Hulamin vacancies: Technical Sales Representative

Are you a driven sales professional with a technical background? Hulamin, a leader in aluminum manufacturing, is seeking a qualified and experienced Technical Sales Representative to join their Extrusions division in Johannesburg. This role offers a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and contribute to the company’s growth and success.

Key Responsibilities

As a Technical Sales Representative, your core responsibilities will include:

  • Meeting Sales Targets: Ensure that the required sales volumes from new and existing customers are met.
  • Profitability Management: Attain the required margin through price adjustments and product profitability strategies.
  • Customer Support: Provide product, sales, and technical support to customers.
  • Market Coverage: Achieve the necessary targeted call rate to new and existing customers.
  • Debt Resolution: Assist in resolving and clearing outstanding overdue accounts in the debtor’s book.
  • Cross-Functional Liaison: Work with customer services, operations, debtors, and other departments to optimize operational productivity and performance.
  • Project Implementation: Implement projects based on business needs.
  • Administrative Duties: Prepare professional sales reports, respond to customer inquiries, maintain electronic records, implement price adjustments, and update the customer database.
  • Market Reporting: Report on market activity involving customers, competitors, and other stakeholders.
  • Safety: Operate sales tools in a safe and responsible manner.

Required Competencies and Abilities

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following competencies and abilities:

  • Qualifications: An appropriate marketing/commercial diploma qualification; a degree would be advantageous.
  • Sales and Presentation Skills: Strong selling and presentation skills.
  • Technical Background: Ability to read technical drawings, understand processes, and materials.
  • Experience: Approximately 5 years of sales experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Communication Skills: Professional communication and people skills at all organizational levels.
  • Negotiation Skills: Strong negotiation skills with good commercial acumen.
  • Passion for Sales: A passion for selling and generating new business.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: A result-oriented problem solver with proven numeracy and computer literacy (MS Office).
  • Industry Experience: Aluminum technical sales experience will be an added advantage.

Application Process

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for this exciting opportunity by emailing their CV to The closing date for applications is Friday, 18 July 2024.

Commitment to Diversity and Ethics

Hulamin is committed to prioritizing transformation in line with diversity, inclusion, and all legislative requirements in its recruitment and appointment processes. The company does not require or solicit any payments for any recruitment process. If you encounter any requests for such payments, please report (anonymously if you prefer) to the Hulamin Ethics and Fraud Hotline at 080 2255 688.

Important Notes

  • Closing Date: Friday, 18 July 2024.
  • Correspondence: Candidates who do not receive any correspondence within one month after the closing date may assume that their applications were unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest in Hulamin.

Join Hulamin’s team and play a pivotal role in driving sales and delivering technical excellence in the aluminum manufacturing industry. Apply today!

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