Sales Executive

Leicestershire 26K - 40K Permanent

Job Reference: 52161163

Sales Executive
Engineering and Technical
Starting Salary up to £40,000
Office-based, Pension, 33 Days Holiday, Training and Personal Development 

Are you a skilled Engineer looking for your next challenge? If yes, read on….
My client is a stable firm in the automation sector, based in Leicestershire and commutable from Leicestershire and surrounding areas with close links to the M1, M69 and A5. Reporting to the projects team this Sales Engineer role has scope for the right candidate to develop their career in the office of a well-established company.

The Role of Sales Engineer:
  • Make outgoing calls to existing customers from an existing database of contacts to secure new sales opportunities for various bespoke production/automated machines.
  • Receive incoming calls/web enquiries from potential customers and prepare and issue quotes for new enquiries.
  • Follow up on all quotations to close and secure the sale and manage sales close admin.
  • Upsell new/alternative products to existing customer base.
  • Work closely with the wider team to confirm project details.
  • Enter and update customer information in the CRM system by keeping accurate notes on discussions and scheduling appropriate next steps.
  • Go the “extra mile” to meet sales quota and facilitate future sale

Minimum Skills / Experience Required of Sales Executive:
  • Confident in communicating with internal and/or external bodies.
  • Experience developing MS Word/Excel templates, forms, MS Office customisations and Microsoft projects
  • Broad mechanical engineering background
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent organisation skills for a demanding environment
The basics:
  • Hours of work Mon-Thu 07.30-16.30 and Fri 07.30-12.30.
  • Salary £26k to £40k depending on experience for Sales Engineer
  • 25 days Paid Annual Leave plus 8 Days Paid Public Holidays
  • Holiday Bonus Days Accrued Based On Years Served
  • Pension Contributions
  • Training and Personal Development / Management 

Interested? To apply for this Sales Executive position, here are your two options:
  1. "This is the job for me! When can I start?" - Call now and let’s talk through your experience. Ask for Shanice Vickers on 0116 254 5411 between 8.30am - 5.30pm.
  2. "I think I'm right for this position, but I'm not sure I have enough to get an interview" - Click "apply now" so I can read your CV and let you know -
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