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Sales Engineer

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £40,000 to £44,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 88 days ago
  • Company: Catfoss Recruitment

Our client who design and manufacture industrial steam boilers, thermal fluid heaters and thermal oxidisers is looking to recruit a Sales Engineer to their expanding team.

Working from home, you will provide Engineering Sales cover from the North & North East UK. Extensive travel is part of the role and effective time management is essential.

ACTIVITIES
Reporting to the Technical Sales Manager you will be responsible for sales to end users, contractors and consultants for the Company's range of Steam Generators, Fire tube Steam Boilers, high temperature Thermal Fluid Heaters and Process Air Heaters. The customer base is broad and includes the food, chemical, oil and gas, metal, pharmaceutical and marine industries plus important Public Sector opportunities.
This is an engineering sales role that will require you to develop detailed specifications and projects to sell to new and existing users, thereby extending the current range of applications. The bulk of the sales leads are generated through head office and the web and you will be required to follow up enquiries and qualify them. We are also growing our customer base and you will be required to find and develop new sales opportunities.
Sales targets will be set by the Technical Sales Manager who will work with you as part of a team to monitor your success to meet objectives through training and personal development as you become familiar with the broad range of products and services available from this International Group.
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and all candidates will be evaluated based on sales experience and technical skills relevant to our industry.

THE CANDIDATE
A mechanical or chemical engineer with a proven track record in industrial sales within a steam, process or other thermal engineering related environment is seen as ideal.
You will possess a relevant technical qualification, ideally HNC/HND and have successful track record of identifying a client's technical needs and proposing relevant technical solutions. You will be conversant and comfortable across a range of heat/combustion/thermal equipment and be able to perform thermal calculations.
Candidates ideally being located in or near Yorkshire along the M62 or A1/M1 corridor. Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate etc...but other Northern locations considered. The candidate must be able to work effectively without close supervision and must possess good organisational skills. Effective communication skills and the ability to prepare clear and precise reports is seen as essential.

Remuneration is in the form of a good basic salary circa £40K - £44K plus commission and bonuses bringing expected earnings £55K and MORE (Commission is UNCAPPED). A quality car, contributory pension scheme and all necessary business communication devices are provided to ensure best use of resources.
This is a tough, demanding and rewarding job with a high degree of autonomy, which will allow the successful candidate to develop within a large industrial group.

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