Technical Sales Specialist - Screens - Prostaff Recruitment, East Rand

  • East Rand
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Engineering, Mining, Sales
  • Posted by Prostaff Recruitment on Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Reference: PE000270/JL
  • Apply before Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 28 Days left
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Vacancy Details

Employer: Prostaff Recruitment
A well-established leading comminution, separation and sorting technology provider to the mining and metallurgical plant operations, chemical and industrial industries, as well as pulp and paper industries, requires the above to direct the sales, sales pipeline and process development of process solutions in the mining and mineral processing market as well as expand the customer base in the market

Minimum requirements for the role:



  • A degree or diploma in a suitably technical discipline is essential.

  • Previous sales and marketing experience within the mining and minerals processing industry.

  • Must have a demonstrated understanding of complex screening applications in terms of process and mechanical applications.

  • Must have advanced budgeting skills.

  • Must have a technical aptitude.

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be meticulous.

  • A valid passport and driver’s licence are essential.

  • Computer literacy is essential with good working knowledge of Microsoft packages.

  • E-mail CVs to jeff@prostaff.co.za


The successful candidate will be responsible for:



  • Maintaining the maximum number of high probability prospects and developing a robust sales pipeline in screens.

  • Conferring with existing and potential customers, industry bodies and other relevant individuals and organizations to identify needs and match them to the company’s capabilities.

  • Managing opportunities for equipment from the initial concept, through to the successful order and installation.

  • Generating new prospects through marketing, presentations and networking activity.

  • Developing and matching equipment and process technologies to provide value adding solutions.

  • Handling customer relationships and prospect management, which includes updating and the use of prospect management tools and customer visits.

  • Creating and conducting marketing and proposal presentations.

  • Handling equipment selection and sizing as well as determining the scope of supply.

  • Handling costing, determining margins, preparing pricing and pricing schedules.

  • Providing timely, accurate, competitive proposals on all enquiries, while striving to maintain optimum profit margins.

  • Maintaining accurate records of all internal and external correspondence, pricings, offers and activity reports.

  • Effectively handing over capital equipment orders to Project Management.

  • Maintaining detailed knowledge of the company’s products and services.

  • Maintaining and improving sales, market and competitor knowledge.

  • Ensuring that all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes are communicated and implemented within the team.

  • Controlling expenses to meet budget guidelines.

  • Resolving customer complaints regarding capital equipment sales.

  • Submitting the weekly and monthly activity reports to the department manager.

  • Accurately updating the prospect list on a weekly basis.

  • Facilitating test work and liaising with the Engineering Department on client requirements and test results.

  • Providing test results with alternative solutions to customers as necessary.

  • E-mail CVs to jeff@prostaff.co.za


Salary package, including benefits, are highly negotiable depending on experience gained.


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About Prostaff Recruitment

Established in 1992, the Prostaff Holdings Group is entrusted by many successful companies and skilled candidates to provide complete recruitment solutions and highly effective human resource services specialising within the areas of Scientific, Food and Personal Care, Medical / Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Mining, Civil and Building, FMCG, Financial and Management.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to exceed client expectations by offering specialised recruitment and human resources services that will identify and promote the full potential of suitable candidates for long term careers with client companies. Our philosophy is straight forward: We are in the business of building long-term relationships with our clients and candidates. Our in-depth knowledge and years of experience within our industries of speciality enable us to provide the best service to both clients and candidates.

Prostaff is a member of APSO , the Personnel Recruitment governing body and we are passionately committed to and believe in its credo - “Honesty and Integrity”.