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James Walker is a dynamic global manufacturing organisation that supplies a vast range of high performance fluid sealing products and associated knowledge-based services to virtually every sector of industry.


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About James Walker

James Walker's activities range from research and development, product application, manufacture and supply, to plant monitoring, on-site maintenance and seal refurbishment. An intimate knowledge of the industrial plant and processes used by customers worldwide enables them to solve their fluid sealing problems with best value systems designed to minimise total cost of ownership. 

Their worldwide family of companies has 11 production, engineering, distribution and customer support sites in the UK, and a further 40 spread across Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, SE Asia, South Africa and the USA. At the local level, a close-knit network of James Walker companies and official distributors supplies their products and services to over 100 countries.

Their aim is to be the Global Engineering Company most admired for its PEOPLE, PARTNERSHIPS and PERFORMANCE and to this end each individual with their business is extremely important to the company's future. 

Check out their current opportunity below!
Technical Business Development Manager 
  •  Strategically source, develop and execute a continuous pipeline of new business opportunities
  •  Auckland based (East Tamaki)
  •  Great salary package, benefits, career development & ongoing training offered

About the Role:

Managing the Auckland and Northland region, the purpose of your role is to strategically source, develop and tactically execute a continuous pipeline of new business opportunities, engaging with key stakeholders to win opportunities that will contribute to the long-term growth and profitability of the Company. You will uncover the compelling reasons why customers buy and deliver focused sales and marketing campaigns. An element of Account Managing existing clients in your region is essential but the focus will be to forge new relationships and grow market share.
Skills and Experience:
The role is very much a mix of sales ability and technical knowledge and as such the following experience is required:

  • Solutions sales abilities with a sound understanding and use of sales strategies and methodology
  • Proven track record of winning new business at least 5 years solutions sales experience with local experience and clients.
  • Targeting and actively selling in multi-product, complex solutions environments
  • Experience in addressing technical issues whilst working in a sales environment.
  • Ultimately a sales background from within the valve applications, hydraulic seals or pneumatics industries.
  • Previous experience of working in an engineering and or manufacturing environment
  • Contractual exposure within a sales role with an understanding of terms and conditions
  • Strong evidence of network development and management at all levels.

About the Company:
James Walker is a dynamic global manufacturing organisation that supplies a vast range of high-performance fluid sealing products and associated knowledge-based services to virtually every sector 
Highly developed e-commerce systems and logistics operations give customers the surety of supply they need. James Walker works in partnership with customers at all levels. The long-term contracts they forge with multinational corporations cover the requirements of their plants across many continents.
James Walker is a forward thinking, progressive company. With a sales team across the country, this position is based in East Tamaki and reports into a high performing, dedicated and supportive National Sales Manager who invests in his staff and can help develop your sales career to the next level.
The successful candidate will not only inherit a territory with a large portfolio of multinational clients but also the opportunity for huge growth and development, particularly into the Food and Beverage industry. You will receive an attractive base salary of around $95k, plus a generous yearly commission structure, a fully maintained vehicle, the usual tools of the trade and company credit card for business-related expenses. Career development, ongoing training and the ability to transfer internationally down the track are also on offer.

If this role is of interest, give Christy Hutchinson a call on 027 534 6485 to discuss your suitability. 

Apply now!


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For more information please contact Christy on 027 534 6485 or email christy@oneeighty.co.nz

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