technical sales engineer (inbound calls) in newport

04 June 2018
natalie poynton, randstad business support
job type
£ 23,000 - £ 24,000 per year, see advert
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newport, wales
job type
working hours
£ 23,000 - £ 24,000 per year, see advert
Business Development
reference number
sales engineer
natalie poynton, randstad business support
029 2087 7515
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job description

A very well established company based in Newport are looking for a Technical Sales Engineer to join the team in Newport.

The role will be mainly inbound contact via telephone and email, various clients asking for quotes, your role will be to quote, establish a relationship with the customer, provide a drawing for a bespoke mechanical product and close the deal.

Main Responsibilities:

* Work towards meeting sales targets and deadlines
* Receive customer enquiries and acknowledge receipt
* Review and evaluate customer requirements, including technical specifications
* Liaise with Engineering, Production, Quality & Purchasing Departments
* When required, obtain labour costs and machining times from TVL Operations
* When necessary, obtain material or service costs from vendors
* Generate quotations in line with customer requirements
* Negotiating tender and contract terms & conditions to meet both client and company needs
* Quotation follow-up calls
* Assume direct responsibility for allocated global territory (if applicable)
* Agree deadline extensions with customers when required

Specific Knowledge / Skills Competence:

* Customer focused - Establishing relationships
* Ability to read and understand technical specifications and engineering drawings
* Engineering qualification - NVQ/ City and guilds/ degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering
* Knowledge of mechanical & process engineering principals
* Commercial and contract awareness
* Industry, application and product knowledge
* Work to deadlines
* Understanding of GPM
* Supply chain activities
* Good level of basic IT skills
* Conversant with ERP systems (ideally 'Visual')

If this role sounds ideal for you, please send your CV over immediately for consideration, for further information please call Natalie on 02920 877516

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


creating good rapport,customer service,negotiation

educational requirements

high school