Field Sales Engineer - South West | Precision Cutting Tools

Swindon, Wiltshire
Competitive Salary OTE Package + Company Car / Allowance
25 Jul 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Field Sales Engineer - UK South West | Precision Cutting Tools Leader
Home Based - South West (Swindon to South Devon, to include Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth)
Competitive Salary OTE Package + Company Car / Allowance, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Private Medical Insurance , Income Protection Insurance

Excellent opportunity for a qualified engineer to join a global pioneering ISO-certified manufacturer of industry leading round solid carbide cutting tools

We are a pioneering ISO-certified organisation specialising in the manufacture of industry-leading round solid carbide cutting tools. As a global operation at the forefront of precision tool engineering, in the UK we operate as an SME, and pride ourselves on our core values - family spirit and creative thinking. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified engineer to join our team!

We are recruiting for a field-based Sales Engineer who has a proven track record in sales, in both account management and generating new leads. Our ideal candidate comes from a strong engineering background and would thrive as part of a team who is passionate about product and service excellence and brings fun and energy along the way.

Our sales team don’t just expect satisfied customers; they expect delighted customers by the quality of our products and “Total Innovation” services provided. Our mission is to exceed the demands of the metalworking industry, by using our extensive knowledge and expertise to enable our customers to get ahead of their competition in a relentless and dynamic industry.

Reporting to the UK Sales Manager, the Sales Engineer will be expected to achieve revenue growth targets in both high performance and standard end mill sales, whilst providing continuous support to existing customers and end users. You will be hardworking, driven, and hungry for success.

What you will do…

+ Maximise sales and profit by taking responsibility for sales and gross profit margins with trading accounts
+ Generate opportunities and conduct tool trials with the end user
+ Sell and establish our products with the end user via select distribution
+ Train distribution sales personnel and end users on the features and benefits of our products
+ Use your knowledge of customer demands to assist the Sales Manager with budget planning, distribution selection and forecasting
+ Research and report market trends in relation to our products
+ Act as Technical Advisor at selected trade shows 
+ Use market knowhow to support product development and marketing strategies
+ Cover all customers across the South West, from Swindon westwards down to South Devon, to include Bristol, Exeter and Plymouth.

What are we looking for? We will ask you to demonstrate…

+ An Engineering qualification (i.e. HNC, HND in Engineering) plus technical expertise and product / cutting tool knowledge
+ Evidence of a successful track record of meeting growth sales targets 
+ A commercial awareness and understanding of sales financial principles - understands cost and pricing and impact on margins 
+ Evidence of successfully managing projects
+ A positive, ‘can do’ attitude with a flexible, reliable approach to meeting the business needs
+ A passion for customer service and enjoys solving customer problems
+ A high level of energy and drive and is strongly motivated to achieve 
+ Evidence of working proactively and with determination 
+ That you strive for achievement and enjoy making a real contribution to business growth 
+ A successful approach to building and developing long lasting relationships with clients
+ Evidence of excellent communication skills through face to face, telephone and email – demonstrates effective listening and understanding of the issues
+ The ability to work successfully without continual direction and instruction from others. Evidence of strong prioritisation, planning and organisational skills
+ Evidence of strong influencing skills
+ Shows ability to problem solve, overcome obstacles and make things happen
+ A personal pride in your work and a focus on delivering quality in all you and the business does
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office
+ A full, valid driving licence

Why work for us?

“Since I started working for the company I feel that I’ve joined a supportive, friendly, and dynamic team with many best-in-class products and service support, working with a varied industry leading client base. "
This is a great opportunity to be the best you can be and to make a significant contribution to our vision of being the authority of choice in machining next generation demanding materials.

Our modern office and manufacturing facilities are located in Wokingham, Berkshire – our Sales Engineers are home-based but out in the field much of the time visiting customers. Some visits to our Wokingham Head Office will be required. 

The right candidate may have worked in the following capacities: Precision Tools Sales, Tooling Sales, Area Sales. 

Telephone interviews will be held between 14th and 21st August, and shortlisted candidates will be invited to face-to-face interviews towards the end of August. 

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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