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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 Engineer (Industrial Gearboxes)

South Central, South West, South East

​Do you have a proven track record in the power transmission industry? Are you looking for a move to a market leading company within the industry that has excellent career progression opportunities? Candidates: Most suitable candidates will have experience within the gearboxes, electric motors and inverters industry and already possess excellent contacts within the off highway, food & beverage, and industrial sectors. You must have a proven track record of developing sales with OEM's. The ideal candidate would already be selling power transmission solutions or similar engineered solutions into the sectors listed above and be very strong from a technical viewpoint. Territory: South UK Client: Our client is one of the market leaders within the global gearboxes industry. They have excellent relationships with their customers and have global revenues more than £200 Million+. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help develop their gearbox & inverters sales in the South of the UK. Products: Industrial gearboxes, inverters and associated engineered solutions etc ​Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: Technical sales & industry experience with a good understanding of gearbox applications Demonstrate that you can gain win new OEM sales using business development techniques Excellent customer service and engineering knowledge are essential Excellent power transmission applications knowledge and negotiation skills Ability to plan and manage your own workload Ideally you will also have a strong working knowledge of inverters Benefits: Plus 10% Bonus & Benefits Package

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Area Sales Professional (Abrasives)

Midlands

​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of coated & bonded abrasive products, this company mainly specifies into the woodworking, metalworking, aerospace & automotive sectors etc. This commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share in the West Midlands, you will be responsible for business development, technical sales and helping increase revenues via the distribution & end user route. Position As an area sales professional your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets (£1 million+) and objectives are achieved within the region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow the end user driven business, it is expected this will be accomplished using a pro-active sales approach. You will also be responsible for helping to influence sales in distribution and possessing overall awareness of activities happening within the West Midlands. Business development is a key part of this role, the ability to recognise new revenue streams and find new sales opportunities is desired. Account management and great customer service skills are also imperative A technical mindset is crucial. You will work out of a home office. This role will offer you the chance to grow within a market leading coated & bonded abrasives manufacturer that can offer genuine 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: abrasives, cutting tools, lubricants

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Technical Sales Profesisonal (Industrial Lubricants)

South East

​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading provider of industrial lubricants, this company (which is a true market leader) sells into the following sectors (engineering, automotive, food & beverage and manufacturing etc). Their industrial lubricants offering includes oils for gears, hydraulics and rotating equipment etc. This technical sales role is to further develop revenues and increase their market share in the South East. Position As a technical sales professional your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within the region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to open and develop new accounts, it is expected this will be accomplished through the use of a pro-active business development approach. Account management and maintaining sound customer and prospect relationships. It is expected that you would have a good understanding of industrial applications for the use of lubricants and associated solutions. To follow up on sales enquiries and leads that will be provided to you by our internal sales team. Work closely with other senior management individuals, engineering, operations, internal sales and all sales support functions to ensure the sales territory prospers. You will work out of a home office. Sales targets & KPI management This role will offer you the chance to grow within an entrepreneurial environment, ensuring genuine long-term career stability and progression within an international business. To be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance to this position. Benefits: Plus bonus potential and excellent car & pension scheme

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Sales Engineer (Cutting Tools)

South West

Do you have a proven track record in the cutting tools industry? Are you looking for a move to a market company within the industry that has excellent career progression opportunities? Candidates: Most suitable candidates will have experience within the cutting or machine tools industry and already possess excellent contacts within the aerospace, automotive & engineering sectors. You must have a proven track record of bringing in new business as well as developing existing accounts revenues. The ideal candidate would already be selling cutting tools or machine tools into end users, OEM’s and through the distribution channels. Territory: South West Client: Our client is one of the market leaders within the precision tooling industry. They have excellent relationships with their customers and employ more than 1000 people globally. They are looking for a proven individual from within the cutting or machine tools industry to help develop their sales in the South West region. Products: Cutting tools and associated engineered solutions etc Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: Technical sales & industry experience with a good understanding of cutting or machine tools solutions Nurturing key account relationships Demonstrate that you can gain new business through existing contacts using business development techniques Customer service and technical sales skills are essential Excellent applications knowledge and negotiation skills Ability to plan and manage your own workload ​Benefits: Plus 20% bonus & benefits package​

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Regional Sales Manager (Chillers)

