Internal Technical Support Engineer

Safety Equipment, Switches, Detection Equipment, Sensors
Food & Beverages, Automotive OEM, Machine Tool manufacturers, Panel Builders
North East
£25k-£32k per annum, 25 Days Annual Leave, Company Pension Contribution, Private Healthcare

The Job

The Company:

  • Our client is a very well established & respected manufacturer within the Industrial Automation & Safety Products
  • Specialist manufacturer of safety equipment including ATEX Detection Equipment, Switches, Guard Locking equipment among others
  • Clear and exciting growth plans for further growth with additional Regional Sales Managers across the UK
  • German manufacturer working with some of the world’s leading organisations
  • Genuine and achievable career progression opportunities
  • The Role:

  • Based out of the Head Office in Sheffield working as an Internal Technical Support - you will be responsible liaising with customers as well as internal & external colleagues in other departments ensuring effective lines of communication
  • Proactively engaging with customers selling Safety Equipment, Control Systems and Electronic Components such as Switches, Lighting, Detection Equipment, Locking Equipment
  • The main bulk of customers you will be dealing with will be OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturers) such as Food & Beverages, Rail, Electronic, Automotive, Machine Tools manufacturers as well as various End Users
  • Responsible for dealing with customer quotations, inquiries, issues and coming up with effective solutions
  • Expected to communicate effectively to deal with customers and resolve any queries – as well deal with proposals, tenders and bids
  • The Ideal Person:

  • The successful candidate must have sales experience in the Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • If you have worked as a Field Sales, Internal Sales or Applications Engineer will be suitable for this role
  • Preferable if you have worked in a Factory setting previously, looking to make a move into Sales
  • Engineering qualification in [Electrical/Electronic] is desirable, but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills – in order to deal with foreign-based customers
  • Must have the ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Must reside in the Sheffield area or within a sensible commutable distance
  • Consultant: Jordan Nylander


    Tel no. 0208 397 4114

    Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

    About On Target

    On Target Recruitment is now recognised as one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies, with the business having grown significantly since its creation in 1994.

    At On Target, we specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Building Services, Medical & Scientific, and Commercial & Industrial Solutions sectors, enabling our consultants to become experts in their market sector. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.

    The roles our sector based teams recruit for include: sales executive jobs, sales engineer jobs, national account manager jobs, business development manager jobs, field sales jobs, retail sales manager jobs, project engineer jobs, design engineer jobs, applications engineer jobs, maintenance engineer jobs, project manager jobs, service engineer jobs, marketing manager jobs, product manager jobs, brand manager jobs, customer service manager jobs, and export manager jobs.

    The Construction sector includes: Plumbing, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Ceilings, Flooring, Fabrics, Building Materials, Coatings, Appliances, Kitchens, Roofing, Glazing systems, Doors, Drainage, Tools, Plant and Equipment.

    The Building Services sector includes: Lighting, Lighting Controls, Electrical Switchgear and Accessories, Electrical, Heating, Ventilation, Air conditioning, Controls, Valves, Fire, Security, Renewables, BMS.

    The Engineering sector includes: Capital Equipment, Control and Automation, Electronic, Energy, Fluid Power, Industrial, Instrumentation, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Power Transmission and Pumps & Valves.

    The Medical & Scientific sector includes: Medical Devices, Medical Consumables, Orthopaedics, Urology, Cardiac, Laboratory Equipment, Consumables and Services.

    The Commercial & Industrial Solutions sector includes: Office Supplies and Equipment, Logistics, Catering, Food Service, Janitorial Supplies, Gases, Chemicals, Materials Handling, Work Wear, Lubricants, Abrasives.