Sales Manager – Food Packaging Machinery

Sales Manager / Sales Engineer / Business Development Manager / Field Sales – Food Packaging Machinery – UK WIDE

I’m recruiting a Sales Manager to join a leading supplier of capital equipment. This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive individual with experience selling capital equipment / machinery into the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, FMCG, packaging or similar industries. This will be a challenging field-based new business development role, but offers great financial incentives and the opportunity to lead a sales team in the future.

Previous experience may have been in a field-based sales role, or may have come in a customer-facing engineering environment. Previous job titles may have included Sales Manager, Sales Engineer, Business Development Manager, Account Manager, Applications Engineer or similar.

The Role

  • Implement sales strategies to sell new and existing products within the portfolio to new and existing customers.
  • Visiting customer sites
  • Continually conduct market analysis.
  • Prepare monthly, Quarterly and yearly sales forecast.
  • Working in conjunction with UK Sales Team, you will prepare a business plan for future growth.


  • Previous sales experience in FMCG, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Packaging machinery industry is highly advantageous
  • A strong technical skill-set and a genuine interest in a sales career could compensate for lack of previous experience in a similar position
  • Able to travel within UK and overseas when required

Benefits Package

  • Base Salary £60,000-£70,000
  • Uncapped OTE £100,000+
  • Car, laptop and phone allowance

WR Engineering are the #1 recruitment partner for engineering, manufacturing & technical sales jobs. We recruit for permanent and contract jobs UK wide.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Birmingham
Job titleSales Manager – Food Packaging Machinery
Salary £50000 - £70000
Consultant James Porteous
Consultant Phone 023 9400 4726
Consultant Email
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