Technical Sales Specialist

  • Job Reference: RE0846SS
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: M8 corridor
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

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

Technically competent Sales Engineer / Area Sales Manager  required to join our Clients expanding team providing industrial control & automation products and solutions.

On behalf of our Client we are now seeking an experienced Technical Sales Engineer with a proven track record as a business developer and excellent salesman in the Industrial Electrical Control & Automation sector. This is a field based role, visiting customer sites and premises with 1 to 2 days either home office or company office.

The Sales Engineer will be selling a range of high quality Industrial Automation products and solutions, such as PLC, Control Gear, Drives, Sensors, HMI and Process Instrumentation and Ex equipment into an industrial sector customer base including OEM, End User, System Integrator and Panel Builder customers throughout the whole of Scotland. Field based, ideal location would be in the central belt M8 Glasgow Edinburgh corridor.

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.