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 growing fire and security company are currently on the lookout for a Fire & Security Installation Engineer to join their team in the Thames Valley area. The company pride themselves on providing best in class security solutions to both private and commercial customers in and around the M4 corridor and West London. 

The Fire & Security Installation Engineer is an integral part of the team and will be rewarded with extensive training/personal development opportunities, a great work/life balance, a company vehicle and uniform. The Fire & Security Installation Engineer will be paid a salary of up to £30,000 with no shift work and predominately Mon-Fri working.

The company are relatively new to the market but have already enjoyed huge success. Orders are constantly increasing which is why the business has a need for an additional Fire & Security Installation Engineer. The business owners have vast experience in the industry and have long standing relationships with various main contractors which brings a lot of work their way.

The business is at a crucial phase of growth and as such this presents an excellent opportunity for an Installation Engineer to join at a great time. 

DUTIES:

  • Installation of a range of systems including but not limited to CCTV, Security/Intruder Alarms, Access Control Systems, Fire Alarms, etc. 
  • Small elements of design work. Plans are produced by the Design Engineer but may need to be altered on site at short notice. These alterations will be the responsibility of the Fire & Security Installation Engineer.
  • Maintaining high levels of customer service and satisfaction
  • Completing installation and upgrade projects in a timely manner whilst maintaining quality standards

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar installation role
  • Exposure to various CCTV, Access Control, Intruder and Fire Alarm systems
  • Competent Engineer capable of independent working
  • Willingness to travel around the Berkshire, Bucks, Surrey, West London areas
  • Full, clean driving license
  • Ability to pass a CRB check

Probe Technical Recruitment, Maintenance, Reliability & Service Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A leading plastics manufacturing business is currently on the look out for a Sales Support and Customer Service Representative to join their team. This is a brand new position which has come about due to an increase in trade over the past 6 months. The role is based at the company’s custom-built facility in Derbyshire.

The company turnover in excess of £18m annually and have saw their order book grow throughout 2020 due to serving a range of industries which are currently performing extremely well including DIY and leisure. 

The company will offer the successful Sales Support & Customer Service Rep a salary of up to £20,000, a discretionary Christmas bonus and growth & progression opportunities.

DUTIES:

  • Manage daily communications with customers
  • Use initiative to effectively manage customer orders
  • Liaise with internal departments to ensure orders remain on track and keep the customer updated throughout
  • Assist the sales team with after sales support
  • Delivering high levels of customer service

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of the manufacturing industry, plastics would be ideal but not essential
  • Customer service skills

Probe Technical Recruitment, Sales Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

A leading plastics manufacturing business is currently on the look out for a Manager to look after their Sales Process and Customer Service Team. The Sales Process and Customer Service Manager will be responsible for leading a team of Sales Process and Customer Service Advisors at their purpose-built location in Derbyshire. 

The company turnover in excess of £18m annually and have saw their order book grow throughout 2020 due to serving a range of industries which are currently performing extremely well including DIY and leisure. 

BENEFITS:

The company will offer the Sales Process & Customer Service Manager a fantastic salary of up to £30,000, a discretionary Christmas bonus, excellent progression opportunities and the opportunity to upskill a team.

DUTIES:

  • Leading a team of three Sales Process & Customer Service Advisors
  • Upskilling and driving the team forward with education around processes and systems
  • Ensuring the team is effectively communicating with customers
  • Ensuring the team is liaising with all internal departments in order to manage orders and keep customers updated
  • Ensuring the customer processes are followed by the team
  • Maintaining good record keeping
  • Produce and provide reports to the sales team and senior leadership team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 5 years’ of experience in a similar Sales Office role
  • Previous experience in a team lead or management role
  • Experience of driving culture change and delivering mentoring would be highly advantageous but is not essential providing you have the skills and personality to effect change
  • Previous experience of working in, and able to demonstrate an understanding of, a manufacturing environment
  • Plastics experience would be beneficial but not essential

Probe Technical Recruitment, Sales Engineering Recruitment Specialists since 1994

 

One of the country’s premier agricultural equipment dealerships is on the look out for an Area Sales Manager to drive sales in the Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire area.

