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Field Sales and Support Manager

Job No: 110204
Location: Altona

  • Take the next step in your career with a fantastic global organisation!
  • Bring your installation experience and construction knowledge to this exciting opportunity!
  • Competitive salary circa $90,000 - $100,000 plus super and company vehicle!

Who is Knauf looking for?

Knauf now has a rewarding opportunity for a Field Sales and Support Manager to join the team in Melbourne on a full-time basis.

Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager (VIC and TAS), your focus in the role will be building long term business relationships while providing technical service in the field to Knauf's Distributor network and their contracting customers. 

More specifically, some of your key duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Developing and managing contractors in the projects market segment;
  • Resolving product quality issues and system installation issues in the field;
  • Assisting distributors and their customers with product installation/application issues;
  • Negotiating acceptable solutions concerning rectification claims and monitoring progress;
  • Promoting specific products and systems in the market;
  • Conducting/participating in Technical Training activities; and
  • Assisting the regions sales team in the promotion/demonstration of specific products and systems.

Do you have what it takes?

To be successful in this role, you will hold trade qualifications, ideally in Plastering (or similar discipline) and have experience in commercial installation. While not essential, experience in plasterboard manufacturing would be highly regarded.

You must have exceptional communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills and display a high level of organisation, time management and strategic thinking.

There is an element of channel management required as part of this role so it is essential that you have the ability to build strong relationships with distributors, contractors, builders and other key stakeholders. 

Knauf is looking for candidates who have the ability to successfully work autonomously while remaining motivated, reliable and productive. 

Travel may be required in this role, mainly throughout Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. As such, your willingness and flexibility will be essential.

Please note: Candidates must hold a current unencumbered driver's licence. 

About the Benefits

Knauf is made up of a diverse mix of talented people working together to attain a shared goal. Their employees are skilled, experienced and have a strong desire to succeed, all sharing the same energy and entrepreneurial spirit. As such, they are always on the lookout for talent from all sectors of the community who can bring unique ideas, skills, qualifications and backgrounds to their organisation.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive an attractive salary circa $90,000 - $100,000 (commensurate with experience) plus super and a company vehicle.

About Knauf Australia

Knauf is a multinational supplier of plasterboard, metal and associated products. Symbolic with quality and innovation, Knauf, is a 90-year-old German manufacturing company with over 26,000 people worldwide and a massive global footprint across 60 countries and over 150 manufacturing sites. Knauf entered the Australian marketplace in 2010 and have since expanded across both the Australian and Asia Pacific markets.

Knauf has plasterboard and compounds manufacturing facilities in Matraville (New South Wales) Bundaberg (Queensland) and Altona (Victoria) and metal profile lines in Beenleigh (Queensland). With over 280 employees and a national distribution PlastaMasta network, Knauf is a major supplier to the lightweight construction industry and a one-stop-shop for a complete wall framing solution.

If you're a highly motivated individual who has excellent technical knowledge and experience, don't wait  - Apply Now!

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