about 1 year ago
This leading manufacturer is all about making life at home more stylish, simple and comfortable through products that make a real difference - fireplaces, fires and stoves. Starting with one brand in 1964, they now have multiple brands, enabling them to appeal to the widest range of tastes. Their continuing growth stems from putting the needs of customers above all else. They include retailers, private and social housing providers.
This company is recognised across the industry as the UK's leading independent manufacturer; they respond to changing tastes and are continually creating innovative designs made possible by consistent investment in the latest technology, in improving the skills of their people and in developing brands that broaden their range and market appeal. All this, they believe, makes the company not only exceptional by UK standards, but world class by any standards.
They require a Technical Sales Executive to provide technical product support to the Caravan Industry. You will require a good understanding of Forecasting and have strong negotiating skills to be able to negotiate new and existing contract. You will need to be practical minded as you will be dealing with interior designers on a regular basis.
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will have a natural flair for interior design, have very high attention to detail and be meticulous about your work. A good sense of manufacturing processes, proportions, scale, interior design and current trends are essential for this role.
This role is mainly Field Based working around the Hull area (Humberside) however, you will be expected to travel to Head Office in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear as and when the workload requires (approx. 1-2 days fortnightly).
This is a great opportunity to work for a well-established family run furniture manufacturer based in the North East.
Person / Experience Required:
- Must have an extensive knowledge on the caravan industry
- Must have strong negotiating skills
- Must have an understanding of Forecasting
- Possess creative flair
- Enthusiastic and meticulous about your work
- Great problem solving & analytical skills
- Understanding of furniture construction
- A keen interest in interior design
- Ability to work under pressure and hit targets
- Must have excellent time management and organisational skills
- Able to work on own initiative
- Highly motivated and eager to learn
- Full clean UK Driving Licence
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