Technical Sales Engineer

V Selective ltd
Derby, UK
02 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Sales Engineer

Derby, East Midlands

Salary: Up to £36,000 + 10% annual bonus
Permanent Role

Additional benefits include training opportunities, excellent working hours & pension .
V Selective are currently working a long standing client who are a world leader in the design, manufacture, supply and support of high quality specialised products and services for the aerospace and turbo-machinery industries.

This organisation currently have a brand new exciting opening for a Technical Sales Engineer. The objective of the role are to:
  • Protect and grow a valued, loyal client base.
  • Work to develop and test our products and systems to build the basis of a service and support function.
  • Work to ensure we capture and create technical papers for presentation at industry conferences.

The company have a global client base, therefore travel is essential to the role and the Technical Sales Engineer needs to be willing to travel overseas, sometimes at short notice.

This is a client facing role so suited to a well presented individual with superb personal interaction skills. The Technical Sales Engineer needs to be confident, technically credible and approachable.
This is a varied role that would suit an individual who is a quick learner, highly organised, technically minded with a commercial flair to spot opportunities and drive sales.

The Technical Sales Engineer will ideally be degree level educated in an Engineering discipline (preferably Electronics Engineering), have a background in Aerospace, aero engine, gas turbine markets, experience in a commercial / client facing role and experience in preparing and delivering client presentations and technical product support.

  • Understand and be able to communicate clearly the strategy behind each of our products.
  • Understand and be able to communicate the measurement, its limitations, errors and uncertainties
  • Creation and delivery of technical sales presentations to existing and prospective clients.
  • Represent the company at conferences, exhibitions and seminars UK wide and internationally.
  • Carry out product training and commissioning.
  • Create roadmaps for clients based on portfolio uptake and potential upsell opportunities.
  • Provide full competitive technical and commercial responses that support the company as being selected as primary supplier of test and measurement products and services.
  • Manage and interpret clients' requirements.
  • Ensure that the KPI's set to assist in the management of your activities are achieved.
  • Produce technical reports as well as sales literature.
  • Ensure that all business follows formal business sales practices from the time of receipt of customer enquiry to final customer acceptance and invoice payment.
  • Deliver the very best service to our extensive client base, ensuring a full understanding of customer needs both current and future are fulfilled by working together and building a partnership in line with all company offerings.
  • Attend client meetings to progress and maintain contract deadlines.
  • Provide proactive project management to the project, liaising where necessary with the customer to ensure on-time project delivery and the realisation of full planned profit.
  • Analyse costs and sales and report to Senior Management and other stakeholders accordingly.
  • Participate in and provide input to the company as it develops its strategy regarding improvements to its range of products and services.
  • Assist with setting and executing the business development strategy and sales growth.

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