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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 Construction, Oil & Gas, Automation, Marine, High Technology and Electronics industries etc.

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Technical Sales Professional (Automation)

United Kingdom

An exciting opportunity is now available within a European manufacturer of automation solutions that include drives, I/O systems, HMI’s and software etc. This company sells into the following sectors: automotive, food & beverage and renewable energy etc. This sales role is to further develop revenues and increase their market share in the UK. Position As a technical sales professional your responsibility is to ensure sales budgets and objectives are achieved within the region (To be defined) you are responsible for: Primarily, this role is to manage and maximise the development of the sales territory, this will be accomplished through both account management & business development techniques.  Opening new accounts within the territory and ensuring their revenue growth and customer satisfaction. You will also be responsible for possessing overall awareness of automation projects happening within OEM’s, end users & integrators within the sales territory. Work closely with other senior management individuals, engineering, operations, internal sales and all sales support functions. You will work out of an office/home office Operating in a hybrid technical sales capacity, therefore you will need to be comfortable developing business over the telephone, MS teams and face to face. This role will offer you the chance to grow within a European automation manufacturer, 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: automation, drives, PLC’s, HMI’s, software Benefits: Includes a bonus, car allowance, pension and other benefits.

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Sales Engineer (Connectors)

South East

Overview: POSITION DESCRIPTION: As a sales engineer you would be expected to develop sales revenues in both new and existing accounts within the military and aerospace, industrial and automotive sectors. The main facets of the position are to: Manage selected key accounts from a commercial and technical viewpoint Customer visits and also communication via MS Teams Develop new business by ensuring our connectors products & associated cable assembly solutions are designed-in to civil aerospace & military and industrial  projects Develop a strong understanding of our connectors & cable assemblies product portfolio To strategically plan which potential accounts are primed for growth in the next 5 years KPI management and a genuine attention to detail and sales projection reports To close project orders Reporting to the Sales Director But also liaising with other senior managers internally REQUIREMENTS: The candidate should have atleast 3 years connectors sales experience The ideal individual would be from the connectors, cable assemblies or electronics industries etc A demonstrable track record of sales achievement is essential A mix of business development and account management attributes are needed for this role Aerospace & defence client relationships and contacts are desirable Strong analytical skills are also required COMPANY INFORMATION This highly reputable company is an important provider of high specification connectors and cable assemblies with a strong focus on the mil/aero sectors. They have a reputation for offering industry leading solutions 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 (Process Engineering)

United Kingdom

​Do you have a proven track record as a sales engineer selling process engineering products? (Valves, piping, heat exchangers, industrial boilers, CHP systems, pumps etc) 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 be mechanically minded and have experience as a sales engineer and already possess excellent contacts within the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, food & beverage sectors (end users & distribution). You must have a proven track record of developing revenues and selling a complete engineering solution. Territory: UK Client: Our client is one of the market leaders within the process engineering industry, they have excellent relationships with their customers and have global revenues in excess of £500 Million+. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help further develop their sales in the UK. Products: Valves, heat exchangers, instrumentation,and associated energy management solutions etc Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: ·Technical sales & process industry experience with a good aptitude for learning new engineering solutions ·Demonstrate that you can win new project sales using business development techniques ·A pro-active, hunter type sales personality is required for this role ·Excellent customer service and engineering knowledge are essential ·A passion for decarbonisation and selling engineering solutionswould be beneficial ·Ability to plan and manage your own workload Benefits: Plus bonus & benefits package

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Sales Professional (Abrasives)

South East

​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 & defence sectors etc. This commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share in the south east of the UK, 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 and objectives are achieved within the region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow the distribution driven business, it is expected this will be accomplished through the use of a pro-active sales approach. You will also be responsible for helping to influence sales in end users and possessing overall awareness of activities happening within the southern east sales territory. 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 Manager (Thermal Engineering)

United Kingdom

​Do you have a proven track record in thermal engineering or an interest in decarbonisation within industrial sectors? 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 valves, steam traps, heat exchangers or industrial boilers and already possess excellent contacts within the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, food & beverage sectors (end users & distribution ). You must have a proven track record of developing revenues and selling a complete engineering solution. Territory: UK Client: Our client is one of the market leaders within the thermal engineering industry, they have excellent relationships with their customers and have global revenues in excess of £500 Million+. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help further develop their sales in the UK. Products: Valves, heat exchangers, instrumentation, and associated energy management solutions etc Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: ·Technical sales & industry experience with a good understanding of energy management and waste heat recovery etc ·Demonstrate that you can win new project sales using business development techniques ·Excellent customer service and engineering knowledge are essential ·A passion for decarbonisation and selling engineering solutions ·Ability to plan and manage your own workload Benefits: Plus bonus & benefits package

