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Pro-active technical recruitment specialists

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Embracing a comprehensive approach to recruitment solutions, we utilise leading edge techniques to ensure that our client base of international corporations, SME's and start-up businesses receive the best possible service.

We use sophisticated analysis, market intelligence, industry insight and proven recruitment strategies to ensure our clients are one step ahead of their competition. 

Our core focus is working on Sales and Commercial positions (Salaries between £35,000 - £125,000) within the Engineering, Construction, Oil & Gas, Automation, Marine, High Technology and Electronics industries etc.

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Sales Manager (Oil & Gas Valves)

Scotland

Overview: A highly established and exciting business that provides valves & actuation solutions is looking for a new technical sales manager to cover the UK & Norway. This organisation has reference points with most major oil & gas end users and EPC contractors in the region. Their product portfolio includes control, gate & check valves, as well as actuation solutions. Although they do tend to provide mainly bespoke valves solutions to their customer base. The Brief A new position has become available within the sales team to facilitate the growth of our full product range within a defined UK & North Sea territory. We are looking for someone who can develop new sales opportunities through tenacious business development and specification sales skills. The successful applicant will be delivering sales of some of the most cutting-edge technology in our industry to major EPC contractors and end users, sales target is £7 million+. This important role demands a committed and dynamic person with an in-depth knowledge of how to sell technical valves solutions. You must be able to demonstrate the personal presence required to make a positive impact on our business; as well as the drive, determination, and motivation to travel extensively between Aberdeen, Norway, and London. It is imperative that you have a mechanical engineering background as well as a specification sales type personality and an aptitude to develop new business. Your success will see you rewarded with an excellent remuneration package and outstanding career prospects. To apply please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance for this opportunity. Benefits: Excellent bonus & benefits package

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Applications Engineer (Compressors)

South East

​Overview: Do you have a proven track record in the compressors, rotating equipment, or mechanical engineering sectors? Are you looking for a move to an industry leading company that has excellent career progression opportunities? Candidates: Most suitable candidates will have strong technical knowledge within mechanical engineering or rotating equipment, an understanding of compressors would also be ideal. Your role will be office based and it will require you to offer technical & applications support to our clients whilst also helping the sales team with their enquiries and proposals. The successful candidate would already be working in a similar technical role and be proficient with power transmission/rotating equipment applications. Location: South UK (To be disclosed) Client: Our client is one of the industry leaders within the compressors industry. They have excellent relationships with their end user and contractor customers. They are looking for a proven individual to help further enhance their technical expertise and success. Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following: A good understanding of rotating equipment applications is desired, but a mechanical engineering background could also be suitable Demonstrate that you can communicate with external clients Excellent customer service and technical skills are essential Proven track record in dealing with project designs and proposals Product knowledge and all-round engineering expertise Ability to plan and manage your own workload Interested: Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we are currently receiving we cannot respond to speculative phone calls, if shortlisted you will be notified within 5 working days from your application. Benefits: Plus bonus and benefits package

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Business Development Manager (Hydraulic Hose Solutions)

North West, North East, Scotland

​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of hydraulic hose solutions, this organisation sells into both OEM’s & end users in the industrial, energy & transportation sectors. Their product offering includes hydraulic hoses, fittings, and components etc. This sales role is to further develop revenues and increase their market share in the Northern region of the UK. Position As a business development manager your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within your assigned territory. Primarily, the role is to find, win and develop new business within OEM’s and end users, it is expected this will be accomplished using a pro-active technical sales approach. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining sound customer relationships with already established accounts. Specification selling of our hydraulics hose solutions into engineers. Helping with technical support to your customer base. You will work out of a home office. Closing sales orders. This role will offer you the chance to grow within a market leader ensuring genuine long-term career stability and progression. We are looking for either an experienced hydraulic hose sales professional with the hunger and desire to win new business. To be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance to this position. Key Search Words: hydraulics, hose, fluid power Benefits: Plus bonus potential, company car & pension scheme etc

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Applications Engineer (Gearboxes & Drives)

North West

Overview: Do you have a proven track record in the gearboxes & drives or mechanical engineering sectors? Are you looking for a move to an industry leading company that has excellent career progression opportunities? Candidates: Most suitable candidates will have strong technical knowledge within mechanical engineering or rotating equipment, an understanding of electric motors, gearboxes or drives would also be ideal. Our client is specifically looking for someone to support the sales team across the UK. your role will be office based and it will require you to offer technical & applications support to our OEM clients whilst also helping the sales team with their enquiries. The successful candidate would already be working in a similar technical role and be proficient with power transmission/mechanical engineering applications. Location: Manchester Client: Our client is one of the industry leaders within the power transmission industry. They have excellent relationships with their OEM customers in the food & beverage, manufacturing, and engineering industries. They are looking for a proven individual to help further enhance their technical expertise and success. Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following: A good understanding of industrial gearboxes & drives applications is desired, but a mechanical engineering background could also be suitable Demonstrate that you can communicate with external clients Excellent customer service and technical skills are essential Proven track record in dealing with OEM customers Product knowledge and all-round engineering expertise Ability to plan and manage your own workload Interested: Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we are currently receiving we cannot respond to speculative phone calls, if shortlisted you will be notified within 5 working days from your application. Benefits: Plus bonus and benefits package

