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Job Title
Area Sales Engineer
£40,000 - £45,000
Expected Duration

Recruit4staff is proud to be representing their client, a leading manufacturing company in their search for an Area Sales Engineer to work in for leading facility in Telford

Please be aware that this role will be covering the South of the UK, the client would be prepared to take someone who lives in and around Shropshire, but they would also be happy to take someone based between the areas of Coventry & Oxford.

Although the standard hours will be 8.30 am 5.00 pm, the position will involve working and driving long hours with overnight stays required 1-2 times a week, there is also the potential of working from home 1 day a week using a laptop to provide reports and planning customer visits.

Due to the nature of the business, we are looking for someone who has similar experience gained within the castings, foundry, forges, or structural steel industry.

For the successful Area Sales Engineer our client is offering;

  1. Permanent position
  2. Standard hours of 08:30 17:00 Monday to Friday, but longer hours are likely to be worked
  3. Starting salary of between 40,000 - 45,000 per annum (D.O.E)
  4. Training and development opportunities
  5. Company car
  6. Company pension plan
  7. Private health cover (subject to acceptance by BUPA).

The Role of the Area Sales Engineer;

  1. Carrying out machine checks to assess the efficiency of the shot blast operation
  2. Provide pre-sales, technical assistance, product education and aftersales support
  3. Planning of visits and present to existing and prospective customers
  4. Identifying new clients who might benefit from company products or services and maximise the sales  potential in the designated region
  5. Developing long term relations with clients through managing and interpreting their requirements
  6. Maintaining awareness of product applications, technical services, market conditions and competitor activity
  7. Liaise with other members of the sales team and other technical experts
  8. Prepare reports for the UK office
  9. The candidate will be expected to visit an average of 5-7 customers per day

What our client is looking for in an Area Sales Engineer;

  1. Must have worked in the surface preparation or allied industries, including paint or metal spraying, blast cleaning or metal powder sales
  2. Experience with abrasives will be an advantage
  3. Clean driving license
  4. Self-motivated
  5. Good technical skills
  6. Preferably, be located within Southern England.

Alternative job titles;

Field Sales Engineer, Field Sales Executive, Area Sales Manager, Field Sales Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer

Commutable From;

Telford, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth, Cannock, Birmingham


For further information about this and other positions please apply now 

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff (Telford) who are operating as a recruitment agency, agent, agencies, employment agency or employment business.

Job Reference: JOB-8979

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