UK Sales Manager (m/f/d)

UK Sales Manager (m/f/d)

The following job is only available in the United Kingdom.

ELOKON’s mission is to innovate for a safer material handling world. With over 3,000 customers globally and 130 dedicated and highly motivated employees, we engineer, sell and install award winning assistance systems for forklifts, incorporating in our products the latest sensor technologies used in the automotive industry.

As a privately held German 32 year old company, we are akin to many other success stories in the German logistics industry. We focus on long term sustainability and international growth, without disregarding the importance of year on year profitability.

Due to our strong international growth we are currently seeking to hire a

UK Sales Manager (m/f/d)

Job Overview

The UK Sales Manager will be responsible for managing the entire sales process, prospecting for new business and cultivating relationships with large corporate accounts — both forklift OEMs and end-users of forklift trucks. This will involve interacting with all levels within major account customers including operations, IT, and to board level. Internally, the role will work closely with cross functional teams, developing a team-selling approach ensuring we are in front of the right audience and matching customer needs with ELOKON solutions. The UK Sales Manager should develop long-term account strategies, formulating and developing 1-to-3-year plans and provide accurate sales forecasts through ELOKON’s Salesforce CRM system. He/she will report to ELOKON’s international sales director.

The Person

  • Experience gained within the forklift truck sector or associated supplier community.
  • Alternatively, individuals from the wider context of intralogistics are potentially of interest.
  • Ideally experienced in dealing with both OEMs and End Users.
  • The appropriate gravitas and industry credibility pertinent to the seniority of role.
  • Proven solution sales approach, able to demonstrate ROI concepts.
  • Evidence of business development experience.
  • Experience of dealing with/winning business with large account customers/prospects.
  • Strong commercial skills, negotiating and closing.
  • Technical appreciation of sales (understanding of applications and solutions, as opposed to fine detail).
  • Experience in driving sales opportunities through the stages of a sales pipeline from qualification to closure.

Why Join Us?

  • You want to be a part of proven company, with tremendous additional growth potential.
  • You want to be significantly rewarded for your abilities and contributions.
  • You want to work hard within a fun-loving environment that encourages a work-life balance.
  • You enjoy working in an international environment with bi-annual trips to Germany for team meeting events.


Applicants should be comfortable with working in a home office. They should also be willing to travel to Germany (visit the Headquarters) and occasionally to the United States.


We look forward to receiving your cover letter and resume.

Any questions?

Then please contact Sarolta Linse: