Area Sales Manager – Industrial Automation, Durban – Ref: 1159230-1

  • Certificate
  • Durban,
  • Posted 5 months ago

Ref: 1159230-1

Job Description:

Take the next step in your career and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

The industries served include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals and minerals, marine and turbocharging. Key customer benefits include improved asset productivity and energy savings.

Position details:
Reports to: Sales Manager

Primary purpose: Responsible for developing, implementing and manage the accounts strategy focused on growth, profitability and customer satisfaction. Coordinating the sales activities and manage resolution of specific customer problems.

Job description / core competencies: Account Strategies:
Participating in the development of sales strategies for accounts by providing the customer’s current business and long-term plans.

Sales Targets:
Defining and proposing sales targets and growth margins for the account and ensuring their achievement with a structured follow up process.

Customer Relations:
Establishing and developing account relationships based on a defined strategy. Acting as focal point for problem resolution and monitors customer claims.

Customer knowledge:
Developing, maintaining and sharing detailed knowledge of the customer’s business strategy, purchasing behavior, organization, decision-makers, customer business drivers, economic trends, and competition.

Volume and profit:
Selling products, solutions, services to customers, focusing on volume, mix and profitability targets for assigned business unit.

Market activity:
Monitoring competitor’s activity with each account and ensures that appropriate response strategies are formulated and implemented.
Safety and Integrity: Living the core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Location (country, city): Durban

Job Qualification & Experience:

5 to 10 years Instrumentation experience in the following- calibration, flow measurement, temperature measurement, level measurement, valve positions, liquid analytics (5 years in sales will be advantageous)

Strategic sales and Account Management experience is critical
Pulp & paper, oil & gas, petrochemical, water & waste industry focus is key

Company Description:

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help our client drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join our client and harness the power of their diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from their world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day.

A pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation. , Operates in more than 100 countries.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Area Sales Manager – Industrial Automation, Durban – Ref: 1159230-1

Area Sales Manager

Area Sales Manager


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