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Pollite Ltd – Sales Engineer


We are one of the largest manufacturers of fibreglass masts in Europe with an international presence that spans across Europe, Asia, USA and the Middle East. Pollite Ltd manufactures a range of frangible structures for use in and around airfields and is one of the leaders in this global market.  We work with a wide-ranging international client base and aim to offer consistently high levels of customer service. As a rapidly growing business we’re on the lookout for an enthusiastic and energetic individual with a good eye for detail and confidence in their own abilities.

We are looking for someone with an inquisitive nature, an eye for technical detail and the ability to identify opportunities and solutions for our client base. The suitable candidate will be expected to develop an understanding of the products and their application within the industry sectors we serve.  This person will quickly become involved with the design and development of new products and will assist in the delivery of existing projects worldwide.  At the heart of this role will be the ability to provide a technical link between the sales team, our customers and the manufacture / delivery of this project by our production facilities. The successful candidate will be required to travel worldwide to meet with clients and conduct site visits where necessary.

The appropriate candidate would need to have the following skills and characteristics:

  • Education in an appropriate mechanical engineering discipline.  Candidates with a higher level qualification or equivalent work experience will also be considered.
  • Confident in the use of computer aided design software and in the production of working drawings.
  • Ability to develop an incomplete sales specification and translate this into precise design specifications so that a project can be produced by the factory
  • Ability to work closely and precisely with sales staff, our clients and our production teams to allow a project to be delivered accurately and on-time.
  • Be willing to undertake some overseas travel (Attending/Exhibiting at trade shows/Client visits/trade missions)
  • Foreign Language skills would be beneficial but not critical.
  • Be open-minded with a willingness to learn and train in new areas.
  • A self-starter with the confidence to use their own initiative
  • Honesty, integrity, flexibility, someone who is dependable, reliable with excellent timekeeping
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve whilst providing cost effective solutions
  • Creative
  • Take responsibility for their own processes.
  • Have a good telephone manner, be professional, organized and polished at all times
  • Assist with the quoting and preparation of tenders, shipping and related administration.
  • Be good with figures, calculating costs using foreign exchange

Location: Darlington & Newton Aycliffe, County Durham

Starting Salary: To be discussed according to experience

For more information on this role or to forward your CV please contact Jemima Harrison on 01325 355 433 or alternatively jemima.harrison@harrisoneds.com.