Solutions Design Engineer / Solutions Sales Engineer

Recruiter
Cordant Technical & Engineering
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£35000 - £55000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Sales Engineer, Solutions Sales or a Technical Sales Professional from an Engineering/Automation background? Do you have experience of selling Engineering and/-or Automated solutions into the Warehousing, Distribution, Fulfillment or Logistics industry? Are you looking for a more client facing opportunity which involves playing a key role in presenting and securing major bids and tenders at board level?

If so, we are looking for an engineer with strong customer facing and commercial skills to join a newly formed, innovative and rapidly expanding robotics team which already contains some of the most talented Robotics Engineers the industry has to offer!

This newly formed division are part of a global leading manufacturer of robotic, power and automation technologies operating in more than 100 countries worldwide and this incubator division has been launched with the full backing and investment of the wider organisation.

You will be rewarded with an extensive flexible benefits package for not just yourself but which also benefits the family, as well as a £40-55k salary and a company car!

The Company
Turnover:
Well established, multi billion pound turnover business. In the UK they operate from more than 20 locations nationally and employs approximately 3,000 people.
Services:
A global leader in power and automation technologies as well as a leading supplier of industrial robots and robot software, equipment and complete application solutions
Sectors:
They provide innovative robotic solutions to warehouse & distribution (e-fulfilment), automotive, FMCG, specialist manufacturing, electronics, plastic injection moulding, metal processing and many more sectors.

The Role:
*Supporting the business development team in creating and presenting proposals, drawings, pricing calculations, bid winning, and technical reviews; You will join the sales process following the qualification & requirements of the prospect by the sales person. You will be responsible for creating a concept design that you will also be involved in presenting the solution at board level.
*Take the leading role and ownership of projects during the sales phase, particularly in the areas of application design, layout, engineering, pricing, proposals and simulation.
*Utilising & programming of simulation packages (virtual reality) to give the customer a true feel of the technical proposal on offer.

Locations
Milton Keynes (UK & European travel required)

Package:
*Company car or car allowance
*Cutting Edge Technology
*Rapidly expanding division - The opportunity to join at 'ground floor level'
*The opportunity to work directly for one of the world's leading engineering organisations
*Career progression plan: Future opportunities for worldwide travel
*Securing your future: 6% Pension plan - Contributions can be changed at any time
*Optional group pension plan
*Annual reviews
*Work life balance:33 days holiday including statutory
*Option to purchase or sell a further 3 days holiday per annum
*37 hour flexible working week which allows home/life balance
*Securing your health: Personal Health insurance
*Looking after your family: Life assurance at 2 x salary,
*Members of the Pension Plan you would be covered for 6 x salary

Qualifications Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
*Engineering Qualification
*Client facing / presentation skills preferably at board level.
*Sales, proposals, bids or tenders experience
*Warehouse automation, industrial automation or machine / system integration background desirable.
*Excellent knowledge of warehouse / distribution centre / e-fulfillment / logistics essential
*UK Driving licence
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to present the client with a professional manner at all levels

To secure one of these positions please call Daniel Shaw (Apply online only) to find out more information, or send your CV and I will give you a call back to discuss this role in more detail. Referral schemes available.

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