Technical Sales Executive
Well established Australian Organisation
Excellent career progression opportunity
About Our Client
My client is an Australian agribusiness based in Sydney, who specialise in the production of food and industrial products: bakery and flour premixes, gluten, syrups, starch, ethanol, sugar, stock feed, beef and lamb, canola oil.
The organisation has recently increased its production and is looking to increase the volume of both domestic and export starch sales to the ANZ and Asian markets targeting paper, packaging, and fermentation industries (incl. MSG) across the regions.
During this period of increased production and growth the business is looking to appoint a Technical Sales Executive to assist in increasing domestic and export sales through a range of new and existing channels.
As the Technical Sales Executive you will be a key supporting member of the sales team and will aim to assist with capitalising on all relationships, ultimately increasing sales across a broad sector of clients. The role is a client facing position and will involve travel both locally, interstate and internationally through the APAC region The position will have a travel requirement of approximately 1 week per month, however this will vary based on client needs and market opportunities .
Key industry verticals that the team target include the manufacturing of paper, corrugated cardboard and plasterboard, and the fermentation industry for MSG. Your role will be to work with the sales and technical team to target those markets and ensure volume sales of product.
You will be required to have a high level of internal stakeholder interaction, with close correspondence across numerous departments including sales, R&D, production and dispatch. The Group is the largest exporter of product from Port Botany and working closely with the supply chain group is crucial to the fulfilment of sales orders across the region.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be required to have a combination of the following;
- A strong technical aptitude.
- Hands-on approach, ideally with experience working in a manufacturing plant or laboratory.
- Highly astute in laboratory and field work.
- A strong knowledge in the raw materials or chemical industries, working for manufacturers who export large quantities of product overseas.
- Comfortable working in a family-owned business environment where strict KPI management and rigid reporting is secondary to an entrepreneurial spirit and results centric approach
What's on Offer
Located in Sydney's Inner West the successful Technical Sales Executive will earn the opportunity to take on an exciting role focusing on some of the regions fastest growing markets. You will be well rewarded with a strong base salary, superannuation, and competitive vehicle allowance.