Junior Sales Engineer (Automotive)

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment Contracts
Location
Basildon
Salary
£20 - £22.50 p hour
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are currently seeking a Sales engineer, capable of managing small/medium projects, for an Automotive tier 1 supplier based in Essex. You will be working with the two existing UK based account managers, not just to assist but also to manage discreet parts of the customer relationship. - Provide product development technical assistance to customers - Follow group direction re promotion of new products/services to customers. - Tracking and documentation of customer project milestones. - Resolve in a timely manner all open issues that arise on the project. - Schedule regular meetings as required. - Manage and communicate with internal and external support as needed. - Ensure overall project objectives are met. - Create and maintain good professional customer relationships. - Identify requirements and expectations of the customer. - Identify development opportunities in the customer. Likely candidate profile - Engineering degree or diploma. - Minimum 2 years' experience in automotive industry. Previous successful experience with direct customer relationship in Automotive. - Working knowledge of Ford, their document systems and working practices is a plus ( SREA, Schedule A, QOP, Support plans, 8D etc.) - English speaking. An ability to speak and read French would be an advantage. This is a contract role initially for a year, with the possibility of it moving to a permanent role after that time.
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