TECHNICAL SUPPORT ENGINEER

Recruiter
Consilium Recruit
Location
Bristol, Southampton, Yeovil, Bath
Salary
£34000 - £38000/annum + Car + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A large national automation product distributor is looking to expand its Technical Support function by recruiting a Product Sales Specialist. The role will see you work in the field dealing with technical problems on various PLCs. The ideal candidate will hold some sort of electronic engineering qualification and have experience of working in field based technical role.

Commutable from: Bristol, Southampton, Yeovil, Bath

Salary: £ 34,000 p.a. - £ 38,000 p.a. + Company Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension

Suitable for: Technical Support Engineer, Field Support Engineer, Controls Engineer

The Role

Responsibility for the profitable growth of the Automation and Software business in their relevant geographical area.
To promote the day to day sales activity of A&S products.
To be instrumental in finding and converting New Business development opportunities and priority target accounts.
To offer training, advice and assistance to their local branches.
Attend joint customer visits with Sales Engineers, Sales Managers and PSS members from other specialist teams to all accounts.
Ensure own level of personal development and product knowledge is kept up to date
Communicate and interface with all other branches and departments on commercial issues and portray a professional image at all times
Be accountable for personal development and contribute to the evaluation of performance in line with company's core competencies and learning and development framework
Takes on additional tasks in order to meet departmental, project related or developmental objectives.
Compliance with H&S policy and procedures

The Person

The job calls for a person who enjoys dealing with people, creating and maintaining relationships as well as making a good impression both personally and for the organisation.
It is important job holder should have the persistence and flexibility to see a job through to conclusion.
Extensive experience in PLC / HMI/ SCADE programming
The ability to make favourable impressions on others will be an important attribute.
It is important that the job holder can demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and exhibit exceptional commercial acumen.
Experience in similar sales / customer service environment is important.
A good level of education is required; HNC/HND in electrical engineering (or equivalent electrical engineering qualification) would be advantageous.
Extensive knowledge of Automation, Control and architecture is required.
It is important that the role holder will have experience in field sales.
The role holder will have the ability to provide practical solutions, solve problems and look for continuous improvements for both the customer and the company.

To apply to this role, please send an up to date CV to James Sloane via email - (Email Removed)

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