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Sales Manager Tissue

Date: Feb 10, 2019

Location: Middleton, Manchester, UK

Company: Voith Group



For more than 150 years, Voith’s technologies have been inspiring customers, business partners and employees
around the world. Sustainable management is an important part of our history and is always reflected in our thoughts
and actions.


Voith Paper Limited are recruiting within their UK Tissue Sales team for a

Sales Manager Tissue 
Job ID59392 Located in Manchester, UK 

Key Responsibilities

  • Visit and service current and potential customers in the assigned area;
  • Maintain and improve customer relationships;
  • Promote new products and services in the assigned area.  The FRS product portfolio includes forming fabrics, press felts, roll covers, doctor blades, mechanical roll services, on-site tissue cylinder services, diagnostics, audits;
  • Carry out "hands-on" machine surveys and provide well documented technical reports and  recommendations;
  • Technical troubleshooting at customers premises;
  • Liaising with Product Management, Design & Application and other team members to provide effective applications and solutions for our customers.
  • To be the main customer contact for all commercial aspects: Offers, negotiations, order and delivery process, payment (overdue) and ageing stock;
  • Conduct product presentations to customers or during exhibitions/seminars;
  •  Liaise together with international key account managers (EU & US);
  • Prepare monthly reporting; creating and updating the business plan for the area;
  • Provide competitor information to FRS management;
  • Investigate and facilitate customer complaints on the Company's behalf until satisfactory conclusion for both companies.


Person Specification

  • Completed technical studies and working experience in an engineering field and/or paper technology is highly valued
  • Experience in papermaking is valued
  • Experience in paper machine clothing and/or rolls is particularly desirable
  • A high degree of self-motivation
  • A proactive working ethic and a social networking desire in combination with a high degree of willingness to travel extensively within the UK
  • Working independence, responsibility awareness, a team player attitude and service orientation
  • Good MS Office knowledge, competence and confidence with the written and spoken English language.
  • A valid driving license
  • Location flexible. Home office required.


Qualified, motivated and loyal employees are the engine for our innovative capability and competitiveness. The willingness to think ahead and an enthusiasm for technology is what all Voithians have in common. For our Group Division Voith Paper we search for employees that are respectful team players and as diverse as our markets. Use your chance – at Voith.


Interested? We look forward to receiving your online application.  Please use the link below!


Charlotte Jackson. HR Business Partner. Voith Paper Limited