Technical Sales Advisor

West Midlands
Recycling and Resource
£24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + + Financial Incentives + Benefits
04-08-2022 03:02 PM

Technical Sales Advisor
Hazardous Waste
Hybrid Working
Up to £30,000 + Company Benefits

Astute are partnered with a leading recycling and waste management business in the UK, who are looking for a Technical Sales Advisor to join their Hazardous Waste Sales Team in nurturing and developing new incoming sales opportunities whilst proving sound technical advice.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Technical Sales Manager, as a Technical Sales Advisor, you will be responsible for:

  • Answering incoming calls and emails from prospective and existing clients whilst providing technical sales advice off the back of process bulk and packages customer enquiries.
  • Arranging the hazpack chemist visit and ensuring that the collection of samples and lab results are provided back to the client and uploaded to the system within an agreed timeframe.
  • Obtaining all technical information and providing a technical sales quote to the client
  • Working alongside the companies depot and company suppliers to ensure the best value options are provided to the clients for their hazardous waste requirements.
  • Offering first class hazardous waste advice to clients as well as providing a fantastic level of customer service.
  • Ensuring that personal KPI's and targets are met
  • Liaising with external stakeholders, account managers and suppliers to ensure a smooth process across the board.

This role will be predominantly based from home, however there is the option to work from an office in various locations around the UK - please only apply if this is suitable.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A relevant qualification in a chemistry is essential
  • Experience of working within hazardous waste
  • Knowledge of the waste industry would be ideal
  • Strong sales advisory background
  • Experience of negotiating sales and managing the sales process
  • The ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • A full UK driving licence is required for this role.

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • A salary of up to £30,000
  • Financial incentives
  • Development and progression opportunities
  • Pension & great holiday allowance
  • Retail and leisure discount scheme
  • Access to all company benefits

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 217 and ask to speak to Sam McSheaffrey who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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