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Sales Engineer Job Description

The sales engineer acts as a subject expert for closing sales that require in depth technical knowledge ensuring that the company can deliver what the customer requires.

Duties of the Sales Engineer

  • Supporting members of the sales team and providing technical assistance for sales pitches.
  • Preparing technical proposals and tenders for clients alongside the relevant sales people.
  • Advising the sales team on strategies relating to sales pitches.
  • Following up with customers to ensure orders have been fulfilled effectively.
  • Attending meetings with customers and answering technical and sales questions.
  • Assessing customer requirements and advising on the most suitable products for their needs.
  • Reporting on existing sales prospects and next steps to close the sales.
  • Preparing quotes for customers and costing up requirements to deliver the order ensuring profitability.
  • Providing technical assistance to other members of the company as required.
  • Training members of the sales team on the technical aspects of products.
  • Key account management of existing customers and assessing opportunities for new business.
  • Cross selling other products within the company.

Background of the Sales Engineer

  • Strong technical knowledge and qualified to a high level in the relevant field.
  • A natural ability to relate technical information to non-technical people.
  • Highly motivated target driven individual with a passion for sales.
  • Extensive industry experience ideally gained from a competitor company.

Should you require assistance recruiting for a sales engineer then please call our specialist sales recruitment team on 020 8349 3508.
Alternatively please book a convenient time to speak to one of our consultants.



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