Role details

Technical Sales Engineer

Swindon   •   £30,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Looking for enigineers who want to get into sales
  • Fantastic career opportunity

About Our Client

About Our Client

Uni-Mill Engineering have been established since 1977, and are located in Swindon. They are an advanced and successful sub-contract company and specialise in CNC Machining of both Turned and Milled components and are AS9100 and ISO14001 accredited.

Working in all materials, they can manufacture, electroplate and assemble components and together with their extensive knowledge and expertise they provide engineering support and solutions to customers on a global scale. They have an established global customer base which includes blue chip organisations in a wide range of business sectors including but not only Aerospace, Defence, Military, Medical, Rail and Automotive.

Uni-Mill Engineering offers a first class, high quality full engineering service from project management through to the supply of machine finished ready products, to include if required, Welding, Assemblies and Sub-Assemblies.

They also own an Electro-Plating company which enables various industry known surface finishes to be provided and which can provide customers with a 'one-stop' opportunity and solution.

They have a committed plan for continuous improvement and in investment into cutting edge technology that ensures they provide manufacturing facilities to include the very latest high quality CNC machinery and equipment.

They work and promote a team collaborative environment and they put enormous value on all their employees.

Job Description

Job Description

Reporting to the Sales Director, as Technical Sales Engineer you will help to front and promote Uni-Mill Engineering and be the initial point of contact with customers, both existing and new.

You will promote Uni-Mill's unique services to achieve growth, creating and managing relationships at all levels of the customer allowing Uni-Mill to grow revenue whilst meeting margin expectation in our core competencies.

Working in a collaborative environment your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To create and maintain an effective and efficient system for all customer quotations.
  • Assist in the preparation of customer quotations and sales proposals and where applicable include any specific terms and conditions to meet both customer and company needs.
  • Where applicable complete New Product Planning Review forms.
  • Working closely with the Directors to ensure that all customer requirements are understood, met and maintained.
  • Developing new and maintaining long-term relationships with customers through managing and maintaining their full requirements.
  • Business development through marketing and new business strategy, both by phone contact and where/when applicable organising customer visits.
  • Assist in, and where applicable Lead, in specific/identified projects from an initial enquiry, throughout a customer purchase order, delivery of the goods and after sales support.
  • To provide and maintain a key point of contact for customers to both their pre- and after-sales requirements to include technical support/advice and after sales support.
  • Customer Liaison, to include the chasing of submitted quotations and where applicable the securing of a customer purchase order.
  • Co-ordinate and expedite all customer purchase orders to ensure that agreed dates are met and maintained.

When and where applicable to support the functions/services of the Buyer, especially to provide coverage for Holidays/Sickness

The Successful Applicant

The Successful Applicant

The Technical Sales Engineer will ideally have:

  • A proven background in engineering.
  • Worked with a sales department providing technical assistance with customer's enquiries.
  • Practical Precision engineering and technical knowledge to be able to communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Cradle to grave understanding of precision engineering and sub contract
  • Ability to understand detailed engineering drawings and both customer and industry general/international specifications.
  • Knowledge and ability to understand and create Supplier Agreements.
  • Be mindful of pressures put on the production team and their capabilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Be able to work under pressure and with the minimum of supervision

What's on Offer

What's on offer?

The successful candidate can expect a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop a prosperous career in an engineering sales environment

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