Job Description

Our client is committed to offering top-notch service and a wide array of solutions to the medium to heavy automotive sector. This includes exclusive distributorships in sub-Saharan Africa for global brands of major components and a comprehensive range of automotive parts and friction materials, and they are looking for a Japanese Parts Sales Executive to join their team.

Job Purpose:
To perform a combination of duties related to Japanese part sales. To increase business success by identifying and qualifying prospects, evaluating the position of competitors in the market, act as key point between the company and its customers, while maintaining the set monthly/ annual targets as set out by the company

  • To identify business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry
  • To sell Japanese products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects
  • To maintain relationships with clients by providing support and product information, as well as handling of complaints
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organisational standards
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results and achieving monthly targets set
  • Prepare monthly activity reports by collecting, analysing and summarising information
  • Actively seek out new Sales opportunities through cold calling and networking
  • Prepare and deliver appropriate information on the products and services offered
  • Make accurate cost calculations to provide customers with quotations
  • Ad hoc duties allocated by line Manager
  • The ability and desire to sell products and a high degree of self – motivation and ambition
  • Excellent communication skills and a positive, confident, and determined approach
  • The ability to cope with rejection and the capability to flourish in a competitive environment
  • The skills to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to learn and understand the industry trends
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to negotiate with customers and/or suppliers
  • Self-motivated with a result driven approach
  • Good technical aptitude
Qualification and Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years Japanese parts sales experience
  • Proven sales track record
  • EPC experience
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Grade 12 (Matric) or equivalent
  • Mentally and physically fit to perform job function effectively
  • Code 08 Drivers license and own transport

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202634 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply. Please note that as a registered member of APSO, Surgo (PTY) Ltd. does not hold applicants accountable for any application fee.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email


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Johannesburg Gauteng
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