Technical Sales Engineer

Location: Newton Abbot, Devon, England
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Reference: 4288
Contact Name: Shannon McMahon
Expiry Date: 2022-06-07


Location: Newton Abbot, TQ12

Assignment: Permanent contract

Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5:00pm & Friday 8.30 am to 4:00 pm OR Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 5:30pm & Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Sales Engineer to join our well-known marine engineering client in Newton Abbot on a permanent full time contract.

Our client manufacturers a wide range of marine engineering products for a wide range of vessels with additional factories based in India, Dubai and Malaysia.

As a key member of the international sales team, you will be responsible for supporting our existing customers and developing a portfolio of new customers.

The successful candidate will have experience with sales and/or engineering experience in marine products who has the passion and drive to exploit the opportunities that exist in our market.

Duties as a Technical Sales Engineer:

  • Ensure sales targets are attained in line with company objectives
  • Research and identify key prospects
  • Collaborate closely with Engineering, Production and Despatch departments to develop cohesive working relationships
  • Developing and broadening relationships with existing customers to maximize sales penetration within each customer
  • Regularly communicating with Sales Director
  • Regularly reporting pipeline status, customer meeting reports and market assessments
  • Assessing appropriate propulsion packages in conjunction with the Engineering department
  • Providing customers with advise, guidance and commercial proposals
  • Delivering excellent customer service

About you:

  • Someone with sales or engineering experience in marine products, preferably propulsion, who has the passion and drive to exploit opportunities that exist.
  • Or someone with marine experience (Superyacht, Merchant Navy or Royal Navy) either a deck or engineering officer who has a passion for customer service
  • Knowledge of the marine industry
  • Ambition both for Company and personal growth
  • Proven track record in customer services and sales
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to undertake travel when necessary
  • Autonomous approach with a positive 'can do', problem solving attitude
  • A sound working knowledge of Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Hold a full UK driving license


  • 33 days paid holiday
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free onsite parking

To apply for this role, please submit your CV via the Apply Now button or contact our Exeter Office on 01392 273665 for more information.

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