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Internal Sales Representative

  • Location:

    Rochdale, Greater Manchester

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Glenn Brighty

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 Apr 00:00

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Internal Sales Representative


£20,000 - £28,000

The Internal Sales Engineer is the initial resource for the internal and external sales teams and is responsible for actively driving and managing the "Application Evaluation" stage of the sales process.

The role operates as a bridge between customers and technical/engineering teams, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of fluid power, hydraulic, pneumatic and air compression products.

The main focus of the role is the preparation of accurate product/project estimates whilst communicating requirements with customers and internal departments.

The Internal Sales Representative must be able to identify and provide reliable solutions for all application issues to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process.

Key Accountabilities and Objectives:

Working with the external & inside sales teams to meet and where possible, exceed the customer's requirements /expectations, which includes:

  • Maintain expert level of product knowledge and applications.
  • Articulate product positioning to both sales teams and external customers, including competitor substitutions.
  • Production of quotations for customers in a clear, detailed and accurate manner.
  • Providing and assisting colleagues on technical and engineering issues.
  • Negotiating and achieving deadlines for the submission of quotations.
  • Building relationships with customers and potential customers to understand their requirements.
  • Helping with bids for new contracts and supporting buying activities.
  • Interpret customer performance requirements, gather proposals, specifications and related documents and liaise with stakeholders in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for new and current products.
  • Maintain accurate records of target accounts, opportunities, quotes, projects, contacts and correspondence in company databases.
  • Communicating with customers to gain feedback on quotations.

Job Description:

  • Establish cost estimates of production processes and tooling costs and review alternatives or put forward recommendations for improvement.
  • Monitoring the stages of a project to make sure that costs are kept in line with forecasts.
  • Achieving relevant targets and KPI's.
  • Pursue new business opportunities in line with strategic objectives in conjunction with the external sales team at existing and prospective customers.
  • Adopt a flexible approach to workload and assume new responsibilities where appropriate.

Skills & Experiences:

  • Possess a high level of commercial awareness.
  • Highly numerate with the ability to research, assemble manage and manipulate.
  • Numerical information.
  • Base skills in Engineering and/or Manufacturing.
  • An understanding of the importance of data confidentiality.
  • Being an enthusiastic individual who has excellent communication skills able to fit into a close knit team environment as part of an expanding business.
  • Problem solving.
  • Competent in IT skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Customer focused.

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