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Date Added: Thu 16/05/2024

Graduate, Trainee Field Sales Engineer

Bedford, MK40, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £28000 - £45000/annum basic: £28-35k + ote: £35-45k + comp

Rapidly expanding worldwide industrial automation and vision subsystems, components and sensors manufacturer seeks dynamic, enthusiastic engineering qualified Graduate Trainee Field Sales Engineer to develop sales to end users OEMs, integrators and machine builders in the Midlands and South East England.
BASIC SALARY: £28,000 - £35,000 - dependant on experience with possible flexibility.
· On Target Commission £8,000 - £10,000 - very achievable and uncapped
· Company Car 
· Fuel Card
· Full BUPA 
· Life Assurance; four times basic salary
· Full Out of Pocket Expenses
· Hotel Card
· Contributory Pension
· Full Home Communications Package including Broadband, Laptop and Mobile etc.
LOCATION: Midlands and South East
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes, Cambridgeshire.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Graduate / Trainee Field Sales Engineer - Industrial Vision Systems, Cameras, 2D/3D and Barcode Scanners, Sensors and Automation Components to OEMs and Machine Builders
· After an initial one-month, full induction training programme which will then be on-going, supported and guided by your Line Manager, including sales and technical - both in the UK and European HQ, you will be given the South Midlands, East Anglia and South East England territory to develop.
· You will be selling a wide range of industrial vision and automation equipment and subsystems including smart cameras, illumination technology,  image processing, 2D/ 3D and barcode scanners and sensors and associated control and automation.
· Although there will also be existing clients and significant business on the area, there will be a new business content using a database of potential clients, following up on exhibition and internet generated leads, LinkedIn activity, your own market research and your own lead generation.
· You will be dealing with clients at all levels from Design Engineers, Project Managers, Production Managers, QC, Plant and Operations Managers, up to Director level at customers which are a mix of machinery OEMs and end users..
· There is also a lot of scope to grow sales on the area with systems integrators, special purpose machine builders and packaging machinery OEMs, also end users in automotive, food, pharmaceutical amongst others.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: Graduate / Trainee Field Sales Engineer - Industrial Vision Systems, Cameras, 2D/3D and Barcode Scanners, Sensors and Automation Components to OEMs and Machine Builders
To be considered for this role you will;
· Be educated to at least graduate level in mechanical or electronic engineering. Any automation, robotics or ideally vision related knowledge or experience with a genuine interest in the subject would be good.
· Ideally have some workplace experience, technical or commercial, ideally internal or field sales or applications, with a burning desire to get into technical field sales with an innovative and fast- growing organisation.
· Be highly self-motivated, hard- working, target orientated with the potential and/or ability to demonstrate and convince people on technical products/ solutions and advantages.
· Be a good team player open to ongoing training, be able to take on board information and advice, be proactive, organised, thorough and a good planner.
What is most important is your desire to succeed and exceed targets, and progress in a competitive sales environment.
My client has a very good track record of nurturing and developing the careers of less experienced candidates.
Established for over 30 years across 50 countries worldwide, my client is the UK subsidiary of a leading European manufacturer of a wide range of industrial sensors, automation and vision equipment, subsystems and components including 2D and 3D scanners, smart cameras, image processing, illumination, safety light barriers and systems also ident readers and barcode scanners. They supply a very broad range of industrial and process machinery OEM's across automotive, food & pharmaceutical, process, and packaging amongst others.
They are a byword for quality, product range and  innovation in their market, manufacturing industry leading technology and products in terms of technology and applications that really work. They have experienced consistent 15-20% growth per annum in the last 10 years in the UK.
There is a lot of potential for the successful applicant to grow the role, and your career in a technical / engineering field sales role with a stable, well established and growing UK operation with a low staff turnover that takes a long term view on business, and gives its field sales personnel support and time to succeed.
Specifically you could go into product / sales specialism or sales management - there are examples of present team members who have taken this career path.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Technical Field Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Executive, Graduate Trainee Field Sales Engineer, Internal Sales Engineer, Graduate Technical Sales, Applications Engineer, Graduate Applications Engineer - Industrial Vision Systems, Scanners, Sensors, Automation / Robotics to OEM's and Machine Builders
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
REF: RP17713, Wallace Hind Selection
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