Due to retirement we are currently looking to fill the following position to further expand and strengthen our activities in the UK market.

Technical Sales Manager – Offset Printing Blankets

Sales area North (covering North England and Scotland)

Our Profile:

We are a leading international manufacturer of offset printing blankets with worldwide production sites and sales offices. Our European sales offices and blanket converting facilities are located in Düsseldorf, Paris, Barcelona and Leeds. Our customers benefit from our consistently high product quality, customer-oriented service and first-class technical support.

We expect that you will possess:

• A comprehensive technical background in printing technology
• Several years’ experience as part of a successful field sales force within the Graphic Arts industry
• A high level of motivation and commitment
• Good communication skills and high attention to detail
• The ability to work Independently and as part of a small, knowledgeable and well-motivated sales team
• The necessary skills for a customer facing role

Responsibilities will include:

• Achieving agreed sales targets within the sales area
• The development of new business at new and existing customers
• Provide first class technical and commercial support for our existing customers
• Effective stock management at specified key accounts
• Provide technical support during product tests and as part of product launches
• Weekly reporting on planned/actual activities via our CRM system
• Carrying out market and competition analysis

In return we offer:

• An attractive salary along with a performance-based bonus scheme
• A company car, phone and laptop
• Fully funded private health insurance and enrollment in the company pension scheme
• Independent working as part of a dynamic team able to make quick decisions
• The security and stability offered by being part of a renowned Japanese family business

If you are interested in becoming part of an internationally successful company with good prospects for the future, then please email your application along with your current C.V. stating your salary requirements and availability to: