Area Sales Manager

Employer: ABB
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Area Sales Manager

This is a technical sales role with responsibility for sales of ABB equipment (Variable Speed Drives) to end users (generally industrial) and via distribution channels. Over a designated geographic area, you will be responsible for an agreed budget/target for annual sales.

Home based but reporting to our head office in the North West of England, you will develop relationships with existing customer, distributors and generate business with new customers across many industries. These include Water, Chemical, Steel, Food and Beverage. You will work closely with a nominated technical distributor to assist them with sales strategy, sales planning, customer visits and commercial support.

You will be reporting to a regional manager as part of a team delivering the regional budget.

Full product training will be provided and a development program put in place to sharpen sales, negotiation and commercial skills. You will have the opportunity for further educational and practical development and encouraged to progress your career.

Our products are class leading (we are the world leader by market share) and are pushing technology boundaries. You will have local support from an application and technical perspective.

ABB is a pioneering technology leader with a comprehensive offering for digital industries. With a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB is today a leader in digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion, and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

ABB scientists and technologists are continually innovating a comprehensive range of products, systems and services that increase energy efficiency, reliability and productivity for our industrial, utility and infrastructure customers. ABB has a long history and a rich heritage of technology innovation. ABB and its forerunners, Asea and BBC, not only invented or pioneered many power and automation technologies, but has retained technology and market leadership in many of these areas, often for decades.

Our UK organisation has a number of roles available and we are looking to attract a diverse range of talent. We provide a great career prospects for employees at all levels (from apprentice to experienced professional) with exciting roles and including continuous development opportunities. We have current vacancies in areas including technical sales, site engineering and technical support.

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