Technical Sales Engineer

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£23k - 25k per year + Competitive Benefits
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
I am now recruiting alongside one of Europe's leading industrial service providers with over 200 service centres nationwide. After a period of steady growth my client has strategic plans for further expansion and are committed to developing and nurturing talent and the future workforce this has led to an opening for a Technical Sales Engineer for Distribution and Engineering in Norwich. Working from their site in Norwich the Technical Sales Engineer will be tasked to ensure the site operation achieves agreed profitability and working capital targets and ensuring that service level commitments are fulfilled. Within the role the Technical Sales Engineer will be asked to : Work in conjunction with our external sales force and product business unit engineers to provide technical advice and support to customers - specifying a wide range of engineering products and solutions. Deputise for the Assistant Service Centre Manager in their absence. Manage customer stock orders, inventory control and preventative maintenance systems to deliver consistently high levels of customer service at all times. Liaising with customer contacts to ensure service delivery. Identifying and sourcing of maintenance requirements. Negotiating with suppliers of third party products and services. Ensure high level of Customer Service from Branch and Employees. To be successful in the role, the Technical Sales Engineer will have the following qualifications : An engineering qualification, or served apprenticeship is preferred however, candidates with a good engineering background will be considered. A base knowledge of engineering mathematics and the ability to read engineering drawings is required. Excellent communication skills via the telephone and email with customers as well as our Engineers and Branch offices To build up a high degree of technical knowledge for the region's products, ensuring customers have confidence in our ability to specify and supply. Respond to customer's queries both technical and commercial and negotiate as necessary. Proactively contribute towards the regional growth plans. Motivation, coaching and mentoring of team members. The following package is available to the successful Technical Sales Engineer : £23,000 - £25,000 basic salary Competitive Benefits Gleeson Procurement & Supply Chain is a specialist recruiter of management professionals on both a permanent and temporary basis, into a number of industries including third party logistics, automotive and manufacturing. Please visit our website for further information about our services and to view all of our roles. To apply for the Technical Sales Engineer position, please click on the "apply now" button and your CV will be sent directly to Phil Birch. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application. This job was originally posted as