Sales Engineer – Geotechnical & Civil Engineering

Field Sales
Specification, Contractors
Civil Engineering, Main Contractors, Sub Contractors, Local Authority, Public Sector
Greater London, South East, East Anglia
South East & East Anglia
Salary Description:
£35,000-£40,000 Neg. + 10% bonus & Car Allowance
Start Date:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Job Ref:

Sales Engineer – Geotechnical and Civil Engineering

Job Title: Sales Engineer – Geotechnical & Civil Engineering

Job reference Number: 923932-9093-22181

Industry Sector: Civil Engineer Contractors and Main Civil Contractors, Highways, Geotextile, Geosynthetics, Consulting Engineers, Local Authorities and Highways Maintenance Contractors

Area to be covered: South East & East Anglia

Remuneration: £35,000-£40,000 Neg. + 10% bonus

Benefits: Fully expensed Car or £500 Car Allowance + full benefits package

The role of the Sales Engineer – Geotechnical & Civil Engineering will involve:

• Field based technical role, responsible for providing technical support, technical advice, project management, and quotations to clients who are looking to utilize a wide range of geotechnical products
• Business development both technically and commercially, with a remit to promote our clients solutions and design and installation services
• Promoting predominantly retaining walls & structures and soil reinforced slopes & walls (but also erosion protection, rock-fall hazard mitigation, pavement & ground stabilization, geosynthetics etc.)
• Circa 50% of your time winning specifications with consulting engineers
• 50% managing, building relationships and breaking specifications (using technical expertise) with civil engineering contractors
• Projects can vary from housing schemes to infrastructure
• Managing an area currently turning over approx. £1.5m (currently performing well against budget expectation)
• 30% new business prospecting, 70% account management, you will inherit a healthy project bank
• Typical projects range in size from £10,000-£50,000, although can be much larger
• Three days a week on the road winning specifications and influencing specifiers, two days a week working from home on technical proposals and designs
• Working in conjunction with established distribution partners and internal sales team resource
• Plan, develop and execute technical seminars and presentations on all geosynthetic materials

The ideal applicant will be a Sales Engineer – Geotechnical & Civil Engineering experience with:

• Proven track record of winning geotechnical or civil engineering specification projects is not essential
• Open to non sales background with geotechnical contractors or civil engineering contractors or consultants looking for a more commercially led role
• Previous experience of influencing and managing relationships with consulting engineers and civil engineering contractors is preferential
• Ideally with a technical/ commercial mix
• Construction site experience
• Self-starter, motivated to work from home
• Civil engineering, geology or geotechnical qualification preferred
• Technically astute
• Understands value engineering
• Contacts within consulting engineers and civil engineering contractors may be advantageous
• Knowledge of geotechnical products is not required as full product training will be given
• An understanding of civil engineering proposals and designs
• Practical experience in designing with geosynthetics

The Company:

• Very well established business
• Circa £16m UK turnover
• Part of a larger group
• Privately held

Contact Details:
Mitchell Maguire Limited
Tel: 01625 527 207
Contact: Paul Nicholas

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