an External Technical Sales Representative Consultant for a permanent position based in Ballito, Durban, Kwazulu Natal. Core duties and functions are to generate new business clientele in the manufacturing, engineering, robotics and 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. Ideally located in the Ballito, Richards Bay, Amanzimtoti areas – Travel around Kwazulu Natal.

Sales Engineer – Industrial Automation – Durban Kwazulu Natal

Salary: R15K Negotiable + Commission & Incentives as below

Please Submit: Updated MS Word CV; RFL ALL Employment History Incl Current; Current Salary P/M; Recent semi-professional head and shoulders photograph of yourself

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years External Sales Experience in a similar Technical Niche industry (Industrial, Mechanical, Automotive)
  • Based within the Amanzimtoti, Richards Bay, Ballito area – Travel to Pinetown, Pietermaritzburg, Hillcrest twice a month
  • Valid Code B driver’s license; Local travelling
  • Computer Literate: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Experience in manufacturing, engineering, robotics and automation systems industry non negotiable
  • Technical aptitude & technical sales skills in turnkey solution selling – pneumatics, hydraulics, bearings etc
  • Product range includes bearing guides, actuators, ball spline, couplings, telescopic & linear rails & guides, motor feedback systems

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematic Literacy
  • Tertiary: Marketing Diploma; Sales Diploma; Technical Qualification – Engineering related

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generating sales – self starter “hit the ground running”
  • New business development
  • Customer education (including on-site technical assistance & field breakdown technical duties)
  • Existing business retention
  • Internal/external customer satisfaction
  • 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 of a successful candidate will be an individual with the following values: 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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