Business Development Engineer - Europe

Location
England
Salary
£65,000 - £66,000 per annum
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
14022813/001
Contact
Robert Gilmore
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English, French, German

New position based in Europe (UK, Germany, France or Switzerland). Selling technical thermoformed packing solutions in to the medical manufacturing sector.

The role solution based and new business driven.

Client Details

My client is successful in the design & manufacture of bespoke packaging for forty years, operating from facilities in the UK and Europe they offer natural and sustainable packaging solutions to a variety of industries & blue-chip customers across Europe.

Description

The Business Development Engineer - Europe will combine technical knowledge on medical packaging and quality requirements along with essential sales skills. The successful candidate will excel in design-led sales processes, new account generation and retention. The key requirement of the job consists of conferring with customers, technical, design & quality teams to determine the requirements and transcribe it into a brief/design that brings a solution sale.

The Business Development Engineer - Europe will:

  • Develop client specific strategies to win new business within the medical market across Europe
  • Prepare technical presentation material and pitch to clients
  • Manage and co-ordinate the sales process - Closely follow up project advancement and report as appropriate to the team/customer
  • Build strong relationships with both target clients and also regional sales and operational teams
  • Oversee the post business award period with internal teams
  • Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasting & activity reports to the Leadership team
  • Keep up to date with regional supply and demand issues, changing trends, economic indicators and competitors
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Monitor customer, market and competitor activity and provide feedback to the Leadership team
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Monitor customer, market and competitor activity and provide feedback to the Leadership team

Profile

The Business Development Engineer - Europe will have:

  • Proven success, knowledge and demonstrable background in a sales role within the Medical packaging, thermoforming, injection moulding or related industry
  • A passion for winning new business development and technical sales.
  • Strong entrepreneurial approach with a proven track record of gaining and maintaining new customers
  • A history of building relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Good project management skills
  • Degree
  • Position is home based in the UK, Germany, France or Switzerland

Selling a technical solutions into the medical market is essential.

Job Offer

Basic salary circa £65k plus package and benefits