Capital Sales Account Manager

Job Title: Capital Sales Account Manager

Location: Hybrid working with regular International travel

Position this role reports to: Sales Team Manager, Peterborough

Job Grade: 14 (indicative)

Job Purpose:

To identify, pursue and negotiate sales for the Baker Perkins capital equipment product range and support the development of the wider global business strategy.

Main Duties:

  • To establish and develop sustainable customer relationships at all organisational levels in a professional manner
  • To maintain regular direct contact with our customer base
  • To ensure awareness of our products and services with both existing and potential customers
  • To support the preparation of proposals and then to negotiate and secure orders and contracts that are profitable, commercially secure and technically sound
  • To actively manage agents, distributors and Schenck colleagues in the territory through sales and commercial support, regular performance reviews and product training
  • To identify and report market requirements to the business to support the business and R&D strategy
  • To provide market information and competitor activity to support the development of our position in the industry
  • To prepare and maintain the company CRM system, sales reports, forecasts and contact information on a regular basis and in a timely manner
  • Drive and be a role model for the company values & behaviours
  • To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures, in respect of self and others


  • Organised and tenacious self-starter able to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Export sales experience
  • Ability to think strategically to support the development of the global business strategy
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Proven ability to focus on objectives and outcomes
  • Potential to identify and pursue prospects and show leadership in allocating the company’s resources
  • Problem solver able to quickly understand engineering and process concepts
  • Confidence, skill and presence to successfully negotiate
  • Excellent networking skills and ability to build a profile with customers and within the group
  • Good general knowledge of the company’s products would be advantageous, but not essential


Regular international travel

If you are interested in the above position, please apply in writing with CV and covering letter to the HR Department, Baker Perkins Ltd, Manor Drive, Paston Parkway, Peterborough, PE4 7AP (or email [email protected]) no later than Friday 27 January 2023.

Internal applicants: Please inform your line manager of your application.

Baker Perkins is an Equal Opportunities Employer