Skills

Skills

Self Management

I am systematic, enjoy challenging assignments in which order, persistence and steady effort are required.

I enjoy the financial or day-to-day operations of a business or institution, supervising the activities of others, planning work schedules, and maintaining records, without constant supervision 

Computer Skills

Proficient computer literacy proven through work experience spread sheets in Microsoft Office , Excel, Word, internet navigation social media and Outlook Express.

Communication

I am a confident communicator client, which I have developed through years of experience in sales and customer service, having to negotiate at all levels from foreman to directors, I value my clients and enjoy interaction and know the importance of after sales service. I know the value of relationship building.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2009 - Present

Sales

Metsi Filter Projects - DSS (Dock & Sealing Solutions)
  • Responsible for sales and enquiries into Southern Africa
  • Setting up of appointments, site visits, business development, etc
  • Clients mining, industrial, manufacturing, warehousing, food, chemical, etc
  • Products marketed:
  • Solimar aeration systems for the dry bulk materials handling industry
  • Compressed air filtration/drying equipment
  • Enclosed conveyor systems
  • Airsweep bin discharge systems
  • High Speed Doors, sectional doors, etc. for mining, aviation, shipping, food, cold storage, pharmaceutical, industrial industries, warehouse, distribution docking and sealing solutions
  • InsulWall
  • 2013 awarded 3 year maintenance contract for Dube Trade Port (King Shaka International)
May 2006 - Aug 2008

Area Manager-Commission Based

Rubicon Asset Finance / Zeal Finance
  • Asset financing of heavy / industrial equipment for agriculture, construction, transport, manufacturing and mining.
  • New business development (Kwa-Zulu Natal Province) for the Johannesburg branch.
Mar 2005 - Jun 2006

Sales Engineer

Mikropul
  • Marketing, business development & technical support of dust extraction/filtration equipment to mining, construction and industrial companies
  • Holcim cement small dust filtration projects.
  • Running the expo stand at the Mining for sustainable development show hosted by South African Chamber of Mines and Lonmin
  • Other duties included generating reports, sales forecasts, recording account activities, monthly trade shows and client meetings.
Sep 1999 - Jan 2005

Member -Technical Sales

Macquip Machinery & Equipment
  • Preparing sales reports, maintaining and submitting records of business expenses incurred;
  • Marketing, technical support and servicing of mining, construction, industrial and earthmoving equipment/products, process plant, etc to mining houses, power stations and other industrial companies
  • At times demonstrating and training customers in the use of products
  • Sales presentations and help assess customer requirements and business needs as they relate to their companies software, machinery and material handling equipment
  • Quotes prices and credit terms, records orders, complete sales contracts, and arranges deliveries
  • Sub-contracted to provide and operate earthmoving equipment for Rand Water.
  • Marketing of industrial compressed-air filtration / drying systems
  • Marketing, technical support and after-sales service and relationship management for users of conveyor systems, air cannon (for de-clogging of silos) and elevator buckets and industrial vacuum cleaning equipment
  • Contracted to supply and install a calcining plant for Sasol CarboTar.
  • 4 year contract for the “24/7” supply and operation of wheel loaders
  • Short term contract from Sasol to run a trial project for the palletising of coal through chain grate stokers for use in burners as a heat source.
  • Repairs and servicing of earthmoving equipment and small construction equipment
  • Performing scheduled maintenance services, oil changes, lubrication and engine tune-ups on heavy plant machinery
Aug 1998 - Sep 1999

Sales Engineer

Manhattan Mining
  • Compiling lists of prospective customers and equipment by using trade directories and other sources for the mining, petroleum, power generation and engineering sectors.
  • Regular visits to prospective mining, engineering and industrial businesses, to establish and act on selling opportunities
  • Monitoring customers changing needs and competitor activity, and reporting on these developments to sales management;
  • Follows up with customers to ensure satisfaction with products purchased, and arranges modifications or other remedies needed
  • Liaising for projects and providing technical support, arranges the installation and testing of products or systems
  • Attending trade shows and presenting live demos to attendees and researching potential target markets for products and services
  • Assigned the Sub-Sahara Africa region to organize and run trade shows (Zaminex), Zambia
  • Sales presentations and help assess customer requirements and business needs as they relate to their companies software, machinery and material handling equipment
Oct 1994 - Dec 1997

Sales Engineer

Conflo Air-Tech
  • New business development for Hankison compressed air filtration / drying equipment to Sasol, breweries, steel industries, power stations and other industrial / engineering companies.
  • Regular visits to prospective mining, engineering and industrial businesses, to establish and act on selling opportunities
  • Follows up with customers to ensure satisfaction with products purchased, and arranges modifications or other remedies needed
  • Liaising with engineering managers, plant supervisors, foremen etc.
  • Preparation of quotes, tenders and work schedules.
  • Assessing business requirements, and recommending industrial products that provide appropriate technical solutions or reselling opportunities

Education

Education
Feb 2008 - Present

Business Management Diploma

BMT College
2008 - 2008

Selling Skills Certification

ExpertRating Global Certifications

Expert level

2007 - 2007

Business Management and Administration Certificate

Ambaiu
  • Marketing 1 & 2,  Accounting,  Economics,  International Trade & Business,  Finance & Investing,  Logistics & supply chain management,  Probability,  statistics & time value of money, Technology & innovation management,  managing & dealing with people,  Strategic management,  New world of E-Commerce
1994 - 1994

Professional Selling Skills

Professional Selling Skills

Certificate

1988 - 1989

Mechanical

Smit Street Technikon

NTC 3

1985 - 1985

Technical High School

Tulisa Park Technical School

NTC 1 MDT

1982 - 1984

High School

Jeppe Boys High

Academic