Sales Engineer (South East)

John Douglas Associates Ltd
West Wickham
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB: Sales Engineer (South East)

Sector: HVAC (Industrial)

Location: South East

Salary: Circa £40,000 + commission and package

Our client is one of the European leaders in the thermal energy sector producing industrial boilers, burners and offering our customers a complete and innovative range of services. With a long history and good reputation, we offer a strong and stable working environment with friendly colleagues and diverse opportunities.

Working from home, you will provide Engineering Sales cover from Lincoln to West Sussex to the Southeast UK including Greater London. Extensive travel is part of the role and effective time management is essential.


Reporting to the Technical Sales Manager you will be responsible for sales to end users, contractors and consultants for the Company's range of Steam Generators, Fire tube Steam Boilers, high temperature Thermal Fluid Heaters and Process Air Heaters. The customer base is broad and includes the food, chemical, oil and gas, metal, pharmaceutical and marine industries plus important Public Sector opportunities.

This is an engineering sales role that will require you to develop detailed specifications and projects to sell to new and existing users, thereby extending the current range of applications. The bulk of the sales leads are generated through head office and the web and you will be required to follow up enquiries and qualify them. We are also growing our customer base and you will be required to find and develop new sales opportunities.

Sales targets will be set by the Technical Sales Manager who will work with you as part of a team to monitor your success to meet objectives through training and personal development as you become familiar with the broad range of products and services available from this International Group.


A mechanical or chemical engineer with a proven track record in industrial sales within a steam, process or other thermal engineering related environment is seen as ideal. Candidates qualified to Graduate/HNC level with clear potential will also be considered. Key skill requirements are a basic knowledge of P&ID’s, electrical diagrams, thermodynamics and process engineering.

Knowledge of the area to be covered is preferred with the Candidate being located to travel in the South East and East Anglia the Bedford to Cambridge area. The candidate must be able to work effectively without close supervision and must possess good organisational skills. Effective communication skills and the ability to prepare clear and precise reports is seen as essential.

Remuneration is in the form of a good basic salary of circa £40,000 plus commission and bonuses bringing on target earnings of £50000 and more. A quality car, contributory pension scheme and all necessary business communication devices are provided to ensure best use of resources.

This is a tough, demanding and rewarding job with a high degree of autonomy, which will allow the successful candidate to develop within a large industrial group.

Salary: Circa £40,000 + commission and benefits associated with the role.

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