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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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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INTERNAL SALES ENGINEER

Do you have Technical experience working in the Engineering or Automation sector?

This is an excellent opportunity for an Internal Sales Engineer who can offer technical support and commercial solutions regarding the companies’ products.  

  • Starting Salary - £25,000 - £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 tasked with providing customers information on automation technology, water treatment, chemical systems plants and electronic sensors. 

DUTIES:

  • To be the first point of contact for technical support for our customers
  • Proactively cross-selling and adding additional value to all sales opportunities in combination with solving customer applications
  • Provide technical solutions and create clear accurate quotations resulting from the customer enquiries
  • As the Internal Sales Engineer you will take ownership of complaints, returns and other issues affecting customer satisfaction
  • Support the sales and marketing team with customer site surveys, presentations exhibitions and seminars

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Educated to technical degree level, or equivalent relevant industry qualification
  • Work experience in the process industries or with instrumentation is advantageous but not essential, as is commercial sales experience
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure and the capacity to work as a member of a team and as an individual
  • Comfortable with a consultative selling approach with questioning technique
  • Have a strong Technical background in either sales or engineering

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

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager who has strong experience in the Component Manufacturing industry.

  • Starting Salary - £50,000 + £60,000 - DOE  
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Car Allowance + Onsite Parking 

The successful candidate MUST have previous experience as a Business Development Manager or have worked in another senior Sales position. Having a history of winning new business in the component manufacturing industry or have previously worked as a Tier 1 supplier in the Automotive sector is CRUCIAL for this role. 

DUTIES:

  • As Business Development Manager you will be expected to expand and discover new clients along with Identifying and supporting new business opportunities
  • Creating, negotiating, and closing profitable new business deals and commercial agreements at most senior levels
  • Preparing and presenting Business Opportunities to the CEO / Senior Management / Board outlining including strategic fit, financial data, profitability, and potential for future account growth
  • Maintain and manage current accounts, meeting regularly with relevant customer personnel, spanning all functions/positions through to Senior level, ensuring the customer feels well-supported
  • Establish, negotiate and update selling prices by monitoring costs, competition, and supply and demand

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a dynamic, fast-paced individual with background and proven track record in sales, business development and winning new business
  • Experience within a 1st or 2nd Tier supplier in the Automotive industry is a must
  • An engineering background and understanding of CNC Machining, processes and tools would be an advantage 
  • Have an extensive past client portfolio / contacts base. Erls
  • Remain aware of market trends
  • Full UK driving licence

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Commercial Manager, Sales Director, Business Development Manager or Sales Manager in the component Manufacturing industry.

This role is commutable from: Manchester, Wigan, Bury, Bolton, Liverpool, Rochdale, Warrington, Oldham, Stockport, Blackburn

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

SALES MANAGER

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager who has strong experience in Engineering, Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions industry. Your role as Sales Manager will be to handle existing dealers and promote company products & services through its channel partners. 

  • Starting Salary - £45,000 + DOE
  • Hybrid Working
  • Very high Commission Scheme  
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Car + Onsite Parking 

If you have experience as a Sales Manager in either the Manufacturing, Engineering or IT Sales/Solutions/Software industry, then this position could be for you. 

Sales Manager Duties:

  • Identify, develop, implement & manage revenue growth campaigns, promoting sales of equipment, service & consumable products across all dealers
  • To communicate to distributors on all product and service updates and information relating to targeted commercial initiatives, special offers or promotions
  • To present new business start-up package templates for prospective new dealers
  • To support trade, business conferences and trade associations as required
  • To create training plans and conduct training for dealers or end users as required

Sales Manager Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role, proven track record of sales growth and a track record in relationship building with strong account or dealer management
  • Preferred experience in a Retail B2B environment with a track record in software solutions related sales 
  • Experience of an established Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and its application and importance in day-to-day duties
  • MS Office proficiency with a good understanding of IT, software & IT solutions
  • Full driving license

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Sales Manager, Account Director, Business Development Manager, Area Sales Manager or Sales Manager

This Sales Manager role is commutable from: Coventry, Smethwick, Birmingham, Tamworth, Worcester, Derby, Burton on Trent, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Cannock, Walsall, Telford or Rugby

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

ACCOUNT MANAGER

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Account Manager who has strong experience in the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions industry. As the Account Manager it will be your role to grow sales with the existing accounts and new accounts. 

