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James Latham Purfleet – Internal Mill & Timber Products Sales Executive


James Latham, the leading timber and panel product distributor, are currently looking for an ambitious Timber Sales Executive to join our established team at Purfleet.

We are a family-based business with our history going back to 1757. The ideal candidate should have a sound knowledge of the Timber Based Products Industry and they should have the desire to develop existing business along with generating business from their own contacts.

We are a forward thinking established company and will offer further career development with the opportunity to visit our suppliers. We have a strong training ethos, which over time you would be part of.  They will be based at our depot in Purfleet, one of our long-standing facilities.

Responsibilities of the role would include:

  • Be highly motivated and with demonstrable success in Machined sales.
  • Pro-actively sourcing new business and working as part of a team to achieve targets.
  • Managing existing manufacturing customers and increase overall Mill sales.
  • Processing of machined orders and enquiries.
  • Being involved in the busy sales office, estimating, quoting.  
  • Be Digitally competent, able to work in the new ‘digital’ sales world.
  • Able to manage focus products assisting growing sales for the depot.
  • Produce monthly sales reports, budgets, & targets.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, along with benefits and an attractive bonus scheme to the right candidate.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we look forward to receiving your application. 

CV’s should be emailed by Friday 29th January to -

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