Export Sales Manager - Full Time - LeedsUnited Kingdom


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Fantastic opportunity to join our EMEA sales department within the Flow Equipment division at Sulzer based in the UK, as our export Sales Manager, you will have overall coordination, functional management, and leadership of all the sales activity needs. You will play fundamental part in helping us achieve the business plans and strategies so we can continue to drive the business to the next level.
In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Contribute to the development of the mid-range plan and support the establishment of both annual and monthly sales budgets and objectives
  • Have Responsibility for coordinating the specific objectives of the Sales Plan with regards to the assigned functional area, liaising with relevant departments, specifically with Advance Procurement and Estimating to develop the bidding strategy for each project
  • Establishment of both market and target customer strategies for the Company
  • Ensure that effective client contact, relationship building, and management processes are in place (including acting on feedback from Customer Satisfaction Surveys) 
  • Maintain knowledge of the market and industry trends, competitors, and leading customer strategies, especially with international business

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Advantageous a good overall knowledge of Pumping Equipment or at least rotating machinery with a background in Oil & Gas, power, or the water industry.
  • Experience in formulating and implementing sales strategy
  • Knowledge of export sales • Experience in managing large and complex Projects
  • Financial/budget management
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • A self-starter with strong communication and Influencing skills
  • Flexibility to travel internationally

Your benefits: 

  • We offer excellent opportunities to develop, along with a competitive salary and a Personal bonus scheme
  • Company car/ allowance
  • Private Health care 
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment, and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards


Location: This is a home-based role with international travel expected.


No visa or work permit support can be provided for this role.


Sulzer is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce.

83% of our employees recommend Sulzer as a good place to work and we are proud to be recognized as a Top Employer 2022 in Switzerland. So come and join our story, starting today!

About us

Sulzer is a global leader in fluid engineering. We specialize in pumping, agitation, mixing, separation and application technologies for fluids of all types. Our customers benefit from our commitment to innovation, performance and quality and from our responsive network of 180 world-class production facilities and service centers across the globe. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2020, our 15’000 employees delivered revenues of CHF 3.3 billion. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN). www.sulzer.com

As one of the awarded World’s Best Employers, we are proud to be among the Top 25 engineering companies worldwide and rank nr. 8 in Switzerland. Our position reflects our commitment to create a work environment where everyone is empowered to make a real impact.

Flow Equipment

The Flow Equipment division specializes in pumping solutions specifically engineered for the processes of our customers. We provide pumps, agitators, compressors, grinders and screens developed through intensive research and development in fluid dynamics and advanced materials. We are a market leader in pumping solutions for water, oil and gas, power, chemicals and most industrial segments.

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