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Top rates of pay. A global company. UK's premier brand of construction equipment.


Location: Scotland, Scotland
Cover Letter: Required
Posted: 6th January 2020

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe and is responsible for the supply of mini, medium, large and wheeled excavators; wheel loaders, rigid dump trucks, parts and servicing to the UK and Irish construction industry, from our ten depots nationwide and appointed sub-dealer in Ireland.

Hitachi produces the widest range of hydraulic excavators in the world and are renowned for their high quality, advanced technology and unrivalled reliability.

Formed more than 30 years ago, Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) is a leading name in the construction equipment market, and has been rewarded with the title of ‘UK’s number one excavator supplier’.

Here at HCMUK, people are the heart of our business, and we recognise human value in the creation of pleasant workplaces, where employees can thrive and display their abilities, whilst ensuring their safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of our culture.


Position: Sales Executive

Location: Scotland


Duties will include:

  • Responsible for promoting and selling the full Hitachi range of construction equipment
  • Create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process
  • Raise customer orders
  • Generate new sales leads through business directories, client referrals etc.
  • Monitor competitive activity
  • Report sales trends
  • Meet sales targets
  • Represent company at exhibitions and events
  • Liaise with the production department and sales administration department


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • GCSE Maths and English (Grade C and above).
  • Demonstrable experience in similar role, minimum of 2 years’ experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to manage change and comply with internal and external business processes.
  • Excellent time management skills, be a forward thinker with the capability to plan ahead with strong organisational and planning skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, with the aptitude to think on your feet and resolve issues that may arise.
  • Has a “can do/ will do” attitude.
  • To work safely and efficiently.
  • Keeps people informed of progress on key tasks.
  • Polite and approachable at all times.
  • Open to new ideas and listens to others people’s point of view.
  • Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Analyse own performance and takes steps to improve this.
  • Remains focused when faced with competing demands.
  • Keeps people informed of progress on key tasks.
  • Adapts their communication style to suit their customer/colleague responding to their feedback.
  • Excellent communication and IT skills, being proficient with applications such as MS office.


  • Experience of working in the manufacturing or similar industry.
  • The ability to build rapport quickly with colleagues and customers.
  • Ability to provide assistance and support to colleagues, demonstrating a hands on approach with an aptitude to effectively organise and prioritise workloads.


Closing date for this position is 28th February 2020.  

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please complete our online application form. Please not that if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks then please assume your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful.

We take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in our Company and wish you good luck in your job search.


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