Electro-Mechanical Sales Engineer

Our clients is a global leader in the repair and maintenance of high voltage electrical motors and generators, and related services across several industries. As a brand with over 100 years of history, we are committed to providing an outstanding level of service and technical support to our diverse client base.
As part of our continued and impressive growth, we are currently recruiting for a Sales Engineer who will be based from our Avonmouth site to plan and carry out direct marketing and sales activities, so as to maintain and develop sales of services offered to major accounts in accordance with agreed business plans. In addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

Sourcing and developing new clients who might benefit from company products or services, and maximising customer potential in designated region(s)
Visiting potential clients
Developing and growing long-term relationships with customers
Managing and interpreting customer requirements - speaking with clients to understand, anticipate and meet their needs
Persuading clients that a product or service best satisfies their needs in terms of quality, price and delivery
Calculating client quotations
Negotiating tender and contract terms to meet both client and company needs
Negotiating and closing sales by agreeing terms and conditions
Offering after-sales support services
Administration of client accounts
Analysis of costs and sales
Preparing reports for Head Office
Meeting regular sales targets
Recording and maintaining client contact data
Co-ordinating sales projects
Support marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences and other relevant event
Performing technical presentations and demonstrations of how a product meets client needs
Providing pre-sales technical assistance and product education
Liaising with technical staff
Solving client problems

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE
TECHNICAL BACKGROUND

A solid technical background in electro/mechanical and electronics engineering
Demonstrable commercial awareness and market knowledge

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Successful candidate must have completed a formal apprenticeship or training scheme in electrical, mechanical or electronics engineering
A formal nationally recognised qualification would be an advantage
Good standard of secondary level education

RELATED EXPERIENCE

The ability to build relationships with clients quickly
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Resilience and tenacity
A valid driving licence is required
Experience of selling in industry relevant to the position
Ability to deal with customers effectively and promote strong company image
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a market leading organisation during a period of growth.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Avonmouth

Salary : 26000

Date Advertised : 08 Nov 2012


Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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