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Area Sales Engineer (LE3149)


£40k - £45k + bonus


North East

Location: Covering North East & Scotland


The Role:

  • External technical sales spending 2-3 days a week visiting customer selling of a wide range of industrial Sensors solutions into a broad variety of OEM market sectors to include Automation, Process/Packaging, Medical, Aerospace, Defence, Marine and Oil & Gas.
  • Generate new business opportunities through new and existing customer base.
  • Expand current customer product portfolio through account management & internal networking.
  • Use and maintain CRM system to record all sales activities.
  • Visit customers on daily & weekly basis through self-generated appointments in all areas of the sales territory.
  • Attend Exhibitions, sales meetings and AOB meetings as required.
  • Support external enquires when based in the office to include other
  • colleagues accounts & sales area enquires as necessary.
  • To meet and exceed not only personal sales target but also the overall sales target through all sales activities.
  • To assist the customer in the design and development of products to suit their specific application with a technical bias.
  • To liaise with key suppliers on new projects & products.
  • To generate new business through new & existing accounts.
  • To contact dormant accounts and generate new possible leads.
  • To assist in other areas of the business when deemed necessary.
  • To be continually proactive in the generation of sales opportunities.
  • Ensure efficient use of working day with remote access to CRM system for recording their appointment activities.
  • To ensure that all activities/tasks are carried out in accordance with the Company Health and Safety Policy and the Quality / ISO system
  • Any other relevant and reasonable duties that may be requested and deemed reasonable by management.



  • Previous sales experience essential.
  • Technical bias in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills.
  • Team player but able to work autonomously.
  • Able to liaise with contacts at all levels.
  • Previous experience of using of CRM system essential
  • Computer literate; proficient in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Skills
  • Self-motivated – enthusiasm and drive to succeed.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet objectives
  • Creative – able to think outside the box.
  • Easily adaptable and enjoys the challenge of being part of an ambitious sales team.



  • Pension (5% company)
  • Life insurance, health schemes to include optical/dental, income protection, death in service
  • Company car, lap top, mobile phone
  • 25 days annual holiday


Contact Abbie Morrison:

Abbie Morrison

Dedicated Administrator
0161 443 0064

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