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Trainee Technical Sales Engineer - Totnes - Devon

Salary up to £23K, Annual Bonus, Pension - Engineering and Manufacturing
Ref: 102 Date Posted: Monday 01 Jul 2019
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Our client is a leading designer & manufacturer of communicate & data systems for use in commercial & industrial environments.


This role as a Trainee Technical Sales Engineer is to work within the Sales office. The position will involve telephone and email liaison with customers, inputting sales orders onto the PC based order processing system and dealing with customer enquiries. Training on production, assembly and product knowledge will be comprehensive.


  • Giving technical advice to customers on the best system solution for their given application.
  • Communication via telephone and email.
  • Processing sales orders.
  • Following up returns with the Service department and preparing fault reports for the customer where required.
  • Liaising with installers and on-site engineers, providing technical assistance during installation and fault-finding of in-field equipment (training provided).


  • Good technical ability, preferably gained within a commercial environment, especially fire or security.
  • Logical fault-finding skills.
  • Calmness under pressure, coupled with good diplomatic and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with radio based systems, especially on-site UHF data & telemetry systems will be very advantageous.
  • The ability to learn quickly and a keen interest in Radio communications.
  • IT literacy and a confident telephone manner are essential.
  • Full hands-on product familiarisation and training will be provided.


  • HND and/or Degree in an Electronics discipline.
  • Knowledge or experience of radio communications.


  • Salary is up to £23K plus annual bonus.
  • Company Pension.
  • Team and personal nurturing environment.
  • Comprehensive training.
  • Onsite parking.