Internal Sales & Quotes Engineer

Summary

Industry:

Garden / Lesiure

Job Title:

Internal Sales & Quotes Engineer

Job Ref:

SC19-4665

Job Start Date:

ASAP

Location:

Sussex

Job Type:

Internal Sales & Quotes Engineer

Salary Range:

£30-35K

Salary Benefits:

To be discussed at interview

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a manufacturer of safety critical components, are searching for an Internal Sales & Quotes Engineer, an excellent office-based role with good product training & career development.

 

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a manufacturer of safety critical components, are searching for an Internal Sales & Quotes Engineer, an excellent office-based role with good product training & career development.

 

 

 

Role:

 

  • Working within a successful sales team, as an Internal Sales & Quotes Engineer you will be responsible for liaising directly with customers to provide support, for technical enquiries, quoting and order intake.

  • It is essential that candidates should have some experience with Low Voltage Engineering or Switchgear engineering, design and manufacturing. Candidates will ideally have a BTEC or equivalent in Electrical or Electro-mechanical Engineering.

     

    Responsibilities:

  • Produce quotations as appropriate, and to customer expectations

  • Produce estimated Bills of Material, for quotation purposes

  • Provide accurate lead time estimates

  • Construct commercial and technical documentation for inclusion in quotations

  • Respond to customer enquiries and any further questions arising from quotations

  • Review actual costs against estimated costings

  • Sales orders acknowledgements

  • Respond to customer requests for progress updates on current orders

  • Transmit documents to customers for review and/or approval.

  • Liaise with Engineering

  • Be aware of potential supplier price increases, and negotiate to minimise the impact on company costs

  • Liaise with new suppliers during the product implementation or existing product improvements

  • Record customer communications

     

 

Key Skills:

 

  • Assertive

  • Accurate

  • Confident & precise

  • Willingness to take control & lead from the front

  • Communicate effectively with both colleagues and management

  • Take the lead and have the ability to influence colleagues

  • Consult with team and other experts as and when required

  • Able to plan, co-ordinate and assign tasks effectively

  • Personal commitment to ensuring that products are delivered at the planned cost, quality standard and at the agree delivery date

     

 

Qualifications & Experience:

 

 

 

  • Essential - LV Switchgear engineering, design and manufacture

  • Essential – Previous sales experience

  • Desirable – BTEC or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or electro-mechanical engineering

  • Desirable – Previous experience in a similar role

  • Desirable - AutoCAD