External Sales Engineer - Leeds


  • £35000 per annum
  • Leeds
  • Posted: 20/08/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419719

Job Details

EXTERNAL SALES



My client is looking for an energetic, conscientious person who interacts well with other people to join our Leeds team.



My client is one of the UK's leading distributors of industrial automation and control products.





The role of External Sales Engineer includes the potential to grow with us and build your own career.



ARE YOU THE PERSON WE ARE LOOKING FOR?



Working in the Sales Team means working closely with our customers face to face, on the phone and via email, and maximising sales opportunities.



We are looking for someone with initiative, determination and self-motivation who enjoys dealing with people to resolve their issues identified during the sales process and understands the nature of working within a team.



Is that you?



WHAT DOES AN EXTERNAL SALES ENGINEER DO?



Effective territory planning in order to maximise customer contact, proactive telephone canvassing and a call rate of 16 customer visits per week is expected, reported weekly and accurately.







New account generation.







Conduct sales calls in a professional manner, ensuring that customer's needs are explored extensively. Utilisation of Product Specialists and other company resources to add value is an absolute expectation.







Ensure that all business systems and CRM sales reporting requirements are updated accurately and on a weekly basis.







Presenting to various audiences on a range of subjects, including the value proposition, product demonstrations, services and commercial overviews.







Remain customer focused with a can do attitude at all times.





WHAT DO YOU NEED TO WORK FOR MY CLIENT?



To deal with customers, you need a solid education with GSCEs (or equivalent) in Maths and English.



Ideally you will be qualified to at least ONC level in electrical engineering.



The ability and determination to finish projects and take tasks through to their natural conclusion.



Good day to day planning capabilities are an essential for satisfactory performance



Technical interests, specialist skills and experience are important for long term success



Good knowledge of electrical control product gained within a sales environment would be advantageous



Excellent communication skills with the ability to work comfortably at Director level.



WHAT MY CLIENT CAN OFFER YOU



You will receive a basic salary of up to £35,000 depending on skills and experience, plus bonus



Your working week lasts 37.5 hours and you will be entitled to 25 days holiday a year with the option to buy or sell upto 6 days each year.



You will also have the option of a healthcare cash plan, private medical cover and group life assurance as well as auto-enrolment in our pension scheme



You will be based in Leeds, a busy city within easy access off numerous beautiful picturesque countryside areas.


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