SALES ENGINEER

Job Description

The Company:

The business is the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel products for their industry. They have many decades of expertise and employ over 1,000 people throughout their group.

Operating through a number of market leading brands; they design, manufacture and install for commercial and industrial environments.

Products and components may be manufactured in-house or through outsourced suppliers.  Manufacturing techniques can include, but are not limited to, fabrication from sheet-metal and coil, including roll-forming; polymer extrusion, injection and rotational moulding; aluminium extrusion and machining.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing quotes, referencing data and prices from the AS400 and SAP system
  • Preparing complex quotes based on distributor designs and drawings, interpreting and offering alternative solutions, adding value to support the Distributor’s proposal which results in securing the order
  • Order processing, checking stock availability, placing orders onto the AS400 system in line with agreed delivery timescales
  • Contract managing orders, supporting the development of a customer solution.
  • Liaise with the Engineering department regarding more complex jobs and drawings
  • Liaising with the Planning function to ascertain / agree lead times to facilitate order winning proposals
  • Working with the Despatch department, negotiating delivery lead times and checking on delivery status
  • To be commercially aware, demonstrating an understanding of the market place in order to support Distributors to win orders
  • To be highly competent in product, price and process knowledge, offering an outstanding and credible service to the Distributor base, who are experts within the field

Person Specification:

  • Experience in the Handling Industry is desirable
  • Previous Account Management and B2B Sales Experience
  • Knowledge of CAD
  • Experience within a technical capacity 

Salary:

  • £25,000 - £28,000

Commutable from Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Northampton, Aylesbury, Luton, Hitchin.

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The Company:

The business is the UK’s largest manufacturer of steel products for their industry. They have many decades of expertise and employ over 1,000 people throughout their group.

Operating through a number of market leading brands; they design, manufacture and install for commercial and industrial environments.

Products and components may be manufactured in-house or through outsourced suppliers.  Manufacturing techniques can include, but are not limited to, fabrication from sheet-metal and coil, including roll-forming; polymer extrusion, injection and rotational moulding; aluminium extrusion and machining.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing quotes, referencing data and prices from the AS400 and SAP system
  • Preparing complex quotes based on distributor designs and drawings, interpreting and offering alternative solutions, adding value to support the Distributor’s proposal which results in securing the order
  • Order processing, checking stock availability, placing orders onto the AS400 system in line with agreed delivery timescales
  • Contract managing orders, supporting the development of a customer solution.
  • Liaise with the Engineering department regarding more complex jobs and drawings
  • Liaising with the Planning function to ascertain / agree lead times to facilitate order winning proposals
  • Working with the Despatch department, negotiating delivery lead times and checking on delivery status
  • To be commercially aware, demonstrating an understanding of the market place in order to support Distributors to win orders
  • To be highly competent in product, price and process knowledge, offering an outstanding and credible service to the Distributor base, who are experts within the field

Person Specification:

  • Experience in the Handling Industry is desirable
  • Previous Account Management and B2B Sales Experience
  • Knowledge of CAD
  • Experience within a technical capacity 

Salary:

  • £25,000 - £28,000

Commutable from Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Northampton, Aylesbury, Luton, Hitchin.