Technical Sales Person : ZIBO CONTAINERS (PTY) LTD

Job Description

  • Zibo Containers (Pty) Ltd, manufacturer of plastic packaging with head office in Saxenburg Park, Kuilsriver, has a vacancy for a Technical Sales Person.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Identify new sales opportunities and convert into lidding film & tray sales.
  • Convert customers to recyclable lidding film & tray packaging options.
  • Commission tabletop tray sealing machines at customers production facilities.
  • Monitoring and managing inventory of related packaging items for new customers.
  • Assist with the notification of price increases.
  • Assist with any technical and/or commercial issues that may arise.
  • Growing new lidding film business and revenue by introducing new lidding films and heat-sealing equipment technology.
  • Identify sealing issues at customers & resolve with the input of our heat-sealing technicians where necessary.
  • Co-ordinate lidding film, tray and machine orders for delivery to customers with related departments at Zibo.


  • Track record in technical sales and/or a technical qualification
  • Demonstrate an understanding of heat-sealed rigid plastic packaging for various customer applications.
  • Ability to Greenfields market & sell new lidding films lines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Results oriented, initiative & ability to work independently and unsupervised.
  • Experience in the Flexibles packaging industry will be to your advantage.
  • Strong MS Excel, Syspro and PowerBI experience will be to your advantage.
  • Bilingual
  • Valid, unendorsed driver’s license