Metallurgist with Sales Experience
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Advertised By:Agency
Job Type:Full-Time
Employment Equity:Non EE/AA

A company in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg is looking for a Metallurgist with sales experience to be their Account Manager for Industrial Quality Solutions - Material Science

Job Description:

To secure and expand profitable business within the South African Industrial Microscopy and Metrology market segments, as defined by the Industrial Measurement Technology / Microscopy Segment Managers, and the sale of divisional products in general and those selected for special promotion in particular.


· Grade 12

· Degree/Diploma in Metallurgy/Production/Science related field.

· 2 – 3 years sales experience preferably with equipment used in the mineralogy/extractive metallurgical laboratories field or 2-3 years work experience in the engineering field preferably in quality control and inspection within the production environment

· Valid driver’s license

· Ability to travel extensively in South Africa plus overseas for training (3 weeks)

· Hours: normal working hours and occasionally work week-ends / evenings


Optical Light Microscopes, Digital Microscopes, Computer Based Imaging Systems, Optotech O-Inspect and XRM portfolio

Summary- duties/responsibilities:

· Contact and establish relationships with new and existing customers

· Participation in congresses, conferences;

· Arranging and performing demonstrations, presentations, equipment; installations and customer training

· Administrative work required: quote preparation, order processing, weekly time schedules, prospect reports and market analysis

· Develop the company’s market by visiting clients to promote and sell products and services the company offers and manage the daily product activities

· Meet sales targets

Critical Skills:

· Selling and marketing of products

· Record scheduling & analysing information

· Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

· Good organizational skills

· Ability to prioritize and multi-task

· Accuracy

· Work well under pressure, work unsupervised, team player

· Language: excellent command of the English language (written and oral)

· Attention to detail, concern for excellence, initiative, professional

· Computer literacy - MS Word /Excel /PowerPoint/Outlook,

Salary is negotiable depending on experience

Other benefits:

Medical Aid Contribution, Car Allowance, Petrol Card, Cell Phone, Laptop, target based commission

Please send your CV in MS Word, stating current salary and availability

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