Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 25 years. We work with some of the industry's best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.
Our client is a large supplier of commercial aircraft components. They deal with the sale, exchange lease and repair of rotable components. They are now seeking a Senior Sales Executive in the West Sussex.
The senior sales executive will be responsible for processing and managing daily sales and customer service tasks in addition to building strong relationships with customers and vendors.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·Take accountability for key customer accounts
·Develop pricing strategies for product lines
·Deputise for Sales Manager for specific regions/customers
·Source and respond to Request for Quotes (RFQ’s) for services, parts and components.
·Translate and present component specifications to meet customer approval
·Process sale orders, purchase orders, pick tickets and RMA requests from customers if applicable.
·Pursue new markets and customers.
·Obtain market intelligence for benchmarking of component pricing
·Responsible for logging and preparing quotations on the System
·Responsible for processing of incoming purchase orders.
·Monitoring of the marketplace for sales opportunities
·Provide regular reports to the sales team on quotations
·Communicate effectively and maintain professional relationships with vendors and customers.
·Negotiate purchase prices and payment terms.
·Forecast, track and achieve sales revenue and gross margin projections.
·Periodic visits to key customers.
·All other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
·Educated to a minimum of GCSE standard in Mathematics and English.
·Relevant experience in a sales related role within the aerospace industry
·Experience in aircraft aftermarket sales environment
·Ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities with competing priorities
·Holds existing customer relationships in region
·A good level of account management and leadership experience
·Strong customer service, communication skills and attention to detail.
·Self-motivated, strong planning, organizational and time management skills.
·Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and problem solving skills
·Ability to work using own initiative
·Able to work within a team of highly motivated individuals in a fast moving environment.
·Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)
·Strong oral and written communications
·Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company
·Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Title: Senior Sales Executive
Location: West Sussex
Position: Full Time, permanent
If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Donna Bettiss at Line Up Aviation
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