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Field Sales Engineer required for Conveyor Systems Limited

03 April 2017

This is a new and exciting opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Midlands company involved in providing industries throughout the UK with integrated materials handling solutions. These industries range from warehouse/ecommerce/distribution/logistics through to pharmaceutical, food and drink manufacturers handling anything from small cartons and bags up to two tonne pallets.

The Person

We are looking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated sales professional who is familiar with the companies and products that make up these and other similar industry sectors and will have worked in them previously or alternatively will have worked in a sales/support role in either a similar industry to ours or in sales of machinery/capital equipment.


The Role

The ideal candidate, who will report to the Sales Director, will be capable of sourcing new business across the whole of the UK whilst also providing support alongside our sales team to service our existing diverse range of customers. Duties to include but not limited to:-

  • Provide CSL with a wider sales presence in our market place, responding to website and telephone enquiries.
  •  Working with the proposals team to formulate, design and cost conveyor layouts
  • Visits to both existing and potential customer sites around the UK
  • Ability to assess site conditions pertinent to project requirements, and provide basic site survey to allow a proposal drawing to be prepared for the basis of a quotation.
  • Preparation of detailed costings/quotations for each project
  • Initiating a CRM program to maintain good on-going communications with customers and potential customers
  • Working with marketing team to produce broad and targeted sales/marketing material.
  • Provide exhibition sales presence and lead follow up
  • New business development and maintaining of existing customers
  • Liaise with project team post order


The following skills would be necessary for consideration for this position:-

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD LT (2D mechanical layout design) would be ideal.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project and Powerpoint).
  • Full, clean, driving licence is essential.
  • Good level of English/mathematics together with written & verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Knowledge of materials handling systems is preferred with a proven track record.
  • Confidence in negotiating situations with clients



  • Outgoing and calm personality
  • Logical thought process with an attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a small dedicated team
  • Able to present themselves professionally
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated with an ambition to succeed


The successful candidate, after gaining experience across several disciplines, will have the potential to develop within the company.

Starting salary package commensurate with experience + benefits including mobile phone, pension, non contributory health scheme* and company car** 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive company that can offer you career advancement

Note that we are only looking for candidates who are already resident within close commuting distance from our office


For more information please contact recruitment@conveyorsystemsltd.co.uk