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About Smeg

Smeg is a well-established Italian, family owned business, with its UK head office located in a stylish and modern building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and supported by our flagship store on Regent Street, London and our logistics hub in Portsmouth.

The Smeg team

Our staff are at the heart of our business and we pride ourselves in offering a working environment that promotes positive wellbeing; is diverse; provides opportunities for personal growth; and is fun. Even though we are not a huge organisation our employees are 100% committed to working towards surpassing our customers’ expectations at all touch points in their purchasing lifecycle.

  

Departments

To ensure we can meet our customer needs we have a number of departments: Sales & Marketing, Product Development, Demand Planning, Customer Engagement (pre & post sales), Training, Finance, IT & Business Support, HR, Business Analysis and Logistics.

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ApplicationsIf you think you have the skill set and would fit the Smeg culture please apply directly for a specific position we are currently advertising on this webpage.

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Current vacancies

Please submit your CV via the form at the bottom of the page. Alternatively, should you wish to speculatively submit your CV to be held securely on file, please fill in the form and select speculative application. We require the information below so that we can review and consider your submission. Please see our Privacy PolicyPrivacy Notice for Recruits and our Privacy Policy about Employee and Job Applicant Data for details on how we will use this information you provide. 

Regional Sales Manager - Professional - Central Region- Regional Sales Manager - Professional - Central Region

 

This is a home based position with the company head office in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. This is a Regional Sales Manager position in our Professional team covering the central region of the UK. Ideal candidate home location would be in the West Midlands, Leicestershire or Staffordshire.

To be shortlisted for interview candidates must be able to show a proven track record of selling appliances into the medical industry e.g. hospitals and dental surgeries on their CV.

Overview

To highlight specific new business opportunities and manage existing accounts in the sales region. Be the Instrument specialist within the Professional Channel, preparing annual business development plans to target new customers and increased distribution of Smeg Instrument products in the UK.

Responsible for

  • Prospect, qualify, close and process Smeg Professional Channel business within the UK market, for the Instrument and Foodservice sectors.
  • To constantly monitor progress against monthly/phase/annual sales target, so as to be aware of progress against objectives.
  • To maintain regular personal contact with all designated customers, identifying customer needs and ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts.
  • To continually strive to maximise every opportunity for achieving increased sales and distribution with designated customers.
  • To work towards specific targets, sterling/product/product group.
  • To maintain relationships with all customers in such a way as to enhance the Smeg brand and the company’s status and position.
  • Analyse market conditions by collecting and sharing information regarding competitor or market activity to relevant stake holders, to assist in maintaining a high level of competitor/market intelligence.
  • Preparation and presentation of product training sessions as required.
  • To adhere to systems and processes of administration to agreed time scales.
  • Attending events, conferences and seminars as required by your customer(s) and or manager.
  • To maintain a professional image conductive to the culture and ethos of the Smeg brand.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties within your range of experience and competencies.

Experience required

  • Minimum 4 GCSE’s including maths and English grade 1-4 (or equivalent).
  • Sales and technical qualifications are desirable.
  • Appropriate sales and technical experience within the professional equipment business sector is essential.
  • Specialist knowledge in the Instrument business sector.
  • Ability to identify and demonstrate technology solutions for customer applications.
  • Overall business and marketing awareness.

Competencies required

  • Organisation and planning.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Motivational.
  • Problem solving & negotiation.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint & Outlook).

Employee benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car & fuel card
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Private health car

Market & Pricing Analyst- Market & Pricing Analyst

Overall purpose

To provide support and assistance to the Business Analysis Manager (BAM) and Product Development team including market research, pricing, monthly reporting, sales analysis, monthly pricing analysis

Responsible for

Pricing & Market Research

  • Support for the BAM as required in pricing calculations and continuous review of the range/key product positioning trough market researches
  • Build market knowledge, improve understanding of the brand, understand consumer product requirements and the competition in detail, including through customer visits
  • Check price positioning against the competition
  • Use of websites and literature to create regular competitor updates to flag up new products, or gaps, in the market.

Monthly Reporting

  • Create reports, analyse sales figures and discuss with Product Managers and Directors as requested, including major and small domestic appliances
  • GFK & AMDEA figure analysis and reporting, continued checking of channel categorisation
  • Produce daily/ad-hoc business analysis reports
  • Logistic reports (stock monthly trend analysis, slow moving & end of line stock analysis, inbound/outbound transport cost analysis)

Special Projects

  • Participate in various product development projects as required by the BAM.
  • Assistance with customer range reviews and customer “Request for Quotation”
  • (RFQ) as required.

Systems

  • Use of PowerPoint & Excel, Power BI, Access.
  • Work-It: focus on the development of the & continuous improvement as the product range and company develops

Other

  • To maintain a professional image conductive to the culture and ethos of the Smeg brand.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties within your range of experience and competencies.

Experience required

  • Speak fluent English
  • Preferably fluent in Italian
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office products
  • Data analysis
  • Market research experience
  • Working with senior management

Competencies required

  • Good time management skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good communication skills at all levels of business
  • Good attention to detail

Vacancy Details

  • Permanent position working Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week.
  • Based at Smeg Headquaters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
  • 26 days annual leave.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Other Competitive employee benefits.