Sales Engineer

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Salary From: £30000

Salary To: £35000

Contact Name: Laura Sherlock

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Major Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Sales Engineer, on a permanent basis to join a well-established manufacturing company with this role being predominantly field based with occasional visits to their plant in Darlaston, West Midlands.

The Sales Engineer will support the Carbon Products Division with growth of its UK sales by developing its existing customer accounts and adding new business through pro-active sales techniques.

The Successful Sales Engineer will cover the territory of England and Wales with the highest concentration of customers being based around the Midlands and Northern England.

Duties & responsibilities of the role:

  • Maintain a visible external presence to the ECP Division through customer visits and an ability to build and nurture customer relationships
  • Maintain the ECP CRM database with relevant pricing and commercial information
  • Provide detailed monthly reports for the Senior Management team
  • Support the internal team where required, i.e. holidays or extended period of absence
  • Territory will be to cover England and Wales with the highest concentration of customers being based around the Midlands and Northern England. Expectations to be set by Business Unit Manager

Candidate specification:

  • Have a proven track record in exceeding sales targets and operating revenue growth by maximising opportunities from existing customers and winning new business is essential
  • Possess a strong engineering background, ideally within the electro-mechanical industry and experience working in an Area Sales role is essential
  • Minimum of two years experience working in a technical sales position essential
  • Be an exceptional communicator with the ability to engage with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Be an effective negotiator and problem solver with the ability to work effectively under pressure and prioritise workload
  • Be proficient in CRM systems
  • Knowledge of DC Motors/AC Slipring Motors and AC Comm variable speed motors preferred, however, full product training will be offered to the right candidate
  • Hold a full clean driving licence is essential
  • Ideally based within the central England region
  • The successful candidate will primarily be field based, however, there would be a requirement to work from the business facility located in Darlaston in the West Midlands

Salary, working hours and benefits:-

  • £30,000 – £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
  • Monday to Friday: 08:30am – 4:30pm (37.5 hours per week)
  • Holidays: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Car
  • On-site Parking
  • Sick Pay
  • Store Discounts
  • Wellness Programme
  • Work from Home

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