Sales Applications Engineer
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
£38000 - £40000/annum pension, holiday
Permanent (Full time)
Pre Sales Applications Engineer – up to £40,000 – Gateshead
Pre-Sales Applications Engineer required to join a leading distributor of electrical automation products.
The Sales Applications Engineer will provide pre-sales and technical support to develop sales of electrical automation and control products, including Siemens range of Simatic PLCs and other process instrumentation and automation equipment.
This is a pre-sales role where customer applications will be examined in greater detail to create more innovative solutions that will reduce cost and improve performance. Graduates with a Degree in Automation, Electrical Engineering or mechatronics will be considered.
Up to £40,000 dependant on experience
Provide pre-sales and application support to develop sales of Siemens range of Simatic PLCs, process instrumentation and electrical automation products.
Working closely with the branches and field sales team as well as build close relationships with our customers and suppliers.
Prepare technical quotations Contact potential customer / warm leads who are enquiring about Siemens, instrumentation, and automation products.
Liaise with various engineering departments.
Must have strong technical knowledge of Siemens PLCs, Controls, Motion control, HMI, Networks, software, and other associated electrical automation products.
Proven experience as an Applications Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Sales Support Engineer, Commissioning Engineer or Software Engineer.
Knowledge of Siemens range of Simatic PLCs or similar would be advantageous
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a confident telephone manner and be able to talk about PLC applications to a wide variety of customers.
Technical engineering qualification.
Other job titles similar companies may use for this position are Internal Sales Engineer / Technical Support Engineer / Sales Support Engineer / Commercial Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer or Software Engineer.
This position is based close to the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne and commutable from Blaydon, Wallsend, South Shields, Gateshead and surrounding areas