Sales Director




Sales Managers





Contract Type:


Sales Director

The appointed Sales Director will drive business growth for high-value Capital Equipment sold to the 2pc Beverage Can Making Industry (Metal Packaging).

About the Role:

As Sales Director, it will be your responsibility to nurture and extend a diverse network of key contacts across the Global Can Making Industry.   This is a key role in the Senior Management Team, where you will lead sales activities across multinational Key Accounts and source new clients.

Typical Duties will include:

  • Implement mid and long-term sales and marketing strategies to drive profitable growth.
  • Liaise between Customers, Projects and Manufacturing functions to ensure machinery meets expected applications and projects are delivered on time.
  • Gather market intelligence to ensure the business can adapt and react to trends and customer requirements.
  • Meet and exceed assigned targets for profitable sales.
  • Manage negotiations at various customer levels and particularly at top management levels.
  • Manage the Tender/Bid processes.
  • Improve internal sales support systems and procedures.
  • Prepare and submit monthly sales reports.
  • Manage national and international trade shows and events.

About the Person:

  • Working knowledge of the Can Making / Metal Packaging Industry
  • Holds a network of contacts and key decision makers within the Can making Industry.
  • Previous experience selling equipment/machinery to the manufacturing industry.
  • Experienced managing sales strategies to gain market share and explore new market opportunities.
  • Possess excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to forecast, budget and devise and execute commercial plans.
  • Highly motivated, goal-oriented and process driven.

You can live anywhere in the UK, but you must be flexible to travel internationally.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Fantastic Basic Salary
  • Performance-Based Bonus Scheme
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Pension 


Key Words: Canmaking, Can Making, Two-Piece Can, Two-Piece Cans, Two Piece Can, 2 Piece Can, Beverage Cans, Metal Packaging