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Sales Manager Ireland - Packaging

  • Belfast / Ulster / Ulster IE Counties
  • £30000 - 40000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/01/2017
  • Jason Corr
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Manufacturing Sales Manager for all Ireland Contact Jason Corr on 02890 558 001 Send cv's to corrj@diamondrg.com


Diamond Recruitment Group is currently seeking a Manufacturing Sales Manager for our client whom is based in Belfast, but you will cover customers all over Ireland.


This is a permanent job and our client is a leading packaging manufacturing company.  They are financially secure and have built up a strong network of customers across all of Ireland in the Food, Drink and Manufacturing sectors.  You will be tasked with managing an existing pool of customers whom purchase custom packaging but also will sourcing new customers to increase market share. This job will cover all of Ireland and will require you to meet regularly with customers to understand their business needs and future production plans.


The Job

  • You will look after a wide range of customers and gradually grow the customer base on profitable margins.  These customers buy flexible film products made in the head office, products are used in a wide range of Food and Drink sectors.
  • You will also sell a wide range of other related products such as pallet wrap, tape and strapping.
  • Your existing customer base is well established, from small concerns up to large multi-nationals across all of Ireland. This job will require travelling with at least 3 nights away from home a month while meeting clients in regions such as Galway, Cork or Kilkenny etc.
  • You will make yourself a trusted partner to customers supply chain, ensuring they can rely on you to ensure high quality products are delivered on time to meet manufacturing plans.
  • Day to day Account Management of customers and provide a vital link between customers and head office to relay any issues relating to – forecasting stock levels, quality issues, competitor pricing, helping with bespoke enquiries and helping to train merchandising sales staff on industry products and pricing.


You will be a respected brand ambassador for the business as the go to person for all clients when needing any of the 3000+ stocks products.


Essential Criteria:

  • You will be a proven Sales Executive with a flair for delivering excellent customers service and ability to increase the market share and profit margins.
  • Must have excellent people skills, communication skills and ability to engage with people to forge lasting relations.
  • Must have a passion for personal sales touch, where you can manage existing customers and break into to accounts.
  • Experience selling Packaging or any other products into the Food, Drinks or Manufacturing sectors will be a big advantage.  
  • Willingness to travel all over Ireland and able to spend 3+ nights away from home each month to visit remote customers.
  • Commercial awareness of a manufacturing business to include lead time for delivery, changes in manufacturing processes and how to communicate pricing & quality issues.
  • Must have driving licence, excellent communication skills both written and oral and strong presentation skills.


Salary & Benefits

Salary up to £30,000+ depending on skills & experience (will strongly consider higher earners from this sector).

Company Car – VW Passat or Skoda Octavia Estate with Fuel Card for business mileage.

Company bonus annually ranging from £3000 - £5000.

Daily subsistence allowance of £2.00 per day when on the road.

32 days annual leave.

Paid sick days.

Company pension Yr 1 1%/1%,   Yr 2 2%/3%   Yr 3 7%/5%

After 1 years’ service you get access to Life Assurance of 3 x Salary.

Mobile Phone.


All overnight accommodation paid for stay away from home.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Jason Corr at Diamond Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV. 

For further information on this opportunity please contact Jason Corr at Diamond Recruitment on 02890 558 001, however you must send your cv first to allow me to assess your suitability.  



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