Job title: Technical Sales Engineer
Department: Sales Office
Reporting to: Sales Manager
Hours of work: Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm
Salary: £23k to £35k+ (dependant on experience, open to negotiation)
As a technical sales engineer, you will grow sales through direct interaction with existing customers and equally seeking out new business opportunities for this Sheffield-based engineering business. The successful candidate will be responsible for their own account base and customers, building relationships within them, and ensuring every order placed is to the highest standard. This will include:
- Answer incoming sales calls
- Monitor and respond to customer email enquiries
- Support and problem solve customer queries/challenges at every opportunity
- Build quotes and progress orders dependent on customer requirements
- Maintain a high level of service and reliability throughout all customer contact
- Maintain and grow current customer relationships
- Proactively seek out new business opportunities and convert into orders
A willingness to learn new skills is required as full training will be given to suitable candidates. For this company, attitude is the essential factor, so if you have a gift for sales and are a passionate people person, we want to hear from you!
The successful candidate/s will be responsible for and tasked with growing their customer account base and increasing sales within it, as well as having a proactive approach to generating new business customers.
They will be expected to converse politely and efficiently with customers ensuring high expectations are met and will be responsible for taking a lead or enquiry through from point of sale to delivery.
The ability to work well in a team is essential, but candidates must also be confident to work from their own initiative to handle enquiries and manage their own customer base effectively.
This requires interpersonal and organisational skills with an attention to detail, interacting with both customers directly and all teams internally, such as CAD Drawing, Production and Accounts.
What will make you stand out:
The ideal candidate will have good Maths and English skills, be computer literate with experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word & Outlook etc).
CAD experience and the ability to read technical drawings is necessary and a reasonable knowledge of metal specifications would also be useful, together with any knowledge of engineering cutting methods and previous sales experience preferred.
Sheffield – near Meadowhall and M1
Commutable from: Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and surrounding areas.
What’s in it for you:
32 days holiday inc bank holiday
Free car parking
Full training available
Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. If you are interested and match the specific criteria, we would like to hear from you. Please contact our Sheffield Team on 01143 830 046.
Keywords: Sales, Technical Sales, Sales Engineer, CAD, Customer Service, BDM, Business Development, BD, New Business, Account Management, Steel, Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing. Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire.