PRODUCT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Recruiter
Consilium Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Salary
£ 34,000 p.a. - £ 38,000 p.a. + Company Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pen
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A large national automation product distributor is looking to expand its Technical Support function by recruiting a Product Sales Specialist. The role will see you work in the field dealing with technical problems with Drives and Motion products. The ideal candidate will hold some sort of electronic engineering qualification and have experience of working in field based technical role.


Commutable from: Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Hull, Blackburn

Salary: £ 34,000 p.a. - £ 38,000 p.a. + Company Car + Bonus + Healthcare + Pension

Suitable for: Applications Engineer, Field Support Engineer, Service Engineer, Product Sales Specialist



The Role

Responsibility for the profitable growth of the Drives & Motion business in their relevant geographical area.
To manage the day to day sales activity of Drives & Motion products.
To be instrumental in finding and converting New Business development opportunities and priority target accounts.
To offer training, advice and assistance to their local branches.
Attend joint customer visits with Sales Engineers, Sales Managers and Account Managers to all accounts.
Ensure own level of personal development and product knowledge is kept up to date
Communicate and interface with all other branches and departments on commercial issues and portray a professional image at all times
Be accountable for personal development and contribute to the evaluation of performance in line with company's core competencies and learning and development framework
Takes on additional tasks in order to meet departmental, project related or developmental objectives.
Compliance with H&S policy and procedures

The Person

A good level of education is required; HNC/HND in electrical engineering (or equivalent electrical engineering qualification) would be advantageous.
Extensive knowledge of Drives, Motion and architecture is required.
The job calls for a person who enjoys dealing with people, creating and maintaining relationships as well as making a good impression both personally and for the organisation.
It is important job holder should have the persistence and flexibility to see a job through to conclusion.
The ability to make favourable impressions on others will be an important attribute.
It is important that the job holder can demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and exhibit exceptional commercial acumen.
Experience in similar sales / customer service environment is important.
It is important that the role holder will have experience in field sales.
The role holder will have the ability to provide practical solutions, solve problems and look for continuous improvements for both the customer and the company.

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

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