Sales Engineer - Automotive OEM / Tier 1

Wallace Hind Selection
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, technically qualified engineer to be trained to sell premium thermoplastic components to automotive OEMs and Tier 1&2 Manufacturers by a rapidly expanding UK based, European manufacturing group.

BASIC: £30,000 - £35,000 (DOE) + Performance Related Bonus (project based) 1st year OTE £40,000 open-ended + Company Car + Group Pension 5% of salary + Mobile / Laptop

AREA – UK. Field based (circa 60% of time) and Office based (40%). Ideally you will be living within an hour’s commute of our Leicestershire based operation or prepared to relocate. The role will include frequent visits to clients throughout the UK.

Are you a commercially astute up and coming engineer looking to develop your career within the technical sales engineering arena?


We are a rapidly expanding, acquisitive manufacturing Group, specialising in the design, development and manufacture of high quality thermoplastic components supplied pre-dominantly to the automotive OEM, Tier 1 & 2 but also to a variety of other market sectors and industries.

Having experienced significant growth we are expanding our technical sales team and wish to recruit a commercially astute Engineer to be trained by our current sales engineering team with the view to taking over the management of a number of key Automotive OEM and associated Tier 1 / Tier 2 accounts.

PERSON REQUIREMENTS - Sales Engineer - Automotive OEM / Tier 1

We are looking for up and coming, technically qualified engineers looking to develop their career within a sales engineering role. It is highly likely you will be degree qualified within an engineering discipline (or completed an engineering apprenticeship) and in your first/second engineering role. It is also highly likely you will have undertaken any of the following roles and/or worked in any of the following markets/fields:

Roles – Application Engineer. Project Engineer. Design Engineer. Development Engineer. Project Manager. Pre Design / Pre Specification Engineer. Sales Engineer. Internal Sales Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Pre-Sales Support Engineer.

Markets – Automotive OEM. Automotive Tier 1 / 2 /3 suppliers. Industrial Manufacturing. Aerospace. High Volume Component Manufacturing. Off Highway and Commercial Vehicle. Industrial Fasteners. Blow Moulded Components. Plastic Injection Components.


* customer orientated with the genuine capability to sell technical solutions to industry
* intelligent and technically competent, able to lead and influence client’s manufacturing personnel through new product introductions


* We offer the opportunity for you to be trained by industry leading, sales engineering professionals and over time, to account manage a number of the world’s largest automotive OEM/tier 1 & 2 accounts

* We offer the genuine opportunity for career development within the company and the group globally. As an example, our European Sales Director joined us in this very role 15 years ago!

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant John Gowen quoting Sales Engineer - Automotive OEM / Tier 1 reference JG1702-47 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.