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Junior Sales Engineer - Automotive (Engine / Powertrain)

Junior Sales Engineer - Automotive (Engine / Powertrain)

Job Title: Junior Sales Engineer - Automotive (Engine / Powertrain)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton
Industry:
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Reference: NG-4170-2
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email: nickgr@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: August 09, 2018 12:59

Job Description

Our Automotive client specialises in the design, development and manufacture of internal combustion engines and hybrid powertrain systems. They offer a fast paced, high technology consultancy environment backed by a large global brand.
 
We are currently looking to recruit a Junior Sales Engineer to expand the existing commercial team. This role will see you maintain an existing customer base, and seek and define suitable new business opportunities in line with company strategy. I am looking for a Junior sales person with engineering, ideally Automotive technical knowledge who is keen to build their knowledge with further training. You will need to be enthusiastic, passionate about Automotive and ideally engines. You may not necessarily have sold into the sector yet, but would require some experience of technical sales.
 
Key duties; 
 
To manage UK customer base
To develop and maintain strong customer links
To seek and define suitable new business opportunities in line with company strategy
To bring these opportunities to business and follow them through to successful bids
To develop and maintain strong links to group sales
Promote products and services with (UK) customers
Arrange and carry out sales meetings with appropriate client departments
 
Skills and Experience
 
Degree in related Engineering discipline
Excellent communication skills
Technical understanding of company products and service
Professional time management and general organisational skills
The ability to work well under pressure, globally and as part of a team
Engineering background, preferable automotive or related industry
Relevant experience technical-commercial roles, preferably Sales or Business Development for engineering consultancy organisation