£25K - £40K / Annum
The company specialise in the latest commercial gas detection equipment (fixed and portable instruments). They work closely with their customers to provide a very high quality of service and build long relationships. The company is now looking to recruit a Sales Engineer to join their team. A working background in chemistry (or equivalent), electrical engineering or instrumentation is essential.
Typically the role will be office based, and some travel will be necessary. The key areas for the position are to:
be a consistent and accessible point of contact for customers
advise on product selection to meet customer requirements and expectations.
prepare and issue cost effective quotations for product and service solutions based on customer requirements
provide support and training of products
Build up and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers
Identify and establish new business opportunities
Attending trade exhibitions, conferences and meetings
Keep up to date with legislation and working standards
The ideal candidate will have:
A solid technical background (Chemistry, Physics or equivalent),
Be able to read and interpret technical documentation (product specifications, datasheets, quality standards etc)
Use of initiative, prioritise using sound judgement and good business sense
Team working ability, use of initiative
The ability to build relationships with clients quickly
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
A full UK driving licence
Working hours - 37.5hrs (7.5hrs per day Mon - Fri) 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
The role would suit someone with proven track record of related technical sales or an experienced hands-on electronics technician / engineer looking to progress their career and move into sales. They will have the relevant qualifications and experience, possess good communication and organisational skills, able to prioritise and work under pressure, keen and have a practical approach to work.
The successful Sales Engineer will also need to be flexible with their time as there may be extended hours and other duties not mentioned in this job description.