Trainee Sales Engineer

Buckinghamshire £17,000 to £19,000 plus benefits Permanent

Job Reference: 013143

A large well-known national Automation distributor is looking to recruit a Trainee Sales Engineer. The role will see you embark on a 4-year programme developing your sales skills whilst also completing an ONC in Electrical Engineering. The ideal candidate will have good GCSE`s in Maths and English and some sales experience.

Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Buckingham, Luton, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire

Salary: Up to £ 19,000 p.a. + Branch Bonus + Pension + Healthcare

The Role

Trainee Sales Engineer - Duration - 4 years
Aim to internally develop pool of resource for future External Sales Engineers
Each branch to have an internal technical sales trainee

Years 1 -2
Attend day release to complete ONC / Btec Level 3 Electrical Engineering
1 day per week (4 days per month) on sales visits with external sales (x2) and Product Specialist team (x2)
3 days per week supporting branch functions and completing proactive sales projects (to be defined)
To give Monthly/Bi monthly technical updates to Branch (rotate with existing internal technical sales resource if available)

Attend Monthly conference calls
Product training plan
CRM training
Sales Training, Account management, Live Prospecting, Negotiation

Quarterly reviews to assess progress.
End of year 2 - discussion evaluation regarding career path

Years 3 -4
Given small ledger of circa £1m
Number of joint visits with other external sales and Product Specialist resource to be managed over three months
End of 3 months 2 office days 3 days managing ledger.
2 days per week supporting branch functions and completing proactive sales

The Person
The ideal candidate for the Trainee Sales Engineer will hold good GCSE`s in both Maths and English and have experience of working in sales environment.

To apply to this role, please send an updated CV to James Randall via email. For more information please call James on 07484461262
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