Job Title
Sales Engineer
Employment Type
Full Time
2 to 5 years
Job Published
22 September 2021
Job Reference No.

Job Description

My client, a well-established company in Durban is looking for a mature, ambitious, dynamic, and energetic person to join their Durban sales team.  This person will be expected to seek out, develop and maintain customers for the Pneumatic and Electric Linear Motion & Control products.


Purpose of the role:

Increase area market share by seeking out, developing, and maintaining customers for pneumatic and electric motion control products, whilst maximizing personal productivity and cost-effectiveness.


Main Tasks:

Grow market share through:

  • Development of new business
  • Maintenance of existing client base
  • Achievement of personal sales target
  • Prepare and implement a development plan for any key accounts
  • Ensure all buying centres (contact network) in all clients are fully developed
  • Aggressively target all competitor business
  • Maintain an accurate, current, and relevant sales plan and contact plan
  • Build one-on-one relationships with all client contacts within the sales area
  • Learn the features, benefits, options, and applications for all catalogue products
  • Actively participate in product campaigns and surveys as requested
  • Know the competition and report on their capability and activity within the sales area
  • Attend sales meetings, training sessions and exhibitions as required
  • Undertake any special projects or tasks that may be required
  • Maximize personal productivity and personal cost-effectiveness
  • Provide customers, both internal and external, with an exceptional standard of customer service


Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Relevant Qualification
  • Minimum 2 years’ sales experience in the pneumatic, mechanical, or electric motion control fields. Own transportation and a valid SA driver’s license a prerequisite.