Sales Support Engineer

Location Southampton
Discipline: Aerospace , Automotive , Defence, Motorsport
Job type: SEED - Permanent
Salary: £20000 to £32500
Contact name: Geoff Fairgrieve

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Job ref: AR241SSE
Published: 28 days ago

​We are currently looking for a Sales Support Engineer to work for a specialist engineering and manufacturing company in Southampton.

The company has a reputation for excellence and works closely with some of the UK’s leading F1 and aerospace organisations.

We are looking for an ambitious individual from an engineering background or education, with an interest in working in a fast paced sales environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a growing company where no two days are the same and the team behind it need to be prepared to push the boundaries to deliver a result.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and interpreting customers’ requirements

  • Development of opportunities and growth of accounts

  • Working with other personnel including scheduling, quality, despatch and sales managers to provide great customer service

  • Negotiation of pricing

  • Project management

  • Sales order processing and quote creation

  • Supporting and educating customers in selecting the appropriate materials and solutions to meet their needs

  • Ensuring that products and paperwork meet industry and customer-specific requirements

The following skills are essential:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Customer service ethic

  • Attention to detail and administrative skills

  • Computer literacy in standard packages (word, excel)

  • Mechanical engineering experience or training

Full-time. Standard 40 hour week, office starts at 08.00, closes at 17.00 and 14.00 on Friday.

Salary will vary depending on experience, with an initial budget up to £32,500pa.