Sales Support Team Leader

Sales Support Team Leader Based in Peterborough. Salary is Depending on Experience Company Profile Our client's equipment and service drive the production and profit at many of the world's leading food manufacturers. In the bread, biscuit, confectionery, snack and breakfast cereal sectors, top brands worldwide rely on technology supplied by our client. The company's strength lies in its process expertise, engineering excellence and extensive service philosophy, extending from design and manufacture through installation and commissioning to Lifetime Support. . Job Purpose: Build knowledge and experience of all capital equipment and to advance towards being able to work independently or as part of a team to provide sales support services, including layouts, technical proposals, cost estimates, customer liaison and administration of internal approvals including launch of orders to the Operations group . Your Duties
• Generate commercially viable proposals for capital equipment, Innovation Centre trials and equipment loans which are timely, accurate and fit for purpose
• Generate indicative sales layout drawings for use with capital proposals
• Prepare accurate cost estimates using excel based spreadsheets to compliment proposals above
• Work with sales team to create compelling proposals to be either sent or presented to customers
• Provide routine office-based customer contacts associated with the promotion and sale of equipment
• To administer relevant documentation on the pre-contract phase, ensuring compliance with internal procedures
• To organise and act as sales representative in order launch meetings, whereby secured orders are reviewed and transferred to the operations group
• To assist the sales team with activities such as product trials, exhibitions, mail shots, customer site visits and general customer correspondence
• To be aware of and follow all company Health & Safety policies and procedures . Experience, Skills and Knowledge
• The following skills would be an advantage but are not essential as appropriate training will be given to the right candidate with an eagerness to learn and progress
• Proficient in office products - Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Excellent numeracy skills
• Ability to source cost information and estimate costs based upon available data
• Aware of commercial procedures
• Ability to present to customers in a positive manner
• Knowledge or experience of food industry
• Ability to liaise with suppliers
• Customer focused
• Ability to liaise with 'internal customers' such as the Operations group
• AutoCAD experience Charles Francis Cooper celebrates and supports diversity and is committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants. (Charles Francis Cooper are acting as an employment agency) This job was originally posted as

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