External Technical Sales Engineer


We are a dynamic pump manufacturer and distributor in Montague Gardens, Cape Town that specializes in providing solutions for our customers. An immediate opening has become available for an External Technical Sales Engineer. The ideal candidate will directly manage and develop business in the Western Cape and will provide high level of customer service related to product sales to effectively and efficiently increase sales margins in line with budget requirements and business objectives with a desire to exceed targets. Ensure quotations and orders are processed in an accurate and timely manner, as well as develop positive solutions to complex challenges. * Optimise quality of service, business growth and customer satisfaction, as well as maintain and build relationships with customers through enhanced communication and client liaison skills, together with appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods and preparation and submission of quotations * Record, Analyse, Report and administer according to systems and requirements (CRM) * Attend regular client visits, necessary to perform duties and aid business development * Read and understand technical drawings and product data sheets * Handle all aspects relating to Sales, comprising obtaining enquiries/ Tenders, putting together quotations and converting to orders when orders are received Establish and maintain customer relationships and support. * Contact with clients on products and updates * Support and training on pumps and valves as and when required * Solve problems * Provide support with queries and technical information as and when required * Liaise with Consultants, Project Houses and end-users * Obtain prices from suppliers for quoting purposes * Track and expedite orders through the system * Provide customer updates on the progress of orders when requested * Arrange kick-off meetings with sales staff * Attend project meetings *Desired Work Experience:* * 2 to 5 years relevant experience in Technical Pump Sales or related industry * Experience selling to refineries/petrochemical, steel, water/wastewater, pulp/paper, automotive, food and beverage, municipalities and general industrial clients. *Desired Qualification Level:* * Sales and Marketing * Grade 12 / Matric * National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Advantageous) *Desired Skills:* * SAP/SAGE (CRM will be advantageous) * Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) *Desired Work Experience:* * 2 to 5 years relevant experience in Technical Pump Sales or related industry * Experience selling to refineries/petrochemical, steel, water/wastewater, pulp/paper, automotive, food and beverage, municipalities and general industrial clients. *Desired Qualification Level:* * Sales and Marketing * Grade 12 / Matric * National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Advantageous) *Desired Skills:* * SAP/SAGE (CRM will be advantageous) * Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Posted
05/05/2022
Location
Cape Town, WC, ZA