Internal Technical Sales Support Engineer

  • Job Reference: RE0573TS
  • Date Posted: 2 October 2017
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension Health Plan Buy/Sell Holiday Scheme Child Care Vouchers Free P
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email: p.brewin@rise-exec.com
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Technical Sales Support Engineer Circa £25K plus Pension, PMI and Life Assurance benefits.

Our Client has a great opportunity and requirement for an Electrical Engineer ideally qualified to ONC/HNC level or above, in Electrical/Electronic Engineering to provide technical knowledge to the internal, external sales team, and customers, whilst developing and maintaining customer relationships and promoting products and services to maximise sales opportunities. Probably living in Southampton or surrounding commutable area, for example, Winchester, Eastleigh, Totton, Romsey, etc. Ideally you will have knowledge of a wide range of electrical market related products and are likely to have strengths in more than one product areas. This could be industrial electrical, control & automation/factory automation/process control including control gear, switchgear, automation equipment, variable speed drives, plc, hmi, instrumentation, cable management systems, connection systems, industrial data comms enclosures, sensors, and possibly ATEX equipment.

 As the Technical Support Engineer you will respond to and handle product technical enquiries.  You will be required to understand and able to identify the full product range with the ability to offer alternatives if required and advise on the selection of products where possible. You will liaise with Field Sales Engineers and other staff to achieve the branch objectives and sales performance and as is normal in a small team environment engage in other duties.

In order to perform this role succesfully you will need technical electrical knowledge, there is flexibility on the qualification if you can illustrate your knowledge, product applications knowledge and commercial awareness. The ideal candidate may already be in a similar role or an engineer looking to move into a commercial environment with the ability to illustrate good customer and administrative skills.

Knowledge and Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)

  • ONC/HNC in Electrical engineering (or equivalent electrical engineering qualification)

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and data entry systems

  • Experience in similar sales /customer service environment.

  • Experience with an electrical engineering role, or a background in electrical distribution would be an advantage.

To register your interest contact us with an up to date CV and we will be pleased to call you for a confidential discussion.