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Sales Engineer

Job Title: Sales Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH11572_1570201273
Contact Name: Chris Taylor
Contact Email: chris.taylor@emp-sol.com
Job Published: October 04, 2019 16:01

Job Description

Estimating Applications Engineer

We are looking for a Estimating Applications Engineer responsible for providing support to the Sales Back Office within our clients site in Rochdale. Working across a number of departments, the Sales Engineer is expected to contribute to the future development and continuous improvement of the Business Unit plus establish close working relationships with colleagues at other locations within the group.

Primary Areas of Responsibility

  • Maintain and create product costing data using SAP, Excel and bespoke internal costing software from SAP-generated bills of Material
  • Preparation of cost estimates and technical quotations for internal issue to the front sales team
  • Provide cover in maintaining company databases for active projects, machine reference list
  • Provide backup for administering sales activities including quote activity and customer database plus machine sales local area network and electronic sales library
  • Support the Vice President of Sales and Marketing in producing analysis and reports covering sales activities to assist in identifying business opportunities, market trends and other management information
  • Responsible for the control of appropriate systems and procedure necessary to ensure the departments within the Tangential Business Unit operate effectively
  • Coordinate continuous improvement projects and facilitate project identification and completion with project owners and teams (including process mapping, stream mapping, process design, methods of development and establishing performance standards)
  • Arrange travel for site personnel
  • Administer the Business Unit's advertising and promotional activities including print, electronic and web-based outlets in conjunction with company policy.

Ideal Experience

  • Degree qualification is desirable but not essential
  • Preferably a minimum of two years related experience in an engineering setting and/or training or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • IT literacy in Microsoft Office essential
  • SAP

Personal Attributes

  • Effective communication skills at all levels
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to focus on key objectives
  • Creativity with bias for change
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to prioritise plus handle multiple projects simultaneously