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Internal Sales Engineer

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Sales & Marketing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Clare Bird

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

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Internal Sales Engineer

I am pleased to be working with a Market Leading Manufacturing Supplier in the recruitment of an Internal Sales Engineer. The role is permanent and there is an opportunity for progression for the right candidate The role requires a dynamic individual to join them during a period of growth and expansion in a busy and fast paced department! They are a £450 million British Manufacturing company and still growing! If you have a technical mind-set within your work-life or hobbies we would be interested to talk to you!

Primary Responsibilities

To help generate new business opportunities linking an existing customer base, with a global distribution network.
To actively and consistently be a positive voice that promotes the company
To develop long term business relationships with existing and new customers through managing and interpreting their requirements and needs.
To persuade customers current and new, that our product range and service best satisfies their needs in terms of quality, cost and delivery, learn the benefit of volume fixed long term call-off agreements and contracts.
To be part of contacting dormant and slow moving accounts, trying to generate new possible leads.
To liaise with Production Departments as required to determine, fix and if need be, reduce product processing lead-times.
To develop over time and as part of a critical sales function, knowledge of current and developing UK and global competition, i.e. new technology, specifications, sampling, price and product lead-time.
Assist with order entry and system processing.
Proactively take incoming calls in the sales department with confidence, learning from the technical, commercial and time critical pressures that come through as part of your own personal development plan.

Key Skills

A technical and methodical mind-set
Confident in telephone cold calling
Sales skills, sound judgement and good business sense
Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office Tools, Excel.
Communication skills both verbal and written
Tenacity, keeping going until the job is done and able to multi task without complaint, opinion or conflict.
Passion to achieve targets and succeed with an ability to think and action on ones feet as needed
Being able to work as an individual but more importantly as a team
Patience, with an ability to remain calm under pressure building relationships and trust, but still getting a commercially advantageous outcome.
Well presented, friendly with a tactful but confident personality, respectful to all others
Good timekeeping
Open minded attitude with confidence to challenge and deliver. Someone with developing or excellent problem solving techniques, someone who can analyse a problem and implement or guide a solution.
Good numeracy, interpersonal and listening skills.
Problem analysis and problem solving.
Consistent in fine attention to detail and accuracy.
Initiative and adaptability.

Additional information

• Based in Bury St Edmunds
• Full Driving License required due to location
• Salary - £20,00 - £25,000 depending on experience
• Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:00pm or 9:00am 5:00pm
• Parking on site.
• Outstanding benefits package including health care, bonus scheme, pension and life cover.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, send your CV to Victoria today or call the office to discuss in more detail.