Current Vacancies


About us:

AVA is a leading distributor of globally recognized ASME & DIN valve manufacturers such as Valvosider, Bonney Forge, Kingdom, BAC, Kitz, Ritag and Quadax.

With a total size of approx. 120.000 sqft, and stockholding of approx €20 million, we are able to supply globally at short notice our products from 4 warehouses in Germany, Netherlands, and UK.


We are looking for an experienced, highly motivated, and enthusiastic individual to join our UK sales team for an immediate opening for the role of "Sales Manager".

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join a growing dynamic company with an opportunity for career progression into a senior management position.

Roles & Responsibility

As "Sales Manager", your role is to set strategy, identify new markets and trends, obtaining and quoting inquiries, and negotiating orders. You will be fully supported by a competent office-based team, and the very latest technology to provide the reactiveness and support our customers expect from us.

You will also be responsible for:

Site visits and virtual/face to face meetings as required
Serve as the primary point of contact for your customers
Goal setting, budgeting & forecasting
Carry out other duties within the scope, spirit, and purpose of the job
Motivating and leading a sales team

Qualifications & Experience

A strong sales background within the valve distribution/manufacturing or related industry
Knowledge of our products, brands, and marketplace
Computer Skills to include MS Office and corporate CRM and enterprise systems
Self-motivated, strong reasoning and reading skills; strong organizational and time management skills; attention to detail; good decision-making skills; demonstrate the ability to multi-task; ability to work independently or as part of a team; self-confidence in dealing with management and group personnel
Proper phone etiquette, and other effective interpersonal skills;
Ability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime;
Flexible approach to your work to meet the demands needs of your customers

Hours & Location

You will report to our Wetherby office (LS23 7FA), however flexible/remote working shall be considered as part of the role.


Competitive salary & bonus scheme provisions
Company vehicle/allowance
Mobile phone
Laptop & associated IT equipment

Published: 7th June 2021

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