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£30000 - £40000 per annum
January 31, 2021

About the role

Sales Support Engineer Costings (Electronics)

We are looking for a candidate with a background in engineering / manufacturing to join our client, an electronics manufacturing company with a busy commercial team, working with a wide range of tasks to ensure our customers receive the best in customer service. Work with a variety of customers across the UK and Europe, in some cases you may be the first point of call for an enquiry, you will be working with a small team to take leads from the new business team from outline enquiry to detailed and fully costed proposal / tender.

As Sales Support Engineer – Costings (Electronics) you will need to be very comfortable talking with customers, but also possess an engineering bias to translate customer requirements into the manufacturing processes, through presenting complete sets of files and detailed records into our engineering department for order enactment. The scope of work is wide and includes reading, checking and organising issue-controlled files, system part number configuration, reviewing data, working with BOMs to create labour costings and even submitting quotes to established customers. This role is does not require any cold calling or clever sales techniques, our customers already wish to use our service, but simply need a contact who can help process their requests into our production team. The electronics our client produces can be highly complex, but the process of quoting and order loading remains the same.

Sales Support Engineer – Brief Job Description – Costings / Electronics / Proposal / Tender

* Supporting account managers and customers with the preparation of estimates, quotes and technical bids
* Requesting, receiving and administering electronic data and issue-controlled drawings, including BOMs, machining drawings, assembly drawings, CAD data along with various formats of data, including the use of third-party software tools
* Understanding customer requirements to process quotations, including talking with customers to obtain small but critical details
* Simple part number and ERP configuration
* Reading and reviewing drawings to extract set data to prepare the labour costings, with the ability to consider technical elements
* Creating costing books for sales staff to review, including the collation of technical and commercial information, such as set margins, fixed costs and NRE costs
* Checking in customer purchase orders, reviewing terms, contract review, and other administrative tasks to ensure full compliance with our order processing and engineering teams
* Updating customers on progress and open order books
* Generating system reports in preparation for the sales team

Sales Support Engineer – Skills and Requirements – Costings / Electronics / Proposal / Tender

* Minimum 2+ years experience in an engineering environment
* Experience in a commercial team
* Understanding of BOMs and issue control
* Highly organised, with the ability to decide on priorities based on complicated scenarios
* Great IT Skills, particularly MS Excel
* Excellent communication skills with customers both spoken and written

Sales Support Engineer, Costings, Electronics, Proposal, Tender

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