Field Sales Engineer - Conveyors

Network Recruitment Partnership
£28000 - £40000 per annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a new and exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Midlands company involved in providing industries throughout the UK with integrated materials handling solutions. These industries range from warehouse/ecommerce/distribution/logistics through to pharmaceutical, food and drink manufacturers handling anything from small cartons and bags up to two tonne pallets.

Job title: Field Sales Engineer - Conveyors
Industry: Materials Handling / Distribution
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 + benefits Package and car

The Person
We are looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated sales professional who has ideally worked in materials handling or alternatively will have worked in a sales/support role in either a similar industry to ours or in sales of machinery/capital equipment.

The Role
The ideal candidate, who will report to the Sales Director, will be capable of sourcing new business across the whole of the UK whilst also providing support alongside our sales team to service our existing diverse range of customers. Duties to include but not limited to:-
Provide the client with a wider sales presence in our market place, responding to website and telephone enquiries.
Working with the proposals team to formulate, design and cost conveyor layouts
Visits to both existing and potential customer sites around the UK
Ability to assess site conditions pertinent to project requirements, and provide basic site survey to allow a proposal drawing to be prepared for the basis of a quotation.
Preparation of detailed costings/quotations for each project
Initiating a CRM program to maintain good on-going communications with customers and potential customers
Working with marketing team to produce broad and targeted sales/marketing material.
Provide exhibition sales presence and lead follow up
New business development and maintaining of existing customers
Liaise with project team post order

The following skills would be necessary for consideration for this position:-
Familiarity with AutoCAD LT (2D mechanical layout design) would be ideal.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project and Powerpoint).
Full, clean, driving licence is essential.
Good level of English/mathematics together with written & verbal communication skills
Ability to work on own initiative
Knowledge of materials handling systems is preferred with a proven track record.
Confidence in negotiating situations with clients

Outgoing and calm personality
Logical thought process with an attention to detail
Ability to work within a small dedicated team
Able to present themselves professionally
Enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated with an ambition to succeed

The successful candidate, after gaining experience across several disciplines, will have the potential to develop within the company.

Please apply on-line or call Katie Elmore for a confidential discussion or email katie.elmore@

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