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Graduate Job Graduate Trainee Technical Sales Executive

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: RHMS10
Salary: £20-25k  

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What is exciting about this role?

This role will be challenging and rewarding with excellent prospects for your career within a successful organization. We supply chemicals to companies spanning the globe so you will have the opportunity to meet with scientists and businesses outside of the UK on a regular basis.

What do we do?

We are a major player within the industry of developing Zirconium materials. 60 widely differing industries now use zirconium chemicals or zirconium oxides as an integral part of the manufacturing process. Sheer versatility, low relative toxicity and an ability to tolerate high temperatures are of major benefit to users. We supply zirconium to countries throughout the world focusing mainly on Europe from our base in Manchester

So where do you come in?

Your role will be to provide excellent customer administration and support - telephone based initially, while we train and support you on our product range and on the skills in selling
Initially order processing, chasing, negotiating internally and externally on delivery dates, dealing with customer complaints, sample processing, concessions etc - together with all associated administration and reporting.
Developing into an office based Account Manager role and ultimately into a fully fledged field sales role. But retaining ownership of the complete sales process from sale/order through to delivery for a range of products and /or geographical area.

What can we give you?

We are giving a Scientific person the opportunity to further their knowledge and skills within a scientific organization whilst developing your commercial skills through training, support and expert advice.

What you need to demonstrate?

You need to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with various groups of people, including scientists as well as sales people. You will liaise confidently, discussing the chemical qualities of our range and also with clients in Europe. A European language is beneficial.

You will come from either a Chemistry or Materials background and any commercial experience you have would be highly regarded.


Discovery is one of the leading consultancies in Graduate Sales Recruitment. We know the needs and desires of graduates aspiring to be some of the UK’s top sales people. A career in sales can be very challenging and rewarding. All our positions will provide you with a good basic salary and in many cases, the opportunity to earn substantial bonuses, company cars and other benefits including healthcare and in some case all expenses paid trips abroad.

Location: North West England

Recruiter Details

Graduate Resource Team
Discovery Recruitment Limited
0121 212 3111

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