South East

​​Overview: A market leading and international business that provides industrial chillers & cooling solutions into the M&E contractors and consultants sectors is looking for a South East based specification sales professional. This organisation is well established with an impressive UK infrastructure and an impeccable reputation for product brilliance and customer care.   The Brief A new position has become available within the Sales Team to facilitate the growth of our full industrial chiller and industrial cooling product range within a defined South West London/South East territory. We are looking for someone who is able to develop new sales opportunities through tenacious business development and via specification. The successful applicant will be delivering some of the most cutting-edge industrial chiller solutions in our industry to both consultants & contractors. The sales target will be £2 Million+ This important role demands a committed and dynamic person with an in-depth knowledge of how to sell technical chiller/cooling solutions to our clients. 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/ Engineering background as well as a hunter type personality and an aptitude to develop new business.  Products: Industrial Chillers, Cooling Solutions, HVAC 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 20K Bonus & Benefits Package

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Sales Manager (Hydraulics)

Northern Ireland

Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of hydraulic solutions, this organisation (which employs over 2000 employees globally) sells into OEMs in the industrial, energy & off highway sectors. Their product offering includes hydraulic valves, systems, and associated power transmission solutions. This sales role is to further develop revenues and increase their market share in Ireland. Position As a sales manager, your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets (£12 Million+) and objectives are achieved within your assigned account base. Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow the OEM business, it is expected this will be accomplished using a specification sales approach. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationships with already established key accounts. The expectation is that you will be highly competent from a technical viewpoint on hydraulics and power transmission systems. You will work with an applications engineer to support our customer base both technically and commercially. 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. To be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance to this position. Key Search Words: hydraulics, valves, power transmission Benefits: 10% bonus potential, company car & pension scheme etc

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Business Development Manager (Industrial Gearboxes)

United Kingdom

​Do you have a proven track record in the gearbox, electric motors, or power transmission industry? Are you looking for a move to a market leading company within the industry that has excellent career progression opportunities? Candidates: Most suitable candidates will have experience within the gearboxes or power transmission industries and have a proven track record of developing sales within UK OEM's. The ideal individual would already be very strong from a technical viewpoint on light duty, industrial gearboxes and power transmission applications. Territory: UK Client: Our client is one of the market leaders within the industrial gearboxes industry. They have strong relationships with their customers, and they continue to innovate with new products, as well as offering exceptional customer service and engineering support. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help develop sales of their light duty, industrial gearboxes in the UK. Target market sectors include food & beverage, logistics and general engineering. Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: Technical sales & power transmission industry experience with a good understanding of gearbox applications. Demonstrate that you can gain win new project sales using business development techniques. Excellent customer service and engineering knowledge are essential. A hunter type sales personality is needed for this role. Ability to plan and manage your own workload. Building a sales pipeline and closing orders. Benefits: Plus 20% Bonus & Benefits Package

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Sales Engineer (Automation & Drives)

North West, North East

​​Overview: POSITION DESCRIPTION: As a sales engineer you would be expected to develop sales revenues in both new and existing accounts within the OEM 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 (Drives, Plc's, HMi's etc) To strategically plan which potential accounts are primed for growth in the next 5 years KPI management and a genuine hunter type 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 atleast 3 years experience as an external sales engineer The ideal individual would be from within the automation industry (Although not essential) 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 drives, 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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Sales Engineer (Power Transmission)

North West, North East

​Overview: An industry leading organisation that provides gearboxes, motors & drive solutions into the industrial, energy and food & beverage sectors is looking for a Northern based sales engineer. This renowned manufacturer have a raft of new mechanical & electronic products coming to market in the next 18 months and are looking for further significant sales growth in the north of the UK. The Brief A new position has become available within the sales team to facilitate the growth of our gearboxes, motors and drives product range within a defined regional territory. We are looking for someone who is able to develop new sales opportunities through tenacious business development and specification sales techniques. The successful applicant will be selling some of the most cutting-edge Gearbox solutions in our industry and will have a sales target will be £800,000+ This important role demands a committed and dynamic person with an in-depth knowledge of how to sell technical power transmission solutions. 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 gearbox/motors/inverters/mechanical engineering background as well as a hunter type personality and an aptitude to develop new business. We are also happy to consider internal sales engineers that want to make that next step in their career to an external sales role. Products: Industrial Gearboxes, Geared Motors & Drives etc

