Technical Sales Engineer

  • Job Reference: J4935
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
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  • Location: Lewes, Sussex
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Government & Defence, Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you an ex-military engineer who is interested in a new career path in the field of export sales and marketing? My client is a leading designer and manufacturer of niche control systems with a prestigious client base operating globally. They are currently recruiting for a Technical Sales Engineer to join their team at their site in Lewes, East Sussex. The successful candidate must be flexible towards travelling overseas occasionally to carry out market research and identify new sales opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity for an electrical engineer who is coming to the end of a successful career within the military who is interested in a career in technical sales. In return you will join a niche, small and friendly company who value their employees. There will be future scope to progress into a senior position for the right candidate. The company offer an attractive benefits package and a generous annual employee bonus scheme based on company profits. Interested candidates are encouraged to make an early application.

Technical Sales Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Research & Development and Engineering Design Teams to resolve customer issues, make suggestions for new products or to implement modifications to existing products generated from discussions with potential or current customers.
  • Identify and develop business and build beneficial relationships with existing and new customers.
  • Attend trade shows to carry out market research and identify new sales opportunities.
  • The successful candidate will undergo product technical training to familiarise themselves with their operation and application in different environments. On completion of the product technical training, they will be expected to train new and existing customers on the installation and commissioning of company products.

Technical Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant engineering qualification to HNC level or equivalent in electrical engineering.
  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to understand customers’ needs and be able to support them through the promotion of the company product ranges.
  • IT literate – competence in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint.

Technical Sales Engineer Benefits:

  • Circa £50,000 per annum.
  • Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm – 37½ hours.
  • Group personal pension scheme.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Company discretionary annual employee bonus – payable depending on company profits.
  • Full training will be given on the company range of products.
  • Opportunity to work in a small and friendly environment where the company values their employees.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force with proven supervisory/management experience.