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Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer

Are you looking for a new challenge with a small UK team as part of a world wide group providing complex solutions to a varied customer base? Are you a great communicator with the ability to engage face to face at all levels while also working remotely at times?  Do you enjoy dealing with technical challenges and problems, and are prepared to travel to meet and give equipment demonstrations to customers across the country?  Customers are really happy to work with you, and you enjoy getting stuck in to both developing sales and supporting the sales process.

You will have a lot of opportunity for growing the role in your career with us in technical system sales.  Polytec is a stable, well established and growing UK operation that takes a long term view on business, and gives all its employees support and time to succeed.

A commitment is made to developing and motivating all staff to enable them to achieve a high standard of workmanship with team-work and equal opportunities is a central part of the ethos.

Everyone, regardless of their role in the company, is important to its overall success.


  • Car with fuel card
  • Company Pension
  • Holiday increasing annually
  • Individual and company bonus schemes (OTE £10,000)

Working as a technical sales engineer you will:

  • Achieve individual targets and support company order goals
  • Present a positive image of the company to all types of potential customers and other contacts
  • Maximise sales in your territory and develop new business
  • Be highly responsive to all customer needs and expectations

Full technical product training will be provided at the Coventry office.

Key Responsibilities:

You will be required to:

  • Manage existing clients
  • Develop new business
  • Maintain the CRM and sales funnel within your territory
  • Provide top level technical advice, deal with problems and design solutions with the full backing of the current team to enable the sales process
  • Support exhibitions in the UK along with the UK and international team

You are or have:

  • Good engineering understanding and able to pick up how things work
  • Able to self manage when in a remote working environment
  • Able to communicate at all levels and convert the technical jargon to laymans terms and vice versa
  • Able to work as a member of a team in both leading and following roles
  • Highly motivated in a sales role
  • Interested in developing skills and knowledge in a new technical field
  • Desire to provide an excellent service to our customers

About the Company

“Polytec has been bringing light into the darkness for more than 50 years.

With the UK team being part of nearly 500 employees worldwide we develop, produce, distribute and support optical measurement technology solutions for research and industry.

Our quality innovative products have an excellent reputation internationally and we are renowned for finding solutions tailored to our customers’ requirements in both academia and industry”.

For more information about this role, please apply here.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £38k basic £48k OTE
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Sales
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: POL01
  • Posted: 2021-05-13 12:01:25 -

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