The sales engineer will act as a subject expert for closing sales that require in depth technical knowledge ensuring that the company can deliver what the customer requires.
Duties of the Sales Engineer-Supporting members of the sales team and providing technical assistance for sales pitches.-Preparing technical proposals and tenders for clients alongside the relevant sales people.
Advising the sales team on strategies relating to sales pitches.-Following up with customers to ensure orders have been fulfilled effectively.
Attending meetings with customers and answering technical and sales questions.-Assessing customer requirements and advising on the most suitable products for their needs.
Reporting on existing sales prospects and next steps to close the sales.-Preparing quotes for customers and costing up requirements to deliver the order ensuring profitability.
Providing technical assistance to other members of the company as required.-Training members of the sales team on the technical aspects of products.
Key account management of existing customers and assessing opportunities for new business.-Cross selling other products within the company.
Background of the Sales Engineer-Strong technical knowledge and qualified to a high level in the relevant field.-A natural ability to relate technical information to non-
technical people.-Highly motivated target driven individual with a passion for sales.-Extensive industry experience ideally gained from a competitor company.