Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer

Job Title: Technical Sales Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH12129_1545646167
Contact Name: Dan Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 24, 2018 10:09

Job Description

Technical Sales Engineer
North East
Permanent - £30-40,000


I am currently recruiting for an ambitious and motivated Sales Engineer to join an established and successful engineering firm delivering the design, manufacture, and assembly of high integrity products to the nuclear, aerospace, oil and gas and marine industries.

The Job

With proven client facing experience in a technical engineering capacity, you will be capable of developing the ability to, or already have experience of:

  • Identifying, assessing, and developing new opportunities both within existing customers and from new customers and applications
  • Working with the Sales Manager to prioritise opportunities against the strategic plan and budget to ensure that the Business Unit is managing its resources effectively
  • Preparing bids and tenders for major opportunities
  • Negotiating and closing deals with both new and existing customers within the terms defined by the Company
  • Project managing the commercial aspects of new contracts and opportunities through to order acceptance
  • Providing engineering support, either directly or with the support of the Business Unit engineering team.
  • Working as part of the focussed new business team and assisting with the provision of market requirements and competitor information into the Technology Road Mapping activity.
  • Attending sales and marketing meetings with updates on new opportunities and customers
  • Visiting clients to maintain and grow relationships with key decision makers, including handling any concerns the customer has with quality, delivery, or service, leading to the successful closure of sales opportunities regularly.

The Candidate

With a background in mechanical, manufacturing or fabrication engineering for high hazard sectors (Naval or Marine a major plus), you will be a confident individual capable of first class client management and engagement under challenging conditions in a sales environment. The ability to manage multiple accounts and opportunities simultaneously is key, alongside a keen eye for managing timescales and cost budgets.

You will ideally hold:

  • Engineering Degree in Manufacturing / Mechanical Engineering, or relevant Engineering discipline preferred, or qualified by experience
  • Valid SC level security clearance. If not currently held you must be eligible to obtain this level of clearance

What's on offer

A solid basic salary coupled with a rewarding and achievable commission structure accompany the opportunity to join a growing and well respected multi sector engineering firm with exciting future prospects in a lively and positive working environment. Support to develop your technical sales skillset from a proven successful team will lead to clear progression opportunities.

How to apply

Please call Dan Parker directly on 02392 222 961 to discuss your suitability for the opportunity and its responsibilities and requirements in greater detail or contact me by email at

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