Sales Engineer (External) - 12471

Job No: 12471
Sales Engineer (External)
Salary:  R15 000.00 - R 24 000.00 (including Provident and Medical Aid) OTE of R8 000.00 Car, Laptop, Cellphone
Location:  Gauteng

Our client a supplier of mechanical and electrical components for industrial automation based in Gauteng, is currently looking for an External Sales Engineer/Business Developer. The incumbent will receive a basic salary + commission together with a company car, laptop and cell phone. Medical Aid and Provident fund are negotiable within the basic salary.
Key performance areas include the following:

  • Direct customer sales
  • B2B Sales
  • Able to supply excellent and swift technical advice
  • Creating and maintaining sales orders while ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Quoting on a wide variety of products and resolving customer complaints and queries
  • Meeting sales targets
  • Generating new and maintaining existing customer accounts

Minimum Qualification:

  • Valid Matric Senior Certificate
  • A tertiary qualification in sales management will be an added advantage
  • Technical qualification in mechanical or electrical engineering are advantageous
  • 4 + Years sales experience within a technical space
  • Valid driver license

Core Competencies:

  • Target driven and motivated by challenges
  • Be able to identify, assess, confront and resolve opportunities and challenges
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word and email etiquette) and Numeracy skills
  • Must pay attention to detail.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with customers from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines as well as the ability to handle long term projects.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans & English (speaking and writing).
  • Maintain high quality of sales administration.