External Sales Consultant (Automation) – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #392979BM
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Our client  manufacturers and distributes electronics products

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director. You will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining and improving sales in responsible area.
  • Maintaining detailed knowledge of the company’s products.
  • Creating and conducting marketing proposals and technical presentations.
  • Providing timely, accurate and competitive proposals on all enquiries while striving to maintain optimum profit margin.
  • Identifying customer need and resolving customer inquiries.
  • Generating new prospects through marketing, presentations and networking activity.
  • Preparing costing, determining margin as well as preparing pricing schedules.
  • Conferring with existing and potential customers, industry bodies and other relevant individuals and organisations to identify needs and match these to the company’s capabilities.
  • Running trials in factories with technical support in order to proactively identify solutions and new opportunities to sell specialist instrumentation and services.
  • Compiling proposals and quotes for relevant decision makers.
  • Submitting activity reports to the department manager.




  • Qualification in Electrical / Electronic / Process Engineering or related
  • Formal Sales Training


  • Previous sales experience within the Process Control, Instrumentation, Calibration and Industrial Electronics
  • Technical Project or Maintenance experience
  • Computer literate

Salary / Package

R30,000 to R40,000 CTC pm


  • Car allowance
  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund
  • Production bonuses
  • Cellphone allowance
  • Commission