Technical Sales Engineer - Marine Sales

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No Risk Recruitment
Newton Abbot
Job Type
Permanent/Full Time
Date Posted
7th April 2018

Job Description

Technical Sales Engineer


The Company;

We are a World class manufacturer and supplier of propellers and stern gear for the recreational, commercial and defence sectors of the marine industry are looking to strengthen our sales and customer service team with the appointment of a Technical Sales Engineer based in Devon. The position is primarily office based with some necessary travel, UK and abroad as required including trade exhibitions. Previous experience within a technical marine sales environment would be a significant advantage.


The Job;

This is an opportunity to build-on and take ownership of a portfolio of clients, it offers the candidate real potential to progress a sales career.


Typical responsibilities;

Business development and after-sales support throughout the UK and mainland Europe.

Account management of distribution, trade and direct retail sales.

Liaison with customers regarding product specifications.

Preparing quotes from customer enquiries.

Chasing up and processing sales orders.

Assisting the Sales team to meet and exceed sales, budgetary and profitability targets


The person;

Outward going team player.

Flexible approach to work and colleagues.

Able to operate in a team environment.

‘Can do’ attitude with initiative and enthusiasm.

Good face-to-face client communication and negotiating skill.

Exemplary phone manner.

Happy to travel when required to see customers and to assist at trade shows.



Although not essential marine engineering or work-based qualifications is preferable and advantageous.

Previous experience in a similar environment would also be a major plus.

IT literate – Microsoft, ERP system + custom-built quotation software.

Mathematical and Numerical skill is essential.

Full UK driving licence and car owner would be a benefit.



Full in-house product training and familiarization of company systems and procedures will be provided.

A competitive re-numeration package is available based on experience and ability.


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