The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for the sale of new and used agricultural capital equipment, from tractors to combines, direct to farmers across the territory. 

In return the company will offer the Area Sales Manager a highly competitive basic salary of up to £35,000 with a very attractive commission scheme. The top performers in this company are earning £65,000. Company Car, Phone, iPad, Laptop & training.

This dealership sells a wide range of premium equipment produced by some of the most well-known agricultural equipment manufacturers. 

Despite most of the business world experiencing a rather turbulent 2020, this company has seen sales and profits grow this year and are recruiting from a position of strength. 

A fantastic training programme is also on offer to ensure the salesforce is well equipped to sell and demonstrate the entire product portfolio.

DUTIES:

  • Selling the entire portfolio of both new and used agricultural capital equipment – tractors, harvesters, balers, telehandlers etc. 
  • Building and maintaining pipeline of opportunities within defined region
  • Meeting and exceeding defined revenue targets and KPI’s
  • Carrying out product demonstrations to customers
  • Attending trade shows

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally the Area Sales Manager will have some experience within both sales and the agricultural industry but applicants outside this may be considered
  • Excellent commercial aptitude 
  • Willingness to succeed
  • Strong work ethic

This role is commutable from Oxford, Aylsbury, Luton, Leigton Buzzard, Bletchley, Milton Keynes, Buckingham, Dunstable, Luton, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Slough, Chesham & Berkhamstead.

Probe Technical Recruitment, Celebrating 26 Years of Sales Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

One of the country’s premier agricultural equipment dealerships is on the look out for an Area Sales Manager to drive sales in the Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire area.

The Area Sales Manager will be responsible for the sale of new and used agricultural capital equipment, from tractors to combines, direct to farmers across the territory. 

In return the company will offer the Area Sales Manager a highly competitive basic salary of up to £35,000 with a very attractive commission scheme. The top performers in this company are earning £65,000. Company Car, Phone, iPad, Laptop & training.

This dealership sells a wide range of premium equipment produced by some of the most well-known agricultural equipment manufacturers. 

Despite most of the business world experiencing a rather turbulent 2020, this company has seen sales and profits grow this year and are recruiting from a position of strength. 

A fantastic training programme is also on offer to ensure the salesforce is well equipped to sell and demonstrate the entire product portfolio.

DUTIES:

  • Selling the entire portfolio of both new and used agricultural capital equipment – tractors, harvesters, balers, telehandlers etc. 
  • Building and maintaining pipeline of opportunities within defined region
  • Meeting and exceeding defined revenue targets and KPI’s
  • Carrying out product demonstrations to customers
  • Attending trade shows

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally the Area Sales Manager will have some experience within both sales and the agricultural industry but applicants outside this may be considered
  • Excellent commercial aptitude 
  • Willingness to succeed
  • Strong work ethic

This role is commutable from Chippenham, Bath, trowbridge, Swindon, Salisbury, Malborough & Andoevr

1994 - 2020, Celebrating 26 Years of Sales Engineering Recruitment Excellence

 

A highly specialised supplier of equipment to the electrical manufacturing and assembly industries are currently seeking a Sales Manager to join their workforce. The company currently employ around 20 and have a very healthy turnover which has been unaffected by the pandemic. They sell individual products and more complex solutions into industries such as Automotive, Defence, Aerospace etc. They are looking for a Sales Manager to support the MD with all aspects of new business acquisition and account development. 

The company already have a very strong order book with a number of well-known OEM’s across multiple verticals and are seeking a Sales Manager to build on this solid foundation.  The Sales Manager will be reporting directly to the MD and will be one of the most senior people in the business.

DUTIES:

  • The Sales Manager will be responsible for acquiring new business across Scotland
  • Providing expert and trusted advice on complex electrical solutions to customers
  • Managing the full sales cycle from lead gen to closing

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3+ Years’ experience in a solution sales role, ideally including electrical systems
  • A background in Engineering, either Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Willingness to travel across Scotland and possibly further for client and supplier meetings
     
 

One of the country’s leading Auction Houses is currently seeking a Sales Manager with experience within the agricultural industry. The company run regular auctions at which they sell various plant equipment and agricultural equipment. The Sales Manager is responsible for sourcing agricultural equipment from the South West region to be sold at auction.

