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Technical Sales Engineer

Location: Farnworth, Bolton, BL4 0AN

Salary: £28,000-£35,000, dependant on experience

Job Type: Full time, permanent

Full Time: 07:30 to 16:00 Monday to Thursday, 07:30 to 12:50 Friday (38 hours per week)


As part of the Engineering team at Heatrod, this position will interact not only at customer level but also through the Operational side of the business. Combining technical knowledge with sales skills this role will consult with existing and potential new customers on a wide range of products. This role will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to expand their own knowledge of our products whilst managing projects and relationships with customers.

Essential duties:

  • Liaise with Customers to assist with technical aspects of business development
  • Create and deliver technical presentations demonstrating how products meet customer requirements
  • Identify customer needs, handle queries, agree specifications, engineering adaptations of products
  • Develop and support UK customer base, identify new markets, potential customers and new accounts
  • Negotiate tender and contract terms and conditions to meet customer/company need
  • Look for opportunities to upsell products/create new opportunities
  • Generate technical sales proposals and contracts
  • Create BOM's and routes for production
  • Maintain customer communication and sales in CRM
  • Develop, manage and deliver sales administration, reports and data
  • Research options/request quotes for outsourced components of projects/custom products
  • Work with the wider team to ensure development schedules are being met
  • Support the wider sales team as required
  • Develop and maintain long customer relationships
  • Provide pre-sales technical assistance and product education/after sales suppport
  • Prepare cost estimates liaising with the Technical Manager
  • Provide input into the design of custom made products

The above duties are neither exhaustive nor exclusive and the role may alter in line with business/operational needs.


What we'd like from you:


  • Minumum of 2 years' experience in a manufacturing environment essential
  • Knowledge of using Solidworks highly advantageous
  • Experience of working with other manufacturing ERP systems advantageous
  • Experience in process improvement and/or continuous improvement
  • Experience of working to and meeting ISO 9001 (2015) requirements or equivalent
  • Educated to HNC level in an Engineering subject as a minimum. Educated to Degree level in an Engineering subject advantageous



  • Well organized with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment, to tight target deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills - MS Office
  • Proactive approach to challenges

What we can offer you:

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with length of service
  • Free on site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Referral scheme
  • Staff social events throughout the year
  • Cash Health Plan

Please apply with your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

No agencies, thank you.