Inside Sales Engineer
Inside Sales Engineer – North Somerset – To £27k
Permanent. Salary range £22K to £27K depending on experience. You must be eligible to live and work permanently in the UK and have fluent spoken and written English. Our Client designs and manufactures electric actuators and valve gearboxes and is one of the leading manufacturers worldwide. The combination and diversity of the basic modules of the product ranges, actuators, actuators controls and valve gearboxes are the top principles for development and design. The result is a hard to beat adaptability. From ball valve to lock gate, whether operated electrically, manually, conventionally or via fieldbus, they offer the right solution.
This is an office based sales position that demands strong verbal and written communication skills when discussing the Company’s product lines and in the preparation of tender documents, written quotations and supplementary technical documentation in support of written offers.
The job is to provide the first point of contact between our Client and their regular and potential customers on all matters relating to the purchase of the Company’s products. Evaluation of customer enquiries including technical requirements, commercial and contractual terms and conditions. Interpretation of actuator specifications. Selection of suitable actuators based on the information provided within the customer’s enquiry.
Calculation of prices from current and other relevant price lists. Generation of accurate quotations within the deadlines stated in the Company’s QA system. Liaison with the Technical Sales Representatives, other Company staff and relevant employees of the Group. Retrieval of relevant information from the Internet and Intranet to carry out the job successfully. Support of outside sales activities including the follow-up of written quotations. Coordination with the Sales Office Manager in the analysis of quotation activity for the generation of management reports.
You will have a basic understanding of mechanical and electrical engineering principles and the knowledge to understand and confidently discuss issues relevant to a quotation or proposal. Good administration and organisational ability. Proficient PC skills and a broad understanding in the practical use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Good command of English and Maths. Commitment to providing a high level of customer service and support. Attention to detail and accuracy. Enthusiasm to continue improving your knowledge and skills.
The position may offer the opportunity for the right candidate to develop, over time, into an external sales position.
Non-contributory pension scheme. Private health care. 20 days holiday plus bank holidays. Great career prospects working in a pleasant environment with on-site parking.
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