Regional Sales Manager – North

At Gilgen, we are passionate about quality and innovation. We believe in people; putting our customers and employees first in everything we do. As a successful growing business we give our employees the platform to take responsibility and be themselves in an international, market leading, diverse arena. Are you passionate about having ownership and making a difference? Are you eager to learn and grow with the business? Do you think outside of the box and enjoy overcoming challenges with a strong team spirit? If so, we are currently looking for a Regional Sales Manager to support the effective and efficient North Sales Team across North East England, Yorkshire and East Midlands.

The Company

Gilgen Door Systems, a member of Nabtesco Group in Japan, is renowned for its innovative door drive systems and overall solutions for use in-door, gate and folding-wall systems. Our employees are at the centre of our operations and our values run through the company in everything we do: We believe in ensuring our employees receive the very best in training and development to deliver an exceptional standard of customer service. We offer an inclusive and welcoming culture where teamwork, continuous development and empowerment are the pillars that support our success.

The Position

Reporting to the Regional General Manager North you will be responsible for achieving new automatic pedestrian door product sales targets within your territory. Success will be derived from developing business with End Users, architects, main contractors and fabricators. You will be maximising all possible lead opportunities for new door sales as well as following up on enquiries and quotations. As Regional Sales Manager, you are required to work closely with various departments within Gilgen Door Systems including Estimating, After Sales and Operations.

As part of your responsibilities, you will be liaising with potential and existing customers, with a view to hunt new opportunities and develop relationships, you will be trained on the use of bespoke Gilgen quoting software to allow for quick quote & drawing generation from your site surveys. You will also be required to submit monthly reports on sales performance and orders forecasts.

We are looking for someone who can cover one of the two following regions: 
Region one: Manchester, Liverpool, Chesterfield and Preston
Region two: Nottingham, Sheffield, Leicester, Derby and Northampton

Skills and Experience


  • Self-motivation and desire to succeed
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills
  • Flexible attitude to adapt swiftly to changing demands in the business
  • Proven history of generating new business with the construction industry
  • Strong organisation and time management skills
  • Computer literate, especially with MS Office
  • Full driving licence


  • Previous experience using SAP
  • Hold a mechanical, technical or construction qualification
  • Experience within the door industry

Benefits Include:

  • Attractive and competitive salary
  • Target based Commission
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Company car
  • Company mobile and laptop
  • 23 days annual leave rising to 28 after 5 years’ service

Strictly no agencies please

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