Sales Representative

15 Mar 2017
14 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

£18,000 - £25,000 basic + Commission

Job Title: Sales Representative / International Sales Representative / Export Sales Executive / Global Sales Officer

Job Summary:

Do you want to work for a Global Manufacturing company where you will get recognized for your hard work and commitment? Then look no further, Powerlink (UK) is currently recruiting for a Sales Representative to become part of our diversified team. Powerlink (UK) is looking for a confident individual who can manage demanding situations with resilience and adapt to changing priorities effectively. You will be a team player who encourages others to achieve their goals and help to create a culture based on quality, honesty, innovation and teamwork.

Job Description:

Responsible to: General Manager

Reports to: Sales Manager / Sales Director

Key Responsibilities:

  • Making research in the assigned market place and developing new accounts and building up the distribution network, through various communication lines, such as, emails, telephone calls, exhibitions, or face-to-face visits

  • Completing the monthly/yearly sales target allocated in the assigned market

  • Keeping up with market trends, products, and service, being aware of current developments within Generator Sets industry

  • Managing the accounts and ensuring the inquiries are handled in a satisfactory way; and advising customers on products, delivery schedules, and making sure orders implemented in the time frame and payment collected on time

  • Providing advice and information to all customers or prospective customers on the products, dealing with customers problems and queries in a timely and professional manner

  • Providing assistance to the Sales Manager/Sales Director and After sales team in handling the after sales service/warranty claims to achieve customer satisfaction

  • Providing assistance to the Sales Manager/Sales Director in establishing strategic marketing plans; providing feedback and information to support market solutions

  • Liaising with after sales and production department on a regular basis, regarding quality, specification, complaints etc

  • Researching, proposing and implementing product improvement and development In accordance with current market features

  • Ability to operate within a diverse working environment, and to travel overseas if required

Person Specification


  • Educational Level: BA/BSc degree

  • A good understanding of engineering and willing to learn

  • At least 2 years demonstrable experience in sales

  • Self-motivated, and able to work under pressure

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Competent with Microsoft Office software and computing skills


  • Bilingual or multilingual skills

  • International trade background in sales/logistics/documentation

  • Undergraduate degree in Marketing or Mechanical Engineering

  • Relevant experience in industry of Generator Sets

  • An understanding of social media tools, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogs and etc

About Powerlink (UK)

Since the establishment of Powerlink (UK) in 2010, the company is committed to manufacturing, sales and services of generator sets, lighting towers, screw air compressors for more than ten years. The main products are diesel generator sets, gasoline generators, gas-turbine generator sets and support equipment such as ATS and parallel devices. In addition the creation of products such as portable screw air compressors, motor driven compressors and their support equipment.

Benefits of working for Powerlink (UK)

  • £18,000 - £25,000 per annum + Commission

  • Annual Performance Assessment Bonus

  • Strong career progression

  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

  • Free on-site parking, with an ideal location between York and Leeds.

  • Annual social function

  • Diverse cultural working environment