Our client is a specialist supplier of instruments for optical measurement including interferometers, non-contact probes and related metrology equipment.
They are looking for a Technical Sales Engineer with an understanding of optics and optical measurement ideally with some sales experience to join their small team.
This is primarily office based in Northampton initially although customer visits will be necessary in time. There will be occassional overseas travel. Working in the office - assisting with phone calls, sales quotes and general admin liaising with clients from UK, Scandinavia, Denmark, Sweden & Ireland. For the first 6 months you would shadow the MD meeting/visiting clients. Installing equipment and assisting clients with training on software etc. Working alongside production, if a client wants something bespoke or they want something built from scratch. Attending occassional exhibitions UK & abroad.
You will need:
- A reasonable grasp of science would be helpful, ideally a science degree
- Computer literacy and some IT skills is essential
- Someone who is practical, self-motivated and can work without supervision after initial training
- There would also be contact with customers and quite possibly additional sales/product training at our suppliers facilities
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