Technical Sales Advisor

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Accept Recruitment are pleased to be offering an exciting opportunity to a talented individual to join a rapidly growing technical sales support team within a manufacturing/processing industry.

Based in Bedford, the position is permanent with working hours of Mon to Fri, 39 hours per week. The salary on offer is between £25k to £30k, depending on level of experience and knowledge. Any overtime will also be paid.

This position would suit a recent Engineering graduate who has technical knowledge and who wants to gain valuable practical experience within a progressive company.

As the Technical Sales Advisor, your role will be:

  • Working with and building relationship with our global client base and regional partners for all the spare parts needs
  • Providing technical and sales advice to customers by telephone, face-to-face and written Communication
  • Constructing written quotations utilizing ERP system as required and ensuring customer receipt of quotation (pre- and post-quote) and proactively providing updates to customers where necessary.
  • Recognizing sales opportunities and proactively seek new sales opportunities through promotions and special offers.
  • Ensure the prices charged to the customers are in line with the company's objectives in relation to margin.
  • Actively monitoring Parts Inventory to keep optimum stock levels for maximum parts availability while avoiding overstocking and obsolescence.
  • The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate experience in a similar role selling parts, ideally working closely with our internal service partners such engineering, procurement and other regional parts sales advisors.
  • Working with other team members and service partner on continuous improvement projects

Experience & background required:

  • Must have technical knowledge including the ability to read/interpret drawings
  • Experience of tender process and the confidence to read through bills of quantities and tender documents will be an added advantage.
  • Sales negotiation skills and positive can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrate good skills in the use of MS Office in analysing and reporting data from our ERP system.
  • Be dynamic, meticulous with attention to detail and flexible

You will also be given an opportunity to travel overseas 2/3 times a year on client visits.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application deadline/closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

If you haven't heard back from us within 2 weeks, please assume that unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Accept Recruitment is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We act as an employment business in relation to this vacancy

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