Main job function An Engineering company is looking for a long term sales engineer as a member of their Drives and PLC sales team. This position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks which include visiting territory accounts to increase sales in the designated region to increase market share of their products. The sales engineer will also assist and participate as necessary on field technical support calls to educate and assist their end user customers use of our products in their application. This position also requires travel to customer locations in the KZN region to develop new business and expand market position in existing accounts. Duties Utilize CRM software to record pertinent data forthcoming from sales representatives calls and direct sales calls in region daily. Make sales calls with sales representatives or to direct accounts independently in order to meet sales goals. Manage and develop business for variable frequency drives and PLCs in region through various prospecting and marketing activities. Must be able to strictly adhere to safety instructions and follow directions Must be able to work independently and be detail oriented Travel locally Provide sales reports monthly of progress and targets Qualifications ND Electrical engineering or similar Experience Experience in variable frequency drives, PLCs and industrial automation is an added advantage Knowledge of CRM system and process Knowledge of MS Windows/MS Word, MS PowerPoint & MS Excel Superior oral/written communication skills Knowledge of Modbus, Communication Protocols Knowledge of electrical standards, digital signals, analogue signals used on variable speed drives. A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.