Technical Sales Engineer

Location
Manchester
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
05 Jan 2017
Closes
02 Feb 2017
Ref
00062985
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The company brings expertise and market leading products and services to the power industry by listening to customer needs and creating innovative, quality, technical solutions that are sustainable, reliable and long term.

As a growing company they are looking to ensure all their customers are supported fully and that they are ahead of the game in reaching potential customers with their industry leading products. The International Sales Engineer will focus on business development and support the sales and marketing team in international product promotion. As first point of contact with a potential new customer, they are the face of the company and will be representing them on the front line, providing excellent customer service, they will develop an extensive knowledge of all company products and if they don't know the answer will make use of the company support network to ensure the customer has it as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will have a strong engineering background and is keen to learn about new technologies and develop their own skill base. They are looking for someone who is an enthusiastic individual with excellent communications skills and a proven track record. With a global customer base the company needs someone willing to go the extra mile both literally and figuratively speaking. This role is demanding, varied and rewarding and will require extensive international travel and working unusual hours.

Responsibilities
- Development and management of new sales opportunities
- Help grow the business through customer solutions and distributor management
- International customer and distributor visits, delivering training and product demonstrations
- Conducting on-site surveys of assets to generate customer quotations
- Working closely with the rest of the sales team to help with marketing strategy for the business
- Develop an extensive knowledge of all company products and services
- Managing all incoming enquiries and answering technical queries
- Conducting market research and business positioning analysis
- Identifying new markets for the company and reviewing existing markets
- Assisting with identification of new product and service opportunities, cost and business case analysis of new products
- Assisting with exhibitions

Key Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
- Skilled in managing and coordinating multiple concurrent projects - to time and on budget.
- A good team player with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
- Excellent personal and inter-personal skills, including being able to communicate & influence at all levels to ensure progression of high-priority and/or high-visibility tasks.
- Willing to travel internationally for extended periods
- Adaptable and flexible skills whilst working in a busy multi-skilled office environment
- Excellent attention to detail and presentation
- Planning and organising skills
- Excellent time management, ability to multi-task
- Computer literate in all Microsoft Office applications

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