I specialise in the recruitment of sales professionals across the UK. Serving markets which include engineering, construction, manufacturing and automation and I have a strong network to rely on when assisting organisations to achieve their growth targets. I started his recruitment career in 2014 within the IT sector, progressing to an Independent Head-Hunter before joining Probe in 2019. I have placed salespeople into clients ranging from SME’s to enterprise in the UK, Europe, Russia and the USA.

Rhys McFadyen

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I specialise in the recruitment of sales professionals across the UK. Serving markets which include engineering, construction, manufacturing and automation and I have a strong network to rely on when assisting organisations to achieve their growth targets. I started his recruitment career in 2014 within the IT sector, progressing to an Independent Head-Hunter before joining Probe in 2019. I have placed salespeople into clients ranging from SME’s to enterprise in the UK, Europe, Russia and the USA.

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Field Based Technical Sales Executive to join the UK arm of a global manufacturer who serve the logistics, warehousing and industrial sectors. 

The company have been trading for 50+ years and count household names amongst their bustling client roster. They are looking for a dynamic, technically minded individual to follow up leads and close deals which their strategic partners will deliver for the customer.

The Technical Sales Executive position will suit a technically minded person, with a background in electrical or mechanical engineering, who is looking to move into sales. The Technical Sales Executive role will also suit an experienced salesperson who has electrical/mechanical solutions.

The Technical Sales Executive will receive the following benefits:

  • Salary of £26,000
  • Uncapped Commission (Y1 OTE £35K+)
  • Company Car
  • Pension
  • Healthcare (after qualifying period)
  • Extensive training
  • Progression opportunities 

The Technical Sales Executive will be responsible for the following: 

  • Following up leads for new sales opportunities
  • Demonstrating the benefits of the products and solutions
  • Closing opportunities 
  • Meeting and exceeding targets
  • Travelling to customer sites across the UK

Candidates for the Techncial Sales Executive position will have the following experience and attributes:

  • Background in electrical or mechanical engineering 
  • And/Or several years sales experience in an industrial setting
  • Self-starter and motivated

This is a field based sales role. Candidates will also travel to the company’s HQ in Europe for full training.

Commutable from Birmingham, Nottingham, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Worcester, Cheltenham, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, Leicester, Telford, Kettering, Peterborough

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

We are pleased to be exclusively representing an established manufacturer of capital equipment who are currently seeking an Area Sales Manager.

The company are a European based manufacturer with operations in 10+ countries including the UK with annual turnover in excess of €35m. Their products are used in many different settings including by Civil Engineering Contractors, Construction Contractors, Demolition Contractors, Local Authorities/Municipal, Industrial Cleaning Contractors and more. The product range is highly engineered with equipment ranging in value from £5,000 - £250,000. They are well known in the industries they serve for having high-end products and a highly respected approach to service and maintenance. Due to the nature of the products a highly consultative, solution-led approach is taken to sales, which include capital sales and hire. 

The Area Sales Manager will be rewarded with the following package:

  • Salary of up to £50,000
  • Company Car
  • Extensive on the job training both in the UK and at the client HQ in Europe
  • Funded further education (if you want it)
  • Phone
  • Laptop
  • Home office
  • 30 days holiday + 8 bank holidays

The Area Sales Manager’s responsibilities will include:

  • The sale and hire of capital equipment
  • Driving growth by winning new business within target sectors
  • Providing a consultative, solution-led approach to selling
  • Managing the commercial activity of the branch/showroom which serves the North West 

Area Sales Manager – Required Experience:

  • 5+ years in a business development focused role
  • Strong business development/hunter mindset
  • Record of achieving or exceeding targets
  • Practical/mechanical mindset – you don’t have to be an Engineer but being practical, even just with a hobby, will be a massive advantage in this role 

Area Sales Manager – Beneficial Experience:

  • Experience selling capital equipment 
  • Experience of either working or selling into any of the following industries: Industrial Cleaning, Anti-Corrosion, Demolition, Civil Engineering, Local Authority/Municipal, Concrete Renovation, Abrasive Blasting, Facilities Management 

The Area Sales Manager role will be based out of the client site in the North West of Manchester and candidates will ideally be based within 30 miles, or be willing to relocate. 