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Specification Sales Professional (HVAC)

South West

​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of HVAC Solutions, this leading company sells into the end users, M & E contractors, and consultant sectors. Their product offering includes chillers, data cooling & close control solutions and is industry leading from an engineering viewpoint. ​This commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share in the South West. ​Position As a regional sales manager your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within the region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage and grow the consultants & contractors driven business, it is expected this will be accomplished using a pro-active business development approach (sales target £1.6 Million+). You will be responsible for developing and maintaining sound customer relationships to ensure our chillers and AHUs are specified on new projects. A home-based role but working closely with other senior management individuals, engineering, product managers, area sales managers, and all sales support functions. Helping to implement the consultant’s sales strategy and giving high level presentations. Continually managing and updating your project sales pipeline on our CRM system. Project order closing. ​This role will offer you the chance to grow within a market leading group of companies ensuring genuine long-term career stability and progression. To be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance to this position. ​Key Search Words: HVAC, Chillers, Close control, AHU's, Air Handling Units ​Benefits: Plus strong bonus structure & benefits package

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Key Account Manager (Compressed Air)

North West

​Do you have a proven track record in the compressed air Industry? Are you looking for a move to a market leading company that has excellent career progression opportunities? Candidates: Most suitable candidates will have experience within the compressed air industry and already possess excellent contacts within the OEM & distribution sectors. They must have a proven track record of bringing in new business as well as developing existing key accounts revenues (sales target £2 million+). Our client is specifically looking for someone to develop sales revenues via product specification, so the ideal candidate would already be selling compressed air solutions. Location: Northern UK role (Home office based) Client: Our client is one of the market leaders within the compressed air industry. They have excellent relationships with their customers and have UK revenues more than £100 Million+. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help develop their sales strategy. Products: Compressors and associated solutions etc Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: Industry experience with a good understanding of compressor solutions. Demonstrate that you can gain new business through existing contacts within the industry. Excellent customer service and technical sales skills are essential. Proven track record in key account management and distribution management. Compressed air applications knowledge and sales negotiation skills. Ability to plan and manage your own workload. Interested: Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications we are currently receiving we cannot respond to speculative phone calls, if shortlisted you will be notified within 5 working days from your application. Benefits: Plus 20% bonus & benefits package

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Technical Sales Professional (Abrasives)

North West, North East

​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of abrasives products, this well-established company sells into the engineering, energy, and transportation sectors etc. Their product offering is industry leading from a technical viewpoint and this commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share in the North West. Position As a technical sales professional your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within the North West region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow the end user & distribution driven business, it is expected this will be accomplished using a pro-active business development approach (sales target £1.5 Million+). Account management and relationship building skills are also desired for this role to ensure the existing sales revenues remain stable. You must be a genuine team player and will work closely with senior management, engineering, product managers, area sales managers, and all sales support functions. Developing relationships with both procurement & manufacturing contacts to ensure our products continue to be purchased. You will work out of a home office.  This role will offer you the chance to grow within a market leading company ensuring genuine long-term career stability and progression. To be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance to this position. Benefits: Plus 20% bonus & benefits package

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Technical Sales Professional (Automation)

Midlands, East Midlands

​Overview: An industry leading brand and exciting international business that provides specialist automation solutions to the OEM sectors (medical, automotive & technology sectors etc) is looking to grow its sales team. This organisation is experiencing large turnover growth and has a strong dominance within the automation Industry.  Products: PLC’s, I/O solutions, motion control and HMI’s etc The Brief A new position has become available within the sales team to facilitate the growth of our automation product range within OEM’s in the East Midlands. We are looking for someone who can develop new sales opportunities whilst maintaining existing relationships with key contacts within the OEM sectors. The successful applicant will be delivering some of the most cutting-edge automation products in our industry to leading UK OEM’s. This important role demands a committed and dynamic person with an in-depth knowledge of how to sell automation solutions, utilising business development techniques. You must be able to demonstrate the personal presence required to make a significant positive impact on our business; as well as the drive, determination and ambition to realise the full commercial potential of this exciting opportunity. It is imperative that you have a technical sales background and possess the ability to develop key relationships with the OEM sector. Your success will see you rewarded with an excellent remuneration package and outstanding career prospects. To apply please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance for this opportunity. Benefits: Plus 30% bonus & benefits package

