Materials Handling & Automation

We have many years experience and an extensive network of talent within the materials handling sector

Expertise in powder handling, mechanical conveying, warehouse automation, intralogistics and pallet and fork lift truck providers

Newman Stewart took the time to learn about our business, where it had come from and where it was going to. They have placed a number of key people into our business, and remain my recruitment partner of choice. Director of Heavy International, Schenck Process

UK Manufacturing and materials handling have gone through a lot of change in recent years but continue to show signs of robustness as the economy goes through an uncertain time.  In order to stimulate growth, companies must adapt, change and recruit personnel with the required skill sets and experience to fully embrace the prospects that are presented to them. We work across a number of materials handling sectors ranging from powder handling, mechanical conveying, to warehouse automation and intralogistics and pallet and fork life truck providers.

Clients include

Schenck Process, Buhler, Matcon, Camfil, Zeppelin, Spiroflow, Clyde Bergmann, Swisslog, Dematic, Rema Tip Top, Canning Conveyors, Spirotech, Spiroflow, Samson, Saxlund, SSI Schafer, Still Materials Handling and many more.

Through our experience we have gained an excellent understanding of the materials handling sector and the challenges it faces, delivering high performing talent through our carefully developed and nurtured network of industry experts, on time and to budget. 

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Area Manager Oxford, Cambridge, Northampton and Norfolk

Area Sales Manager - Cambridge
£35,000 Basic Salary + Commission + company car + other benefits

Our Client
Our client are part of a market leading group within fleet management services. Established in 2000, with an excellent business reputation and team offering high quality vehicle contract hire and leasing solutions throughout the UK. With the aspiration to grow the client base and develop a new geographical area, we are recruiting for an Area Sales Manager to join the team covering oxford, Cambridge, Northampton and across to Norfolk as a minimum territory.
The Role
Are you hungry and driven to succeed in your career? Do you want to become a specialist solution sales area manager for a market leader in the industry? This is the opportunity to be just that. We seek an individual with the professionalism and experience to add immediate impact in this role.
You will be responsible for new business development in your territory. Your role will be to strategically map and target businesses to win new clients for the company. You will be fully responsible for your own diary and strategic business plan, working closely with the sales team and reporting into the sales and marketing director. You should have a minimum of 4 years sales experience and be operating in a similar field.
The Benefits
·Basic Salary of £35,000
·Uncapped Commission Scheme
·Company Car
·Laptop
·Mobile phone
To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Joe Clarkson in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.
About Us
Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services.
With offices in Wetherby, Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

Area Manager Southwest

Area Sales Manager - South West
£35,000 Basic Salary + Commission + company car + other benefits

Our Client 
Our client are part of a market leading group within fleet management services. Established in 2000, with an excellent business reputation and team offering high quality vehicle contract hire and leasing solutions throughout the UK. With the aspiration to grow the client base and develop a new geographical area, we are recruiting for an Area Sales Manager to join the team covering South West England.

The Role 
Are you hungry and driven to succeed in your career? Do you want to become a specialist solution sales area manager for a market leader in the industry? This is the opportunity to be just that. We seek an individual with the professionalism and experience to add immediate impact in this role.
You will be responsible for new business development in your territory. Your role will be to strategically map and target businesses to win new clients for the company. You will be fully responsible for your own diary and strategic business plan, working closely with the sales team and reporting into the sales and marketing director. You should have a minimum of 4 years sales experience and be operating in a similar field. 

The Benefits 
·Basic Salary of £35,000 
·Uncapped Commission Scheme
·Company Car
·Laptop
·Mobile phone

To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Joe Clarkson in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website. 

About Us
Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services. 
With offices in Wetherby, Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

Sales Executive – North East

Territory Sales Executive
Up to £35,000 + Benefits
North East

Our Client

Our client is a leading global Materials Handling company with over 90 years’ experience. Due to continued growth and success they are seeking an experienced Territory Sales Executive to join their team, covering the North East of England.

The Role

Our client is looking for a sales focused and customer driven individual to develop and identify opportunities for sales around the identified region.

