Head of Sales - Industrial Automation

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary: + STI
Contact: Terence Craig

About the company

This highly awarded and locally owned technical engineering business have been a huge success on a local and global level across the industrial engineering landscape, with real inhouse engineering capability and a highly skilled workforce, they have been winning major projects with high profile organisations across the aerospace, defence, energy, renewables, mining, factory upgrades, plant builds and industrial automation markets.

Reporting to the GM of this growing, well positioned and highly regarded business, this critical leadership role will see the successful candidate take full control in leading the project team into major bids in setting the growth strategy for the Industrial Automation division across key clients and market verticals

Skills & experience

  • Tertiary or trade qualification in Engineering, manufacturing or similar
  • 5 years' experience in similar role with proven success winning business in related industries
  • Significant experience in Automation equipment in markets such as mining, waste and recycling, energy, pharma, and food manufacturing etc
  • Technical understanding robotics, conveyor, sortation, production & plant automation systems, you will also be highly regarded should you have knowledge of Mes & Scada
  • Proven experience managing key technical relationships and selling strategic business solutions
  • Experience developing and delivering on strategic sales plans
  • Broad business and commercial acumen with exceptional high level negotiation skills
  • Be an engaging and intelligent leader who can flip between strategic and tactical initiatives with ease


  • Join this leading local business which has real capability and inhouse engineering they also have exceptional partnerships and access to leading tech with expertise to deliver in the market
  • Work on some high-profile projects across the Industrial Automation landscape
  • Highly attractive package on offer that will be tailored to attract the best qualified candidate in the market
  • Location - Eastern Suburbs - national remit and flexibility to work from home
  • Clear career growth path into future more senior leadership roles in this expanding organisation

Please click the "Apply" button to upload your resume for immediate consideration or feel free to call Terence Craig at Six Degrees Executive to discuss the opportunity and business in more detail - 0450481815