Graduate Sales Engineer

ATA Selection Ltd
Kingston upon Hull
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Graduate Sales Engineer

Location - Hull

Salary - £22,000 - £26,000 + 25 days holiday + bonus scheme after 1 year

The Company

ATA Recruitment is currently working with a leading testing company in the UK, they work in sectors such as telecommunications, safety, military and aerospace and test a huge array of products, anything from toys to tanks! As a company they provide the relevant services to allow designers and manufacturers to successfully launch their product onto the market ensuring it fully complies to all safety standards needed.

Their site in Hull specialise in telecommunication and safety testing and are very involved in the wifi and bluetooth markets. The application & sales team are responsible for responding to testing enquiries, understanding the clients requirements to provide a quotation. For the right candidate the role could progress into a more client facing business development position.

My client is looking to recruit a confident, motivated & target driven graduate sales engineer who is looking for a career in sales. Ideally you will have an engineering, technical or science related degree however other degrees will be considered if the person shows a passion to work in sales!

The Role

The role of Graduate Sales Engineer will involve:

- This role will be focussed mainly on telecommunications, safety and zigbee testing.

- Leads come in via the telemarketing team or from repeat customers directly via phone/email.

- You will then be responsible for speaking to the customer and communicate confidently with them to understand the testing requirement.

- You Will need to ascertain technical product information, budget, timescale required and look to ask questions about what the business does to understand what other requirements they might have.

- Put the quote together (24 to 48 hours) average vales 10-15K and dealing with 10-15 quotes at any one time.

- Pricing is calculated from an automated cost model.

- Issue the quote to customer and follow up within 2 days.

- Log dates in the company CRM schedule to allow the testing schedule to forecast in advance.

The Person

To be successful as a Graduate Sales Engineer you will need:

- Ideally you will have an engineering, technical or scientific related degree.

- However my client will look at any other degree discipline if the candidate shows they are tech savvy and have a passion to sales.

- To want to work in a commercial/sales type environment which involves talking confidently on a technical level with customers over the phone.

- Previous experience in a sales or customer service type role will be highly beneficial.

The Benefits

- You will be joining a rapidly growing business that can offer fantastic career development in the future.

- Great starting salary with the ability to earn bonus after the probation period.

- Brilliant training working with experts in the industry.

- Excellent career progression, this role could lead to a business development manager role in the future.

Interested in the Graduate Sales Engineer position?

Please contact Marie Joel (Talent Sourcing Team Leader) on ************* or email ******************************** alternatively click the 'apply' button below.
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