Graduate Sales Engineer

Graduate Sales Engineer

St Helens

Are you a mechanical engineering/engineering graduate looking for an opportunity to get into the engineering market?

We have a great opportunity with a precision engineering firm in St. Helens . They are looking for a Graduate Sales Engineer to  join them and become their technical subject matter expert. The job will include: producing cost estimates, building relationships with customer technical specifiers and with project management personnel.

In this role you will be trained to:

  • Deal with customer technical enquiries, producing technical and commercial proposals.
  • To be a secondary point of contact (after the salesperson) for existing and prospective customers to provide fast and efficient responses.
  • To independently manage cost estimation and create quotation documents in line with company standards in a timely fashion, validated technically to meet both the customer’s specifications and the companies capabilities.
  • Ensure all orders that result from a quotation conform in all aspects to the terms offered before processing / entering the order on to the system.
  • Follow up selected quotations in conjunction with the salesperson and record feedback on the enquiry log system (CRM).
  • In conjunction with a salesperson, visit customers’ premises if required.

Person Specification

  • An individual with a ‘self-starter’ attitude, a curious nature - eager to learn, and good attention to detail.
  • Previous experience of handling customers in a business-to-business environment is desirable
  • HNC or degree in Mechanical Engineering (or similar). Some understanding of the modern methods of CNC fabrication and manufacture is desirable
  • A professional attitude to all aspects of customer care.
  • Competent with Microsoft packages including; Outlook, Excel, Word, Teams, PowerPoint. Experience of CRM and CAD systems would be beneficial.

This position is permanent and full time. Own transport may be required due to location.

Click here to submit your CV and apply online.