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Business Development Manager (Fastening Solutions)

Midlands

​Overview: POSITION DESCRIPTION: As a business development manager, you would be expected to work on your own autonomy whilst also being a key individual within our commercial team. The main facets of the position are to: Develop new business by ensuring our fastening solutions are specified on new engineering projects within the renewable energy, electric vehicles & rail sectors etc. Sales growth within new OEM's and end user clients. Develop a strong technical understanding of our fastening products & services. To strategically identify which potential accounts could be primed for new business growth. Negotiate and close sales, follow up and ensure customer satisfaction. POSITION WITHIN COMPANY: Reporting to the Sales Director REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate should have at least 3 years external sales experience. The ideal individual (Although not essential) would have a strong reputation within the fasteners industry and have contacts within the sectors listed above. Knowledge of how to win new business via specification is essential. a strong mix of technical knowledge & sales attributes are needed for this role. A hunter type sales personality is essential for this role. ​COMPANY INFORMATION This exciting company (With 33% growth in revenues in the last 5 years) is an important provider of engineered fasteners. They have a reputation for offering industry leading solutions and have a strong technical capability and reliability. This organisation is targeting further sales growth within the UK and is now looking to strengthen key areas within its business.   Benefits: Plus 10% bonus & benefits

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Sales Manager (Packaging Machinery)

United Kingdom

​​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of packaging machinery solutions, this UK company sells into end users within the food & beverage sector etc. Their product offering is vast and includes end of line solutions & turn-key systems etc. Their products are genuinely industry leading from an engineering viewpoint and they continue to win market share. This commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share in the North of the UK. Position As a regional sales professional your main responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within the Northern region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow the sales territory, it is expected this will be accomplished through the use of a pro-active technical sales approach (sales target £2 Million+). You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining existing account relationships and possessing overall awareness of activities happening within the Northern sales territory. Selling via product specification and offering bespoke packaging machinery solutions to our customer base. Applications support and technical liaison. You will be expected to be in our office at least once a month.  Order closing. This role will offer you the chance to prosper within our organisation, the successful individual will have the full resources of our technical, commercial & marketing teams to help them make a positive impact. To be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV with covering letter stating your relevance to this position. Key Search Words: packaging machinery

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Sales Engineer (Automation Solutions)

South West

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 South West of the UK. 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 (Connectors)

West Midlands, South West

​Do you have a proven track record in selling connectors? Are you looking for a move to an industry leading company that has an excellent reputation for providing interconnect solutions that are manufactured to the highest of engineering standards? Role: To develop sales of our industrial connectors (Circular, fibre optic, coaxial etc) within a South West & Midlands territory. Our client is specifically looking for someone to increase sales revenues (Sales target £1million+) via product specification and design-in wins. The ideal candidate would already be selling connectors into the transportation, industrial and medical sectors. Client: Our international client is one of the market leaders within the interconnect industry. They have excellent relationships with their customers and have global revenues in excess of £100 Million. They are looking for a proven individual with strong technical sales attributes to help develop their UK sales in the South West & Midlands. Candidate: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following: Account management and genuine technical sales ability. Demonstrate that you can gain new business by utilising pro-active sales techniques. Transportation and industrial sector knowledge is a desired. Demonstrable track record of sales achievement in the connectors industry. Excellent technical attributes and 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 7 working days from your application. ​Benefits: Plus bonus & benefits Package​

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Business Development Manager (Batteries)

United Kingdom

Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of Lithium-Ion Batteries, this renowned international company employs over 3000 people and is highly established. This commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share within the UK sales territory. Position As a business development manager your primary responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within the region (UK) you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow our OEM account base (telecomm’s, renewable energy companies etc), 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 and prospect relationships and possessing overall awareness of activities happening within the lithium-ion batteries industry. Work closely with individuals from engineering, product management, technical sales and all sales support functions. OEM design-in sales strategy and high-level presentations Business development & project order closing Sales target of £8 Million+ This role will offer you the chance to grow within a market leader 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: Industrial Batteries, Lithium-Ion, Battery Solutions. Benefits: Plus excellent bonus & 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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