Sales Engineer

Chiltern Park Recruitment Ltd
Birmingham, UK
26 Jul 2019
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A large well-known manufacturer of Automation products (PLCs, HMIs, Sensors etc.) which is part of a larger group with nearly 300,000 employees is looking to recruit a Sales Engineer Consultant/ Account Manager to join their team. The role will see you promote the company`s range of Factory Automation products including Sensors, HMIs, PLCs etc. The ideal candidate will have some experience of selling similar (Sensors, PLCs, HMIs, Timers) products.

Home based: Commutable from: Birmingham, Wolverhampton, West Bromwich, Solihull

Salary: Up to £ 45,000 p.a. + Car + Laptop + Mobile Phone + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + 25 days holiday

Suitable for: External Sales, Business Development, Account Manager

The Role

The Sales Engineer's job is to promote sales of the Company`s product ranges to potential, new and existing customers in the area.
To maintain and increase business levels within the existing customer base.
To liaise with Managers and Staff as necessary to maximize sales opportunities.
To submit customer visit reports to sales management.
To arrange and support local activities (Inc. exhibitions, in-house presentations and technical days)

The Person

Typically the Sales Engineer will be qualified to City & Guilds IVQ Technician Diploma, IVQ Advanced Diploma, BTEC National Certificate/Diploma, ONC or OND in Electronics with relevant industry background knowledge in absence of a formal qualification. You are likely to already have experience in an on the road sales role for a small/medium manufacturing or distribution company and possess proven customer service skills. You have the ability to make pragmatic and valuable decisions and be able to work with the minimum of supervision in line with established policies and procedures. You can demonstrate good communication and organisational skills and have a high level of computer literacy.

Other skills:

You will be highly motivated and have a flexible approach to the role.

A proven track record in developing new business as well as maintaining accounts
Technical/engineering background
Full Driving Licence
Hold a valid passport as occasional planned overseas travel may be required
Be able to travel within the UK with possible overnight stays

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