BENEFITS:

The company offer a competitive basic salary, company car, 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays) and an industry leading commission scheme.

DUTIES OF THE SALES MANAGER

  • Acquiring agricultural machinery to be sold at auction
  • Prospecting stockholders to use the services of the auction house
  • Long term account management of new and existing customers

REQUIREMENTS OF THE SALES MANAGER:

  • Extensive network and knowledge of the agricultural industry in the South West
  • 1+ years sales experience
  • Currently residing in, or prepared to relocate, to the South West.
 

An industry leading, agricultural equipment and machinery manufacturer is currently seeking a Sales Executive to grow their business in the North of England and Wales region. The company designs and manufactures a rage of capital equipment for use in the agricultural industry. They pride themselves on quality and consider themselves industry leaders in this respect. The Sales Executive will be establishing a dealer network in the area as well as selling direct to farmers across the region.

In return for your knowledge and success as a Sales Executive you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary of up to £30,000 plus an uncapped commission plan. This company’s top performers are earning in excess of £60,000 with commission. 

Further benefits include a company car, mobile phone, laptop, 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays) and a home office.

DUTIES:

  • Establishing a dealer network across the region
  • Managing customer queries including quotes and requests for demonstrations
  • The Sales Executive will be representing the company at various industry events
  • Maintaining excellent customer relationships
  • Meeting and exceeding financial targets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 1 years’ experience within the agricultural industry, ideally within the territory
  • Some knowledge of machinery/capital equipment sales
  • Willingness to travel across the region on a daily basis
  • Can-do attitude and a desire for success
  • A full UK driving licence
 

A Sales Executive is currently being sought by an established and successful construction company who have expanded into the renewable energy market. The company sell a range of green solutions including Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Solutions, Energy Efficient Lighting, Renewable Energy Solutions and, Energy Efficient Heating Solutions amongst others. They sell into the commercial sector and count large house builders and national retailers amongst their impressive client base. 

The business is seeking a Sales Executive due to sustained growth in the green energy division. The Sales Executive will be responsible for increasing the market share of the company by securing new green solutions business with customers across a range of verticals including house builders, retail, property management, education and general industry.

The Sales Executive role is a brand new position with great opportunity to progress as well as having a strong commission scheme which will allow for real earning potential for high-achievers.

The role will be office based initially with the expectation that it will progress to field/home based once probation has been passed.

DUTIES:

  • Selling the company’s entire portfolio of green energy solutions including EV charge points, Energy Efficient Lighting, Solar Solutions, Renewables Maintenance and more. 
  • Identifying new business opportunities across a multitude of verticals and managing the entire sales cycle to completion.
  • Effective customer service and account management of existing customers, including up-sell opportunities and contract renewals.
  • Working closely with the Senior Leadership Team to produce Marketing Materials.
  • Attending customer sites to meet prospective customers and present the full portfolio of solutions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a new business development role.
  • Exposure to the renewables and/or green energy solutions industry.
  • A desire for success and a tenacious drive for winning.
 

An experienced Business Development Manager from the freight forwarding industry is being sought by a successful, independent Freight Forwarder following a period of continued growth. You could be part of the next exciting chapter in this expanding company’s story. 

The company have built a solid foundation within the EU, Far East and Asian markets and they are now looking to grow their UK business with the addition of an experienced Business Development Manager.  

This is a completely new position reporting directly to the Managing Director with real earning potential. The role will likely be home based 4 days per week but applicants must be prepared to travel to London once per week. 

Please note that candidates MUST have 3+ years of experience in a New Business Development position within the freight forwarding industry. Applications without this experience will not be considered.

DUTIES:

  • The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying winning new freight forwarding opportunities in the UK, Europe and the Far East.
  • Managing own diary and appointments, including attending meetings with prospective and existing customers on a regular basis
  • Regularly meeting and exceeding sales targets

REQUIREMENTS:

  • The Business Development Manager will have at least 3+ years in a new business development position within the freight forwarding industry
  • Demonstrable experience of achieving and meeting monthly/annual sales targets
  • Will have experience of selling freight forwarding solutions via either Road, Sea or Air.