Sales Engineer

Consilium Recruitment
Up to £ 38000 p.a. + Company Car Allowance + Bonus (OTE £ 48k) + Priva
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading manufacturer of sensors and sensor solutions is looking to recruit a Sales Engineer to join its UK workforce. The role will see you sell their range of sensor and automation solutions into the Automotive, Mobile Vehicle and Motion Control sectors. The ideal candidate will hold an electrical/electronic qualification and have sales experience in Automotive or Mobile Vehicle or Motion Control industries.

Commutable from: Oxford, Swindon, London, Guildford

Salary: Up to £ 38,000 p.a. + Company Car Allowance + Bonus (OTE £ 48k) + Private healthcare

Suitable for: Area Sales Engineer, Business Development, Technical Sales, Account Manager

The Role

Establish and maintain knowledge of Factory Automation products and their applications within Industry Sales
Developing and maintaining an expert knowledge of all application and system's solutions relevant to the Automotive, Mobile, Industrial Vehicle and Supporting Industries market;
Sell those products and applications to existing and new customers and develop customer base
Establishing and maintaining knowledge of competitors' products, prices and discount structures
Working closely with the Manager - Industry Sales in order to prepare and implement Account Sales Plans in a given sales territory in order to achieve growth by generating new business and assist with setting sales targets for the relevant sales areas
Work closely and effectively with the Systems Plus & Product Management Teams in order to ensure that the technical solution is understood and clearly delivered to the customer
Assisting the Manager - Industry Sales in ensuring that the Market Segment functions as a seamless business unit with common understood goals, shared knowledge, best practice, complete visibility and sharing of all segment data and information and most importantly complete interdependence of all other teams

The Person

Formal qualification in Engineering to at least BTEC HNC/D level or industry-based equivalent knowledge and experience
Excellent and proven account management skills acquired in a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role
Knowledge of or experience in working within the Automotive, Mobile, Industrial Vehicle and Supporting Industries (such as Motion Control) would be preferred
Knowledge of or experience in delivering Systems/Capital sales proposals to end users is preferential Demonstrate the ability to manage Solution Sale and to add value at each opportunity
Proven track record both in sales growth and winning new business would be advantageous.

To apply to this role, please send an up to date copy of your CV to James Sloane via email -

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