As Territory Sales Executive you will strive to achieve yearly targets selling new, used and hand pallet trucks. You will be expected to generate new sales leads and business development opportunities by researching sources of new business. You will also attend corporate events to raise the profile of the organisation and its products with existing and potential customers.
The successful candidate should have proven experience within the Materials Handling industry – this would be an advantage but is not essential. You should have a successful track record of creating first class customer relationships and exceeding sales targets. They are looking for a highly motivated, engaging and approachable person with a strong commercial mind-set.

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip medium sized and small organisations.
contact

John Tilbrook

Area Sales Manager – South Coast

Area Sales Manager
Up to £45,000 + Benefits
South Coast

Our Client

Our client is a leading global Materials Handling company with over 90 years’ experience. Due to continued growth and success they are seeking an experienced Area Sales Manager to join and lead their team, covering the South Coast.

The Role

Our client is looking for a sales focused and customer driven individual to develop, identify and lead opportunities for sales around the South Coast region.

As Area Sales Manager you will be expected to achieve agreed territory sales targets, for revenue, order intake and market share. You will be required to lead the regions Sales Team whilst working collaboratively alongside service to maximise revenue and profitability across the region. You will also coach, mentor, monitor and manage the sales team to maximise their potential and achieve agreed company targets - providing regional leadership and support for the Territory team.


To be successful in this role you will have proven experience within the Materials Handling industry – this would be an advantage but is not essential. You should have a successful track record of creating first class customer relationships and exceeding sales targets as well as leading a team. If you are a highly motivated, engaging and approachable individual with a strong commercial mind-set who enjoys a challenge then this is the role for you.

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip medium sized and small organisations.
contact

John Tilbrook

Sales Executive (UK wide)

Territory Sales Executive
Up to £35,000 + Benefits
Midlands

Our Client

Our client is a leading global Materials Handling company with over 90 years’ experience. Due to continued growth and success they are seeking an experienced Territory Sales Executive to join their team, covering the midlands area.

The Role

Our client is looking for a sales focused and customer driven individual to develop and identify opportunities for sales around the UK.

As Territory Sales Executive you will strive to achieve yearly targets selling new, used and hand pallet trucks. You will be expected to generate new sales leads and business development opportunities by researching sources of new business. You will also attend corporate events to raise the profile of the organisation and its products with existing and potential customers.
The successful candidate should have proven experience within the Materials Handling industry – this would be an advantage but is not essential. You should have a successful track record of creating first class customer relationships and exceeding sales targets. They are looking for a highly motivated, engaging and approachable person with a strong commercial mind-set.

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a leading executive search firm, delivering high performing candidates to high profile and difficult to fulfil assignments. With a vast proven track record of success both nationally and internationally, we are the recruitment partner of choice to many blue chip medium sized and small organisations.
contact

John Tilbrook

Area Sales Manager - SEA

Area Sales Manager
Salary to attract the best + bonus + benefits
Germany

Our Client

Established for over 100 years our client are industry leaders in sales, planning and production of pneumatic conveying systems. Their wealth of knowledge and resources means that they are able to provide one source solutions for the most challenging requirements, globally. They pride themselves as innovative thinkers with a passion for excellence. Due to continued growth and success they are looking for an Area Sales Manager for the South East Asia region to join and strengthen their team.

The Role

This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced and ambitious individual looking to further their sales career. Looking to strengthen their position in the market, as Area Sales Manager you will proactively develop and build new markets within South East Asia. You will build and acquire long lasting relationships with new customers within the power generating industry, as well as maintaining relationships with existing customers. Developing high efficient technical and commercial solutions in collaboration with the team as well as supporting order processing with internal and external orders is a key part to this role.

If you are a proactive independent hardworking person looking to achieve excellent results then this is an exciting opportunity for you. To be successful for this role you should hold a degree in mechanical engineering, process engineering, and industrial plant engineering or equivalent by experience. It is also preferable that you can demonstrate international sales experience of major plant engineering orders.
To Apply
This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact John Tilbrook in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.
About Us
Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Management Selection, Executive Outplacement, Salary Benchmarking and Psychometric Assessment services.
With offices in Wetherby, Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.
contact

John Tilbrook