Field Sales Engineer – Photonics / Motion control

A new career opportunity for a Field Sales Engineer with a background in photonics and/or motion control has been created at a leading Bedfordshire based hi-technology instrumentation company. The Sales Engineer / Field Applications Engineer will work with customers to provide cutting edge motion control products for their complex photonic systems. This is an excellent time to join a growing company offering a highly competitive package including basic, bonus and car. You will be key driver in growing the motion control sector – leading to personal career development opportunities in sales management / group management.

This is a field-based role covering the UK and Ireland, as such the Field Sales Engineer can be home based pretty much anywhere in the UK but you will need to be in the Cranfield office (Bedfordshire M1/J13) one day per week and be happy traveling to customers 2/3 days a week.

As Field Sales Engineer you will use your background in photonics, light measurement and motion control technologies to act as the key technical sales link between customers and the international manufacturers of the instruments. You will work with the customer to solve technical queries, help them to define the precise details of the often bespoke photonic systems prior to ordering and subsequently support them through the installation and commission of the product.

Job Requirements:
• A scientific degree (eg BSc, MPhys, etc) in Physics, Applied Physics, Electronics or similar
• Familiarity with optics and optically based instruments (eg photonics, lasers, etc).
• Experience of motion control technologies.
• Commercial aptitude with the flair and ability to think laterally in a business environment.
• Highly computer literate
• Personable and presentable, with excellent written and verbal English skills.
• UK driving licence and willing to visit customer sites in the UK and Ireland, sometimes at short notice.

Job Details

  • Job Ref: 11677
  • Salary: £26000 - £45000
  • Consultant Name: Darren Holmes
  •   Cranfield Beds
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