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Sales Engineer- Optics

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    South East England, England

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    £35000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits

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    Kate Balfe

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Job Description

Working as part of a small team the person would need to be self-motivated with a "Can do" attitude.

You will be tasked with maximising sales revenue through sales-oriented activities including adding value to products, support of sales promotions and marketing activities.


Fluent in English

Good problem solver with analytics skills

Self-motivated; ability to operate autonomously with limited supervision to develop sales leads into orders.

Team player

Good communicator with good telephone manner. Not afraid to make cold calls


Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

Understands principles of CRM

Ability to learn the technology of the company's products and relate these to the customers' requirements.

Ability to travel internationally and hold a driving licence valid in UK.


Expected to be graduate with at least 2 years industrial experience

This role would suit someone with either:

  • a marketing background, but with ability to comprehend, appreciate and present sophisticated technical benefits, or
  • a technical background, but with strong interest and skills in sales and marketing
  • Key skills and experience for Internal Sales Engineer - Optics:
    - Degree in Physics
    - Appreciation of Optics


Direct sales of Company's fiber-processing machines & services

Direct sales of Company's non-fiber machines & processes

Account management/driven sales mentality

Preparation of proposals & presentations to industrial customers and at conferences

Liaison with customer - understanding their success criteria (what is important and what isn't, not just what's on the drawing), and managing their expectations and activity to maximise the outcome.

Preparation of marketing collateral (Datasheets, videos, samples)

Help to prepare and maintain sales forecast.

Finding and generating new opportunities in targeted markets

Attend and walk relevant exhibitions

Maintain sales meeting minutes and record information in CRM


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