Würth has a vacancy for Area Sales Manager

Job Summary

Würth South Africa Co. (Pty) Ltd, is actively looking for a talented, vibrant, highly motivated and disciplined individuals to work as Area Sales Manager.

Closing date: 31 January 2024

Location: Durban South, South Coast, Kokstad (Kwa-Zulu Natal)

Würth South Africa Co. (Pty) Ltd, is actively looking for a talented, vibrant, highly motivated and disciplined Area Sales Manager who will represent the company as a brand ambassador by managing a sales team and offering sales services to our customers.

Job Requirements

  • Matric or equivalent
  • Completed or studying towards a marketing / business degree or diploma or have a proven track record with relevant experience will be advantageous
  • Must reside within the area
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Sales Manager
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Sales orientated, goal driven & self-motivated

  • High level of commitment
  • Report writing skills
  • Leadership skills and presentation skills
  • Emotional quotient capabilities
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Product knowledge relevant to the Würth South Africa industry
  • Clear disciplinary record, criminal record and credit history

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Establish and keep an up to date planning system for all customers.
  • Lead, motivate and support a team of Customer Sales Consultants to achieve the group’s monthly and annual budgets.
  • Accountable for the sales growth, profit margins as well as customer balance growth of each individual member in your group.
  • Drive the company’s multichannel strategy within your group to ensure future prosperity.
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  • Manage, coach and develop your sales team.
  • Ensure all company communication is received by your sales team.
  • Ensure your sales team is focused and implements the company’s current focus topics.
  • Travel with Customer Sales Consultant’s 15 days a month.
  • Complete all workout reports and all relevant administration tasks.
  • Conduct monthly 1 on 1 meetings with each CSC and communicate all job expectations by reviewing, monitoring and addressing sales performance.

  • Conduct monthly group month end meetings and include product training in these meetings.
  • Ensure every team member knows what is required of them to achieve budget.
  • Implement the company’s sales strategy in your group.
  • Manage the growth and development of the group with regards to sales, customers and customer class development.
  • Ensure business development in all relevant market segments are investigated and actioned.
  • Embrace all aspects of the Würth culture and implement them in your daily activities by leading by example.

  • Ensure a cohesive inter-departmental relationship is formed between the company and your sales team.
  • Carry out market research and analysis of competitors.
  • Build business relationships with large customers.
  • Maintain a desirable fluctuation rate.
  • Ensure all data for your sales team is kept up to date and accurate.
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  • Ensure all individual geographical areas are fair and have potential for growth.
  • Adhere to company price increases and authorization of price discounts within your sales team.
  • Recruitment and selection of new CSC’s as when required.
  • Handle disciplinary issues in your group as and when required and carry out any disciplinary action required.
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How to Apply

Interested candidates may apply for this vacancy by sending their updated CV to

Please include the position and area in your subject line when submitting your application.

Please note thatshould you not have received a response from uswithin 4 (four) weeks of the closing date of the job advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Working at Würth South Africa

Würth South Africa is a country-wide leader in assembly products within the Automotive, Metal, Wood, Cargo, Mining, and Engineering industries for over 50 years. This is a global company with a small business approach to caring for its people.

Working at Würth South Africa means working with a variety of professionals all working together to achieve the vision and goals of making Wurth SA the No. 1 best and most trusted sales team and brand.

We want people who are driven, have a winning mindset and a passion for sales.

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A career at Würth SA will see you join a renowned brand and allow you the opportunity to grow and shine in your respective career choice.

At Würth SA, we offer you the opportunity to develop your skills through training and E-learning, providing an environment which allow individuals to achieve their personal and professional goals.


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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