Commutable from Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington, Knutsford, Congleton, Buxton, Rochdale, Oldham, Blackburn, Preston, Crewe, Wigan, Leyland, Bolton, Bury

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

EXPORT SALES ORDER PROCESSOR

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Export Sales Order Processor to join an expanding manufacturing business located in the heart of Warwickshire. 

Hours & Benefits:

  • £24,000
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Full Training
  • Opportunity to join a growing business on the up.

Located in Royal Leamington Spa, this company manufacture and supply a range of products to various segments of the construction and building supplies industries. 

The Expoprt Sales Order Processor role would suit either an experienced Expport Sales Order Processor or a recent graduate with 6+ months experience in a commercial setting. 

Immediate start available. 

Responsibilities of the Export Sales Order Processor include:

  • Processing sales orders for UK customers
  • Coordinating the production and despatch samples for customers
  • Raising work orders
  • Coordinating with various departments including sales and production 

If you have the following attributes and experience then why not apply for this Export Sales Order Processor role:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar Export Sales Order Processing role or a recent graduate with 6+ months of experience in a commercial setting
  • Good customer service skills
  • Reliable 
  • Driven
  • Team player
  • Driving license

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity.

Commutable from Royal Leamington Spa, Coventry, Warwick, Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Rugby, Daventry, Banbury, Redditch

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

SALES ORDER PROCESSOR

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sales Order Processor to join an expanding manufacturing business located in the heart of Warwickshire. 

Hours & Benefits:

  • £24,000
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Full Training
  • Opportunity to join a growing business on the up.

Located in Royal Leamington Spa, this company manufacture and supply a range of products to various segments of the construction and building supplies industries. 

The Sales Order Processor role would suit either an experienced Sales Order Processor or a recent graduate with 6+ months experience in a commercial setting. 

Immediate start available. 

Responsibilities of the Sales Order Processor include:

  • Processing sales orders for UK customers
  • Coordinating the production and despatch samples for customers
  • Raising work orders
  • Coordinating with various departments including sales and production 

If you have the following attributes and experience then why not apply for this Sales Order Processor role:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar Sales Order Processing role or a recent graduate with 6+ months of experience in a commercial setting
  • Good customer service skills
  • Reliable 
  • Driven
  • Team player
  • Driving license

Submit your CV now to be considered for this fantastic opportunity.

Commutable from Royal Leamington Spa, Coventry, Warwick, Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Rugby, Daventry, Banbury, Redditch

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

Probe are pleased to be working with an industry leading fabricator of industrial equipment who are seeking a Sales Engineer to join their team. The company are experts in their field and work with some of the largest names in motorsport, automotive, aerospace and steel. 

The company has several business units which offer different solutions but, generally speaking, they design, manufacture and supply equipment and materials which can be used in extreme conditions, predominantly for use at extreme temperatures. 

Rather than bombard you with KPI’s, the Sales Manager prefers a long-term, consultative approach with relationships at the heart of everything they do. Whilst there will be some targets the company values long term success over quick wins.

If you have a technical sales background within an engineering discipline, then read on as this Sales Engineer opportunity may be for you.

BENEFITS:

  • Fully expensed company car or car allowance
  • 28 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (36 days in total!)
  • Flexible working between home and office
  • Flexitime
  • Vastly experienced team and line manager
  • Relaxed working environment

DUTIES:

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Forging and maintaining relationships with customers who will stand the test of time 
  • Advising potential and current customers on the full product and solution range
  • Liaising internally with subject matter experts to ensure the best solution is put forward
  • Maintaining good record keeping
  • Achieving group and individual goals

REQUIREMENTS:

Sales Engineers will have some or all of the following experience:

  • Several years of experience within a technical sales role in an engineering discipline 
  • Experience in a sales role focused on welding, fabrication or furnace equipment
  • Personable and driven personality
  • Willingness to travel across the UK to meet customers
  • Live within a commutable distance of either Dudley 

The Sales Engineer will be offered flexible working but must live within commutable distance of either Dudley or Nottingham.

Commutable from Stourbridge, Brierly Hill, Halesowen, Smethwick, Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough, Grantham, Newark-on-Trent, Mansfield, Ilkeston

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994