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Permanent Packaging Machine Sales Rep
Sandton, Gauteng - South Africa

Permanent Packaging Machine Sales Rep Sandton, Gauteng - South Africa

Available: 9 yrs ago
Contact: Laurinda Marx

Account Name: Laurinda Marx
User Since: 13/10/12
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Permanent Packaging Machine Sales Rep Sandton, Gauteng - South Africa


Established company in the packaging industry is looking for a Sales Rep/Key Account Manager to join their fast growing team.

Candidate should have experience in the fresh meat and poultry industry as this person will be responsible for selling large packaging machinery to this sector.

Job Description

Main purpose:

Generate new packaging machine sales and stewardship of existing customer base.

Personality profile:

·      Self-motivate individual, who thrives on achievement through sales successes. A passion for sales.

·      Prefers to be involved with the project from initial contact, right through to final commissioning of the equipment

·      Able to work without supervision

·      Capable of cold-calling on new potential customers

·      Easy-going personality with a broad interest base

·      Natural conservationist, not an extreme extravert

·      Strong technical background to grasp relatively complex technical machine specifications

·      A good communicator, able to listen to customers and offer solutions via the necessary communication mediums

·      Able to think on their feet

·      Creativity an advantage. Able to “think out the box”

Qualifications and experience:
Grade 12

·      Tertiary qualification - National or National higher diploma/degree

Sound technical experience

·      Sales experience (>5 years)

·      Valid driver’s license and own vehicle

·      Computer literate – able to work with MS Word, Excel, Outlook. CRM experience an advantage

·      Language – English (written) and Afrikaans


Report directly to the MD.

Main responsibilities:

·      Identify new potential customers (cold calling)

·      Customer quotation and costing via CRM and internal sales support

·      Closing sale proposals

·      Working with Technical staff to ensure installation of machines are successful

·      Ensuring final project payments are made by the customer

·      Stewardship of current customer base

·      Overseas trips to major exhibitions

When and how often job needs to be performed:

Official working hrs – 08h00 to 16h30. Travelling and extended working hrs will be required from time to time.

Starting date and duration:

Requirement is urgent and immediate.

Salary breakdown:

Basic:                                    R 18000.00 – R20 000.00 pm

                                        (depending on experience)

Car allowance:                          R 4900.00 per month

Company contribution:                  R 4900.00 per month

                                        (used for medical aid and/or RA)

Cell phone allowance:                  R700 per month

Commission structure:                  based on a % of generated sales,

                                        payable on receipt of full payment                                               of the equipment.

Company pays for car insurance (insurance excess for employee’s account) and company related fuel expenses. The vehicle must suit the job requirement

(4 door sedan, < 1800cc).

Probationary period:

3 months probation.

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