We are hiring! - Exciting new position available

Thursday, January 28, 2016


About Testo

This is a superb opportunity to join a world leader in the development and manufacture of high quality measurement instruments and sensors. We provide a wide range of portable and stationary instruments for many parameters and applications including; temperature, humidity, velocity, pressure and flue gas.


Exciting New role

Testo have an opportunity for a Sales Specialist to sell HVAC/R measurement instrumentation in the North of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Candidates must be comfortable talking to senior management, contractors and resellers as the role will be split between direct touch sales and distribution management. The role is to develop new opportunities by focussing on agreed ‘top potential’ customers, managing existing customers, and managing distribution sales.

Depending on experience and applicants the role will either be based at Testo Limited office in Alton, Hampshire, or may be home based in the North of England. Whether office or home based the Sales Specialist will work extensively on the telephone to identify, qualify and develop opportunities. High activity levels will be essential. Additionally, due to the large territory, careful visit planning will be essential.


If Office based

The Sales Specialist will work from the Testo Alton office. They will spend between 2 and 4 days per week travelling in the territory which means they are likely to be away from home for 2-3 nights per week.


If Home based

The home based Sales Specialist will work from a home office in the North of England to develop new opportunities.


Essential skills / attributes:

  • Strong desire and determination to be a field sales professional.
  • Excellent communication skills including telephone, face to face and presentation.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Good reporting discipline.
  • Clean driving licence.


Desired experience and attributes:

  • Experience of selling to the HVAC/R trade.
  • Technical knowledge of at least one of the following: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning or Refrigeration installation and maintenance.
  • Experience of working in field sales or of office based telephone sales, including sales methodology, visit planning and closing techniques.


Full time: 8:00 to 17:00 with 1 hour lunch break (8:00 to 15:45 on Fridays).

Package: Competitive salary, Bonus, Pension, Company car, 20 days holiday (plus Xmas shut down).


If would like further information on the role please contact our HR representative Alison Van Der Merwe (contact info below).
Phone: 01420 544433 (extension 214)
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