I recruit for Technical and Non-Technical Sales related roles within the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors across the East Midlands region. Being solely focussed in the Sales environment, I have built a strong industry knowledge which I believe gives me the edge to provide the best service to my Candidates and Clients alike. Prior to joining Probe, I spent two years in a sales capacity for a well-known engineering company, this gave me a good foundation which has enabled me to transition into the world of recruitment. I hope I can be of assistance & welcome the opportunity to work you in the future.

Ben Caley

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I recruit for Technical and Non-Technical Sales related roles within the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors across the East Midlands region. Being solely focussed in the Sales environment, I have built a strong industry knowledge which I believe gives me the edge to provide the best service to my Candidates and Clients alike. Prior to joining Probe, I spent two years in a sales capacity for a well-known engineering company, this gave me a good foundation which has enabled me to transition into the world of recruitment. I hope I can be of assistance & welcome the opportunity to work you in the future.

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This is an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager who has a background in the Fire & Security industry and is used to driving their own sales.

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in the Fire & Security industry.

As Business Development Manager you will be with a company who work with many high-end clients across the UK. Your role will be to support the overall business strategy, identifying new markets and opportunities in-line with developing and implementing effective sales programs to grow the business.

Business Development Manager Benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £50,000K – OTE - £80K
  • Work from Home 
  • Commission scheme 
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • On-site Parking 

Business Development Manager Duties:

  • System Design and Building Technical Quotations in line with customer requirements
  • Carrying out site surveys for Fire and Security Systems
  • Brand and Marketing Awareness including working with Marketing to produce content for the company social media channels
  • Diary Management and Setting Your Own Appointments
  • Presenting Quotations to Customers

Business Development Manager Requirements:

  • A strong background in Sales preferably in the Fire & Security industry
  • Comfortable with working in a team as well as independently when required  
  • Excellent Customer relationship building abilities and understanding
  • Good commercial awareness, competitive analysis and negotiation skills
  • A full UK driving Licence 

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, York, Hull, Doncaster, Burnley, Liverpool, Harrogate

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is an excellent opportunity for a Business Development Manager who is from an Engineering background and is used to driving their own sales.

  • Starting Salary - £45,000 – DOE
  • Work from Home 
  • Commission scheme 
  • Life Insurance
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • On-site Parking 

As Business Development Manager your will include being an active member of the sales team supporting the overall business strategy, identifying new markets and opportunities in-line with developing and implementing effective sales programs to grow the business.

Business Development Manager Duties:

  • Stay up to date on current market sector trends and feed back to the Business 
  • Cultivate and deepen client relationships and partnerships that add value, attend and organise customer visits and internal sales/customer related meeting
  • Communicate projects and progress against target to the business, provide monthly performance reports for Sales meetings
  • Ensure regular cost reviews are completed for all allocated customer accounts and process are updated in-line with material increases and agreed inflation rates
  • Collaborate with marketing team to creatively reach more potential customers to increase profitability and brand recognition

Business Development Manager Requirements:

  • Computer literate and awareness of web-based marketing and social media, Microsoft & SAGE or similar ERP software
  • A strong background in sales preferably in the Rubber Moulding industry
  • Educated to A-Level Standard in a Business or related Qualification
  • Excellent Customer relationship building abilities and understanding
  • Good commercial awareness, competitive analysis and negotiation skills

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in the manufacturing industry.

This role is commutable from: London, Basingstoke, Guildford, Reading, Aldershot, Southampton, Crawley, High Wycombe

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An outstanding opportunity has a risen for an experienced Buyer to join a Procurement team, reporting into a strategic supply chain manager.

Do you have previous experience as a buyer working in a similar role or have a purchasing or production planning background? 

This role will involve working with some of the world’s leading brands, with a company who have been operating for over 25 years.   

