Field Sales Engineer

Are you an ambitious business development and relationship-driven Technical / Industrial Field Sales Engineer? If so, we are offering the opportunity to drive new business sales via account development in an existing client base. The focus is on market penetration, therefore this is not a cold-calling role!

REQUIREMENTS: Technical / Industrial Field Sales Engineer - Aluminium Components, Metallurgy Solutions and Capital Equipment

We are seeking applications from a wide variety of experienced Field Sales Engineer backgrounds, within any of the following: capital equipment, capital solutions, materials or components (solutions).

You will be a solution-based Technical / Industrial Field Sales Engineer - Aluminium Components, Metallurgy Solutions and Capital Equipment, with specific experience of developing solution sales of unique products customised to customers' applications.

Preferably you will possess a technical or scientific degree.

SALARY: £50,000 - £65,000

· Profit Share Scheme (5% of Annual Salary)
· Company Pension (Company Contributes 7.5%)
· Car Allowance (£650 per month) with mileage allowance
· Private Healthcare (for employee and family)
· Life Assurance Scheme
· Home Broadband, Laptop & iPhone

LOCATION: This role covers the entire UK.

We welcome applications around our client base, including: Warwick, Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds, York, Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Sheffield, Mansfield, Stoke on Trent, Burton upon Trent, Blackburn, Preston, Bradford, Wrexham, Yorkshire, Lancaster, Telford, Preston, Oldham, Leicester

JOB SPECIFICATION: Technical / Industrial Field Sales Engineer - Aluminium Components, Metallurgy Solutions and Capital Equipment

Home-based in England, you will manage a territory covering the entire UK.

You will sell a mixture of premium brand capital equipment and materials to existing and new customers in the Aluminium industry. Overall you will be encouraged to immerse yourself in our organisation in a practical and entrepreneurial way. Free-thinking is actively encouraged and this will enable you to benefit from having the autonomy to deliver creative sales solutions.

As the Field Sales Engineer, your duties and responsibilities will include:
· Create and own business plan to develop & grow sales within the Aluminium sector
· This is not a cold-calling role, since we are very established within our customer base and the target list is defined
· Key account development (50%) and new business development (50%)
· Managing a diverse client mix, from automotive manufacturers though to aluminium cast houses and foundries.
· You will spend a minimum of 3 days a week on the road, with 2 days approx. at your home-office, preparing quotations, generating appointments and answering technical queries.
· Lead times from 3 weeks to 8 months and longer.
· Dealing with 20-30 different customer decision-makers and influencers.
· To deliver consistent annual double-digit growth
· Occasionally attend sales meetings and conferences in the UK and Internationally.


We are a global manufacturer of innovative technical capital equipment and materials solutions, for the aluminium, metallurgy and associated industries. These are customer-driven and provide a unique range of efficiencies & quality enhancements.

We also research and develop new materials, technologies and product solutions, in collaboration with our clients. In fact, our R&D expertise is industry-recognised as we have ongoing investment in people, as well as state-of-the-art equipment.

We have an excellent reputation for the provision of industry-leading technical expertise and global resources, with 65 locations in 30 countries and over 2,500 employees.

Our rich heritage is complemented with the vision and ambition to develop into new markets and countries.

Culturally we are open and engaging. Values include: quality, honesty and integrity.


Wherever possible we see to offer additional responsibilities as part of our long-term commitment to the development and enhancement of our employees.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Field Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Engineer, Technical Sales Manager, Aluminium Sales, Technical Ceramics, Metallurgy Sales, Industrial Sales Engineer, Sales Representative, Technical Sales Executive, Titanium, Nickel, Cobalt, Steel, Magnesium, Copper, Tungsten, Inconel, Refractory, Refractories, Automotive, Aerospace, Capital Equipment Solutions, Capital Equipment, Components, Components Solutions

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Jim Kelly quoting Technical / Industrial Field Sales Engineer - Aluminium Components, Metallurgy Solutions and Capital Equipment and reference JK15372 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683316 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.