Sales and Application Engineer - Hydraulic systems

Shorterm Group
London (Greater)
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Shorterm Group are currently recruiting for a Sales and Application Engineer for our client in the South London Area.

Sales and marketing of hydraulic control technologies to the UK & Irish markets.
Main sectors are manufacturing machinery, automation, test systems.
Provide comprehensive commercial and technical support for customer
applications from enquiry through to acceptance.

* Aid in the implementation of the Company's plan to attract and expand new and existing business.
* Maintain and build strategic alliances with key customers.
* Provide market information, sales forecast, market studies.
* Prepare and participate in product presentations to new and existing customers.
* Review technical and commercial project specifications to determine equipment selection.
* Provide quotations and participate in technical and commercial negotiation of orders.
* Manage projects and provide customers with on-going technical support.
* Liaise with German engineering department to ensure efficient project management.
* Analyse competing technology offerings and activity.
* Ability to travel throughout the UK with occasional European travel.
Ideal candidate will have:
* Engineering Degree
* 5 years job experience
* Proven track record in sales/applications of hydraulic equipment and drive solutions.
* Some experience with servo drives would be beneficial.
Business/ Technical Competencies:
* Good sales/application skills; ability to establish and achieve sales development objectives within a global product team.
* Technical background; good understanding of operating requirements in the
* industry.
* Requires a sound understanding of how clients operate i.e. processes, practices
* and systems.
* Computer literate in Microsoft products including AutoCAD

Personal and Interpersonal Competencies:
Must demonstrate the ability to live the company's values and act as a champion of
these values
Socially - Confident: Assertive, Is good with words, knows what to say, puts
people at ease
Observant: Alert, is quick to identify the details of situations.
Critical: Good at probing the facts, challenges assumptions & spots mistakes
&/or disadvantages.
Detail conscious: Methodical, likes to get every detail right, organised,
precise, accurate, neat and tidy with paperwork,
Conscientious: Completes jobs, plans and sticks to deadlines and
perseveres with routines.
Results orientated: Thorough and diligent, energetic and productive, enjoys
hard work, may get bored if the pace is too slow; strongly motivated to achieve
impressive results, strives to improve, has a "can do" attitude and enjoys
Attitude to Authority: Enjoys working within rules and regulations, respects
authority, and takes orders more easily.
Affiliative and team-orientated - enjoys working in a collaborative context,
shares with and consults others.
Traditional: Perseveres with proven methods, disciplined, conventional.
Resilient: Maintains effective job performance and diplomacy under pressure;
generates energy and enthusiasm through personal passion and conviction
towards work and life challenges.
Relaxed: Is calm, relaxed, cool under pressure, free from anxiety, emotionally
Is a good listener and is helpful.
Can think on his/her feet.
Diplomatic and well groomed - creates a good impression.

The role offers a very competitive salary (TBC) as well as many other benefits which include but are not limited to; Car allowance, Bonus and health schemes.

If this role is of interest to you then call Danny on (Apply online only) or send your CV

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