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Technical Sales Engineer

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + & Company Car per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Automation & Robotics
  • Contact: Sam Wilkinson
  • Contact Email: sam.wilkinson@metalis.co.uk
  • Expiry Date: 29 May 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH211_1619709784


We are currently recruiting for a Technical Sales Engineer within the Automation industry.

The position is to provide complete Sales / Service / Project and Technical Support to a wide range of customers in various industries.

You must have the ability to interact with clients and building relationships is essential as you'll be heavily client-facing.

Role Requirements:

  • Understanding of client service delivery methodology and act as the first line of customer contact and the owner of customer relationships
  • Technically competent on a wide range of PLC / SCADA / HMI / Software packages
  • Ability to deliver the companies product portfolio - Warranty Support, Telephone / Remote Connection Support, Preventative Maintenance Visits, Field Support, Site Surveys, call-out and Training (Maintenance and Technical)
  • Good record keeping and report writing skills to ensure follow-up reports are communicated to customer and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to validate and make recommendations to project documentation and project drawings as required
  • Flexibility to support customers and when necessary attend customer sites at short notice
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the business


Skills / Qualifications:

  • Held a previous role in software, PLC or Automation previously - sales/ projects would be an advantage but not essential
  • Extensive previous use of multiple PLC platforms
  • Extensive previous use of multiple SCADA / HMI platforms
  • Wide spread experience in terms of technology
  • Wide spread experience in terms of industry
  • Controls component knowledge
  • Mitsubishi PLC experience
  • Time served apprenticeship in Automation & Controls, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering and BTEC / City and Guilds or
  • HND / Degree in Automation & Controls / Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent