Area Sales Engineer

  • Job Reference: RE0709AS
  • Date Posted: 27 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Northern Ireland
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent package including high Basic plus Bonus, Car, PMI, Pension
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Area Sales Engineer Northern Ireland Control & Automation Components Manufacturer Excellent package including high Basic plus Bonus, Car, PMI, Excellent Pension, Life Assurance, Laptop, Mobile & Home Office.

Our Client has a requirement for an Area Sales Engineer to cover both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The Company are seeking a Field based Sales Engineer to continue the growth of business from existing and new customers, you will be building upon existing accounts alongside all new business development, selling the Company's full portfolio of Electrical Control and Automation products, both directly and via distributor channel, to all sectors of industry including to Panel Builders, Systems Integrators, OEM's & End Users across all industry, with key sectors of Building, Infrastructure, Machinery, Energy, Process, Packaging, Transportation.

Ideally located in the Newry, County Down, County Tyrone or Belfast,  or geographically based between Dublin and Belfast, suitable candidates are likely to be individuals with a solid technical platform (probably ONC or HNC Electronic/Electrical Engineering but an ability to illustrate good relevant experience and knowledge would suffice) and typically with an engineering background who have extensive experience of the industrial automation and control marketplace (Power, Process, Packaging, and Transportation). The ability to work with, through and motivate distributors and resellers is of high importance as is experience and understanding of a wide range of electrical components and applications. You are most likely to already be working within the Electrical control & automation sector as an Area Sales Engineer, Field Sales, Area Sales Manager or Business Development Manager, with a strong and successful technical sales background selling products and/or solutions with a preference of experience with Electrical Connectivity/Electronics, Surge Protection, Ethernet, Enclosures (ATEX), Connectors, PCB/Devices, Relays, Din Rail Terminals, Remote IO.

In order to be successful at this technical role it is likely you will have HNC/HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or be able to demonstrate excellent industry and product knowledge.

You will have proven sales success as a Field Sales Engineer, Area Sales Manager or Product Sales Manager/Engineer.

Probably at least 5 years sales experience in the Electrical/Electronic Control & Automation market.

The ability to deliver and work to a dynamic business plan with both direct key accounts and distribution partners.

Experience working with and motivating reseller channel partners.

Strong communication and commercial skills, technical ability and a desire to succeed are seen as a must in order to make the role a success. 

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