Technical Sales Specialist

Job Title: Technical Sales Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, England
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: OTE, Car Allowance
Start Date: 2018-06-12
Reference: BH-83955
Contact Name: David Bullock
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 12, 2018 08:24

Job Description

Technical Sales Specialist – upto £40,000

Our client, a speciality chemical technology company are currently looking for a Technical Sales Specialist to join their team. The company is looking to expand after a long term R&D development program with substantial private funding and research grants.  As a Technical Sales Specialist you will be sales/ commercially focused with a good understanding of typical thermoplastic processing methods including injection moulding, extrusion and blow moulding. Pre-existing contacts from within the plastics industry would be desirable and previous experience working for a plastics producer or distribution company would be a benefit.


Technical Sales Specialist – Responsibilities 


    • Networking and building client base within target sectors.

    • Travelling extensively meeting potential clients to qualify new opportunities.

    • Developing potential partners and identify capabilities within collaborations.

    • Planning, execution and supervision of initial manufacturing trials.

    • Feedback and reporting of results to allow continuous improvement of sales process.


Technical Sales Specialist – Key skills 


    • Ideally degree qualification in plastic/polymer/material sciences or related field.

    • Experience within thermoplastic processing methods including injection moulding, extrusion and blow moulding.

    • Experience within a sales or commercially focussed role

    • Ability to identify organisations within target sectors, setting up meetings and building relationships with clients.

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Hands on attitude and self-motivation

    • Ability and willingness to travel on a regular basis.


Company Benefits 


    • Salary circa. £35-40,000 per annum

    • OTE based on successful outcomes

    • Car allowance

    • Company pension plan

    • Holiday allowance


Key skills: Sales / Area sales / Polymer / Plastics / Technical /