Sales Manager (Manufacturing) - Pretoria

Agent: Michelle Campbell

  • In working for a well established Manufacturing company, the successful candidate will be reporting directly to the branch manager and will take part in weekly sales meetings and conduct monthly reports on sales, GP and any new business development


  • Company: Manufacturing company
  • Location: Pretoria
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2020
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Nationality: South African
  • Salary: Neg. depending on exp
  • Qualifications: Previous exp. As a Sales Manager, degree advantageous
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Ensure correct stockholding to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure stock is replenished timeously
  • Manage slow-moving stock
  • Negotiate prices with suppliers on large buyout orders
  • Process purchase orders and sign off procedure
  • Train staff
  • Provide assistance on quotes and large orders
  • Issue weekly specials lists to staff members
  • Assist staff with closing deals
  • Implement any changes as set by upper management
  • Ensure staff is well dressed and motivate sales staff
  • Ensure any leave forms are signed and handed over to the Branch Manager
  • Ensure customer service levels are maintained properly
  • Ensure budget sales and targets are met
  • Assist the debtor with any account queries
  • Process invoices
  • Assist with any delivery issues and the followup thereof
  • Answer incoming phone calls and following up on business leads
  • Ensure any walk ins are assisted timeously
  • Handle customer complaints speedily
  • Update prices regularly and on systems
  • Maintain and update the customer database
  • Ensure customers are visited monthly by external sales reps
  • Ensure all invoices are processed and credit notes are signed off and authorised daily
  • Ensure EFT payments are authorised and that payment is received for all COD deliveries
  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested by management

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience as a Sales Manager is required
  • Matric certificate
  • Product knowledge on pipes, fittings, flanges and valves
  • Valid driver's license

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