Technical Sales Engineer - UK

England, Wiltshire
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Bonus & Package
03 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Alexander Read
Contract Type
Full Time

A leading manufacturer and distributor of in-house designed precision components is looking for a Technical Sales Engineer to develop its market share within the Aerospace and Defence markets across the United Kingdom and Ireland. This is an excellent opportunity for a Technical Sales Engineer to work in Europe's largest Aerospace sector, turning over £65bn per annum.

Scope of work

A company who has built a long-standing reputation for the manufacture and distribution of in-house designed precision components into multiple industries including Aerospace and Defence is looking for a Technical Sales Engineer to join their team. Taking responsibility for the Aerospace and Defence market, the Technical Sales Engineer will be selling directly into major OEM and Tier One Aerospace and Defence manufacturers including Thales, Ultra Electronics, Selex, BE Aerospace, Zodiac and BAe Systems.

Field-based and covering the United Kingdom and Ireland, the Technical Sales Engineer will be responsible for supporting new and existing product lines through direct communication with the company's expanding customer base; selling in at design level into engineering teams getting product specified at design stage. Working with the internal sales and engineering teams, you will support, generate and execute the provision of bespoke, value-added engineering solutions into Aerospace and Defence manufacturers.

Although the role is a field-based position, the Technical Sales Engineer will be required to report into either their East Midlands or Wiltshire facilities upto once or twice a week, depending on customer visits.

You will:

  • Have experience selling mechanical components (Aero/Defence preferable but other markets considered).
  • Have an engineering background, with the ability to speak to engineering teams on a technical basis.
  • Be willing to travel across the United Kingdom and Ireland, meeting customers at their manufacturing facilities/offices on a regular basis
  • Be open to occasional travel to Europe once or twice a year.

The Company

Part of a successful group that supports OEM and Tier One manufacturers in the Aerospace, Defence and Motorsport industries, this company have an established reputation for manufacturing quality in-house designed precision components. The company has exciting plans to continue its growth within the Aerospace and Defence markets; it is part of a growing group of companies that are looking to continue to expand their market share in these industries. The company has two sites in the United Kingdom that the Technical Sales Engineer would be able to work from when required in the office.

Why apply?

The company is offering a basic salary of between £40,000-£45,000 plus a competitive bonus and package. If you'd like to apply for this role, please do so immediately.

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