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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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Field Applications Engineer (Gearboxes & Drives)

East Midlands, South East

Overview: Do you have a proven track record in the gearboxes & drives sector? 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 the rotating equipment/power transmission sectors. This organisation is wanting to look at experienced field-based applications engineers from within the gearboxes, inverters or electric motors industry as potential candidates for this role. Our client is specifically looking for someone to support the sales team across The East Midlands & South East of the country, your role will be to offer technical & applications support to our end user clients whilst also helping to spot new project opportunities. The successful candidate would already be in a customer facing technical role and be proficient with gearboxes, geared motors, electric motors and drives etc. Location: East Midlands & South East Client: Our client is one of the industry leaders within the power transmission industry. They have excellent relationships with their end user customers in the food & beverage, manufacturing, and engineering industries. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help further enhance their technical expertise and success within this territory. Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following: A good understanding of industrial gearboxes & drives applications Demonstrate that you can communicate with external clients Excellent customer service and technical skills are essential Proven track record in dealing with end users 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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Technical Sales Professional (Belting Products)

Scotland

Do you have a proven track record in the power transmission or MRO 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 power transmission or MRO industry and already possess excellent contacts with customers within sectors like food & beverage and materials handling etc. You must have a proven track record of growing sales revenues and delivering impeccable customer service whilst also helping key contacts with technical support. Our client is specifically looking for someone to develop new sales revenues via product specification, the ideal candidate would already be selling power transmission solutions into the major food, materials handling and packaging companies and understand the applications that conveyor & power transmission belting are used for. Location: Central Scotland Client: This organisation is one of the market leaders within the belting industry, employing over 300 people globally. They have excellent relationships with their customers and have revenues in excess of £30 Million+. They are looking for a proven individual from within the industry to help further develop this successful sales territory for them. Products: Conveyor & power transmission belting and associated solutions etc Role: You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following activities: Power transmission industry experience with a good understanding of belting applications. Demonstrate that you can build customer relationships through account management techniques. Excellent customer service and technical sales skills are essential. Proven track record in obtaining new business. Ideally you will already possess belting applications knowledge  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 & Benefits Package

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Area Sales Manager (Abrasives)

South West

Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading manufacturer of coated abrasive products, this company mainly specifies into the woodworking, metalworking aerospace & defence sectors etc. This commercial role is to further develop sales and increase their market share in the south of the UK, 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 (£800,000+) and objectives are achieved within the region you are responsible for: Primarily, the role is to manage, develop and grow the distribution driven business, it is expected this will be accomplished through the use of a pro-active sales approach. You will also be responsible for helping to influence sales in end users and possessing overall awareness of activities happening within the southern sales territory. 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 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 Professional (Industrial Gearboxes)

West Midlands, South West

Overview: A large international business that provides Gearboxes, Motors & Drive solutions into the industrial, energy and materials handling sectors is looking for a Midlands & Southwest based sales engineer. This organisation is a well-established manufacturer that is a market leader within its field. They have a raft of new mechanical & electronic products coming to market in the next 18 months and are looking for further significant sales growth. 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. Products: Industrial Gearboxes, Geared Motors & Drives 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.

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Technical Sales Manager (Uninterruptible Power Supplies)

United Kingdom

​Overview: An exciting opportunity is now available within a leading provider of uninterruptable power supplies, this company (which is a true market leader) sells into the following sectors (datacentres, healthcare, military and manufacturing etc). Their product offering includes Uninterruptable power supplies, and associated critical power solutions etc. This sales role is to further develop revenues and increase their market share in a national role. Position As a technical 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 open and develop new accounts within the datacentre sector, 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 critical power applications. 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 (£1 Million+) & 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 20% bonus potential and excellent car & pension scheme

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Sales Manager (Plastic Injection Moulding Solutions)

United Kingdom

Overview: A market leading organisation that provides plastic injection moulding solutions into the automotive, industrial, and medical sectors is looking for a sales manager to increase its revenues within the UK. This organisation is well established with strong financial backing and has an impeccable reputation for manufacturing moulded components. The Brief The main facet of this position is to achieve and exceed the sales revenue target. We are looking for a strong business developer who has the capability to help and further enhance the sales performance within non-automotive customers. The successful applicant will be highly strategic with a credible track record of sales achievement within the plastic injection moulding industry. This important role demands a committed and dynamic person with an in-depth knowledge of moulded components and the applications that they are used for within both automotive and non-automotive customers. 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 technical sales opportunity. It is imperative that you have a technical aptitude as well as strong sales experience and an aptitude to implement and develop new business strategies. Progression to a leadership role is likely within the next 5 years. 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 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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