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Graduate Sales Technical Advisor

Reference: 1710-49EK
Sector(s): Graduate Roles
Salary: £22,000 to £25,000 Per Annum
Benefits: Pension scheme
Town/City: Kempston
Contract Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 10/11/2017 08:16:00
End Date: 22/12/2017

Osborne Appointments are working with a Bedford based company to recruit a Graduate Parts Technical Sales Advisor within their fast paced and rapidly growing customer support organization.

Reporting to the Parts Manager and working within an existing and highly motivated parts sales support team, this role will offer excellent personal development and growth with fantastic progression opportunities within the company.

Job Description:

Your role as a technical sales advisor will involve:

• Working with and building relationship with our global client base and regional partners for all the spare parts needs
• Providing technical and sales advice to customers by telephone, face-to-face and written Communication
• Constructing written quotations utilising ERP system as required and ensuring customer receipt of quotation (pre- and post-quote) and pro actively providing updates to customers where necessary

• Recognising sales opportunities and pro actively seek new sales opportunities through promotions and special offers
• Ensure the prices charged to the customers are in line with the company's objectives in relation to margin
• Actively monitoring Parts Inventory to keep optimum stock levels for maximum parts availability while avoiding overstocking and obsolescence.
• The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate experience in a similar role selling parts, ideally working closely with our internal service partners such engineering, procurement and other regional parts sales advisor's.
• Working with other team members and service partner on continuous improvement projects

Candidate Requirements:
• Meticulous attention to detail and ability to interpret technical drawings
• Experience of tender process and the confidence to read through bills of quantities and tender documents will be an added advantage
• Sales negotiation skills and positive can-do attitude
• Demonstrate good skills in the use of MS Office in analysing and reporting data from our ERP system

The successful candidate would have ideally graduated with a Mechanical or Electrical qualification alongside able to deliver the following; 

The ability and experience in reading Technical Drawings   

Possible portfolio viewing.

Please contact Emma King-Marsh today to discuss this role in further information. 

Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction

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