Sales Executive

Line Up Aviation
East Grinstead
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 29 years. We work with some of the industry’s best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.

Role: Sales Executive
Salary: £20,000 -£25,000 pa (depending on experience)

Location: Based near East Grinstead MUST BE ABLE TO DRIVE DUE TO LOCATION

Hours: Between the hours of 8:30am- 5:30pm


My Client are a well known Aviation Components company based in East Grinstead, they’re now looking for an experienced component Sales Executive to join them on a permanent contract.


Develop business relationships with customers in order to maximise trading opportunities, growth in income. To assist in the sales of aircraft component inventory by means of exchange, loan and sale. To account manage customer accounts ensuring on time delivery and high service level.


  • Assist in development of the Sales team in line with business growth
  • Trade the company’s inventory by means of exchange, loan & sale
  • Purchase for specific customer requirements
  • Broker sales by means of purchase or exchange
  • Quote customers and follow up quote/sales opportunities
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers
  • Maximise all sales opportunities
  • Develop the companies /Customer relationships and business opportunities with customers
  • Deliver high quality customer service and response
  • Manage Customer Accounts and provide customer single point of contact for the companies
  • Maximise revenue/profit and minimise cost
  • Understand component conditions, certification and airworthiness regulations
  • Understand IPC’s, alternative part numbers and aircraft effectively
  • Coordinate with internal departments to ensure on time delivery to the customer
  • Understand and adhere to Export Control regulations where relevant
  • Maintain up to date market knowledge
  • Assist management and undertake projects as requested
  • Undertake other duties as maybe required


  • Preferred background in aviation components trading
  • Comprehensive knowledge of aircraft spares preferred
  • Sales and customer support experience with the ability to deliver high level of customer service
  • Numerate and accurate, with a high attention to detail
  • computer literate, highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with some experience of Quantum and web based Aircraft parts databases
  • Self-motivated and flexible with the ability to succeed in a busy environment
  • Excellent command of the English Language
  • Good negotiation, organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads
  • Good problem solving ability with ability to use initiative and common sense

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Donna Bettiss at Line Up Aviation

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