Technical Sales Specialist
location_on Greater Manchester
work Full-time
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Technical Sales Specialist
location_on Greater Manchester
work Full-time

Elementar Analysensysteme GmbH is the world's leading manufacturer of devices for the analysis of non-metallic elements such as carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen or chlorine in all organic and the majority of inorganic substances. We research and develop for basic human needs: Our devices ensure quality of life and are used when it comes to water, food, education, health, the environment, climate, energy or product quality.

Elementar UK, part of the Elementar Group, is responsible for the sales and support of the expanding range of Elemental Analysers and related instruments in the UK as well as being an award-winning manufacturer of Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer (IRMS) systems covering a diverse and exciting range of applications.

Based in Stockport, Greater Manchester where our facilities are for building, testing and servicing our instrumentation as well as housing a full R&D team, we have an exciting position for a Technical Sales Specialist to join our growing workforce. The successful candidate will work within the sales and marketing team to generate sustainable and profitable growth based on sales of the Elementar products and services.

Working with the latest development tools in a supportive environment where you will be encouraged to learn new skills and keep up-to-date with the latest technologies, influencing how they are applied across the product range.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and increase sales by identifying key customers and key applications based on our technologies
  • Present commercial and technical sales arguments to potential customers
  • Take responsibility for complete sales cycle from prospecting through to successful sale and on-going positive relationship with customers
  • Provide feedback on trends and developments in target markets to Product Managers and Sales Manager
  • Report sales activities and prepare quarterly sales forecasts
  • Develop a business plan together with the Sales Manager
  • Prepare and manage arrangements for customer demonstrations
  • Work with support and service staff to ensure excellent after-sales experience for all users
  • Assist with IRMS sales activities in the UK
Experience, Essential Skills and Person
  • Degree in scientific or engineering subject or equivalent experience
  • Post-degree experience of scientific instrumentation
  • Preferably scientific sales experience or well-developed understanding of commercial environments
  • Understanding of advantages and uses of CRM system
  • Familiarity with strategic sales process for managing complex sales
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Good logical and analytical abilities
  • Excellent negotiating and reasoning skills
  • Strong communication with excellent prospecting and customer acquisition skills
  • Able to work independently and self-motivate to achieve goals
  • Excellent IT Skills
Additional Information
  • Competitive salary & company incentive scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension and life assurance
  • Willing to travel extensively in UK and occasionally overseas
  • Remote working? Yes, as per current government guidelines and business needs
  • Opportunity to work flexible hours? Yes, within reason as per current office policy
  • Opportunity to work in an open and dynamic team, with flat hierarchies and short coordination channels? Yes
Equal Opportunity/Diversity

We seek to attract from a wide pool of talent and create a culture where people can be themselves and are valued for the strengths they bring to our company.

In a world where agile working is becoming the new normal, we are open to flexible working arrangements where feasible.

Is this your challenge? Then get in touch and apply now!