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Sales Executive

Cover Letter: Not Required
Posted: 15th December 2020

To support the continued growth of Hitachi Construction Machinery UK Ltd (HCMUK), we are looking for an experienced Sales Executive to work join our Sales Team covering South Midlands, including post codes: MK, LU, OX, GL, SN, BS & BA. The role is field based and will require travel to all of these areas. The basic hours are 40 per week, although some additional hours can be expected. Your duties will include: 

  • 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 


About You 

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of building and developing a sales portfolio in an emerging territory. We need someone with excellent communication skills who can quickly build rapport with customers and drive sales. You’ll have no problems working under pressure with challenging targets and you’ll be well organised with the ability to think on your feet and efficiently plan your workload. Coupled with this you’ll need to have great attention to detail and be able to adapt quickly in an ever changing work environment. Underpinning the above will be your professional attitude, great time management and your ability to turn leads to sales. Ideally you will also have some past experience of selling plant or construction machinery. 


About Us 

We are wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe and responsible for the supply of excavators; wheel loaders, rigid dump trucks, parts and servicing to the UK and Irish construction industry. Hitachi produces the widest range of hydraulic excavators in the world and are renowned for their high quality, advanced technology and unrivalled reliability. 

Formed almost 50 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’. 

HCMUK forms part of a truly global brand, recognised worldwide and operating in almost every corner of the globe. We are a part of a group made up from more than 850 companies with 320,000 employees and an annual turnover in excess of £69 billion. 


Rewards and Benefits 

Here at HCMUK, the safety and wellbeing of our people is at the forefront of our culture. Through the creation of an engaging, diverse, and enjoyable workplace which is full of opportunities and development, we lift our people so that they can take us to the top. 

The successful candidate can expect a very competitive salary and benefit package, coupled with the knowledge that they are working for a first class employer who is committed to investing in the skills, development and diversity of its people.    

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

If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for and you would like to be considered for this position, please submit your application before the closing date.  Applications received after that date will not be consideredClosing date for applications is 18th December 2020. The Company reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier should we identify a suitable candidate before that date. Please note that if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date 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. 

All applicants must already have the right to live and work in UK, the Company regrets that it cannot accept applications from any individuals without this entitlement. 

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK)