Account Manager

  • Location

    South West England, England

  • Sector:

    Lubricants & Chemicals

  • Salary:

    £32000.00 - £47000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Keeley Robinson

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Title: Account Manager / Product Manager
Sector: Lubricants
Location: South West / Home Counties

Our client, a long established distributor and manufacturer of premium quality high performance lubricants, are looking to appoint an experienced Account Manager to join their field sales team covering the UK and Ireland. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a proven track record in cost benefit selling, account management, business development, and perhaps most importantly relationship building, who enjoys working autonomously to offer the highest levels of account management and customer service.

Reporting into the Managing Director you will have a good knowledge of lubricant applications from either the industrial, food grade, manufacturing, or aerospace markets. This position is predominantly home based but an office base in Berkshire s an option if preferred.

Management of existing accounts whilst identifying and develop opportunities for new business with both existing and potential customers and markets
Focus on specialist lubricants into the UK and Ireland manufacturing sectors
Develop, negotiate and close sales contracts and agreements, as well as supporting growth initiatives for the business and the introduction of new products
Work closely with accounts to develop specific requirements for their markets
Support and promote the introduction of new products
Establish strong relationships with customers to understand their business priorities and needs
Maintain a good understanding of the industry, markets and competitor activity
Develop a good working knowledge of the product range and services
Aspects of Product Management

Demonstrable track record in B2B sales and account management
Experience of selling niche / high performance lubricant products into the B2B Manufacturing sector is a distinct advantage
Exceptional relationship building skills at all levels , a genuine "people person"
The aptitude to understand the technical aspects of lubricants and their applications for the industrial, food grade, manufacturing or aerospace markets
Strong demonstrable value and cost benefit selling skills
Highly effective time management, administrative and organisational skills.
Motivated and driven personality, comfortable working remotely and autonomously as well as part of a team
Results oriented, enjoys being the bigger fish in the smaller pond !

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience, good bonus potential, pension, flexible holidays, car, tools for the job etc

If you are an experienced Account Manager with a proven track record in sales and relationship building in the lubricants market and you enjoy working autonomously (no micro management !!) with a premium brand product then contact Keeley Robinson at Eleven Recruitment on 0044(1)565 626754 or 0044(0)7854 576318 for full details or apply direct

Industrial lubricants, oil, oil products, vacuum fluids, pump fluids, hydraulics, compressor oils, high performance lubricants, niche lubricants, B2B sales, cost benefit selling, sales, solution sales, business development, account management, Field Sales, Senior Sales, manufacturing, engineering, industrial, aerospace, plant machinery, food grade lubricants, sales management, Home Counties, Berkshire, South East, Reading, Bracknell, Oxford, Swindon, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Slough, Basingstoke, Newbury

Eleven Recruitment (formerly Oil Recruitment) has been recruiting within the lubricants and additives sector since 1999. We work with major oil companies, lubricant, additives and chemical manufacturers and independent blenders. We specialise in the recruitment of R&D, manufacturing, formulation, sales and marketing, operations, commercial, technical and engineering professionals across the UK and Europe. Oil Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK.