Area Sales Engineer

  • Job Reference: RE0743SE
  • Date Posted: 17 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus Bonus Car Pension PMI Life Assurance 25 days plus Statutory
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Field Sales Engineer Industrial Electrical Control & Automation Circa £40K DOE Plus Bonus plus Car, Pension, PMI, Life Assurance and other Benefits.

We have a superb opportunity for the right candidate to join our client’s sales team as Area Sales Engineer for the South central area. A highly motivated salesperson, you will have the desire to build the area business, growing an already established customer base, with the determination to make your mark and take ownership of the development of the business in the area. You will have full support resources within the organisation and your own energy will be the only limitation to the levels of your rewards and success.

My Client, a leading player in their field and still expanding, requires an enthusiastic sales person to help promote their range of products to new and existing clients in and around the South East area of England, stretching from Milton Keynes down to the South Coast and this will be mainly around the population and industrial areas of Milton Keynes, Luton, Watford, St Albans, Enfield, Dartford, Rochester, Croydon, Guildford, Reading, Slough, Basingstoke, Southampton, Brighton and including Greater London etc. Living anywhere in these areas with good access to major road networks would be ideal. This is a Field based sales role with 4 days per week travelling to visit customers and working from a home office, or the company office, approx 1 day per week. Your role content is account manager to existing accounts and business development of additional revenue via existing and new accounts in order to maximise sales and profits.
The role will be selling a full range of automation and control components but with a focus upon the automation content – VSD (variable speed drives), PLC's (programmable logic controllers), HMI’s, other products would be power supplies and transformers, sensors and switches, safety switches, switchgear, control gear, relays, timers, temperature controllers, din rail connectors, circuit protection and other automation components.

You are likely to already be a successful achiever in a similar role as an Area Sales Engineer/Manager, have a relevant Electrical/Electronic engineering qualification (ONC/HND or Degree), however, Electrical Engineers with good automation knowledge & ability to move into a sales role will be considered and sales training and development can be provided.

In addition you will:                                                                                                                                                          
Be driven to achieve excellent results.                                                                                                                                                                                                Be very focused on your results.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Have knowledge of the automation market place and its dynamics.
Be required to eventually develop a business plan and manage your accounts to actively maximise all opportunities for business.
Achieve specification for the company products with suitable business targets.    You will have smart personal appearance, team spirit and a positive, motivated attitude.

Skills Required:

Knowledge of electrical and electronic industrial control & automation products, their applications and markets.
Negotiation at all levels.
Computer literacy.
Drive & enthusiasm.
Excellent communication.
Self motivation.
Driving Licence.

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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.