Technical Sales Manager

West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Full time
£35,000 - £45,000
23 days ago

Are you qualified in and passionate about automotive refinish spraying?  Perfect – you could be the new Technical Sales Manager for Palinal, a leader in high-tech painting materials. Read on to find out more…

Technical Sales Manager
South of England

  • Full time, permanent
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Full UK driving licence required
  • Comfortable travelling and staying away from home

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

Palinal, established in 1945, has been at the forefront of manufacturing and marketing advanced painting materials. We specialise in car-refinish, automotive, motorbike, plastics, yachting, a.c.e., and many other sectors, delivering high-performance cycles and sophisticated colours.

With a strong family heritage spanning five generations, we pride ourselves on combining tradition with innovation. Our commitment to quality and sustainability has earned us a prestigious reputation in over 40 countries.

About the Role:

As a Technical Sales Manager, you will play a crucial role in achieving sales targets and maintaining strong relationships with our clients. Your expertise in automotive refinish spraying will be essential in providing professional training, conducting demonstrations, and offering technical support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve annual net sales and debtor targets for assigned bodyshops
  • Deliver professional training to existing and potential customers on product use and application
  • Conduct demonstrations of paint and non-paint application techniques
  • Transfer knowledge on car repair processes and technical problem solving
  • Perform regular technical audits at designated customers
  • Collaborate with Sales Development Managers and Account Managers during key sales phases
  • Troubleshoot technical issues for existing customers
  • Synchronise activities with Sales Development Managers and Account Managers

About You:

We are looking for a qualified automotive refinish sprayer with a valid driving license. The ideal candidate should be comfortable with traveling and staying away from home.


  • Sarebbe bello essere bilingue, in particolare Italiano o Spagnolo.
  • Sería bueno ser bilingüe, especialmente Español o Italiano.


Joining Palinal means becoming part of a company that values tradition, innovation, and sustainability. Enjoy a competitive salary, company car, phone, laptop, and the opportunity to work with a supportive and dynamic team.

  • Competitive salary of up to £45k depending on experience
  • Company car, phone, and laptop
  • Opportunity to work with a supportive team
  • Continuous professional development

Ready to take the next step in your career? Join Palinal and make a difference in the world of automotive refinishing!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience include Sales, Technical Sales, Sales Manager, Technical Sales Manager, Account Manager, Technical Sales Rep, Technical Sales Representative, Paint Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Automotive Refinish Spraying, Sales Engineer, Technical Support Specialist, Automotive Sales Specialist.


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