Our Client is a fast growing multi sector speciality distributor of raw materials to the UK Manufacturing Industry They are now seeking a Technical Sales Specialist ? Food Ingredients & Flavours for their Food Division. This position will be home based and location within the UK is flexible. The geographical territory is the UK and Ireland .This position is a full-time permanent role and will report to the Division Manager. Our Client will also welcome candidates who have a strong desire to move out of the laboratory into a commercial position Key Responsibilities Achieve quarterly and annual sales budgets for a range of defined food ingredients, flavours and technical products at defined prices. Achieve beneficial customer relationships by making frequent customer and prospect visits and achieving service levels that demonstrate the Division values Add sales information to Customer Relationship Management software Develop key markets through defined strategies Qualifications and Experience Educated to BSc level or equivalent in a relevant technical / scientific discipline or equivalent industrial experience Seasoned technical salesperson conversant in and knowledgeable of the UK food ingredients and / or flavours market OR our Client will also welcome candidates who have a strong desire to move out of the laboratory into a commercial position Experienced and known to UK companies and customers Excellent communicator at all levels Able to fulfil customer purchasing requirement Determination, energy, tenacity, enthusiasm, loyalty Proactive Adherence to processes and procedures and using a CRM Growth mindset Experience of launching products ? understanding the challenges Experience of taking suppliers onboard from zero and building a sustainable business Strategic thinking In return, our Client is offering a package including a competitive basic salary OF £35,000 - £45,000 per annum basic (salary is negotiable and dependent on experience) plus benefits which include an expensed company car, five weeks holiday, pension, healthcare and bonus scheme To apply for the above position, please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.