Head of European OEM Sales / Sales Manager

Job details



– £100000


Other High Technology Manufacturing

Key Benefits

40% bonus + Car (Hybrid / Elec)



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Are you a talented people manager with proven success overseeing and growing a European OEM sales team?

If so, are you ready for a new challenge? This specialist high-precision component manufacturer is searching for a well-rounded divisional sales manager to manage, motivate, and develop a European external sales team. (prior sales leadership experience managing a European OEM sales team is essential).

My client is a global leader in the design, development and production of components for a wide range of applications.

They offer an extensive range of bespoke solutions to meet the high demands of the industry.  They pride themselves on being the premier brand within their market and have built a strong reputation for their innovative and dynamic approach. 

They now seek an experienced Sales Manager (based anywhere in the UK – Midlands or South preferred) to oversee the OEM Sales team within Europe.

  • £85K – £100K Basic Salary (Starting salary dependent on experience)
  • Up to 40% Bonus
  • Company Car (Hybrid / Electric)
  • 8% Pension
  • Medical Insurance
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday + Public Holidays (rising with service)

As the European Sales Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating from a home office with international travel within the European region.
  • Attending my clients’ UK office when required.
  • Managing and supporting a remote team of around 10 direct reports including both internal and external Sales Engineers based across multiple European locations, along with an additional 15 indirect support staff.
  • Recruitment, training, and mentoring of the team.
  • Spending 30-40% of your time supporting the sales team on customer sites.
  • Working with the Global Sales Director in the creation of a sales budget and conducting regular meetings to discuss progress.
  • Conducting weekly meetings with your sales team, providing guidance and support where needed.
  • The expansion into new markets; assisting the growth of divisional turnover by 20% over the next two years.
  • The preparation of an annual sales plan.
  • Ensuring the sales budget is achieved.

You will have a minimum of 8-10 years’ of European sales leadership experience within businesses that sell technical solutions to OEM customers.  These could include but are not limited to mechanical, electrical or electronic components and systems.

A Degree in Business Management or MBA would be highly advantageous, but not essential, as would a technical qualification within areas such as Engineering, Electronics or Mechatronics.

All candidates must possess a commercial mindset and have prior success as a direct salesperson before progressing into Sales leadership roles.

Other essentials include:

  • Full driving license.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Sense of urgency and assertive nature.
  • Hunter mentality.
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Longevity in employment.


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Team Mase.

Job Ref: 148-5660

Head of European OEM Sales / Sales Manager

Location: Based anywhere in the UK (ideally Midlands or South)

Keywords: Sales Manager, Sales Director, Sales Management, Sales Leader, Technical Sales Manager, OEM Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager, European Sales Manager, EMEA Sales Manager, Head of Sales, Business Unit Manager, Divisional Sales Manager, Territory Sales Manager, PLCs, Industrial Automation, IOT, IIOT, Industrial Communication, Measurement, Condition Monitoring, Mechatronics, Engineered Components, Business Development, New Business, Mentoring, Coaching.

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