Miles Platts is a customer focussed, world leading manufacturer of precision, technical injection mouldings, bobbins and coil formers for the electrical, electronics & automotive industries, supplying components to production facilities all around the world. We are always looking for the right calibre of person to join our skilled team. If you share our passion for engineering excellence we want to hear from you.

Sales Engineer- Technical Plastic Mouldings
Added 10 Sep 2018
Miles Platts are a customer focussed, world-leading manufacturer of precision technical mouldings, bobbins and coil-formers and for the electrical, electronics & automotive industries.  We supply technical plastic components to production facilities all around the world.
In line with our growth plans, a vacancy for the full-time position of ‘Sales Engineer has arisen to support our manufacturing facilities in Blaby, Leicester. 
Reporting to the Sales Manager, the Sales Engineer’s role is crucial in developing new business opportunities in the UK for our custom technical moulding capabilities.
Key Duties:
Identifying new business opportunities and new customers for the supply of precision technical mouldings.
Arranging customer visits UK wide to discuss new business opportunities.
Liaising with customers & Miles Platts’ internal support staff to obtain all necessary information and provide customers with quotations.
Proactive follow up of all active enquiries to order stage and communication to all departments.
Reporting of new business opportunities, providing contact data & forecasting sales.
Customer satisfaction focussed with a tenacious attitude to achieving the growth plans.
Self-motivated with a desire to grow within the role and Company. 
Dynamic and flexible approach to changing priorities. 
A ‘team player’ able to work with all departments.
Skills/ Qualifications Required:
This position would ideally suit a junior sales engineer or either an individual looking to move from a customer facing technical role to an external sales role or a sales engineer looking to progress to a sales role.
70% of time meeting with potential customers and new business development.
Ideally, a knowledge of plastic injection moulding with particular emphasis on technical components moulded in engineering polymers (Press size 25t to 200t) however, an engineering qualification and experience working for a manufacturer in a similar engineering discipline with an aptitude for plastic is acceptable.
Must come from an engineering background with customer facing experience and capable of discussing technical issues at engineering level with a view to identifying projects & customers in line with the business plan.
Demonstrable experience in technical sales and a track record of winning new business and building long-term relationships with customers.
Numerate & computer literate- Microsoft Word & Excel.
Excellent interpersonal skills & clear communication skills- written & spoken English to a high standard.
Extra information
Location is ideally Midlands based with proximity to Leicester for regular meetings & contact with production facility staff.
Although UK based the Company enjoys significant exports and there may be a need to travel overseas if required.
Competitive remuneration depending upon experience including bonus & 25 days holiday.
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