Sales Engineer

Rockfield Specialist Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Engineer
Up to £20,000 - £25,000 + benefits

Our client is a small, well-backed and fast-growing business, located in Derby, supplying specialist engineering services and manufacture to the rail passenger rolling stock sector. They are part of a small, but ambitious and acquisitive engineering group. The company is a well-established player in their sector, with a strong reputation for the highest quality workmanship, excellent customer service and innovation. It is this, combined with increasing market opportunity, that forms the basis of their, ongoing, strategy for growth. The sector offers enormous potential for the development of new and unique services, delivering significant savings to their clients and positioning themselves as their trusted advisors. Additionally, there is massive potential within a new and untapped customer base, which they’re now proactively developing.

They now seek to appoint a commercially minded, Sales Engineer to develop new relationships and to support their growing team. The role isn’t a hard sell; it is that of engineering solution provider, developing technically motivated professional relationships within a warm customer base.

The Role:

This is an exciting new role, with the objective of developing additional business with new customers as well as maintaining relationships with existing clients. Our client has a long-established reputation and large client base within the Midlands and North of the UK. The scope of the work that our client is able to deliver is broad, offering a variety and breadth of technical solutions, all with highly commercial benefits to the customer. There is little competition within the sector, hence potential customers will be receptive.

You will be a degree qualified engineer, willing and able to undertake a consultative approach to networking and able to develop sustainable, professional relationships. You should be commercially astute, self-motivated and driven to succeed in achieving your business development targets. You will be willing to scope out potential markets and customers and to participate in and drive proactive marketing and cold approaches, arranging meetings with decision makers and converting opportunity into orders.


You will have an engineering background and qualification; experience in mechanical engineering and an interest in the rail transport sector would be an advantageous but is not essential. Equally, you will have strong people skills and feel comfortable in developing new relationships, with a drive to meet agreed targets.

The growth plans of our client are ambitious, and, for the right person, there is the opportunity for personal career development both within the client and the group.

If you are interested in this exciting and rewarding opportunity and would like to know more, please contact Caroline Harvey at Rockfield Specialist Recruitment or apply on-line now.

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