Technical Support Engineer

  • Job Reference: RE0700TS
  • Date Posted: 5 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Rise Executive Search
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £20,000 to £27,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension Life Assurance Health Plan & other benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Brewin
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01623 640544

Job Description

Technical Sales Support Engineer Industrial Electrical Control & Automation Circa £20K to £26K plus Pension, PMI, Life Assurance and other benefits.


To expand the existing team, our Client has an excellent opportunity for an Engineer qualified to ONC level or above in Electrical Engineering to provide technical knowledge to the internal and external customers, whilst developing and maintaining customer relationships, promoting and advising on suitable products and services to maximise sales opportunities. Probably living and commuting from within the Leeds, Halifax, Bradford, Wakefield, Batley, Brighouse, Huddersfield area, 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 areas. 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, and possibly ATEX equipment.


As the Technical Support Engineer you will respond to and handle all product technical enquiries.  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. You will liaise with Field Sales Engineers and other staff to achieve the branch objectives and sales performance and as is normal in a small team environment engage in other duties.

In order to perform this role successfully you will need technical electrical knowledge, there is flexibility on the qualification if you can illustrate your industry 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. Further training and development along with the opportunity to develop your career in the business is an added attraction to this role.

Knowledge and Experience

  • GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • ONC/HNC in Electrical engineering (or equivalent electrical engineering qualification)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and data entry systems
  • 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 an 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.