Sales Manager - Sandvik Osprey, South Wales

Job description

Opportunity to join a dynamic business which achieves year on year double digit growth! Recently commissioned a multi- million-pound investment, which has increased capacity by 30%. The company is part of a global industrial group with advanced products and a world-leading market position. The Group has c47,000 employees and representation in 130 countries, with annual sales of c£8 billion. With companies located all over the world, the operation in Neath, South Wales is well-established and continues to enjoy strong demand for its products.

About the Sales Manager position  

As the Sales Manager, you will drive sales growth in all regions with a particular focus on Europe, the Middle East and Africa. You will have a strategic focus on shaping the future growth of the business via sales, product development and the discovery of new product applications. You will prepare budgets for activities including customer visits, key account management, winning new business, conferences and exhibitions. Detailed responsibilities will include: -

Driving the exceeding of sales, margin and return on capital targets.

Managing and continually improving the customer experience.

Compiling budgets and updating sales forecasts.

Carrying out customer visits and producing detailed visit reports.

Developing market share profiles, competitor activity overviews and market intelligence for key product/applications.

Identifying and developing new customers and new product uses.

Working with existing, and developing new, regional agents to grow both new and existing business.

Responding to customer technical inquiries and requests for quotations.

Representing the company at regional and global conferences.

Overseeing the production of digital and print sales/marketing materials.   

Coordinating product and application development activities.

About you and what you will need to be a successful sales manager  

Must have a proven track record within a technical sales management role.

Strong presentation and communication skills

Must be willing to travel on a regular basis, around 25% of the time.

Should ideally be educated to degree level within an engineering or scientific discipline.

Ideally, have experience within the metals sector, a knowledge of thermal management would be especially useful.

Any foreign language skills would be an advantage.

In return, the sales manager will receive a salary of £47,500 – £55,000 depending on experience, a bonus of up to 11%, 7% pension contribution, 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) and a relocation package if appropriate.

PLEASE NOTE: Any direct or third-party applications will be forwarded to Sigma Recruitment Ltd.


£47,500 – £55,000 dependent on experience

Full/Part Time: 
Full Time

Recruiter information

Sandvik Osprey are a world-leading producer of gas atomized metal powders and Controlled Expansion Alloys. The Neath division enjoys year on year double digit growth and has recently benefited from a multi-million-pound investment which increased production capacity by 30%​

How to apply for this post

Please forward applications to Rhys Williams at Sigma Recruitment Ltd: or phone 02920 100790 for an informal chat.

Sigma Recruitment are an award winning, results driven specialist recruitment consultancy based in Cardiff, South Wales. Established in 2005 – Sigma has recruited for some of the largest and most successful manufacturing companies in South Wales and the South West, including large blue-chip organisations and leading global brands. Our experienced consultants have a wealth of recruitment experience in manufacturing sectors including automotive, life science, aerospace, electronics, packaging, FMCG, power generation, plastics and many other manufacturing sectors.