Powell Gee Technical Sales Manager x 1

Location: Field based (Midlands)

We are currently looking to recruit a Powell Gee Technical Sales Manager to be field based, with regular visits to the Atcham site.  This position will report directly to the Powell Gee Sales Director.


The Company:

Tibbetts Group is a family-owned business established 40 years ago, with approximately 140 employees across four locations. The business has a global customer base with revenues exceeding £60m.


Role Overview:

The role is both a sales and technical support role. The role will be divided into sales and margin responsibility for specific accounts and to provide technical support both within the business and in the field with customers.  The role will also include maintaining strong external customer relations as well as working with the Purchasing and Engineering departments within the business.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Visit current customers to maintain and develop the sales of products into them
  • Identify and win new customers
  • To develop and nurture strong relationships with current and new customers
  • Stay up-to-date with relevant products, industry trends, regulations and approval bodies, and look for new customer and new product opportunities within the sector Powell Gee operates
  • Ensure all customer issues are resolved efficiently, effectively and professionally
  • Work closely with customers ensuring they understand the range on offer and have the technical knowledge and information required to make the correct purchasing decisions
  • Work with customers, specifiers and architects to ensure the Powell Gee range is specified at design stage
  • Assist in all aspects of CE/UKCA/FM industry approvals


Technical Support

  • To offer technical support to contractors/third parties, including site visits and product testing on site to all Powell Gee customers and installers
  • Work with customers/architects to ensure the Powell Gee range is specified at design stage
  • Assist in all aspects of CE/UKCA/FM approvals
  • Staff and customer product training, including creation of training material
  • Supporting the creation of sales and marketing material that require technical input and/or data
  • Liaise with customers upon developing new specifications and design proposals for specific product applications
  • Manage the flow of information to the procurement team and develop with suppliers accordingly
  • Support the product management team with evaluation of competitor product ranges and specifications
  • Report and investigate any product complaints which may include customer site visits
  • Assist in the development of our on-site testing and inspection service


Skills and Experience Required

  • Proven knowledge and experience in the fastener and fixing industry
  • Proven knowledge and experience in a sales and/or technical role within the construction sector, which includes excellent product knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with an excellent eye for detail
  • Be comfortable and skilled at delivering sales and technical presentations
  • Must be a confident project driver, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to deadlines
  • Success driven with an eye for hitting targets and looking at new ways to deliver on sales strategy and objectives
  • Good Excel skills and comfortable working with key Microsoft applications (Word, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Tenacious and a self-starter


The Benefits:

  • 23 days holiday (plus UK bank holiday, rising to 25 days holiday after five years’ service)
  • Holiday Buying Scheme (giving you the opportunity to buy an additional five days’ holiday) – after probationary period
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual Bonus (should the business hit agreed targets) – after probationary period
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme (after one years’ service) including:
    • Dental
    • Optical
    • Health & Wellbeing and health screening
    • Combined Physiotherapy
    • Chiropody
    • Employee Perks Portal
    • Optional cover for family
  • On-site training
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Modern facilities
  • Ad-hoc employee functions including annual Summer Social (usually held in June each year)
  • Charitable fundraising opportunities
  • Free car parking


Additional Job Details:

  • Application deadline 12:00 noon, 1st September 2023
  • Competitive salary, plus company car
  • Excel testing will be part of the interview process where we are likely to have two interviews
  • Hours – 38.5 hours per week
  • Location – Field-based, with regular visits to site at Atcham Business Park
  • CVs should be sent to HR@tibbettsgroup.com
  • Company website – https://www.tibbettsgroup.com/
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