Field Sales Engineer

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sevenoaks, Kent, South East England
  • Permanent
  • Commission £8-10k UNCAPPED + Car & F
  • £35,000.00 to £55,000.00 / Per Annum
  • External
  • Expires In 15 days
Rapidly expanding worldwide electronic components and sensors manufacturer seeks dynamic, enthusiastic engineering qualified experienced, internal or graduate Technical Field Sales Engineer to sell automation components and sensors to OEM's and machine builders.
 
BASIC SALARY: £35,000 - £45,000 - dependant on experience with possible flexibility.
 
BENEFITS:
· On Target Commission £8,000 - £10,000 - very achievable and uncapped
· Company Car - Golf type to start (Mercedes C Class, Audi A4, BMW 3 Series after qualifying period)
· Fuel Card
· Full Out of Pocket Expenses
· Hotel Card
· Contributory Pension
· Full Home Communications Package including Broadband, Laptop and Mobile etc.
 
LOCATION: South East England including London
 
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, East Sussex, West Sussex, Kent, Greater London, Middlesex, Surrey.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION: Technical Field Sales Engineer / Graduate Trainee Field Sales Engineer - Electronic Automation Components, Sensors to OEM's and Machine Builders
 
· After an initial one-month, full induction training programme (which will then be on-going) including sales and technical - both in the UK and European HQ, you will be given the London and South East territory to develop.  
· Although there will also be existing clients and significant business on the area, there will be a high new business content using a database of potential clients, following up on exhibition and internet generated leads, your own market research and your own lead generation.
· You will be dealing with clients at all levels from Design Engineer up to Director level at customers which are mainly OEMs with some end user contact.
· There is also a lot of scope to grow the area, with potential to double it in size selling to customers across automotive, food, pharmaceutical and packaging machinery, and equipment OEM markets.
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Technical FIeld Sales Engineer / Graduate Trainee Field Sales Engineer - Electronic Automation Components, Sensors to OEM's and Machine Builders
 
To be considered for this potentially rewarding role in terms of remuneration and career progression you will have:
 
EITHER
 
Some field sales, or possibly internal / office-based engineering / technical sales or applications engineer experience and a relevant engineering qualification ideally degree level or a good mechanical and electronics knowledge. (Preferably you will have sold components into mechanical OEMs).
 
OR
 
A proven track record of success in technical or engineering field sales, much preferably selling electrical, electrical, or industrial automation components to OEMs, ideally with a good mechanical knowledge or understanding as these are electronic components but solving mechanical problems for the customer.
 
What is most important is your desire to succeed and exceed targets, and progress in a competitive sales environment.
 
My client has a very good track record of developing and nurturing less experienced candidates.
 
THE COMPANY:
 
Established for over 30 years across 50 countries worldwide, my client is the UK subsidiary of a leading European manufacturer of a wide range of electronic components including vision systems and sensors, safety light barriers and systems also ident readers, barcode scanners and fluid sensors. They supply a very broad range of industrial and process machinery OEM's across automotive, food & pharmaceutical, process, and packaging amongst others.
 
They are a byword for quality in their market, manufacturing industry leading technology and products in terms of innovation and applications that really work. We have experienced consistent 15-20% growth per annum in the last 10 year, having grown from just under £1m to over £3.5m.
 
PROSPECTS:
 
There is a lot of potential for the successful applicant to grow the role, and your career in a technical / engineering field sales role with a stable, well established and growing UK operation with a low staff turnover that takes a long term view on business, and gives its field sales personnel support and time to succeed.
Specifically you could go into product / sales specialism or sales management- there are examples of present team members who have taken this career path.
 
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:  Technical Field Sales Engineer, Graduate Trainee Field Sales Engineer, Trainee Field Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Manager, Internal Sales Engineer, Graduate Technical Sales - Electronic Automation Components, Sensors to OEM's and Machine Builders
 
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
 
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
 
REF: RP#####, Wallace Hind Selection
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