Technical Sales Representative (North)

Unique in its sector, PREFA has made a name for itself over the last 70 years when it comes to the development, production and marketing of aluminium roof, façade and roof gutter systems. The expanding, innovative company now has a market presence in 22 European countries. Based in Marktl, Lilienfeld (Austria), the PREFA group employs a total of 500 members of staff all over Europe. The wide range of high-quality PREFA aluminium products is produced exclusively in Austria and Germany.

For building up our UK team we currently have a vacancy for a Technical Sales Representative (North) to expand our business and market share in the UK. This is a full-time position as an employee of our newly established UK company. Initially based at home, working from a new office in the Midlands area will be possible in the future. The successful candidate will ideally live in the Midlands area and will be prepared to travel across the UK.


  • Increase the demand for PREFA systems by promoting company ranges and influencing product awareness among architects, roofing and cladding companies, engineers and main contractors who have the ability to influence building designs and client procurement policies.
  • Technical advice and training of the companies installing the products
  • Customer support directly at the building site with regards to correct assembly/laying of systems
  • Sales-supporting measures such as the maintenance of CRM systems, assistance during trade fairs, participation in networking events, etc.


  • Sales and technical experience in the metal roofing and/or facade (curtain walling, aluminium cladding) industry
  • Good craftsmanship skills (e.g. background in roofing)
  • A well-established network among roofing and cladding contractors, merchants and architects
  • Excellent communication skills and a confident, friendly manner
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Office, CRM system)
  • Knowledge of German (not compulsory – desirable)

Training in our complete range of products will be provided at our PREFA Academy in Austria. During this  training period (up to 6 weeks, depending on your knowledge and skills), you will learn how our systems  work both in practice and in theory.


  • Competitive salary (negotiable)
  • Company car plus laptop and company phone
  • Company pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays

If you think you are a good fit for this position, please send your cover letter and C.V. to:

Gregor Winkler, Marketing & Sales International.
PREFA International Holding GmbH | Werkstraße 1, A-3182 Marktl/Lilienfeld, Austria
T+43 2762 502-836 | E