Sales Engineer

Cartisian Recruitment
Hatfield, UK
27 Aug 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Sales Engineer - Warehouse & Logistics Automation

Location: Ideally within a 50-mile radius of Hatfield, St Albans, Watford. However, candidates living outside of this range will also be considered although you would be expected to travel to those areas for product training & meetings.

Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits, bonus scheme, car/allowance, pension & medical.


An opportunity is available for a Sales Engineer to join us in our exciting Warehouse & Logistics Automation Sector. We are a market leader in the world of Automation, providing products, solutions and services to customers in all industries. To meet customers' requirements within the Logistics Automation Sector and to offer the most suitable solutions - allowing for improvements in Automation and Systems Monitoring - We are looking to grow an already established team to ensure that growth and account expectations are met. This is a development role for both, the business and the successful individual who wishes to move into and/or develop their field-based sales skills based on a medium to long term development plan. You will be working closely with the current Industry specialists and the Systems Team offering support where and when required.

In your position as the Warehouse & Logistics Automation Sales Engineer, you will:
  • Assist with quote and proposal preparation.
  • Support projects in our key business areas.
  • Work with the Marketing Team on how we can reach out to new customers.
  • Attend exhibitions for networking purposes as well as supporting us as an exhibitor.
  • Attend site visits with Industry specialists with a view to gain experience and to enhance skills which can then be applied in winning new business and in dealing with the allocated customer base.
  • You will receive training on our products, applications and sales processes.
  • Support will be given in developing a consultative approach and Account management skills to enable you to identify business opportunities and through gained knowledge and team influence ensure customers' expectations are met.
  • Establish and maintain knowledge of Logistics Automation products and their applications with special emphasis on application and systems solutions relevant to the logistics market.
  • Sell those products and applications to existing and new customers and develop customer base.
  • Achieve targets by identifying sales opportunities, maintaining regular contact with existing customers either by site visits as required or telephone calls, telephoning and visiting potential customers with a view to build relationships, making sales presentations, preparing and following up sales proposals /quotations.
  • Communicate regularly with the Internal Sales Office, the Sales Manager, the Product Managers and Sales Engineer colleagues.
  • Maintain and manage CRM and other company databases relevant to the role

Key Attributes & Qualifications:
  • Formal qualification in Electrical/Electronic Engineering at least to BTEC HNC/D level or industry-based equivalent
  • Sales experience, B2B in a sales role, internal/external or graduate engineer looking for their first role in sales.
  • Keen to develop knowledge of delivering Systems/Capital sales to end users.
  • Knowledge of or experience in working within Logistics Automation sectors would be beneficial.
  • Be self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate and able to use the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ideally located within 50 miles of Hatfield, St Albans, Watford.
  • On occasion be able to travel and / or to stay away overnight.
  • On occasion meetings and observations may need to be carried out outside the contractual working hours.
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK free from sponsorship/visa.

To apply for this Warehouse & Logistics Automation Sales Engineer vacancy please email your up to date CV to Cartisian Technical Recruitment

Cartisian Technical Recruitment is a specialist technical recruitment consultancy that specialises in Automation Jobs, Automotive Jobs, Science Jobs, Engineering Jobs, Technical Sales Jobs as well as senior executive level appointments and Interim. Our engineering recruitment consultants have many years of experience recruiting for the most sought after and in demand engineers across Product Development, Manufacturing, Purchasing & Supply Chain and Sales to include positions such as:

Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Product Designer, Electrical Design Engineer, Hardware Engineer, Firmware Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Software Engineer, Control Engineer, Engineering Manager, Production Manager, Quality Manager, Purchasing & Supply Chain Manager and Technical Sales.

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