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The GACC South is representing this retained search for a Technical Sales Manager experienced in Agri- and Horticulture, located in the Southeast. With the development, production, and sale of drive systems for greenhouse, stable and glass construction as well as for lifting technology, the confidential company are quality and innovation leaders for the most diverse areas of application of their customers. As an owner-managed family business, the company lives a sustainable and team-oriented corporate culture.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive to build up long term productive relationships with existing and potential customers and their distributors and/or clients
  • Increase revenue and profit by developing new customers and by increasing sales to existing ones
  • Address different levels with confidence (Engineering, Tech staff, Buyers, Sales etc.)
  • Provide technical support to OEM and distributors in the territory
  • Provide application solutions and share technical product knowledge with clients and prospects alike
  • Generate weekly sales reports and use the existing CRM system to keep on top of clients, quotes, subjects talked about during past visits, products shipped etc.
  • Prepare quotations - competitive quotes and report on success rate
  • Establish yearly sales budgets on a timely basis
  • Discipline to report weekly as per company guidelines

Requirements:

  • 5 + years professional experience and an excellent understanding of technical products sold B2B
  • AS, BS or BA degree (BS Degree - Mechanical/Electrical Engineering preferred)
  • A track record displaying loyalty and integrity
  • Must be Self-motivated & Driven by success
  • Excellent Presentation skills to promote the company’s’ product range to individuals or groups
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Committed to travel 50% of the time in North America (US / Canada)
  • Native German speaker not a must but nice to have
  • U.S. work authorization

Start date: Q3-Q4 2020 depending on COVID-19 developments

Salary: Competitive with Benefits

Location: Southeastern Region USA with 50% travel in North America (USA/Canada)

How to apply: Please note that all applicants are requested to provide a cover letter and two recently written references in addition to their resume. Please email your application to kgillespie(at)gaccsouth.com.

Reference: Technical Sales Manager

Important information for applicants:

Thank you very much for your application and your interest in this position. Please note that this position requires a background check. A consent form will be forwarded to every applicant before interviews will be conducted.