Account Manager - Water Treatment

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
North East UK
Dates that interviews will take place
Ongoing interviews
Up to £45,000 plus commission, company car and great benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you succeeding in an account manager or field sales role within the water treatment industry? Would you like to bring your expertise in developing business growth and building relationships, to a large corporate organisation dedicated to solving the toughest water and process challenges?

SUEZ's Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) provide their customers with technology and expertise to enhance their water, wastewater, and process productivity.

Bringing together like minded people and experienced professionals, we continue to develop advanced technologies to solve the world's most complex challenges related to water scarcity, quality, productivity, the environment and energy.


About the role

What will I be doing?

A vital member of the sales and operations team, your primary responsibility will be to maintain and develop client relationships, demonstrating system knowledge and identifying gaps to generate sales at assigned customer sites in the North East of the UK, for both specialty water and process chemicals. This will be achieved through:

  • You will coordinate and manage customer relationships to retain business and build on the existing business.
  • Develop and execute customer account sales plans, coordinating all proposal activity, from generating quotes to processing POs.
  • Manage customer satisfaction and expectations.
  • Participate in plant visit to gathers sample.
  • Maintain the integrity of strategies and implementation of sales/marketing programs to achieve sales goals within your assigned territory/market.
  • Driving the right behaviours around safety, team work, company strategies and initiatives.

Working in a dynamic and top performing team, with a great ethos and enjoyable working culture, you would be an active member of the team with the opportunity to learn and develop, key to continued expansion and growth.

What are the requirements? 

Essential to this role is the ability to build and develop relationships, both with external customers and internal managers and teams; demonstrating outstanding communication and customer service skills along with a self-motivated and goal orientated approach.

Well organised, with excellent time management and prioritisation abilities, good project management and a track record of exceeding challenging sales targets will be needed, as well as:

  • Substantial account management or sales experience in a water / process treatment company or industrial plant.
  • Minimum of a Higher National Diploma (HND) or equivalent in chemical engineering or science related subject.
  • Understanding of the measurements in place and value selling strategies.
  • Selling and strategic account experience, with a track record of winning new accounts and developing markets.
  • Effective benefit-oriented presentation skills.
  • IT literate, including proficiency in using the suite of Microsoft Office applications and business systems (SAP, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Availability and commitment to frequent travel within your assigned territory.
  • Full UK driving licence required.

Who we are

Join the Resource Revolution! SUEZ's Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere and now has more than 50,000 customers and 10,000 employees around the world. For more than 100 years SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now.

We offer a great work environment, with professional development and challenging careers along with competitive reward & benefit. SUEZ's WTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, with employment decisions made without regard to any and all characteristics protected by law.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*SUEZ's WTS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from agencies. All CVs submitted by any agency to any employee of SUEZ's WTS in any fashion without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of SUEZ's WTS.

No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired by SUEZ's WTS based upon an unsolicited referral*.

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