Graduate Sales Engineer - Factory Automation Products

12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A global leader in the development and manufacturing of automation solutions with annual sales of over $2 Billion shortlisted on the Forbes list for the most innovative companies with over 200,000 clients worldwide is rapidly expanding and due to high growth and expansion is looking to recruit a number of for ambitious individuals hungry to embark on a career in technical sales to join their graduate training scheme.

You will be offered a full year of office-based sales and technical training, with opportunities for promotion to Field-Based Sales upon successful completion of the scheme.

The Graduate Sales Engineer - Factory Automation Products role will include daily outbound phone activity from their Heathrow Office, accounting for 90% of the typical working day, you will work with the technical team to develop product knowledge and technical understanding, undertaking joint Sales Visits with Sales Engineers and support senior sales colleagues by identifying sales leads and business opportunities.

From the very beginning of the scheme, you will be provided with basic product training to prepare you to engage effectively with customers over the phone. For the half of the scheme, you will undertake advanced technical training to prepare you with the necessary skills to solve customer applications on the road. Upon successful completion of this final stage, you will be given opportunities to move into a Field Sales Position.

In order to be considered you will be Degree educated in any discipline, however Business/Economics, Scientific or Technical degree (Engineering, electronics or similar) would be beneficial. Some previous sales experience would preferred but not necessary. You must be highly self-motivated with a hunger to succeed and overachieve and extremely positive and enthusiastic individual with natural sales ability. Applications can only be considered from those who are eligible to work in the UK and hold a full driving licence, valid in the UK.

The benefits package includes a Quarterly Bonus, Pension, Life Cover and Private Healthcare Subsidised Gym Membership, Fully expensed travel and accommodation.

For more information or to apply please contact Alex Robertson at Proactive Technical Recruitment on or email

Proactive Technical Recruitment is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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