Technical Sales Manager (Tobacco products)

Sewtec is looking for a new technical sales manager (tobacco products) to work as part of our award-winning bespoke automation solutions team.

Someone constructing a tobacco cigarette

Purpose of the role

Reporting into our Head of Sales, you will be responsible for identifying and developing relationships with new prospective tobacco customers and maximise business opportunities. You will provide customers with standard and optimised standard solutions by drawing upon your experience and technical knowledge, as well as that of your colleagues.

As a member of our innovative team, you will already share our company values of being open, honest and direct. We have worked hard to earn a reputation for the robust reliability of our people and inventive solutions, of which you will be a shining example.

You will maximise profit through the effective sales proposition by ensuring customer expectations are consistently met. You will meet and exceed all individual and team sale objectives by developing concepts and solutions that match our existing and new customer requirements.

For this role, you will need to possess excellent communication skills, the ability to grow and establish key relationships, as well as obtain cooperation from both internal and external stakeholders. Having the ability to negotiate confidently with sound commercial skills combined with the ability to understand market pricing is essential.

You will have a fine eye for detail, keeping accurate records of all target accounts, opportunities and quotes. Ensuring financial controls are established in line with budgetary requirements will also be part of your remit.

The ideal candidate will possess a great understanding of precision engineering principles and bespoke automation solutions, as well as being confident in all technical aspects of mechanical engineering. You will be AutoCAD competent with an understanding of complex technical knowledge and have experience working within a multi-skilled environment.

Applicants should be HNC qualified in a relevant electrical or mechanical engineering discipline and have significant sales, project management and engineering experience.

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If you think you have the skills and experience to join our dynamic, innovative team, please send your CV to