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Trainee Sales Engineer

  • Location

    Bury St Edmunds

  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000 - £25000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Victoria Herbert

  • Contact email:

    victoria@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J33864

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-05

  • Start date:

    2018-08-17

  • Consultant:

    Victoria Herbert

Trainee Sales Engineer
Outskirts of Bury St Edmunds
£20,000 - £25,000 plus benefits.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and ambitious salesperson to join a well-established Engineering company, based on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds.

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the effective and punctual delivery of quotations and estimates, along with supporting the existing team to ensure sales and customer satisfaction is optimised.

Your responsibilities will include:
Assisting the lead Sales Engineer to meet deadlines by producing estimates and quotations
Identifying opportunities and implementing sales strategy alongside the lead Sales Engineer
Developing relationships with customers over the phone and via email
Accurately inputting customer information into the ACT Database
Liaising with customers to check on the progress of issued quotations
Cost analysis of past work to increase the accuracy of new estimates and quotations to clients
Producing AutoCAD drawings and make modifications for sales purposes
Gathering market and customer information
Reviewing your own sales performance and meeting targets
Preparation of presentations and other duties as required

Full training will be provided, along with the option to undertake a relevant NVQ

To be successful in your application you will be well presented and enthusiastic, with a good telephone manner and excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be computer literate and be able to prioritise your own workload whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy.

Whilst previous experience in engineering is advantageous, it is not essential, as full training will be provided.

You will receive 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, with a shutdown period over Christmas, a performance based bonus and pension scheme. Free parking is available on site, along with tea/coffee facilities.

Hours of work are 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday Friday, with an hour for lunch. There is the option for reduced working hours on Fridays, along with paid overtime.

If you think this fantastic opportunity is the right one for you, please apply by sending your CV along with details of your current salary and notice period to Victoria Herbert.

If successful at CV stage you will then be invited to a registration interview at our premises in Bury St. Edmunds, before your CV can be submitted to our client.