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UK Technical Sales Representative, Polymers & Coatings

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a commercially aware individual with excellent communication skills to take LKAB Minerals to another level within the Polymer & Coatings market in the UK and Ireland.

Main duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management of current key accounts
  • Development of new business with new and existing customers
  • Market analysis of new opportunities for both existing and new products
  • Setting clear business plans and objectives
  • Providing monthly management reports linked to business plans
  • Preparation and delivery of budgets including short and long term forecasts
  • All activities to be in line with the conduct and behaviors consistent to our LKAB values
  • Occasional travel outside the UK

 Personal skills and competences

  • Proven track record of developing new business
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Adaptable to new opportunities outside of comfort zone
  • Energetic and driven to deliver results
  • 5 – 10 years working experience in this area, preferably technical sales
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Analytical – use of numbers to drive decision making and problem solving
  • Good organizational skills
  • High levels of self-motivation
  • Ability to build rapport with customers and potential customers
  • Target-oriented
  • Able to grasp technical and strategic concepts quickly and accurately
  • Highly effective communicator, face to face, written and on the phone
  • Professional conduct (integrity of action completion, communication style, behaviors punctuality and standards of work)
  • Negotiation skills – ability to close deals with a win-win approach
  • Customer focused – an ability to make contact and identify areas of opportunity
  • Team player-collaborative behaviors across functions


  • Technical education BSc/MSc level
  • Industry association involvement
  • Relevant networking activity

To apply for this role please send your CV to: Mrs Kathy Walker, Human Resources Manager, LAKB Minerals Ltd, Flixborough Industrial Estate, Flixborough, North Lincolnshire, DN15 8SF.

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Closing date: 27th January 2017