Technical Sales Support

  • Job Reference: RE0712IS
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: TBA
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email: p.brewin@rise-exec.com
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Internal Sales / Internal Sales Support Engineer Excellent package. 

Our Client has a requirement for an Internal Sales Support Engineer with experience in Electrical Engineering to provide all round internal sales function duties and technical support to the external customer base, internal sales team, and support the field sales team, whilst developing and maintaining customer relationships and promoting products and services to maximise sales opportunities. The role is based in Essex, you will probably be living and commuting from within the Chelmsford, Brentwood, Wickford, Basildon, Colchester, Southend on Sea areas of Essex. Ideally you will have knowledge of a wide range of electrical market related products and are likely to have strengths in more than one product area. This could be industrial electrical, control & automation/factory automation/process control including control gear, switchgear, automation equipment, variable speed drives, plc, hmi, instrumentation, cable management systems, connection systems, industrial data comms, enclosures, sensors etc.. 

You will be carrying out a wide range of activities typical of an internal role in an Electrical Distributor Branch operation, responding to and handling all product technical enquiries, sales order processing, raising quotations and follow up, liaising with external sales, inventory control, dealing with delivery and despatch orders, raising purchase orders and so on. You will be required to understand and able to identify the full product range with the ability to offer alternatives if required and advise on the selection of products where possible.

Full systems and product training will be available. It is also expected that you have commercial ability and awareness to generate quotation for customers and are competent to judge the competitive situation needed to win the order whilst being mindful of profitability.

In order to perform this role successfully you will need some level of technical electrical knowledge, there is flexibility on the qualification if you can illustrate your knowledge, product applications knowledge and commercial awareness. The ideal candidate may already be in a similar role as an internal sales engineer, technical support engineer or an electrical engineer looking to move into a commercial environment with the ability to illustrate good customer and administrative skills.

Knowledge and Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Some Electrical engineering knowledge, experience, electrical engineering qualification
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and data entry systems
  • Ideal full clean driving licence
  • Experience in similar sales /customer service environment.
  • Experience with an electrical engineering role, or a background in electrical distribution would be of distinct advantage.
To register your interest contact us with an up to date CV and we will be pleased to call you for a confidential discussion.