Area Sales Engineer

  • Job Reference: RE0847SE
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: East of Scotland
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Neg DOE, Pension, excellent benefits TBA
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Area Sales Engineer East of Scotland Industrial Electrical Control & Automation. Excellent basic Salary negotiable dependent upon experience, plus excellent benefits of Car, Pension, Buy/Sell holidays, and more.

On behalf of our Client we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Field based Area Sales Engineer with a proven track record as a business developer and excellent salesman in the Electrical Control and Automation industry to join the team of this first class business.

The Sales Engineer will be selling a range of high quality Industrial Automation products, including PLC, HMI, Variable Speed Drive, Control Gear, Switchgear & Circuit Protection,  Sensors, Switchgear and Process Instrumentation components and solutions into the OEM, End User, System Integrator and Panel Builder markets throughout the East of Scotland. Field based, ideal locations would be around Edinburgh, Dundee, Kirkaldy, Perth, Dunfermline.

Whilst induction and on-going training will be provided, as the successful candidate, you will have sales and technical experience in the Industrial Automation industry coupled with a record of sales success and achievement. A formal qualification in an Electrical/Electronic discipline to ONC/HND or above is desirable but not essential, you should be able to demonstrate your knowledge and sales ability otherwise. Ideally you will also have benefited from further career development training to enhance your sales skills. The company like to promote from within and there is the potential to develop into other roles as they arise.

As is usual you will be working to achieve defined sales targets and capable of developing a personal plan in order to achieve your objectives through managing and further developing an existing portfolio of accounts whilst constantly striving to identify new avenues of business. Working Monday to Friday around normal office hours, although this is an external sales role requiring road travel so flexibility is expected in order to meet the needs of the business. Excellent attributes such as good organisational and communication skills, along with the ability to be an effective team player whilst enjoying a level of autonomy are essential, as are capability with Microsoft packages.

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