General Sales Manager - Technical Textiles

  • Job Reference: AW4242
  • Date Posted: 17 December 2018
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: North West
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive salary
  • Sector: Sales, Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email:

Job Description

Our client is a leading British technical textiles manufacturer covering many industries and providing high performance textiles and materials. They now have a rare opportunity for a General Sales Manager with strong technical understanding to join their business.  

General Sales Manager - The Role: 

  • An Integral key member of the senior management team who will report to the Managing Director and assist in setting and delivering the commercial strategy.
  • Responsibility and accountability for KPI performance with the principal focus on profitability and sales performance of existing customers and new business development opportunities. 
  • Liaise with external agencies and suppliers and the internal team, as required, in support of customer requirement and satisfaction. 
  • Day to day management of the sales administration team, to include setting targets and goals 
  • Work with the Technical / Design team to ensure appropriate product offer for current and future customers 
  • Manage budgetary process and control, and support the finance team in managing customer debt 

General Sales Manager - The Candidate:

  • A minimum of 5 years successful sales management/director level experience with a background in either medical, healthcare or technical textiles, as well as Distributor sales channels
  • Experience of implementing and driving forwards a sales/commercial strategy
  • Ability to build excellent relationships both internally and externally.
  • Results focused individual  - self motivated and hungry for success 
  • A proven man manager who can get the best out of their team, a mentor. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise, delegate and manage effectively. 
  • IT literate

General Sales Manager - The Package: 

  • Dependant on experience. 

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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