External Sales Engineer

27th October 2017

Reports to: Director

Department: Sales

Location: based from Sheffield, S9 1GA, serving national accounts

Package: Competitive salary / Company car / Pension / Life assurance / Westfield Health

Job Summary

Burnand XH has built a solid reputation with UK customers as a specialist, technical distributor. We stock, sell, supply and support a portfolio of products from the best known brand names in the industry.

We now wish to strengthen our sales team with enthusiastic, likeable people with plenty of technical knowledge and an ability to discuss complicated technologies in an easy way.

This vacancy is for an External Sales Engineer to join our team, based from Sheffield, and serving the UK with our range of industrial controls & automation products.

These products are trusted by major OEMs for use in factory control and automation systems, allowing processes to operate automatically and efficiently.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

As our External Sales Engineer, you will develop new and existing business, liaising with our partners to build awareness of the full product range. You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, plus experience and competence in control & automation products.

Product and sales training will be continual with this position, so the right candidate will need to be adaptable and ready to learn as they progress.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Prior experience and competence in control and automation products is essential
  • A good level of technical understanding, ideally qualified to ONC level in electrical engineering or other relevant engineering disciplines
  • You may currently be an engineer wishing to break into sales, an experienced salesperson seeking a more technical role, or a graduate from a technical discipline
  • A passion for sales combined with an eye for engineering solutions
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Good day to day planning capabilities and able to meet deadlines
  • Able to liaise with our franchised partners to ensure a continued awareness of new and updated products.

How to apply

Burnand XH is a financially secure, family-run business offering the chance to work within a happy, friendly company with some wonderful and talented people.

If you like a challenge and believe you are the right person to be one of our External Sales Engineers, please apply with your CV and covering letter addressed to Fiona Batty. Please outline your interest in the role, suitability and salary expectation.

You can email your application to: recruitment@scx.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you. All applications will be dealt with in strict confidentiality. Strictly no agencies.