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Product Sales Specialist – Drives & Motion Control

Product Sales Specialist – Drives & Motion Control

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Product Sales Specialist – Drives & Motion Control
£50k + £14k OTE
Yorkshire & Northeast

Drives & Motion Control Product Sales Specialist
This is a technical role as part of the overall sales function.

The company is part of an independent family-owned business with global market leadership (44,500 people, an annual turnover of 21.6 billion euros) in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services.
You’ll be joining a growing organisation in the UK of over 250 associates at one of the UK’s leading distributors of industrial automation and control products.
They encourage development and progression both within individuals and in the business by constantly moving forward and are open to acquisitions that help to strengthen their skills and offerings to also provide the best for their customers and our associates.

Working in the Drives & Motion Control Product Sales Specialist (PSS) team means providing technical knowledge, advice and pre-sales support to external customers for both new business and existing accounts.
We are looking for someone with experience and prior knowledge and passion for selling Drives & Motion Control products as well as specific third-party products that complement the overall offering. The candidate will have a broad interest in engineering and will also be prepared to embrace new and innovative products and talk about them to our customers.

  • Responsibility for the profitable growth of the Drives & Motion Control business in the relevant geographical area.
  • To be instrumental in finding and converting new business development opportunities and priority target accounts.
  • To offer technical training, advice and assistance to internal and external personnel.
  • Attend joint customer visits with Account Managers, Sales Managers, Technology Partner Account Managers and other external sales teams.
  • Communicate and interface with Service Centres and other departments on technical and commercial issues and portray a professional image at all times.
  • Take charge of your personal development and contribute to the evaluation of performance in line with core competencies and learning and development framework.
  • Responsibility for delivering relevant workshops to our customer base within their geographic area.


  • HNC/HND or higher in electrical or mechanical engineering (or equivalent engineering qualification) is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the application and selection of Drives & Motion Control technology is required.
  • It is desirable (but not essential) that the role holder has experience in industrial field sales.
  • The successful applicant will have the ability to provide effective technical solutions, solve problems and endeavour to provide continuous benefits for both the customer and the company.
  • Thriving from personal interaction, problem solving, creating, and maintaining relationships as well as making a good impression both personally and for the organisation.
  • The ability to form friendly and trusting relationships will play an important part of the role.


  • Competitive Salary – range £48k to £50k basic + £14k on target earnings
  • Commencing with 25 days holiday a year, increasing with length of service up to 30 days, with the option to flex up/down 5 days.
  • Long Service Awards (gifts and one-off holiday awards of up to 5 days extra in anniversary year)
  • Membership to a health and wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Life Assurance of 2 times salary
  • Membership to a group personal pension plan with employer contributions set at 5%
  • Discretionary on the spot and value-based awards
  • LinkedIn Learning Licence
  • Paid time off for our Volunteering scheme 
  • Associate Discounts Portal
  • Payroll Giving options with Company Contributions
  • Access to salary sacrifice Cycle Scheme
  • Wellbeing support including App, Hub and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (Unum)
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Long Service Awards
  • Workplace giving

The client are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion across the whole organisation, a place where we can all be ourselves. They are committed to providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees and will not discriminate based on a person’s race, colour, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, source of income, parental status, or any other protected status and we will strive to build a culture that values meritocracy, openness, fairness, and transparency.

Apply now if you have the skills and experience and you are ready to make a difference.

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£50k + £14k OTE, Annually