Southern Area Sales Manager - Automation Solutions

Posted 5 days ago by Thomas Lee Recruitment

Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
£45,000 - £50,000/annum

Do you have a passion for automation and a knack for building relationships?

This is an exciting career opportunity for a talented Midlands-based Area Sales Manager to join a leading automation solutions provider! In this role, you'll bridge the gap between cutting-edge automation technology and customer needs. You'll develop solutions, manage accounts, and drive sales growth across the Southern territory.


  • Unearth New Opportunities: Identify and pursue new business opportunities within the company's territory, expanding their reach.
  • Grow Existing Accounts: Manage and develop strong relationships with current customers, ensuring their continued success with the company's solutions.
  • Become the Customer's Hero: Provide exceptional technical and engineering support to customers, understanding their needs and proposing winning solutions.
  • Collaboration is Key: Work closely with the company's internal teams (design, assembly, marketing) to deliver optimal solutions for each customer.
  • Liaison and Launchpad: Act as a bridge between customers and engineers, facilitating new business opportunities and product launches.
  • Track and Report: Develop and present reports that track customer progress against goals and performance plans.
  • The Customer Advocate: Work directly with customers to gather project information and ensure successful delivery and implementation.
  • Technical Expertise & Sales Savvy: Demonstrate a deep understanding of automation components, robotics accessories, and complete end-of-arm tooling solutions. Translate this knowledge into effective sales presentations that showcase the value of the company's products and services.

You'll be a great fit if you have:

  • 3-5 years of experience in mechanical, mechatronics, or robotics engineering.
  • Strong technical knowledge of automation components, robotics accessories, and end-of-arm tooling solutions.
  • Proven sales experience with a focus on delivering solutions based on customer needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a knack for organization.
  • Impeccable integrity, influencing skills, and top-notch negotiation abilities.
  • A passion for customer service and the ability to connect with all levels within an organization.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.

Hit apply if you feel you fit the bill, or drop me an email/call - (google me, Mark Hopkins at Thomas Lee recruitment - all comms lead to me) to find out more. 

All applications responded to. 

Right to work in the UK Only. 

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