  • Starting Salary - £24,000
  • Free on-site parking 
  • A welbeing-focused benefits package 
  • Early finish on Fridays (3:30pm)

 

DUTIES:

  • Daily liaisons with suppliers to make sure that materials are supplied on a daily basis
  • Must have regular communication with commercial, production and design teams
  • Comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and negotiate both internally and externally
  • Experience of working accurately to tight deadlines

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven experience within a similar role or have a purchasing or production planning background
  • Design and deliver against performance measures, including supply, cost and quality for clients
  • 2+ years’ experience in a Purchase Controller/Expeditor/Planner role
  • Able Run & Analyse MRP system to raise purchase orders
  • Control NCR returns process

If you have previous experience working as a Buyer/ Purchase Controller/Expeditor/Planner, then this opportunity is for you.

This role is commutable from: Birkenhead, Liverpool, Wallasey, Ellesmere Port, Warrington, Widnes

 

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An outstanding opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Technical Sales Engineer.

Do you have previous experience in selling Power Electronics or LED Solutions? 

The role will involve selling LED solutions to be used for various applications including Airports, Street Lighting, roadway signage etc.

This role is ideal for a candidate who has experience in gaining new business and expanding into new markets. The company also has sites in the UK along with Paris and Milan.

  • Starting Salary - £30,000 - £40,000 DOE + £10k Bonus
  • Very competitive commission structure
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Holiday home in Spain staff for staff to use for free
  • International travel involved 

Technical Sales Engineer Duties:

  • As Technical Sales engineer you will be expected to expand and discover new clients 
  • Work with leading companies such as Rolls Royce, Porche, CERN & NASA
  • Able to sell and supply LED applications to different markets
  • Liaise with internal operations such as accounts team & other departments
  • Be able to communicate effectively with various stakeholders

Technical Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • A strong sales engineering background in either LED Solutions or the Power Electronics industry 
  • Experienced working within the Lighting industry would be an advantage
  • Preferably someone with a Degree, HND or a design skill background
  • A knowledge of thermal management would be advantageous
  • Have a history of driving sales and winning new business 

This is a very exciting role and suitable ideally for someone with experience in the LED lighting or Lighting manufacturing industry. If you are looking to advance your career as a Technical Sales Engineer, then this opportunity is for you.

This role is commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Aylesbury, Northampton, Luton, Bicester, Welwyn Garden City & Leighton Buzzard

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is an excellent opportunity for a Sales Administrator who has experience in the Manufacturing industry. 

  • Starting Salary - £23,968 
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 22 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced commercial sales order processing environment. The successful applicant will have experience of working within an international sales environment and an understanding of Incoterms and associated export paperwork (commercial invoice, packing list, DGN) is advantageous.

Sales Administrator Duities: 

  • Liaising with third parties including shipping agents, Chamber of Commerce etc. 
  • Organizing logistics transport including worldwide shipping 
  • Sales order processing UK & Export
  • Liaising with internal departments including sales, dispatch & technical 
  • General office duties & covering for holiday absence throughout the office

Sales Administrator Requiremenmts:

  • Able to make/receive telephone calls and engage with people in a professional and commercial manner
  • Skilled in opening and maintaining a conversation to build rapport
  • The ability to demonstrate an interest in automation and manufacturing, with some technical bias in your academic or working life
  • A background in sales & manufacturing is preferable but not essential  
  • Good computer skills
  • Effective communication skills

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as a Sales Administrator, Sales Coordinator, Office Administrator, Account Manager or Internal Sales in the manufacturing industry.

This role is commutable from: Rugby, Warwick, Coventry, Nuneaton, Solihull, Tamworth, Leamington, Kenilworth, Hinckley, Bedworth

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A well-established manufacturer of electronic equipment are currently seeking a Sales Engineer who will be responsible for technical sales and business development activities across the South of England.

The company have been designing and manufacturing electronic circuits and associated technology for over 30 years and they are now looking to expand their technical sales team. 

They have customers across a range of industries from defence, medical and aerospace and have recently made a significant investment in capital equipment, broadening and modernizing their output capabilities. 

