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Uk Sales Manager

Company: AMETEK, Inc.    Location: Leicester

About Us:
Vision Research is a Business Unit in the Materials Analysis Division of AMETEK, Inc. Vision Research manufactures industry leading high-speed digital cameras. Our cameras are primarily sold into industrial, academic, defense and government research facilities. We also have a smaller entertainment oriented camera business. Although not our primary focus, Vision Research has received both an Academy Award and an Emmy for our technical contribution to the entertainment industry. To learn more about Vision Research, Phantom cameras and to get a good idea of the type of images we can collect please go to

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $4.0 billion.

AMETEK has more than 15,000 colleagues at nearly 150 manufacturing locations around the world. Supporting those operations are nearly 100 sales and service locations across the United States and in 30 other countries.

AMETEK´s Corporate Growth Plan is founded on four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Products. Its objectives are double-digit annual percentage growth in earnings per share and a superior return on total capital.

AMETEK consists of two operating groups:
Electronic Instruments - a leader in the design and manufacture of advanced instruments for the aerospace, power, process and industrial markets.
Electromechanical - a differentiated supplier of electrical interconnects, precision motion control solutions, specialty metals, thermal management systems, and floor care and specialty motors.

Job Description

Position Title - UK Sales Manager

Job Overview

The UK Sales Manager will be responsible for the technical sales support of and growth of our world-class Phantom Cameras. This person will be responsible for qualifying sales leads as well as developing them into specific customer growth opportunities. The UK Sales Manager will also build and nurture existing key account relationships towards mutually productive and commercially beneficial partnerships.

Job Responsibilities

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop sales strategies and initiatives for the UK Region to achieve growth, maximize sales revenue and profitability.
  • Manage and nurture key accounts directly to maximize customer satisfaction and future sales opportunities.
  • Effectively demonstration the benefits of Phantom cameras in a variety of applications and end users.
  • Provide input to Product Marketing, Engineering and Operations teams to help direct the development of new products that reflect market trends and customer needs in the region.
  • Provide accurate sales forecasting for budget planning to the Director of Sales, EMEA.
  • Collaborate with our factory marketing team, to propose and help manage key marketing activities in UK Region intended to build the Vision Research’s Phantom Brand.
  • Liaison with customer support and service to ensure thorough knowledge of territory/customers and potential problem issues and opportunities.
  • Positively represent Vision Research and the Phantom brand at all times.

Position Requirements:
Necessary Skills/Requirements

  • B.S. Degree preferably in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar.
  • 5+ years sales experience working in a fast-paced technological environment.
  • Proven sales track record, delivering outstanding results in prior positions in a high-tech product environment
  • Capacity to build creative sales plans and sales initiatives, capable of having a long-term vision of the business.
  • Proven track record in business development, particularly in acquiring new business in large accounts from scratch.
  • Good negotiator with excellent customer relation skills.
  • Good English oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Technical knowledge of digital imaging and/or optical systems would be a plus, but is not a requirement
  • Ability to travel upwards of 50-70%.