Internal Sales Engineer

Recruiter
THOMAS Recruitment
Location
Newport
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you looking for your next step in your Career?

A very exciting opportunity has arisen with my client who is currently looking for an Internal Sales Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

Objectives:

  • To sell products to a global market

  • Work towards meeting sales targets and deadlines

  • Receive customer enquiries and acknowledge receipt

  • Review and evaluate customer requirements, including technical specifications

  • Liaise with Engineering, Production, Quality & Purchasing Departments

  • When required, obtain labour costs and machining times from TVL Operations

  • When necessary, obtain material or service costs from vendors

  • Generate quotations in line with customer requirements

  • Negotiating tender and contract terms & conditions

  • Agree deadline extensions with customers when required

Responsibilities:

  • Customer focused

  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications and engineering drawings

  • Understanding of technical terminology

  • Knowledge of mechanical & process engineering principals

  • Attention to detail

  • Commercial and contract awareness

  • Industry, application and product knowledge

  • Supply chain activities

  • Good level of basic IT skills

  • Conversant with ERP systems (ideally 'Visual’)

Competencies:

  • Planning & organising
  • Analytical & problem solving
  • Self-confident
  • Good telephone manner and communication skills
  • Active listening
  • Self-motivation/achievement drive
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork & collaboration
  • Innovative
  • Networking
  • Negotiation
  • Good timekeeping

Qualification: Preferred but not essential

  • Degree/HND/HNC or equivalent in an engineering or other relevant subject

  • Technical sales, or mechanical manufacturing experience within a sales orientated role, are desirable but not essential.