Sales Engineer

  • £40000 - £42000 per annum
  • King's Lynn, UK

JOB TITLE

Sales Engineer

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

POSITION IN ORGANISATION

Reports To:   Sales manager

DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To learn and fully understand the product range and possibilities for bespoke solutions/machinery.
  • Being able to combine a developing technical knowledge with sales skills.
  • Work towards building relationships with existing customers within specific industries.
  • Develop new clients within product areas including with some soft targets and some cold contacts.
  • Arrange and visit existing customers and potential prospects to present the company and products and investigate potential leads, in order to develop sales and long-term relationships.
  • Manage and interpret customer enquiries via email/telephone or site visit and specify the correct equipment for the applications.
  • Visit Clients nationally, to assess breakdowns, repairs, new leads and reactive quick turnaround projects as required.
  • Picture and measure jobs to price and quote.
  • Work with subcontract departments and fabrication to ensure that works are completed in a timely manner to agreed timelines.
  • Ensure all quotations meet customer requirements, and comply with Standards and regulations
  • Follow up and monitor quotation status with customers.
  • In time will be able to resolve technical queries with customers.
  • Help develop sales and marketing strategies for new markets and industries.
  • Research new leads, markets, applications.
  • Support management with new product development.

 
Daily Operations

  • Complete daily tasks and liaise with the sales director and senior management.
  • Be sure maximum productivity is achieved
  • Ensure that the offices and desks are clean and organized in order to maximize productivity.
  • Responsible for sale and delivery of quality products.
  • Responsible for maintaining the company’s quality policy and objectives.
  • Completion of all purchase order paperwork in a correct manner ensuring that all goods are accounted for and checked, then processed on all occasions.
  • Have commercial experience and have self-motivation, drive and enthusiasm.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales.

Customer Service

  • Liaise with customers to maximize possible sales opportunities.
  • Proactively communicate with customers to generate possible leads.

 
Team working and Staffing

  • Contribute towards setting and delivering team goals
  • Build good working relationships within the team to ensure all staff feel valued, engaged and motivated in their work
  • Regularly communicate with operational and office staff within your team including holding regular team meetings

 
Health & Safety

  • Responsible for safety awareness in all jobs to help eliminate injuries with the department
  • Constantly check for safety hazards and ensure problems are rectified promptly
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Follow all safety requirements
  • Actively participate in safety improvement activities
  • Report any unsafe practices by co-workers
  • Immediately report all injuries and other safety incidents

 
Skills required

  • A solid technical background
  • Sound judgement and good business sense
  • Teamworking ability
  • The ability to build relationships with clients quickly
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Resilience and tenacity
  • Independence
  • Increasingly, foreign language skills are in demand
  • A full driving licenses

 

If you feel this role is of an interest to yourself then please reach apply for the role or reach out on mhoward@everpoolrecruitment.com M:07425675166

 

 

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    Mark Howard

    Divisional Manager

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