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Identifying new opportunities for the company within the South of England
  • Prospecting and winning new manufacturing business
  • Meeting and exceeding individual and company goals

The Sales Engineer will receive the following:

  • Competitive salary up to £30,000
  • Performance related bonus
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Home office
  • 28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays)
  • On-going training

To be considered for the Sales Engineer vacancy you will have:

  • Several years of experience within the electrical manufacturing industry
  • An electronics/electrical manufacturing qualification
  • Knowledge of PCB technology
  • 2+ years’ experience within a technical sales role, ideally within electrical manufacturing
  • Full driving license

The following locations would be ideal for a candidate to be based in: Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An industry leading manufacturing company are hiring an Internal Account Manager due to continued growth. The company have been designing, manufacturing and exporting material handling solutions for over 75 years.

The Internal Account Manager role will have the following benefits:

  • A salary of £25,500 (Rising to £26,500 after successful completion of probation)
  • 30 days holiday incl. 8 bank holidays
  • Annual bonus
  • Free drinks
  • Free on-site parking

DUTIES:

The Internal Account Manager will be responsible for:

  • Account management of direct and distribution customers both in the UK and abroad
  • Taking customer orders
  • Upselling and advising on products (full training provided)
  • Issuing quotes and order acknowledgements 
  • Maintaining the ERP system

REQUIREMENTS:

Internal Account Manager candidates should have some or all of the following experience:

  • 1+ year in an internal sales/sales admin position
  • Have worked for an engineering company before
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Commercially minded

This is an office based role commutable from Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Tamworth, Solihull, Lichfield

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

My client sis looking to recruit a Sales Engineer. This is an excellent opportunity either for someone from a Sales background who has a passion for Engineer or an engineering postgraduate who is interested in the sales industry.

Sales Engineer Benefits:

  • Starting Salary - £28,000 - £30,000 – DOE
  • Discretionary company bonus each year 
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

As an Internal Sales Engineer you will be providing support for the field and house account teams and   working as part of a division who are responsible for delivering a wide array of solutions and technologies into a varied customer base. In your role as a sales engineer, you will be tasked with providing customers information on automation technology, water treatment, chemical systems plants and electronic sensors. 

Sales Engineer Duties:

  • Play a pivotal role in supporting the field sales team and the house account team
  • Contacting existing customers and new prospects to assess business potential
  • Using a variety of sources, initially assess and prepare a prospect, with some company research, before making a telephone call to further qualify the prospect
  • Identify new opportunities
  • Responsibility for entering all activities and assessments into the CRM system
  • Find new sales opportunities

Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • Able to make outbound telephone calls and engage with people in a professional and commercial conversation
  • Skilled in opening and maintaining a conversation to build rapport
  • The ability to demonstrate an interest in automation and manufacturing, with some technical bias in your academic or working life
  • A background in either sales or engineering 
  • Able to work independently at times 
  • Good computer skills
  • Effective communication skills

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in engineering or the automation sector.

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Droylsden

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An ambitious engineering company are seeking a Sales Engineer to join their growing team. The company design, manufacture and provide mechanical engineering solutions into the automotive aftermarket and fleet industries. 

On the back of a strong year the company are investing in their workforce and are looking to triple the number of people in their Sales Engineering team.

A mechanical mind is required for this position, but full product training will be required.

The Sales Engineer position will receive the following package:

  • Salary of c. £30,000
  • Extensive training
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Opportunities to grow and progress in the business

DUTIES:

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Account management of the existing customer base
  • Visiting customer sites to understand requirements and sometimes carry out installations and service activities
  • Use your market knowledge to influence new product design 
  • Training third-party contractors

REQUIREMENTS:

Sales Engineer candidates will have some or all of the following experience and attributes:

  • Mechanically minded
  • Some experience of the automotive/fleet industry 
  • Customer service/account management experience 
  • Willingness to learn
  • A full driving license 

If you wish to be considered for the Sales Engineer vacancy then apply now.

