Vacancy

Sales Manager – Industrial Stretch films

The Company

bpi.stretchfilms, with manufacturing sites at Leominster (Herefordshire), Bridgwater (Somerset) and Widnes (Cheshire) manufactures a broad range of hand and machine industrial stretch films, including the market leading Wrapsmart product range. Due to planned expansion, we need to appoint a successful packaging sales professional to become part of our successful internal and external sales team. Selling both blown and cast film products, you will have responsibility for your own UK wide customer portfolio with 1,000 tes of existing business and you will be challenged to increase this by 50% in ‘year one’ in the role.

Location

Based M62 (Liverpool/Manchester / Leeds)

The Role

Reporting to the Sales Director, you will maximise profitable sales to an established network of existing blue chip end users, smaller industrial users and merchants. The role requires a consultative approach to selling by working closely with customers and testing product on their lines. There will also be a focus on new business development to take advantage of our advanced manufacturing facilities and provide the highest level of technical and customer service. There is also a knowledgeable and experienced marketing department to support these activities.

The Person

It is essential that, coming from a results based packaging background, candidates have a good knowledge of driving sales growth by developing existing customers, identifying new business opportunities and introducing new products to the market. Being commercially astute with a minimum of 2 years’ experience with a packaging merchant / distributor, experience of selling stretchwrap or packaging materials is preferred. With a high level of personal commitment, integrity, and drive, candidates will have a determination to succeed. Extensive product training will be provided.

The Package

  • Competitive salary.
  • 10% bonus potential based on volume and margin improvements
  • Car is typically VW Passat; Volvo V60 / S60; Ford Mondeo or ‘buy out’ option for cash
  • Profit Sharing Scheme
  • Worksave Pension Plan – 5% employer contribution (5% employee)

If you feel you have the right skill set and attributes for this role and is the challenge you are looking for then please contact Craig Mason, Group HR Manager on 07768 143396 or send your CV and covering letter to craigmason@bpipoly.com.