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Technical Sales Engineer

Location Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 22, 2018
Category Sales
Job Type Full-time
Salary £25,000 to £35,000 a.e.


Application Chemist for Sales/Marketing Support

A great opportunity for a chemistry, or chemical engineering graduate with a couple of years working experience in the chemical industry, to join a laboratory equipment manufacturing company in a commercial role, to support its overseas offices and distributors. Your basic understanding of chemistry and chemical processes will enable you to discuss the company’s product applications with potential clients and with its sales outlets/distribution channels, as well as helping to generate marketing material.

This is an exceptional chance to develop your career with an industry leader. As a small, expanding company they offer the potential for career progression. You will report to the Sales Director and be based at the UK headquarters, supporting clients and sales offices worldwide.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting distributor activities involved in chemical and bio- equipment within Europe, including preparation of  technical offers, assisting in obtaining technical information, updating with company information, exhibition support, pricing and marketing materials
  • Assist in training new distributors.
  • Limited amount of direct product selling within Europe by working with Sales and Marketing Director to specifically focus on strategic geographic and application areas.
  • Preparing and writing technical content for marketing materials
  • Assist in preparation of exciting new application notes on key scientific areas of interest.

Essential Experience and skills

  • Degree in Science/engineering, ideally chemistry including some industrial experience.
  • Experience required within a chemical laboratory environment. (Direct experience with chemistry automation particularly advantageous.)
  • Working knowledge of chemical processes deployed in pharmaceutical and fine chemical R&D.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability  to understand customer processes and tailor suitable solutions
  • Have a flexible working attitude
  • Be able to travel within Europe as needed
  • Valid full driver’s license.



  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus structure
  • Company pension scheme (after 1 year’s service)
  • 22 Days annual leave (plus bank holidays).


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