We're looking to add a Technical Sales Executive to our sales team. You'll either be experienced in sales, with a mechanical engineering or a telecoms background, or you've gained an engineering or a telecoms background from service, installation, technical support or similar, so you're commercially minded. We can accommodate either. We're based in Rutland, but you'll travel to customers.
BASIC SALARY: £25,000 - £30,000 dependant on your relevant experience
· UNCAPPED bonus
· Company Car
· 24 Days Holiday (rising with service) + 8 Bank Holidays
· Early Finish on a Friday (if you've hit your target)
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Corby, Peterborough, Grantham, Stamford, Market Harborough, Leicester, Kettering, Peterborough
Why you should join us:
· Bought out a few years ago, our Parent company is a global manufacturer of engineered solutions who are supporting our continued growth
· We design & manufacture our own bespoke machinery & equipment - so we can't be beaten on price by distributors
· There is a great opportunity for you to grow with our business - our Sales Manager joined us in a similar role and was promoted to run the sales department, so it's in your hands
JOB DESCRIPTION: Technical Sales Executive
What's holding you back in your career?
We'd like you to have sales experience and have sold capital equipment already, but we'll happily look at good mechanical engineers, or telecoms engineers, If you've had commercial exposure. As a result, we will also consider you if you are a service engineer, installation engineer, technical support engineer or similar.
If you want a new sales role in a growing business where you can really push on - then you should keep reading.
You'll play a key role for us - covering account management and developing new business in your regions. You can have the whole of Northern England, Scotland and Ireland if you like to travel!!
I would expect you to be away about 1 week in 8, as let's face it you don't want to drive to Inverness for just one meeting, do you?
You won't be afraid to get your hands dirty and give live demonstrations of machinery to potential customers. Your induction and training with us will involve shadowing existing sales engineers and having solid product training with R&D and the shop floor.
Your bonus will be completely uncapped - as all the best sales roles are.
Your main responsibilities: Technical Sales Executive
· Manage internal customer accounts who have bought from us before - you'll maximise those accounts and up-sell them to increase your revenue
· Take customer enquiries, book meetings; and win their trust
· Generate your own business through your own leads or networking
Your Background: Technical Sales Executive
You'll either be an experienced B2B industrial salesperson within capital equipment or machinery
Or you're a mechanical engineer and you've been in a customer facing or technical / commercial role like field service, installation or technical support and you have practical experience with capital equipment or reciprocating machinery or similar
We would also welcome applications from candidates who have been involved with telecoms or fibre optic cabelling.
We design our own niche electro-mechanical special purpose machinery and equipment that installs fibre optic cables. We also do a lot of associated equipment too. There's plenty for you to sell.
We don't expect you to have any existing knowledge of those types of machines, but you will bring a broad mechanical engineering understanding to us.
We supply to the National Grid/ Power Grid & smaller energy contractors. We also supply into multiple industry sectors such as Civils & Telecoms.
There is a genuine opportunity to develop this role further internally depending on how you want to progress your career.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Sales Engineer, Internal Sales, Sales Executive, Area Sales, Regional Sales, Territory Sales, Technical Sales, Business Development, Account Manager - capital equipment, engineering, manufacturing, telecoms, civil engineering, cabelling, fibre optic, Installation Engineer, Service Engineer, Technical Support, Applications Engineer, Support Engineer
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: JAC16463, Wallace Hind Selection