Technical sales engineer?
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Technical sales engineers use their technical knowledge along with sales skills to provide advice and support on a range of products, for which a certain level of expertise is needed.
They assist colleagues with bids and tenders for new clients from a technical perspective.
Clients are usually technical staff from non-retail organisations, such as factories, public utility providers, local authorities and hospitals.
The emphasis of the work varies depending on the level of technical knowledge needed to sell a particular product or service.
Technical sales engineers are a key point of contact for clients and provide both pre and after-sales advice. They liaise regularly with other members of the sales team and colleagues from a range of departments, such as:
The tasks carried out by technical sales engineers include:
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