Sales Engineer/ Senior Sales Engineer

Job Title: Sales Engineer/ Senior Sales Engineer
Contract Type: Full Time
Location: Saudi Arabia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: SALENGR
Contact Name: Prashant Pandey
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 01, 2017 11:08

Job Description

Job Purpose

This position assumes direct unit sales responsibility in the assigned territory


Principal Accountabilities

  • Direct sales in the assigned territory and ensuring adequate market coverage.
  • Prepares daily visit plan and ensures that visits are made in a planned manner. Prepares call reports and escalates any pressing issues resulting from the visits.
  • Identifies potential guests (new / old), understands their requirements; prepares quotations and explains our products, services / terms / warranties in a professional manner -consistent with the vision of ALJ Machinery.
  • Regularly interacts with guests to inquire about product performance and offers assistance in resolution of all queries.
  • Reports on lost business and gathers market information on competitor activities.
  • Provides forecasts to the Regional Sales Manager.
  • For the preparation of annual budgets, provides forecasts to his supervisor.
  • Purchases tender documents and liaisons with the Application Engineer for their timely completion and submission.
  • Promotes secured payment terms and ensures timely collection of receivables.
  • Continuously enhances his product & technical skills. This is achieved through participation in computer based trainings, on-job learning and through trainings organized by ALJ.
  • Provides input as soon as there is an update in a guest’s profile.


Qualification / Experience / Specific Skills / Behavioural Competencies

  • A bachelor degree or diploma in Engineering (Mechatronics, Mechanical, Automotive) preferably with additional commercial qualification (M.B.A)
  • At least 2 years of experience in sales of heavy machinery / trucks / mining equipment. Senior Sales Engineers should possess at least 4 years of experience in equipment industry, of which the most recent two years should have been with a leading distributor of heavy machinery.
  • Fluency in English is necessary; ability to communicate in Arabic is preferred


Job Specific Skills

  • Technical acumen
  • Ability to prepare forecasts
  • Cost benefit analysis, value based selling, unique selling features
  • Presentation skills, self-confidence
  • Expert in MS office


Behavioural Competencies

Extrovert, Inquisitive, Interpersonal skills, Communication skills and guest centricity.