  • Starting Salary - £45,000 + DOE
  • Very high Commission Scheme  
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Car + Onsite Parking 

If you have experience as an Account Manager from either the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions/Software background, then this could be the ideal position for you. 

Account Manager Duties:

  • Deliver commercial presentations, proposals & negotiate on behalf of the company
  • Attend customer meetings and provide monthly and quarterly sales forecasts
  • Identify, implement & manage revenue growth campaigns
  • Promote the cross-selling of equipment, service & consumable products
  • Respond to RFP (Request for Proposal), RFQ (Request for Quotes) & commercial tenders on behalf of the company

Account Manager Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role, proven track record of sales success.
  • Preferred experience in a Retail B2B environment IT solutions related sales experience.
  • Experience of an established Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and its application and importance in day-to-day duties
  • MS Office proficiency with a good understanding of IT, software & IT solutions
  • Full driving license

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Sales Manager, Account Director, Business Development Manager, Area Sales Manager or Sales Manager

This role is commutable from: Birmingham, Tamworth, Worcester, Derby, Burton on Trent, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Cannock, Walsall, Telford or Rugby

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

SALES ADMINISTRATOR

This is an excellent opportunity for somebody who is looking to advance their careers as a Sales Administrator. As the Sales Administrator your primary role will be to assist the Sales Manager & support the external sales team.

  • Starting Salary - £20,000 - £22,000 - DOE
  • Bonus Scheme 
  • Extra days holiday added each year 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Onsite Parking 

The successful candidate MUST have previous experience as a Sales Administrator or have previously worked in a customer service type role before.

Sales Administrator Duties:

  • Taking and following up orders
  • Handling enquiries from UK & Overseas customers
  • Preparing & sending accurate quotations and following up where applicable
  • Liaising with Subcontractors
  • Building and maintaining customer relations

Sales Administrator Requirements:

  • A knowledge of international tariffs and trading regulations would be an advantage
  • Some knowledge of CRM (Customer Relation Management) System would be an advantage
  • Able to work comfortably in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to achieve targets

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as a Sales Administrator, Sales Coordinator, Sales Support, Office Coordinator, Customer Service Assistant, Internal Sales

This role Sales Administrator is commutable from: Birmingham, Smethwick, Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Dudley, Harborne, Walsall, Handsworth & Halesowen

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an International Sales Manager who has strong experience in the Food processing industry. 

  • Starting Salary - £40,000 - £60,000 - DOE
  • Life assurance 3X your salary 
  • 24 Days Holiday per year
  • Private Medical Insurance

The successful candidate MUST have previous experience of working in the Food processing industry and will be able to demonstrate a successful track record in a senior/International Sales Manager role. 

Sales Manager Duties:

  • As International Sales Manager you will establish and develop customer relationships at all organisational levels in a professional manner.
  • Prepare and maintain sales reports, forecasts and contact information on a regular basis and in a timely manner
  • To negotiate and secure orders and contracts that are profitable, commercially secure and technically sound
  • Identify and develop Customer Services’ business opportunities with existing and new customers
  • Ability to understand technical matters (products, processes, equipment) to a reasonable level

Sales Manager Requirements:

  • To identify and develop opportunities and negotiate sales for the product range and to support the development of the global sales strategy
  • An engineering qualification or relevant experience would be advantageous
  • Fluency in another language would be advantage
  • Comfortable spending approximately 30- 40% of your time abroad
  • Ability to think strategically in regard to customers and markets

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Head of Sales, Commercial Manager, Business Development Manager, International Sales Manager

This Sales Manager role is commutable from: Peterborough, Rugby, Cambridge, Leicester, Corby, Nottingham, Kettering, Stamford

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Development Manager who has strong experience in the Engineering industry.

