Assistant Internal Sales Engineer

Recruiter
Opal Recruitment
Location
Hove
Salary
£20,000
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
07 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Opal Recruitment are recruiting for an Internal Sales Engineer for a client of ours based in Hove. This is an ideal role for someone who is technically minded with proven experience in a similar role. This role is intrinsic within the commercial team, the successful candidate will possess a tenacious attitude with a great attention to detail and exceptional customer service skills.

Previous technical sales experience within engineering would be advantageous for this role, however full training will be given.

 

Responsibilities

  • Liaising directly with customers, taking orders, providing quotations and assisting with technical enquiries
  • Produce estimated bill of materials
  • Construct and provide all commercial and technical documentation
  • Manage customer expectations with lead time estimations
  • Deal with any queries
  • Create and update customer accounts on internal database
  • Ensure the highest levels of customer service are always provided
  • Business development where such opportunities arise
  • Process orders
  • Assist with sales forecasting
  • Assist with managing debtors and overdue customer accounts
  • Keep up to date with suppliers and negotiate on price increases to minimise impact on the company
  • Review costs against estimated costs

About You

  • Previous technical sales experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Able to prioritise workload accordingly
  • Tenacious attitude
  • Flexible
  • Good level of verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Career driven

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