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Technical Sales / Applications Engineer - Cheshire

£30-£38k Basic (DOE), Bonus, Benefits - Automotive - Sales & Aftermarket
Ref: 1187 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jan 2020
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We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Sales / Applications Engineer to join a world leading producer of components.

This is a full-time permanent position offering a basic salary of £30k - £38k (DOE), Bonus + Benefits.

As Technical Sales / Applications Engineer you will be comfortable working to deadlines, results-driven and with a deep interest in helping customers by providing high quality, technically optimised fluid power and mechanical solutions. 

While office-based, this is a customer interactive role, with significant time spent daily communicating with customers.  Opportunities to visit customer sites as part of a technical & commercial team will become more common as your experience and skills develop, as well as some opportunity for international travel.


As Technical Sales / Applications Engineer, your duties & responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a key technical liaison between manufacturer and customer accounts
  • Providing technical selections, quotations and sales proposals
  • Applications engineering - reviewing a customer application an offering complete supply of products to a system utilising company's industry-leading product range
  • Technical support to customers and end-users from enquiry stage through to delivery, installation & operation
  • Direct communication with engineering and purchasing teams within customer accounts
  • Contract reviews, technical handover to production & project kick-off meetings to ensure the specification is correct prior to supply
  • Real-time liaison & technical and commercial assessment of supply chain
  • Small modifications to standard product in order to replace competitor or obsolete products


To be successful in the position of Technical Sales / Applications Engineer, you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or similar.  However specific fluid power qualifications and experience in fluid power technical sales role are just as relevant
  • Comfortable with basic calculations & formulae (BODMAS).
  • Technical selection experience from application or product data
  • Can follow hydraulic circuit diagrams
  • Broad knowledge of hydraulic productions & applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An appreciation of the commercial side of engineering


This position is based in Cheshire and is easily commutable from Wigan, Warrington, Bolton, Runcorn, St Helens, Widnes


If you are seeking a new career opportunity as a Technical Sales / Applications Engineer, and believe you meet the above requirements, please apply immediately.