Government Vacancies -External,Technical Sales Rep (Automotive Aftermarket Sales & Paint Mixing)- Durban-Government jobs in Durban

  • Full Time
  • Durban
  • Posted 2 months ago

Red Octopus Pty Ltd


Are you a self-driven, highly executional external sales representative who loves the hunt of new business?

Do you have experience in automotive aftermarket consumable sales? Or an easily transferrable industry?

Do you have experience mixing or colour matching automotive paints (solvent and water base) to combine with your external sales knowledge?

And you enjoy the energy of working under pressure and have no qualms with getting their hands dirty (i.e., product demos)?

A leading automotive industrial supply specialist has an exciting opportunity awaiting a unique individual. Depending on skill-set and experience, this could be one, all-inclusive role or 2 roles split to compliment.

Duties & Responsibilities

*The description below is all inclusive. Ideally, one candidate will perform the external sales and paint mixing duties but the role can be split if deemed necessary. 

Automotive Aftermarket External Sales Rep

  • External sales, servicing & cold calling on Automotive Paint & Panel Beaters
  • Reaching set targets
  • Prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Introducing New products
  • Product demos
  • Reaching set targets
  • *High attention to detail and able to compare mixed paint color to vehicle to ensure proper color match
  • *Automotive paint mixing 
  • Utilising CRM system
  • Adhering to all company policies and regulations
  • 1 week’s travel p/m covering outside JHB (sales rep only)


  • *Must be able to work well on your own or with a team member (when necessary)
  • *Existing client base provided
  • *Additional cold calling/ acquiring new clientele non-negotiable
  • *Must be able to work under pressure. 



Desired Experience & Qualification

  • 3 years+ experience in external, technical sales
  • 2 years+ experienced paint mixer (responsible for mixing paint for the painters)
  • Must be highly familiar with automotive paints and/or industrial consumables

Package & Remuneration

  • Competitive basic.
  • Commission (from R1)- no cap on commission! (*applicable to sales reps only)
  • Petrol card & cell phone (*applicable to sales reps only)


**If you have relevant experience, please make sure one or more of the following words is shown in Pnet file and your CV so I can find you faster!

  • Automotive 
  • External Sales
  • Technical Sales
  • Paint Mix(ing)/ (er)
  • Colour Matching


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