Sales Engineer – Hydraulics
Sequel Staffing Solutions Ltd
Auckland City, AUK
2d ago
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Sales Engineer - HydraulicsThis company is New Zealand's largest privately owned hydraulic engineering company, with branches in Auckland, Christchurch, Melbourne and locally based representatives in Taupo, Nelson and Brisbane.

They specialise in hydraulic system design, specification and component selection, servicing and maintenance of existing plant and equipment.

They import products from manufacturers in Europe, USA & Asia to support the local market. They also have a manufacturing division utilising CNC milling machines to produce hydraulic cartridge valve manifold technology.

Their goal is to be a successful business by providing the best product support, technical support and customer service in the NZ hydraulic industry.

Due to growth, they seek the services of a Sales Engineer to manage and support a client base within an Auckland based territory and also an out-of-town North Island customer base.

  • THE ROLEThey are looking to fill a Technical Sales Engineering / Rep position in Auckland. Preferably they will have hydraulic experience;
  • however applicants with engineering or electrical backgrounds have proved successful in their field.The role requires up to 1 week every 4-6 weeks out of town visiting customers in other centres, plus regular visits to local customers when you are not on a sales trip.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Independent management and growth of a sales territory
  • Actively promoting the company, its products and services
  • Technical back up and support of their products SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Previous Hydraulic experience in an Engineering or Sales role
  • An Engineering degree or Trade Qualification would be an advantage.
  • Have an excellent phone manner
  • Have a high level of computer literacyTo read Hydraulic Circuit diagrams would be beneficial. Maintenance Fitting, a skilled Diesel engineer, Aviation hydraulics maintenance engineer are all backgrounds that would suit a role such as this.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe position is an unusual mixture of sales representative , technical support person and hydraulic system designer .

    They require a person with good interpersonal skills to maintain and build relationships with customers, and seek out potential new customers.

    The technical support aspect comes with answering questions about their products and their applications, and with fault finding existing products and systems.

    A good memory will help with this role as they have a wide range of products available, and they may be applied in many different ways.

    The system designing role is a challenging one because they are often asked to design prototype machines with incomplete information and design parameters.

    The company is looking for someone unique who is up to this task, and if you are successful it is an extremely interesting and rewarding position.

    This is a great opportunity to develop your career into a technical sales and support role.The role involves a good base salary, full use of a company vehicle, cell phone and laptop.

    To apply for this role please send a full covering letter of application outlining your attributes and why you should be considered for this role along with a full CV.

    You must be a NZ Citizen, a Permanent Resident and have a legal right to work in NZ to apply for this position.

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