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Sales & Quotations Engineer

Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum Pension, Life Insurance, Healthcare
Location: Burgess Hill
Company: Sierra 57 Consult
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Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a manufacturer of safety critical components, are searching for a Sales & Quotations Engineer, an excellent office-based role with good product training & career development. Potential for moderate national or international travel

Role:

  • Produce quotations as appropriate, and to customer expectations
  • Produce estimated Bills of Material, for quotation purposes
  • Provide accurate lead time estimates
  • Construct commercial and technical documentation for inclusion in quotations
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities, particularly outside the established rail market
  • Respond to customer enquiries and any further questions arising from quotations
  • Review actual costs against estimated costings
  • Load sales orders and update information into Progress Plus
  • Create new customer accounts in Sage
  • Respond to customer requests for progress updates on current orders
  • Transmit documents to customers for review and/or approval
  • Host Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Liaise with Engineering Director and Technical Quality Manager
  • Assist with sales forecasting
  • Assist with internal audits
  • Assist with developing new procedures and systems
  • Be aware of potential supplier price increases, and negotiate to minimise the impact on company costs
  • Liaise with new suppliers during the product implementation or existing product improvements
  • Record customer communications
  • Change “back-up discs” for the server and off-site storage


Key Skills:

  • Able to plan, co-ordinate and assign tasks effectively
  • Personal commitment to ensuring that products are delivered at the planned cost, quality standard and at the agree delivery date
  • Communicate effectively with both colleagues and management
  • Take the lead and have the ability to influence colleagues
  • Assertive, accurate, confident and precise
  • Willingness to take control, and lead from the front.

Experience/Qualifications

  • Desirable- Low voltage Switchgear engineering, design and Manufacture experience and/or training / product knowledge
  • Essential – Previous sales experience / commercial quotations
  • Desirable – BTEC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or electromechanical engineering
  • Desirable – AutoCAD / ability to interpret technical drawings
  • Desirable – experience with working on commercial contracts / RFQ’s


Key Words: “Sales”, “Electrical Engineering”, switchgear, “electro-mechanical”, “Sales Engineer”, “Sales Estimator”, “Technical Sales”, “Sales processing”, “technical support”, “Sales & Quotations”, “Sales Engineer”, “Internal Sales”, “Low voltage”, switchgear, “applications engineer”, “quotations engineer”

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

For all UK positions candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

For all other countries you must have a valid working visa and in date passport

Sierra 57 Consult –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

Sierra 57 Consulthas been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92785435
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