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Sales Development Executive

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Kloeckner Metals UK (‘KMUK’) is the UK subsidiary of Kloeckner and Co, (Kloeckner) the German listed, market-leading, €6.3bn turnover, 8,600 employee, global steel trading and distribution group based in Duisburg, Germany. Kloeckner consistently invests between 15 million and 20 million Euros per year in digitalization of the metals supply chain.

The UK business, headquartered in Leeds, operates out of 11 principal locations and employs circa 700 staff

We currently have an exciting opportunity at Kloeckner Metals UK in Edinburgh! We are recruiting for a Sales Development Executive who will act as first point of contact for our customer base, delivering the ultimate in business development with new and existing clients.

What does the role involve?

In this exciting and fast – paced role, you will develop and maintain new and existing business sales which will be beneficial and profitable for the Edinburgh branch. You will pro-actively target new & existing customers in a role that will see you collaborating closely with internal teams and our extensive customer base. You will input orders onto our system and maintain our sales records using SAP as well as be responsible for new business development and encouraging customers to utilise our online shop. Candidates will forge strong working relationships with all their key accounts and will manage their expectations around product availability and delivery schedules. The ideal candidate will also have good product knowledge though this is not essential. If successful, you will become a product specialist within your area and will play a key role in growing Kloeckner Metals UK as a business and driving profitability through the correct pricing.

B2B sales experience is essential but above all, candidates need to demonstrate the ability to close a sale and build long standing and profitable business relationships with clients.

Why work for Kloeckner Metals UK ?

Kloeckner Metals are one of the largest stockholder & distributor in its field in the UK and Ireland, and a key member of the larger parent group. We are also one of the leading service centre companies in the European and American markets combined.

We have invested over £15 million in processing equipment over the last few years putting us at the forefront of the metal processing industry.

As well as a competitive salary we also offer an attractive benefits package which include:

  • Contributory Pension
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount cards for shops and restaurants
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Gym & Health Club discounts
  • Holiday Trading
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Lease Cars by Salary Sacrifice
  • Life Assurance
  • Fantastic Learning & Development Opportunities


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