Individuals interested in this Sales Manager opportunity must be able to demonstrate experience in selling capital equipment and enjoy working within a busy and varied selling environment. Sales will include a range of standard equipment as well as custom built equipment, so attention to detail in working closely with clients to create bespoke solutions is paramount.
Experience of the vegetable industry, in particular packhouse and processing equipment, will be an advantage. The role will offer exciting opportunities to travel, both in the UK and Internationally. As part of the sales process, building strong relationships with clients in new and existing markets is key, so natural ability and enjoyment in meeting new people through travelling will be essential to this role.

We are currently recruiting a sales manager to join the existing sales team, with a strong focus on helping to drive forward sales and business development in new and existing markets. Your proven sales skills and a natural ability to build and maintain business relationships is essential.The ability to measure buildings, decide technical specifications and interpret drawings is also a large part of the sales role. The position offers interesting and varied work.

Travel throughout the UK, with some International travel, will be an essential part of the role, as well as attending industry exhibitions and shows both i the UK and worldwide. The company is offering a competitive salary/benefits package including a company car and pension scheme. Tong Engineering is a family owned and run business which has been established for over 90 years, offering a friendly working environment and excellent office and service back-up to support this role.

A Sales role at Tong involves:

> UK & International travel, meeting new people and experiencing their cultures. Travel and client areas will depend on the successful applicant. This role will operate from our Spilsby head office base and whilst, travel will not be all the time, willingness to travel and a passion to do so is essential.
> Seeing Tong equipment ‘come to life’ as you use your skills to identify customer requirements and work with them to provide the solutions they need.
> Having the opportunity to provide input into new products and designs.
> Working as part of a dynamic sales team.
> Being responsible for implementing strategic sales plans for your area.
> Be the link of communication between customers and internal teams.
> Measuring buildings and reading technical drawings.
> Attending industry exhibitions and shows in the UK and worldwide

When you work at Tong you get to:

Work for a family business, established for over 90 years, where employees are valued as individuals.
> Play a part in a forward-thinking engineering company that is dedicated to manufacturing custom-built solutions that make a real difference to
our customers.
> Work in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds, with the latest production processes and modern employee facilities.
> Be part of a friendly business environment, working together to manufacture equipment destined for the UK and worldwide.
> Join a company that is committed to building strong relationships with customers, suppliers, business partners and employees.
> A permanent well-furnished sales office base, with scope for remote working depending on the successful candidate’s location.

What you should bring along:

> Experience in selling capital equipment and sales processes.
> Dedication to personalised customer communications and contact.
> A natural ambition to achieve common goals.
> An independent and goal-oriented way of working, with the ability to plan.
> High level of commitment and dedication to the Tong business and brand.
> A full driving license.
> Language skills would be an advantage but not essential.


> Company pension
> Private Medical
> Fully expensed company car
> Life insurance
> Sick pay
> Competitive Salary

If you are excited about the prospect of working for a dynamic and innovative company and have the required skills and experience, please send your CV and a covering letter to Simon Lee at  We look forward to hearing from you!

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