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Sales Engineer in Hitchin at Socomec

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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Job Description

Advert reference : 02451


Founded in 1922, SOCOMEC is an independent, industrial group with a workforce of 3600 people spread over 28 subsidiaries in the world. Our core business – the availability, control and safety of low voltage electrical networks with increased focus on our customers’ power performance. In 2017, SOCOMEC posted an estimated turnover of 537 M€.

The Application Sales Engineer Role

As our Applications Sales Engineer, you will fully exploit Power Switching and Monitoring opportunities within the South East and proposing technical solutions to address specific customer needs. You will also refer potential Critical Power enquires to the CP team.

 Located in Socomec Hitchin, London office or home office, you will be responsible for an allocated group of clients within the South East Area.

 Key Responsibilities of the Application Sales Engineer

 Key elements:

 - Produce quotations and tender documents for Socomec’s Power Switching & Monitoring product range.

- Attend pre and post tender and meetings as Socomec’s representative.

- Attend pre-delivery project meetings as Socomec’s representative and attend post-delivery project sites for commissioning, training and hand-over.

- Utilise corporate tools (CRM, Support Line) to maintain technical support service levels.

- Attend customer sites as an expert in fault finding, commissioning and supporting CIM team.

- Provide internal and external training for key stakeholders (sales team, CIM, system integrators, large customers).

- Develop Socomec UK’s range of integrated products.

- Specification and promotion with end users and consultants.

- Generate new business opportunities and prepare & follow up quotations.

- Work with national sales manager to deliver area commercial action plans.

- Development & support of target markets (water industry, systems integrators).

- Provide constructive feedback on customer technical requirements.

 Key internal and external interfaces:

- External: panel builders, distributors, systems integrators, OEMs, end users, regional consultants.

- UK sales teams, BA  Applications Developers, Key Account Managers, Service Group (SAT or CIM), Regional and Local Management Team.

 Experience and skills required of our Application Sales Engineer

 - Technical degree in electrical engineering or equivalent

- Centrally located, South East preferred.


Job Requirements

The Application Sales Engineer will have experience in selling Power Switching and  Monitoring products. Preferably a technical degree in electrical engineering or equivalent and centrally located, South East preferred.