Sales Engineer (Automation & Motion Control)

  • Location

    South East

  • Sector:

    Electronics & Automation

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  • Salary:

    £38,000 - £44,000

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:




As a sales engineer you would be expected to develop sales revenues in both new and existing accounts within the OEM sectors.

The main facets of the position are:

  • To manage selected OEM key accounts from a commercial and technical viewpoint
  • Achieve a sales budget in excess of £2 Million
  • Develop new business by ensuring our automation & motion control solutions are designed-in to new OEM projects
  • Make sure you have a strong understanding of our automation & motion control product portfolio
  • To strategically plan which potential accounts are primed for growth in the next 5 years
  • KPI management and a genuine attention to detail
  • To close & win project orders

Reporting to the sales manager

But also liaising with other senior managers internally


  • The candidate should have atleast 5 years experience as an external sales engineer
  • The ideal individual would be from within the automation industry
  • A demonstrable track record of sales achievement is essential
  • A mix of business development and key account management attributes are needed for this role
  • OEM client relationships and contacts are desirable
  • Strong analytical skills are also required


This international company is an important provider of automation solutions that include drives, PLC’s, HMI’s and automation components etc. They have a reputation for offering industry leading products that have a strong technical capability and reliability. This organisation is now looking to strengthen with this key role within its business.