Internal Sales Engineer

Job Reference
ISE-L-L-114793
Salary Description
£30,000 - £40,000 Per Annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
Leicester ,
Leicester
Advert

Internal Sales Engineer
Leicester, LE5
£30,000 - £40,000 Per Annum  

We have an exciting opportunity for an Internal Sales Engineer to join a very established and respected electrical equipment manufacturer based in Leicester.

As the Internal Sales Engineer is the initial technical resource for the company and is responsible for actively driving and managing the “application evaluation” stage of the sales process. The role operates as a bridge between customers and the contract/Engineering teams, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of resistor products.

As a key member of the Sales Team, you will build close relationships with our customers in dealing with technical sales enquiries, producing accurate and competitive quotes and being able to source solutions to meet their needs.

You will be mainly officer based with the requirement to do occasional site and customer visits.

You will be targeted on budget order intake and delivery, performance, and quality.

This role requires you to work 37.5hrs per week; Monday to Thursday 08:15am – 17:00pm and Friday 08:15am – 13:00pm.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Processing customer enquiries, which will involve:
    • Initial customer contact via telephone, email and face to face.
    • Managing and understanding and interpreting customer requirements.
    • Producing designs and costed solutions to satisfy these requirements, whilst maximising the benefit for the company.
    • Production of quotations/tenders in a timely, clear, detailed, and accurate manner.
    • Follow up quotations in timely manner to secure profitable orders.
  • Maintain an expert level of product knowledge and applications.
  • Provide pre-sales technical expertise and product education to new and existing customers.
  • Ensure orders are processed quickly and that information allowing for design and manufacturing is passed to the relevant department.
  • Ensure that customer is kept informed of order (contract) status and that any issues are resolved quickly.
  • Maintain accurate up to date records of enquiries, quotations, orders, and customer activity.
  • Pursue new business opportunities.
  • Occasional site and customer visits.
  • Supporting the contracts, engineering, and production departments.
  • Building relationships with customers and potential customers to understand their requirements.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • HNC in Electrical Engineering or equivalent apprenticeship.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Customer focused approach with excellent communication skills.
  • A Problem-solving approach.
  • Strong technical mindset and able to read and interpret technical data and translate to others.
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft products including Word and Excel.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Organised, accurate, and have an eye for detail.

 

Desirable Requirements:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronic or control and engineering.
  • Familiarity with either large OEMs and contractors or international customers.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of high power or high voltage.

 

Benefits:

  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • 4% Contributory Pension.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Health Cash Plan.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • 25 Days Holiday Plus Bank Holidays
  • Free Parking.
  • Free Tea & Coffee

 

If you feel this role is for you or you require any further information, please call 0116 2334404 or send your CV to s.belton@siamogroup.com and you will receive a call back.

 

 

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