Technical Sales Manager

Joining a well-established company, the  Technical Sales Manager role is responsible for driving growth and achieving sales targets


Remotely based, the Technical Sales Manager role is responsible for driving growth and achieving sales targets. Working autonomously, the right candidate will develop strong client relationships & explore new business opportunities.


Competitive DOE
40hrs, Monday - Friday
Full time, Permanent
Generous benefits package

About Us

MSL Heat Treatment was formed from the acquisition of CNC Vacuum Processes, whose vacuum heat treatment expertise stretches back over 40 years. Operating from our plant just outside Gatwick, with excellent transport links we are ideally placed to serve the local and national demand for vacuum heat treatment and brazing processes.

Operating to ISO9001:2015 quality standards, our processes are highly controlled and traceable to assure repeatability and compliance to our customer and industry specifications.


  • Competitive pay rates , bonus scheme and car/allowance
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Competitive holidays
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • 2x death in service cover
  • Training and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking

About the Role

Due to continued growth and expansion, MSL Heat Treatment are currently recruiting for a remotely based Technical Sales Manager to join their established team.

Generally speaking, any process that applies heat to material can be classed as heat treatment, whether that is part of the treatment of metals, wood, ceramics, composites, etc. MSL Heat Treatment specialise in the Vacuum Heat Treatment and Vacuum Brazing of metals including steels, copper alloys, nickel alloys, and many more materials that can benefit from vacuum furnace treatment.

Operating from our plant just outside Gatwick, we are ideally placed to serve local and national demand for vacuum heat treatment and brazing processes.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Improving profitable growth, achieving agreed sales targets.
  • Developing strong relationships with existing and prospective customer base to capitalise on current opportunities.
  • Driving sales strategy for managing customer accounts.
  • Acting as trusted customer advocate, using technical knowledge and experience to provide customers with solutions that meet and exceed their business requirements
  • Exploring the promotion of new business opportunities within existing product range.
  • Leading from the front in any product or range development, acting as the primary contact for our customers.
  • Enhancing our presence in the Heat Treatment industry.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to identify and arrange suitable industry marketing opportunities, acting quickly to pursue opportunities.
  • Planning targeted sales and marketing opportunities/approach, in consultation with appropriate stakeholders.
  • Assisting team in overall customer relationships – acting as advisor for any queries if necessary.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Ambitious, dynamic and self-motivated individual with 5+ years relevant and transferable related key account management and new business development experience.
  • Strong technical expertise; understanding of heat treatment principles, basic metallurgy, vacuum brazing principles and techniques.
  • Able to navigate customer relationships, comfortable interacting with stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and negotiations skills.
  • Comfortable working alone as well as working within teams.
  • Professional and well presented in approach.
  • Independent, can prioritise work effectively.
  • Enthusiasm to meet, network and attend relevant industry events, exhibitions, etc.
  • Full clean driving licence; role remotely based.


  • Any past experience in heat treatment or engineering would be an advantage but is not essential
  • Manufacturing experience ideal but not essential
  • Vacuum Furnace experience ideal but not essential
We acknowledge that the most valuable aspect of business, is the people, and we are looking to recruit the next generation of our workforce! We will invest in your success, is it time for you to join our team and start your journey?
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