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Always happy to promote vacancies for our clients on the top “business advice in dublin” blogsite, this new position is for a Technical Sales Engineer to serve the Munster area in Ireland.

Experience of selling to industrial manufacturing companies in that region is essential.

This position will suit an enterprising individual with a knowledge of the F&P Fogarty target market, for more details see below.

If interested send your CV to hr@fogartybelting.com

9 January 2017


Technical Sales Engineer – Munster region
F&P Fogartys’ Ltd.




F & P Fogartys’ & Sons Ltd are looking for an ambitious technical sales engineer to join an existing sales team.

Founded in 1968 we are the leading supplier of light industrial conveyor belts & power transmission belts throughout Ireland. Conveyor belting experts we fabricate a wide range of belting customised to meet the requirements of our customers. With offices in Dublin and Lisburn, our motto is – “we are obsessed with meeting customers’ needs”.

This new role of Technical Sales Engineer is created to focus on customers based in Munster.

The sales role involves selling a range of products to distributors, OEM’s and end users across industry sectors including pharmaceutical, food processing, packaging and materials handling.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and developing an existing customer base, as well as pro-actively targeting and winning business from new purchasers throughout your sales region. You will be working on technical projects with your clients, introducing our wide range of world class quality products. You will be part of a technical sales team who have a strong reputation in the industry, and who will share their technical and product knowledge with you.

Successful applicants will ideally have sold technical MRO products to the industry sectors mentioned above.

If interested in this position, we look forward to meeting you!

The Role:

  • New Business Development and maintaining existing business relationships
  • Work towards achieving sales targets
  • Develop a defined sales pipeline
  • Market research and analysis
  • Be part of a pro-active and solution-driven sales team
  • Maximise profitable sales
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager on providing customer solutions
  • Provide high level of customer service
  • Liaise closely with sales support team and the Production department
  • Support our Quality Management System
  • Provide timely reports through CRM
  • Contribute to the continued growth of F & P Fogartys’

The candidate

* 3rd Level qualification in mechanical or production engineering

* or equivalent experience and qualification

* a minimum of 5 years sales experience

* proficient in all MS Office packages

* a full clean driving license

* recent successful experience in selling into pharmaceutical, food processing, packaging and materials handling and associated sectors.

* experience of conveyor belts or conveyors would be advantageous.

* strong technical aptitude.

* track record in New Business Development

* excellent relationship builder

* enthusiastic and positive approach.

* team worker, with colleagues and customers

* able to work on own initiative, can-do attitude, and willing to go the extra mile to provide solutions for customers

* attend and participate in international trade fairs and events in Ireland, the UK, and in mainland Europe


Salary: Excellent competitive salary

Commission: YES!

Benefits: Company Car, Laptop, Mobile, Pension

We thank all applicants who respond to our job advert, but please be advised that only those short listed for interview will be contacted.


CVs to hr@fogartybelting.com



New vacancy Inside Sales position with F&P Fogartys, the leading light industrial conveyor belting company in all of Ireland

F&P Fogartys


Vacancy for Inside Sales executive

This job is filled – thank you

We supply and install conveyor belting for a wide range of industries including food, pharmaceutical, fishing and baking, among others. We supply all types of conveyor, process and drive belting to a wide range of industrial and commercial operations on a 24 Hour call-out basis.

We now need a highly capable and ambitious person for a internal sales position in order to support our sales operations in Ireland.


You would have a strong track record of selling to the manufacturing industry though not necessarily essential but would be an advantage. We do need you to be able to demonstrate capacity to understand our products and the needs of our customers as well as the markets into which we sell. Sales targets to be achieved on a monthly basis.


Core Responsibilities:

Identifying new opportunities and drive sales opportunities through the sales process to close the sale.

Selling conveyor belting

Role will involve the full sales cycle from qualifying and following up on leads right through to the final sale.

However, the majority of the time will be spent making “warm” calls to existing clients to “upsell” and offer other packages.

Identify and develop new business opportunities.

Building relationships with individual clients and offering suitable products based on their needs.

Achieve/Exceed challenging sales targets in line with the business strategy

Manage incoming enquiries and support clients throughout sales cycle

Deal with daily client queries

Solid communication skills on the phone and on a One-to-One basis


Skills & Experience:


“Can Do” attitude essential with a hunger and drive to overachieve and succeed

The role holder will be highly self-motivated and self-directed, and will also be energetic, enthusiastic, flexible and capable of operating as part of a team

Initiative and ability to work effectively without direct supervision required

Excellent organizational and time management skills

At least 2 years manufacturing sales experience essential

The ability to build and maintain strong working relationships

Highly motivated to reach and exceed sales targets

3rd level degree highly desirable

Must speak Fluent English, ideally with previous experience working within the Irish manufacturing sector

Previous Telesales or outbound Customer Service B2B experience preferred as the role is a mixture of sales and account management.

Strong objection handling skills and strong ability to actively listen and determine customer needs

Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Professional with good organizational, negotiation & planning skills.

Strong organizational skills, discipline, attention to detail, high energy and a “can do” attitude, balance multiple tasks

Highly motivated, competitive, ambitious self-starter with a strong sense of urgency

Confidence to interact with senior managers

Detailed understanding of the product portfolio & the ability to articulate the value of these products.

Third Level (University) Qualification preferred

Be familiar with the use of Social Media



Attractive salary




CVs to info@fogartybelting.com





We are happy to post a vacancy today July 15th 2013  for our good friends at Filtrex

 This job is filled – thank you

Project engineer, mechanical & renewable energy services


Due to opportunities in the market Filtrex the specialist renewable energies and biomass company are looking to recruit a project engineer.

Filtrex have installed commercial biomass boilers, district heating systems throughout Ireland. We design and install processing and handling equipment for the biomass, recycling and waste to energy industries. We represent world class vendors in all these markets.



Title: Project engineer, mechanical & renewable energy services

Location: based in Lusk head office, and nationally on client sites

Job type: full time

Salary: based on experience

Tag(s): renewable energy engineer, mechanical engineer, biomass, biofuels, district heating,
Qualifications: Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent

Contact name: Billy Linehan, office@filtrex.ie




Reporting to the Head of Projects, the roles will be based in Lusk, county Dublin, and will require travel to client sites countrywide.

The Ideal Candidate
Mechanical Degree or similar. strong interest in renewable energy systems

Experience in biomass boiler systems

3 years plus Project management experience, leading projects simultaneously
Strong client management experience, role will require significant interaction directly with clients
Proven ability to manage contractors & stakeholders to ensure projects complete within agreed timelines
Strong Financial and Budget Management experience, ideally having experience managing P & L
Strong communication and people management skills, fluent English language, oral and written
Strong attention to detail is required in this role
Proactive and positive personality, with ability to problem solve


This role offers a package including basic salary, bonus, company vehicle,  21 days Holidays,
This role will attract a Project Manager with a strong Technical as well as Commercial experience, who are looking to join a growing company in a dynamic industry, which offers career advancement. 

 See www.filtrex.ie


No agencies please



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