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Position title: Sales Engineer (Mechanical) 

Location: Randburg, Johannesburg


Our Johannesburg branch in Randburg is seeking an experienced and target driven Sales Engineer to increase market penetration nationally and internationally.


This position would best suit a candidate with Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering background with technical skills and sales ability.


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Apply sound Engineering principles and Product Knowledge to prepare application proposals
  • Product support to Group due to specialised product knowledge
  • Presentation on Products and their application / design solution to prospective clients
  • Provide Technical Training on Products
  • Quotations for product and services


  • Product application and system design – correct products for applications
  • Preparations of proposed Design concept documentationand costings
  • Preparation of Functional Specifications on behalf of project team


  • Support and develop Product Sales Market
  • New business development and expand existing products and services
  • Liaison between Product Sales, Integration and Engineering business units. Feedback on all visits, including pointing out issues and highlighting opportunities
  • Stay abreast on industry news, industry trends, competitor activities, emerging technologies and latest product line developments
  • Continuously develop strategies in order to build and maintain key account customer relationships and promote continued business and increase client satisfaction and identify opportunities


Minimum requirements:

  • NQF level 7 or equivalent qualification – Mechanical/Mechatronic Engineering Degree
  • Engineering and Business Development background
  • Experience and exposure in the automation industry
  • Experience in sales of technical or industrial automation related products
  • Financial background – understanding budgets, forecasting and margins
  • Previous experience in a similar position


Key competencies:

  • Energetic and go getter
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently
  • Self-starter with a high degree of personal integrity
  • Excellent communicator who has experience presenting to a wide range of audiences
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and self-drive
  • Ability to engage with customers in commercial and technical depths
  • Ability to prescribe, influence and convince
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally


Applicants are required to submit a comprehensive CV and Proof of Qualifications. Please indicate your salary requirements in your application.

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