  • Starting Salary - £40,000 + DOE
  • Excellent Commission Scheme  
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Car Allowance + Onsite Parking 

The successful candidate MUST have previous experience as a Business Development Manager or have worked in another Sales position. Do you have experience in the Foundry Industry or Engineering industry? Do you have a track record of growing a division?  

Business Development Manager Duties:

  • As Business Development Manager you will be expected to expand and discover new clients
  • Identifying and supporting new business opportunities
  • Participate in Trade shows and Exhibitions
  • Preparing and presenting business proposals
  • Understand and have a strong Technical knowledge of the products what 

Business Development Manager Requirements:

  • Continual liaison primarily with the MD and Operations manager
  • Good commercial awareness, competitive analysis and negotiation skills
  • Must have experience of working in the Engineering industry 
  • Would be an advantage having some background in the Foundry industry
  • Have a history of driving sales and winning new business 

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Business Development Manager or Sales Manager in the Engineering/Foundry industry.

This Business Development Manager role is commutable from: Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield, Derby, Burton on Trent, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Cannock, Walsall

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

SOFTWARE SALES MANAGER

An outstanding opportunity has a risen for a new Software Sales position.

Do you have previous Software Sales Experience? in this exciting role you will be presenting software solutions to potential clients whose main function is B2B. This will primarily be via web demonstrations or occasionally direct face to face meetings at the clients’ offices.

If you are looking to join a growing innovative company, then this is the position for you

  • £35,000 - £40,000 – Depending on experience 
  • The chance to remote work at times 
  • An OTE of up to £80,000 

Software Sales Manager Duties:

  • The ability to present the company’s unique Software Solutions
  • Previous software sales negotiating experience 
  • Understand the needs of the potential client
  • Offer customers software solutions  

Software Sales Manager Requirements:

  • Have a history of managing a sales pipeline 
  • Comfortable with communicating in a professional manner, on either live presentation or via email
  • It would be an advantage to understand the key basic principles of Data Management & Database Tables and general methods of Data Transfer 
  • Understanding terms like API, Web Services, and SFTP would be ideal 

This is a dynamic role and suitable ideally for someone who is looking to advance their career in the Software Sales position at a fast-paced growing company.

This Software Sales Manager role is commutable from: Leeds, Huddersfield, Bradford, Rochdale, Wakefield, Castleford, Halifax

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994

 

An outstanding opportunity has a risen for a new Business Development Manager role.

This opportunity is perfect for Postgraduates with an IT degree or someone with 1/2 years of IT sales experience. Having a background as a Business Administrator/ Management or as a Software Engineering would be advantageous.
 
If you are looking to progress your career in IT then this position is perfect for you.

Business Development Manager Benefits:

  • £23,000 - £27,000 – Basic salary
  • Great Commission Scheme 
  • Remote Working
  • 20 days annual leave plus UK Bank Holidays 
  • Private Medical Insurance

Business Development Manager Duties:

  • Answer product and sales enquiries from channel partners and end users over email, on the phone and face-to-face
  • Represent the company’s sales department in the Northwest of the UK
  • Co-work with and support Marketing Department to organise national and international business events for product promotions
  • New sales partner development and account management
  • Promote the company solutions and drive business growth

Business Development Manager Requirements:

  • Working experience related to storage, IP surveillance or networking products is desired
  • Previous experience in an IT Sales role would be an advantage 
  • Passion for IT & the company’s products 
  • Clean UK driving license
  • Good customer service skills 
  • Experienced in public speaking 

This Business Development Manager role is ideal for somebody who is looking to progress or start their career in the IT industry at an established worldwide company.

This Business Development Manager role is commutable from: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Bedford, Luton, Aylesbury, Bicester, St Albans

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