Sandvik is an advanced-technology engineering group operating on a global scale throughout 130 countries. Dormer Pramet, part of the Sandvik group, are the UK market-leaders in the manufacture and distribution of High Speed Steel and Solid Carbide Cutting Tools.An exciting opportunity has arisen within Dormer Pramet for a determined and professional Area Sales Engineer to focus on the acquisition of new business and grow our customer base, and also to support the further introduction of an Indexable carbide program covering the M4 corridor, taking in Gloucester, Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Bristol WSM and South Wales.
Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Effectively promote and sell Dormer’s Pramet’s innovative range of tools and solutions.
  • Grow business at existing end user and distribution customer level.
  • Provide technical advice and support to our customers and ensure their problems are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with existing distribution network on mutual end user business, and develop the distribution base in the sales area.
  • Co-ordinate “Individual” product promotion campaigns for Key Independent distributors.
  • Identify sales opportunities and leads and pass to Key Distributors to maintain/develop market share.
  • Discover and cultivate potential new business within your territory and manage existing accounts.
  • Identify potential opportunities for engineers to pursue.
Your Profile:
The successful candidate will possess the following essential criteria:
  • A City & Guilds / BTEC or equivalent level qualification in an Engineering discipline.
  • A strong Engineering background with extensive product knowledge and their use/application.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and be customer focused.
  • Excellent organisational, planning and negotiation skills.
  • Effective sales knowledge/techniques and possess the drive, enthusiasm and passion to source new business.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and be able to work under pressure.
  • Be IT Literate, particularly in the use of Microsoft Office software.
How to apply?
Interested by the challenge? Please apply directly via the PeopleSoft Employee Self Service with the reference 342642. For further information regarding the recruitment process please contact HR Services Europe on 0800 652 0011.
Deadline: 27 Jan
Job-ID: 342642