Area Sales Manager – Hydraulic Valves

Area Sales Manager – Hydraulic Valves Manufacturer

We are seeking an experienced Sales Engineer with a background in the Hydraulics industry to manage a large existing portfolio of clients based in the South of the UK to join our client, an international market leader in the design and manufacture of hydraulic valves and electronic control systems.

The primary objectives are to maintain and develop new business from both existing and potential customers, ensuring high levels of technical support and customer satisfaction.

The position requires regular travel throughout the South / South West region to engage with customers, and design technical solutions tailored to specific applications.


  • Maintain regular contact with existing customers, fostering new business opportunities.
  • Identify and source new business, assessing its potential.
  • Provide technical support and assistance as needed.
  • Respond to customer requests for quotations, technical proposals, support, training, visits, and presentations.
  • Develop key accounts by regularly liaising with contacts on long-term projects.
  • Assist with fault finding on applications or systems.
  • Maintain a high level of technical proficiency through involvement in new projects and continuous learning.
  • Provide technical support to internal staff.
  • Arrange and host customer visits to company premises.


  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems and component functions is essential.
  • Familiarity with proportional valves and electronics is desirable; training can be provided for the right candidate.
  • Relevant sales and fluid power qualifications are advantageous.
  • Experience in either Industrial, Marine, Offshore, Sub Sea, Oil & Gas, Agricultural, and Construction environments is ideal.
  • On-site customer support will be required.


  • Salary: Up to £65,000 basic
  • Company vehicle (new BMW)
  • Employee benefits package
  • Performance bonus up to 10% of annual salary
  • Pension contribution
  • Company laptop, mobile phone

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Location Oxfordshire
Job titleArea Sales Manager – Hydraulic Valves
Salary £60000 - £65000
Consultant Jack Guy
Consultant Phone 02392852317
Consultant Email
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