Commutable from Dartford, Gillingham, Bromley, Croydon, Maidstone, Sittingbourne, Sheppey, Grays, Romford, Rainham, Brentwood.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

A leading provider of maintenance equipment and services to the rail industry are seeking a Sales Engineer to join their team. The company have been trading for some time and have well established relationships with all the major players in the industry.

The Sales Engineer will receive the following benefits: 

  • Salary of up to £30,000
  • 33 Days Holiday (incl. 8 bank holidays)
  • Up to 7% Pension

Sales Engineer Duties:

The Sales Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Technical sales into the entire rail customer base
  • Identifying and winning opportunities for new business
  • Working closely with the delivery teams to ensure customers problems are solved

Sales Engineer Requirements:

Candidates wishing to be considered for the Sales Engineer should have some or all of the following experience:

  • Knowledge of welding systems / time spent in a hand on welding role
  • Knowledge of the UK rail industry
  • Time spent in a technical sales / sales engineering position

This role can be based either in Dagenham or Castle Donington. 

Commutable from Dagenham, Bromley, Grays, Derby, Nottingham, Burton-upon-Trent, Stoke-on-Trent

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is an excellent opportunity either for an industrial Technical Sales Engineer or Sales Engineer from a manufacturing background who has knowledge of the Factory Automation Division. 

  • Starting Salary - £28,000 - £30,000 - DOE
  • Company subsidised pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • 23 Days Annual holiday plus Bank Holidays 

As a Technical Sales Engineer you will be working as part of a division who is responsible for delivering a wide array of solutions and technologies into a varied customer base. These customers are typically working with automation technology and need to know everything from data about a single sensor through to help with full systems. 

Technical Sales Engineer Duties:

  • Provide technical support to UK customers & sales colleagues for all company product types responding to technical queries received from all sources (email, phone, www, etc)
  • Providing solutions for customer problems using company products
  • Participate in trade shows and Exhibitions and assist with marketing activities as required
  • External sales projects as required. May be product or industry specific
  • Updating and maintaining the Company CRM System with respect to customer accounts, customer contact details, visit reports and customer appointments etc

Technical Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • An HNC/HND or Higher technical qualifications in either electrical/ Electro-Mechanical/ Electronic Engineering 
  • Technical qualifications in Electrical, Electronics or IT is preferable but not essential
  • Understanding Engineering data sheets and technical documents
  • An understanding of Electrical schematics or Industrial systems
  • Understanding of industrial automation. Understanding IT system topology 

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Internal Sales Engineer, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Account manager or Business development manager in the manufacturing or automation sector.

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Ashton-Under-Lyne, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Droylsden

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is an excellent opportunity either for an Ecommerce manager from a Manufacturing or Motor sport background.

  • Starting Salary - £30,000 + Uncapped Commission
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Holiday home in Spain for staff to use for free
  • International travel involved 

This position is perfect for someone who has worked as an Ecommerce manager for a number of years. The role will involve selling to the Automotive sector and liaising with buyers across Europe. As Ecommerce manager your role will involve maintaining the website, monitoring web analytics and internal data sources. The company also has sites in the UK along with Paris and Milan.

DUTIES:

  • Minimum of 1 year’s ecommerce trading experience with a multichannel retailer
  • Knowledge of web analytical tools
  • Working with large volume of data and with great attention to detail
  • A decent knowledge SEO/PPC, ideally experience with managing third parties

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Engineering qualifications and a background in a Motorsport is desirable but not essential 
  • Experience with social media networking, video marketing and blogging would be advantageous 
  • Comfortable with handling orders for sales to customers in Europe 
  • Previous experience working in Industrial Sales
  • A history developing business with new and existing customers

If you are looking to advance your career as an Ecommerce manager and don’t mind some travel abroad, then this is the role for you.

This is an exciting role and ideally suitable for someone with previous experience as an Ecommerce Manager, Ecommerce Administrator, Ecommerce Coordinator, Ecommerce Merchant or an Ecommerce Specialist.

This role is commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Aylesbury, Northampton, Luton, Bicester, Leighton Buzzard

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994