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Sales Representative in the United States

The company is looking for a suitably qualified Sales Representative in the United States to support the current management structure in the United States.  The person will report to the United States Country Manager and assist him in identifying new market potential.

About the Company

Gear Pump Manufacturing United States LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gear Pump Manufacturing a division of HUDACO Trading (Pty) Ltd in South Africa. The products are all manufactured in Cape Town, South Africa and exported around the world. The company recently established a distribution warehouse and sales office near Memphis, Tennessee.

The company has traded successfully in the United States market for many years and is known internationally for its high quality gear pumps.

GPM supplies pump and motor replacement components which conform to international specifications and are interchangeable with Parker, Commercial, Permco brands.  GPM products can also be used as replacements for Metaris, Hydreco, Cessna, Webster, Cassapa, Ultra, and David Brown products.

The Key performance areas of this role:

  • Identify new markets in geographical areas not currently being covered by the business.
  • Identify larger key hydraulic gear pump distributors in various geographical areas of the United States of America.
  • Already understand the market dynamics and product applications and specifications of grey iron gear pumps.
  • Have the analytical ability and ambition to grow new business in the United States.
  • Have very strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to also work remotely with limited guidance from the manager.
  • Must already have worked in the gear pump industry with a strong relationship network in this industry.
  • Be able to negotiate attractive but economically viable transactions with potential customers.

What this role will require:

  • This is a newly created position and the person will be required to develop new markets in areas not currently being covered by the company.
  • A mandatory requirement is that applicants must have previously work in the gear pump industry and be able to bring a significant network of their own to the current base.

Remuneration Package:

  • The remuneration will be attractive with a portion being commission based on revenue and margins.

Contact:

For further detail about this role, kindly contact Karen Hitzeroth at karenh@gearpumps.co.za.