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Sales Engineer

Job Reference: RE0560TS

Employer/Agency Name: Rise Executive Search & Recruitment Ltd

Location: Glasgow

Job Sector: Distribution, Logistics, Supply Chain; Electronics, Engineering; Sales, Business Development; Telecomms, Technology; Utilities, Oil, Gas, Energy

Salary/Package: £35k-£40k

Date Posted: 16/06/2017

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Internally based Technical Sales Engineer Industrial Electrical Control & Automation Circa £35K - £40K plus excellent additional benefits.

You are either a qualified Electrical Engineer with knowledge and experience of control and automation products and systems or if not qualified will be able to illustrate your knowledge of the same. You may be someone who prefers the internal office and team environment, or perhaps an experienced field sales engineer seeking to move into an internal role, or an engineer looking to move into a commercial environment with the ability to illustrate good customer and administrative skills.

Our Client has a great opportunity and requirement for an Internal Technical Sales Engineer to play a key part in the success of the internal sales team. Initial and ongoing training will help you reach your full potential. Ideally you will be qualified to ONC/HNC level or above, probably in Electrical Engineering to provide technical knowledge support to customers and the internal sales team, whilst developing and maintaining customer relationships and promoting products and services to maximise sales opportunities.
Ideally living within a commutable distance, say 1 hour or less of the area South of Glasgow centre, East Kilbride, Hamilton, Motherwell, Larkhall area, you will have knowledge of a wide range of electrical market related products and are likely to have strengths in more than one product areas. This could be industrial electrical, control & automation/factory automation/process control including control gear, switchgear, automation equipment, variable speed drives, plc, hmi, instrumentation, cable management systems, connection systems, industrial data comms enclosures, sensors, and possibly ATEX equipment.

In this role you will respond to and handle all product technical enquiries and support the Branch Manager in his role and absence. You will be required to understand and able to identify the full product range, with training, and have the ability to offer alternatives if required and advise on the selection of products where possible. You will liaise with Field Sales Engineers and other staff to achieve the branch objectives and sales performance and as is normal in a small team environment engage in other duties.
In order to perform this role succesfully you will need technical electrical knowledge, there is flexibility on the qualification if you can illustrate your knowledge, product applications knowledge and commercial awareness.
Knowledge and Experience
• GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)
• ONC/HNC in Electrical engineering (or similar electrical engineering qualification or proven experience)
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and data entry systems
• Full clean driving licence
• Experience in similar sales /customer service environment.
• Experience with an electrical engineering role, or a background in electrical distribution would be an advantage.
To register your interest contact us with an up to date CV and we will be pleased to call you for a confidential discussion. To view more of our positions click on the Rise logo at the top of this page or visit our website directly.
We work across a range of business to business/B2B market sectors including Renewable Energy, Electrical, Control & Automation, Electronic, Renewable Energy, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Fluid Power, Instrumentation, Engineering services companies, Industrial Consumables, Industrial Components, Capital Equipment, Material Handling, Scientific Equipment, Petrochemical and Utilities.
Rise Executive Search & Recruitment Ltd are currently working on a wide range of business to business/B2B sales positions, account management, business development and sales management roles including: Sales Manager, UK Sales Manager, National Sales Manager, Country Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Area Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Senior Sales Executive, National Account Manager, Business Development Manager, Key Account Manager, Account Executive, National Account Executive, Sales Specialist, Global Account Manager, Sales Representative, Territory Sales, Field Sales, Client Relationship Manager, Sales Engineer, Sales Consultant, Technical Sales, Senior Sales Engineer, Export Sales, International Sales, European Sales, Branch Manager, Sales Director, Trainee Sales, Graduate Sales, Telesales, Internal Sales, Office Sales.

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