Area Sales Engineer

  • Job Reference: RE0649AS
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: inc Bonus plus Car Pension Mobile Lap Top Expenses
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Area Sales Engineer East Midlands, East Anglia, Yorkshire & North East Electrical Control & Automation

Neg up to circa £50K OTE plus car and benefits package. 

If you are looking for a position that offers you the chance to maximise results utilising your sales and relationship building skills, in a secure position maintaining and growing a well established customer base yet still with the challenge of developing new business and new avenues for growth, then we may have the ideal opportunity for you.

We have an outstanding opportunity on offer for an experienced, driven salesperson to be a Field based Sales Engineer covering the East Midlands, East Anglia, Yorkshire and the North East of England, developing sales of industrial switch gear. The role includes account management of an established customer base, growing and developing further business with those and business development of new accounts. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a successful track record within the Electrical components market place and experience with OEM’s Specifier, End User along with Electrical Component Distributors, Electrical Wholesalers, Technical Distributors.

You will be field based, dividing your time working from a home office to make appointments with influential personnel in your target sector and travelling and visiting customers at other times. Ideally located centrally to the territory, probably Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire areas. You will be provided with initial and on-going product training and full support to assist you in your success and technical support will be available to assist you.

You will be working to achieve a target and as is normal will need to file reports to the office detailing your activities on a regular basis.

The person

You will have a background in Field Sales within the Electrical Control and Automation industry and will show an ability to learn quickly, think on your feet and ideally have an electrical qualification. Enjoy dealing with both commercial and technical sales. Excellent communication and presentation skills. You will be very self motivated and have a strong desire to succeed. Good negotiation skills and the ability to close, natural drive and the ability to make things happen. You will be able to illustrate your sales success and ideally have benefitted from some form of sales training. Travel throughout the defined territory will be necessary at times and you will be required to spend some nights away from home.   

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