Applications / Sales Engineer (Fastenings)

£35000 - £40000 per annum + Commission+Car
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Applications / Sales Engineer (Industrial Fastenings): An Applications / Sales Engineer with an understanding of basic application engineering and a consultative sales approach, is required to join the global leader in industrial fastenings to primarily the automotive sector.

Ideal candidates will be credible presenting to Production Engineers and Production Designers at tier 1 and 2, and OEM suppliers to the automotive industry. An understanding of 'cost down' solution engineering (ideally for high volume low unit cost components) is required. Clients include automotive, medical device, telecommunications and many more industries.

Based from home, the Applications / Sales Engineer will take responsibility for growing sales along the M4 corridor from London to South Wales developing existing and new clients. The role will focus on attending existing key accounts and new prospects. Meetings will involve application engineering discussions with the aim of the company's product being specified for future projects. Applicants located around the Reading and Swindon areas are ideally located.

Full product training will be provided but a basic understanding of simple applications engineering is essential.

*Technical qualification of industrial fastening projects using a consultative approach
*Appointment setting, onsite visits to include detailed assessment of customers' needs
*Liaise with in-house production team to discuss solutions and prototyping
*Participate in trade shows
*Identify new sales opportunities.

Skills & Experience:
*Consultative field sales experience preferably in simple industrial components
*A basic understanding of industrial application engineering
*Ability to understand customer requirements in detail to ensure best solution offered
*Excellent fact finding skills with ability to build contacts within organisations and identify additional forthcoming projects
*Excellent communicator, rapport builder and negotiations skills
*Self-motivated and ambitious to succeed

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Applications / Sales Engineer to join a global leader (headquartered in Germany) in industrial fastenings at the next exciting phase of developing the UK opportunity. Uncapped earnings potential. Competitive salary, fully expensed company car (private use included), laptop, mobile phone etc. Occasional overnight stays may be required (expensed). Apply now for more details!