Graduate Sales Engineer

20000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
1 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

One of the fastest-growing international electric motor technology companies with offices in London, Hong Kong, China, Spain, and the Netherlands is looking for a Graduate Sales Engineer to join their team in London.

The company designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of miniature motor mechanisms for a variety of highly specialised applications, ranging from COVID fighting Medical equipment, to vibrating wristbands used in theme parks. This is a great opportunity for an engaging Graduate Engineer to join a well-established company at a key time of business growth.

The Role:

As a Junior Sales Engineer you will work from their London offices, where the technical sales team is based (SW9 postcode).

The role will start with an initial 2 week induction programme and, as this is a graduate position, ongoing commercial/technical training and support will be provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with existing clients and new customers - you will help maximise awareness of the company's value adding proposition and identify key representatives to assist with business development opportunities
  • Manage regular communications with new and existing customers
  • Handle incoming client calls and queries, both technically and commercially based
  • Follow up on sales leads to win new business through calls, emails & video conferencing
  • Prepare quotations and process sales orders using their bespoke back-end systems
  • Prepare engaging proposals and presentations for prospective clients
  • You will begin with managing smaller accounts but as you progress within the business, more significant account management opportunities will arise
  • Use your commercial and technical judgement to evaluate new enquiries through conference calls - this is usually handled through an "interview" style consultative approach with prospective customers
  • Interact with members of various departments to ensure that you achieve the best outcome for your account
  • Assign new enquiries to relevant departments and team members

What you will need to succeed in this role:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Manufacturing Engineer or equivalent
  • Demonstrable technical proficiency and ability to convey technical information
  • Inquisitive mindset with an interest in new technologies and applications
  • Proficient with the usual suite of Microsoft tools (Word, Excel etc.) - Google suite would also be beneficial
  • Excellent customer service, telephone manner and relationship building skills
  • An ability to speak and write technical information in English to a high standard, if you can also do this in a second European language (or Mandarin), that would be highly advantageous
  • A knowledge of DC Motors and Mechanisms would be beneficial but not essential as training will be provided
  • You will be expected to work autonomously to achieve the agreed goals and targets
  • Good personal skills - when restrictions permit, we like to meet our customers in person
  • Ambitious personality with a desire to work in technical sales capacity - this role offers fantastic growth opportunities for those that want it

Why this role?

  • A competitive salary is on offer
  • They have a rewarding team based commission structure
  • The atmosphere is friendly and achievement oriented - they have a great team to support your progression
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Flexible working available
  • High-spec offices
  • A laptop and other home office equipment will be provided upon starting
  • 21 days holiday incl. UK statutory holidays
  • An opt-in pension scheme is available
  • A unique opportunity offering personal development within a growing industry

If this sounds like an ideal job for you, then please get in touch by emailing your resume and a cover letter; they'd like to hear your story, and get to know you a bit before an interview.

Sounds interesting? Click APPLY to send your CV for immediate consideration.

Candidates with previous job titles and experience including; Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Manager, Sales Executive, Technical Account Manager, Technical Engineering, Business Development, Mechanical Sales Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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