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Career opportunity: Environmental Equipment Sales Professionals—Sydney & Melbourne

Career opportunity: Area Manager NSW South Construction—Sydney

Want to work with the leader in specialist construction, environmental and resources equipment?

Vermeer Australia is part of Vermeer Corporation, a manufacturer based in Pella, Iowa with a worldwide dealer network of over 2,800 employees in 60 nations. We deliver real impact on our customer’s productivity and profit through the provision of high-quality construction, environmental and surface mining equipment and the support of a nationwide dealer network.

Vermeer Australia, we understand that our people are the foundation of our success. Our team spans locations across the eastern seaboard of Australia and a broad range of occupations that include:

  • Equipment solutions specialists
  • After-sales support specialists, including
    • Parts interpretors
    • Storepersons
    • Workshop supervisors
    • Service technicions / Fitters
  • Administrative functions

Our working environment encourages creativity, teamwork and innovation and rewards hard work.  This philosophy reflects the high ethical standards that are at the core of the global culture of the Vermeer family.

We support our people to realise their full potential by offering challenging work, on the job development, formal training and education.  We assist people to manage and develop their careers by offering guidance, internal transfers, promotions and interstate and international assignments.

We also offer highly competitive remuneration and an attractive range of benefits to our employees.

If this sounds like you, Contact us now to be part of the Vermeer Australia team.


Career opportunity: Environmental Equipment Sales Professionals—Sydney & Melbourne

Last edited 10 August 2016

Job Summary:

Vermeer Equipment Holdings is seeking an energetic sales professional to join our Environmental Sales Team in Melbourne and Sydney. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in equipment sales, preferably in the tree care, wood waste processing, land clearing or organic recycling equipment markets.

You must be self-motivated, well presented, customer focused with a strong desire to succeed, and have the ability to manage a specific geographic territory which will require some travel. Remuneration is by salary, generous commission and a vehicle allowance is provided.

Role responsibilities:

  • Increase market share and profitability of Vermeer products within the geographic territory.
  • Develop relationships and network at all levels of the industry. Know the market; where future work will be done, where it is currently being done and by whom. Be recognised as a solution provider and a wealth of expertise for our customers. Be across every deal.
  • Create opportunities by evaluating customer fleets and techniques and industry best-practice, to proactively propose better solutions.
  • Meet minimum weekly quotas regarding meetings with customers/prospects and other metrics relating to prospecting and customer management activities
  • Develop equipment packages and pre-qualify customers. Prepare and present professional sales proposals every time. Negotiate each transaction effectively.
  • Schedule and perform product demonstrations and technical presentations effectively.
  • Deliver all new machines and provide onsite hand-overs and operator training. Regularly follow up with customer’s deliveries to insure they remain fully trained, well supported and highly satisfied with our products and services.
  • Communicate regularly with the sales manager and other stakeholders to share information on activity within your territory.
  • Regularly maintain CRM database records to ensure that they accurately represent current sales opportunities, as well as contact information and correspondence with customers and prospects, all all times.
  • Be an active and highly visible participant in industry groups and events and keep abreast of competitive activity and competitive products.
  • Always seek additional sales, parts and service opportunities for company and report those prospects to the appropriate parties.
  • Provide regular reports to the sales manager and maintain expense accounts.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals.
  • Conduct yourself in the presence of customers and community so as to present a professional image of Vermeer Equipment Holdings.
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training.
  • Participate in all company/location driven communication efforts, including open book meetings, huddles, department meetings and other related efforts.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and exemplary customer service.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.

Essential attributes:

  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Prior sales experience and/or training.
  • Good understanding of local market conditions.
  • Experience of working with industry members of a similar nature.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and attention to detail with regards to maintaining quality standards.