Sales Engineer - Automotive 1st tier
Our client is a market leading global manufacturer of safety critical assemblies operating in the OEM, automotive, defence and specialist industrial sectors with manufacturing and distribution operations in the UK and USA.
They are currently seeking an experienced Sales Engineer to join their commercial team.
Reporting to the Sales Director you will work closely with your key accounts through the full sales cycle being the senior point of contact on all commercial and customer concern issues and will be able to understand the customers needs on engineering, quality, manufacturing and scheduling issues.
The company is new business focussed - if you do not enjoy meeting new prospects then please do not apply !!
The ideal candidate will be of graduate calibre in a relevant discipline i.e. Engineering or Business Studies, will have at least 3 years Sales experience within an automotive / aerospace supplier, have commercial negotiation skills and experience of strategic account management and new business development.
There is extensive UK / European travel but as the manufacturing facility is based in the West Midlands it would be ideal if you were within an hour's commute of Birmingham.
Salary is around GBP50,000 plus car, benefits etc.