Job: Technical Sales & Applications Manager – Inside

Title Technical Sales & Applications Manager – Inside
Ref Number SA205
Salary £35K plus bonus
Location Uxbridge
Position Technical Sales & Applications Manager – Inside
The Company

My client is a specialised, long-established and successful valve distributor who has recently acquired new owners. Their aim is to achieve step change growth and maximise potential.

The Role

The Role:

  • The key task will be to prepare quotations and liaising with customers will be an important part of the role.
  • There will be an occasional need to visit customers.
  • The products are rarely sold as standard products from a catalogue so there is a requirement to understand flow control and develop innovative solutions to customers’ problems.
  • Prepare quotations and proposals in line with customer requirements
  • Liaise with customers to refine their specifications
  • Prepare cost estimate and generate pricing in line with company guidelines
  • Maintain contact with customer after proposals have been made in order to ensure that the contract is won.
  • Act as an influential and integral part of the team, proposing changes to improve designs or reduce costs.
  • A key part of the role will be supporting business development through the two field sales engineers and prospecting for new customers.
  • He/she will be capable, after appropriate training, of handling technical enquiries and preparing quotes for customers.
  • The candidate will have wide scope through their own personal initiative and ambition to grow and develop the Company.
  • He/she will have relevant technical skills in valves or other fluid control products and a successful track record of sales development.

 

Requirements

Requirements:

  • Technical or Applications Engineering experience: probably not “catalogue sales”.
  • Understanding of valves and flow control systems: flow, pressure and pressure changes.
  • Proficiency in PC and Microsoft Excel & Word essential.
  • Some understanding of Business systems such as Encore or SAP: uses Opera II
  • May have an engineering degree but will certainly be ONC Mechanical Engineering as a minimum
  • Full driving licence will be a requirement.
Benefits

Salary: £35k plus benefits

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