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Sales Engineer

Job Title: Sales Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Industry:
Salary: 30000 - 50000
REF: wsrs1111
Contact Name: Deirdre Wilcock
Contact Email: deirdre@wsrs.co.uk
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

  • Global and well-established organisation with lots of opportunities and progression as their Sales Engineer
  • Field based technical sales role - work from your home office
  • Basic salary between £40k - £48k plus bonus, company car or allowance, life assurance, private healthcare and additional pension payments

This global leader who have been around for almost a century are looking to expand their sales team and are currently recruiting for an experienced Sales Engineer. Your duties will be to promote and market specialist machinery products to the UK market. The products and projects you will be working on are large scale and key pieces of machinery that keeps the UK moving every day. This is an exciting role with a great and essential product!

Duties and Responsibilities of a Sales Engineer will include:

  • Promote and market machinery products to the relevant marketplace
  • Identify new sales opportunities
  • Demonstrating and training of machine products
  • Attending trade shows and events
  • Writing and submit technical tenders
  • Ensuring the sales process is followed and seen through to completion

Essential requirements of a Sales Engineer will include:

  • Previous experience in working in a sales role promoting technical machinery and service offerings
  • Ability to build strong client relationships 
  • Ability to follow a sales process which could last several years
  • Strong tender writing skills
  • Ability to travel UK wide as required
  • Role could suit someone from the plant hire industry, heavy duty machinery or machinery used in a maintenance capacity

What's in it for you as their Sales Engineer?

  • Attractive basic salary of up to £48k plus bonus, company car or allowance, life assurance, private healthcare and additional pension payments
  • Field based role - opportunity to work from your home office (you will need to be able to travel to the Northampton office once a week)
  • Global and well-established organisation with lots of opportunities and progression
  • Opportunity to work on a great product which is an essential piece of machinery which helps keep the UK moving
  • Not a 'hard sell' sales position - more of an account management/relationship building approach