Technical Sales Engineer

Forest Personnel Limited
12 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Sales Engineer - Defense

This is a great opportunity to join an award winning industry leader, and be involved in business development and sales activity to the defense markets.

Based from Slough offices, the sales team plays a pivotal technical and commercial role within the company, working hand -in-hand with the design team, and the successful candidate will spend time visiting and developing business relationships with key clients, providing them with technical and commercial solutions.

Your role will include:
• Developing an understanding of the programmes, market customers and competitors.

·Identifying and developing new business and convert these into orders, which will include regular client visits within the UK.

·Carrying out product selection and analysis using analysis software.

·Play an active role in product design and development in-house.

·Preparing technical and commercial proposals, budgets and competitor market information.

·Establish technical and commercial requirements and assist clients to develop specifications as required.

·Negotiating technical and commercial contracts.

·Identifying and project managing new products and applications.

Looking for a more of a team-based technical sales engineer, with sound, practical mechanical engineering experience, more importantly than sales, (although previous sales engineering experience would be highly desirable).

Whilst having a degree-qualified Mechanical engineer with experience in selling to the aerospace/defence or marine markets would be desirable, a qualified and capable mechanical engineer, with good people skills, an eye for detail and be comfortable meeting new people and developing relationships within a technical and commercial environment- this could be a recent graduate engineer, applications engineer/product support engineer or similar looking for a rounded role in technical sales.
Due to security requirements, candidates will need to be British nationals. A clean, UK valid driving licence, and PC literacy are essential.

You will enjoy a full training and development programme, with a base salary Dep on relevant skills/exp+ Co car + co. performance bonus +laptop+ mobile+ contributory pension scheme+25 days holidays+bank holidays and private healthcare.

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