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Sales Engineer (Automation)

West Midlands

​Overview: POSITION DESCRIPTION: As a sales engineer you would be expected to develop sales revenues in both new and existing accounts within the OEM & distribution sectors. The main facets of the position are: Develop new business by ensuring our automation solutions are designed-in to new OEM projects Make sure you have a strong understanding of our automation product portfolio (I/o solutions, Plc's, HMi's etc) To strategically plan which potential accounts are primed for growth in the next 5 years Account management attributes and a genuine solution sales personality To converse with potential new customers and open new accounts To close & win orders Reporting to the sales director REQUIREMENTS: The candidate should have at least 3 years experience as an external sales engineer The ideal individual would be from within the automation industry A demonstrable track record of sales achievement is essential A mix of business development and account management attributes are needed for this role OEM client relationships and contacts are desirable A highly motivated, sales mind set is highly important for this opportunity COMPANY INFORMATION This international company is an important provider of automation solutions that include I/o solutions, PLC’s, HMI’s and automation components etc. They have a reputation for offering industry leading products that have a strong technical capability and reliability. This organisation is now looking to strengthen with this key role within its business. 

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Technical Sales Professional (HVAC Solutions)

South East

Overview: A rapidly growing and exciting business that provides HVAC solutions into the commercial sector is looking for a East/South East based technical sales professional. This organisation is well established and is a market leader that has an impeccable reputation for product brilliance and customer care.  The Brief A new position has become available within the technical sales team to facilitate the growth of our full commercial offering that includes chiller units, AHU’s & VRF etc We are looking for someone who can develop new sales opportunities through tenacious business development and account management skills. The successful applicant will be delivering some of the most cutting-edge commercial HVAC solutions in our industry to major contractors & consultants. The sales target will be £3 Million+. This important role demands a committed and dynamic person with an in-depth knowledge of how to sell technical HVAC solutions via specification sales. You must be able to demonstrate the personal presence required to make a significant positive impact on our business; as well as the drive, determination, and ambition to realise the full commercial potential of this exciting opportunity. It is imperative that you have a HVAC background as well as a hunter type personality and an aptitude to develop new business. Products: Industrial chillers, air conditioning solutions & AHU’s etc Your success will see you rewarded with an excellent remuneration package and outstanding career prospects. To apply please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance for this opportunity. Benefits: Plus 18K Bonus potential & benefits package

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Successful placements

This European industrial gearbox manufacturer was looking to recruit a new managing director for its UK subsidiary, on the recommendation of the exiting managing director Hayward Resourcing was commissioned via search & selection methods to find them a new business leader. We provided them with a strong 4-person shortlist and completed the whole recruitment process in just 9 weeks! The successful candidate was from a direct competitor with over 10 years industrial gearbox experience.

Coherent is a market leading manufacturer of Industrial & Fibre Laser solutions, headquartered in California they have a global turnover in excess of $1 Billion. Hayward Resourcing has recently completed the recruitment of a German based Sales Manager for the DACH region, utilising our international network of contacts and headhunting expertise this role was filled within 12 weeks.   

Brush Turbomachinery is a British manufacturer of Generators & Turbo machinery, they turnover in excess of £50 Million and have a reputation for engineering excellence. Hayward Resourcing has recently completed a recruitment process for a Middle East Sales Manager based in Abu Dhabi, this was the third high profile placement we have made with Brush Turbomachinery in the last 18 months. 

Flow Technology Group is a fast-growing UK group of companies that specialise in Hydraulics & Pneumatics. Hayward Resourcing was tasked in finding a technical sales professional that was an expert on Filtration products, this role was concluded recently and further strengthens the good work we do within all technical sectors.

Forbo is a large global organisation that employs over 5,000 people. We have recently filled two sales engineer positions for them within their belting division in the UK,  both roles were filled within 5 weeks of Hayward Resourcing being given the go ahead to search for candidates.

Tobermore is based in Ireland and is a manufacturer of Block Paving solutions. Hayward Resourcing was tasked in helping Tobermore grow their commercial team, to date we have concluded multiple placements with this organisation and we continue to be on their PSL due to our construction industry knowledge and pro-active recruitment methods. 

Vredestein is a Dutch manufacturer of tyres for the Car, Bus and Truck sectors, they are owned by Apollo tyres who turnover in excess of £1.6 Billion globally. This year Hayward Resourcing has recruited a new Agricultural Tyres Sales Manager for this organisation, this was on the back of completing a successful search and selection campaign for a new Managing Director for the UK business unit. 

Congatec AG is a German manufacturer of Embedded Boards and solutions. Hayward Resourcing was tasked in finding a new UK Key Account Manager for this organisation and we filled the role quickly within 5 weeks.   

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