Internal Sales Engineer - South Shields

Ref: 244 Date Posted: Tuesday 05 Sep 2023
We currently have an opportunity available for an Internal Sales Engineer to be office based on site in South Shields. The role involves participating as part of a tendering team in producing tenders and technical proposals to customer enquiries.
About the Company
This is a highly successful business that in recent years celebrated its centenary. Following a record breaking year for sales and with a very healthy order book, they are in a fantastic position for growth. This is a business who are passionate about offering progression opportunities and offering personal development at all levels.
The Internal Sales Engineer Role
This is a customer facing role that will be responsible for assessing customer specifications and requirements in order to produce and issue tenders.
Other responsibilities will include:
  • Capturing customer technical and commercial requirements to develop a specification for the product.
  • Assembling the component prices for standard product and calculating the estimated works cost based upon price list, previous cost performance and comparative estimation in order to produce a quotation.
  • Liaising with the Estimating Team to develop price estimates for non-standard applications and using the information generated to produce a quotation.
  • Liaising with Sales colleagues to determine marketplace price levels and seeking the appropriate approval to quote.
  • Establishing Lines of communication directly with customers or via appointed commercial advisors as appropriate.
About You
You will be a passionate and engaging individual with excellent communication and organisational skills. You will ideally have a HNC or HND in an Engineering discipline however this is not essential.
Other requirements include:
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Knowledge and experience of project management
  • An understanding of contractual terms and conditions would be beneficial
  • Computer literacy (business systems and Microsoft Office suite).
  • Good organisational and time management skills
Thank you for your application!
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