EXTERNAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE [MANUFACTURING]

Location: Ekurhuleni (East Rand)

Our Client, based in Ekurhuleni, is looking for an experienced sales representative to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Ensure increased customer awareness and maintain/increase market share
  • Ensure optimal growth by providing excellent customer service
  • Meet and improve annual budgets – inherent requirement
  • Ensure Client queries are responded to timeously.
  • Deliveries are followed up on whenever necessary.
  • Written (typed) quotations are provided to customers.
  • Customers are visited on a regular basis.
  • Frequent calling on customers (visits)
  • Assist tender pricing when in office.
  • Analyse customer needs by reporting on calls made to customers and submit to the Sales Manager on a weekly basis
  • Check material availability when quoting
  • Assist to maintain customer pricelists and customer data base
  • Assist with monthly material forecast
  • Assist customers with cutting lists / drawing office requests
  • Assist with credit applications and rep reports for the debtors department
  • Assist with the resolution of customer complaints
  • Assist customer with technical info, brochure and installation procedures
  • General admin / perform own filing
  • Assist with additional tasks as requested by management from time to time
  • Uphold the company’s code of ethics
  • Ensure excellent customer service to clients

 

Requirements:

 

  • Matric Certificate
  • Relevant Sales/Technical Engineering diploma/degree will be an advantage
  • Valid Driver’s licence is essential
  • Minimum 5 years Sales Rep/Technical sales experience is essential
  • Experience liaising/working with and selling to the following professionals: Architects, Quantity Surveyors, Interior Designers, Developers etc.
  • Syspro experience is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of reading and interpreting architectural and structural drawings
  • Must be able to actively negotiate and communicate with all customers
  • A good understanding off the Building industry will be an advantage
  • Must be able to do extensive travelling

Please note: shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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