Industrial Automation Sales, Durban – Ref: 1159351


Ref: 1159351

Job Description:

Reputable, international manufacturer of pneumatic components for automation systems recently opened a subsidiary office for Africa, based in Durban, South Africa.
Due to the exceptional product quality and quick turn-around service delivery, the South African subsidiary is well on its way to exceeding their 5 year target.
Join this successful startup team that is expanding their footprint and taking to the market by storm.

Position details:
Reports directly to Managing Director SA

Primary purpose: Finding customized solutions, tailored to your clients’ needs, in a variety of different industrial automation, motion and control and process automation applications;
using automation to reduce costs and increase long term productivity for your clients; to achieve long term modern, easy and cost-effective automation solutions to clients.

Job description / core competencies:
Sales of pneumatic components for industrial automation – market five different product ranges: actuators, valves, FRL units, fittings and handling components.
Direct sales (cold calling) to decision makers in all industries: Paper & Pulp, Sugar Mills, Pharmaceutical, Energy, Water, Food & Beverage.
Servicing the OEM’s, Consulting Engineers and the end users.
Build long-term relationships; coordinate sales activities and manage resolution of specific customer problems.
Will be expected to go on 4 to 6 face to face client visits (new and current) on average.

Location (country, city): Durban

Job Qualification & Experience:

Mechatronic knowledge and industrial automation experience in general.
With a passion and successful credibility in getting results in direct sales.
High energy, vibrant, outgoing, able to motivate and inspire others, quick to connect, passionate about automation and providing solutions to clients.
Driven by the need for achievement and the desire for diversity in your activities and interactions.

Company Description:

Product innovation, implementation of Total Quality Management, Kaizen and their commitment to meeting the customers’ needs and expectations are all combined to allow the Group to become a leader in the field of pneumatics for industrial use and automation.

The main production plant’s workforce and their global sales network has over 1000 employees. Product distribution and technical assistance are handled by the 50 international branches and are in direct, daily contact with the market and offer a comprehensive before/after-sales service. Product quality and an efficient sales organisation are the cornerstones on which the company has based its reputation. These qualities enable the company to meet all possible requirements in terms of pneumatic automation. Obtained ISO 9001 quality certification in 1992,  ISO 14001 in 2000  and  ISO 45001 in 2019.

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

Industrial Automation Sales, Durban – Ref: 1159351

Industrial Automation Sales

Industrial Automation Sales


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