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Fraser Global Trading is a leading supplier of products and machinery to the glass, fenestration and construction industries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The company is growing steadily and working at Fraser Global Trading offers plenty of room for personal growth and career advancement as well as the opportunity to work with people from all over Africa and the world.

Our local team is a dynamic group of professionals from various backgrounds. We work in close collaboration with one another to deliver high-quality solutions and services to our customers. We strive for excellence in all areas of our business and we value integrity, loyalty, hard work and dedication.

As a member of our team you would be expected to be a team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. You would also need to take responsibility for a diverse range of tasks in a personal capacity, taking initiative and working independently when necessary. Naturally a background in glass, glazing, fenestration, construction or a similar field is advantageous but not always required.

Current Vacancies

Technical Sales Representatives - JHB, CPT, DBN

FG Trading is looking for motivated and energetic Technical Sales Representatives for our Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban branches. The successful candidates will be responsible for promoting and selling our complete portfolio of products and services to existing and prospective customers throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. They will target various market segments in the glass, fenestration and construction industries such as: architectural glass processors, façade manufacturers, window and door manufacturers, glaziers, auto glass outlets, vehicle body builders, sandwich panel manufacturers and general contractors.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Establish, develop and maintain long-term relationships with existing and prospective customers
  • Pursue new business opportunities in order to maximise client potential in the designated region
  • Maintain technical knowledge on all aspects of product performance and application
  • Obtain further knowledge and training on new products introduced by principal suppliers as required
  • Effectively identify customer needs and clearly articulate the value offered by products/services
  • Respond to enquiries, calculate client quotations and administer client accounts
  • Liaise and collaborate with other members of the team and technical experts from principal suppliers
  • Provision of various pre-sales and after-sales services including product education, technical assistance, training, technical support and back-up both on-site and in the factory environment
  • Resolve client complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions and making recommendations
  • Submit an annual sales budget to management for approval and achieve regular sales targets
  • Keep customer records and prepare daily and monthly call reports for management
  • Support marketing efforts and represent the company at trade shows, conferences and other events
  • Maintain knowledge of competitor products and report intelligence on pricing or marketing strategies
  • Attend and participate in sales meetings, stock takes and strategy sessions when necessary
Education, experience & skills
  • Valid driver’s licence and own reliable vehicle (Non-negotiable)
  • Grade 12 or equivalent NQF Level 4 Certificate (Non-negotiable)
  • Tertiary qualification in sales, marketing, business or a related field is preferred
  • Technical background or knowledge of glass and fenestration is advantageous
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Preferably English and Afrikaans)
  • Excellent planning, administrative, time management and interpersonal skills
Benefits
  • Car allowance
  • Petrol allowance
  • Mobile phone
  • Laptop
How to apply

If you believe you satisfy the requirements listed above and have an interest in this position, please submit your curriculum vitae (CV) and cover letter to info@fgtrading.co.za.

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