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Technical Sales Engineer

  • Job reference: 919287
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Manufacturing, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 24/04/2018


Technical Sales Engineer


Location - Newbridge

Competitive salary + bonus

Our client are a successful manufacturing group providing automation equipment for the packaging industry on an international basis.

Based in Newbridge, near Edinburgh Airport, they coordinate their global exports from Italy. They are currently looking for a Technical Sales Engineer to assist the Sales Director.

The ideal candidate will have a formal technical background preferably at degree level in mechanical or other engineering subjects, and will be comfortable using Draftsight or AutoCAD and the Microsoft Office suite. A previous exposure to a technical sales and specialist export environment would be beneficial. Additional training will be encouraged and supported in both Scotland and in Italy.


The successful candidate will

  • Assist the Sales Director in preparing technical quotations
  • Review existing contracts and coordinate remotely suppliers mainly based in Italy
  • Coordinate export projects with our own company production units in Italy
  • Respond to website contacts, redistributing them to the appropriate sales person


  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Draftsight or AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of online business and branding
  • Knowledge of languages and international exposure will be considered an
  • Work confidently without supervision, but also understand the importance of teamwork
  • Based in Edinburgh or within easy reach of Edinburgh Airport by car

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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