Junior Technical Sales Engineer

Join our dynamic team of Sales Engineers specialising in cutting-edge Robotic Automation solutions for high-speed applications.

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Junior Technical Sales Engineer

Company Overview

Tekpak Automation is a leading provider of high-speed robotics and packaging machinery solutions for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, and Food industries. With a commitment to innovation and engineering excellence, Tekpak Automation designs, manufactures, and integrates cutting-edge automation solutions tailored to the specific needs of its diverse clientele.

Why Work at Tekpak

We offer the chance to excel in a high-growth industry that demands tenacity, creativity, persistence, passion, and talent. If this sounds like something you’re interested in then please keep reading.

Team members enjoy the fast-pasted nature of collaborating on multiple highly complex projects simultaneously alongside industry professionals. We value hard work, accuracy, and creativity, which shows in our design solutions and the machines we manufacture. You will not just be a cog in the wheel at Tekpak.  Everyone at Tekpak is highly valued for the contribution they make to the team and the end client. Our clients are held in the highest regard but without a professional and valued group of employees, the company could not have grown to where we are today.

We offer the opportunity to develop personally and surpass your expectations of what you can achieve. We encourage communication up, down and across departments. We are agile, adaptive and detail orientated. This helps us to move quickly, and be innovative while staying current with the latest technologies. With any company experiencing exponential growth, there are always opportunities for the right people to progress their careers to Technical Leads or Managers.

 

We also offer competitive salaries, on-the-job training, personal development, and paid travel opportunities. Health insurance & pension scheme are available after the qualifying period. We are also part of the cycle to work scheme and encourage sports and activities outside working hours. 

Position Overview

We are seeking a motivated and technically inclined Junior Technical Sales Engineer to join our dynamic sales team. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in driving sales growth by assisting the sales team in engaging with clients, understanding their technical requirements, and presenting comprehensive full-line solutions. This position offers an excellent opportunity for career development in the field of robotics automation.

Key Responsibilities

Technical Understanding and Proficiency

  • Develop a solid understanding of Tekpak Automation’s product offerings, including their standard robotic systems and a unique capability of creating modular and flexible automated solutions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Word to create comprehensive and visually appealing technical documentation.
  • Technical writing, concept generation and ability to use visual tools to convey the client’s requirements.

Sales Support and Proposal Development

  • Support the sales team in conducting in-depth discussions with clients to understand their technical requirements, challenges, and pain points.
  • Utilise AutoCAD and other relevant software to assist in designing preliminary 2D machine layouts, providing clients with a visual representation of proposed solutions.
  • Assist in creating detailed technical sales proposals, ensuring alignment with clients’ requirements.
  • Collaborate with the engineering and sales teams to accurately price projects, considering materials, labour, and associated costs.
  • Provide clients with immersive visualisations of proposed solutions, showcasing the functionality and benefits. Leverage 3D design or animations to enhance presentations and proposals.

Qualification and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Engineering
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience and good understanding of AutoCAD
  • Strong technical aptitude and interest in robotics and automation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to comprehend and convey technical information effectively.
  • Self-motivated, results-oriented, and eager to learn.
  • Previous experience in sales or customer-facing roles is a plus.
  • Adaptable, flexible, and willing to assist the team in successfully ‘wowing the customer’
  • Must be able to work with ambiguous information and evolving project specifications within tight deadlines.

Desirable Software Skills (Not Required)

  • Experience with 3D design/modelling software including SolidWorks, Inventor, Fusion 360, CREO, 3DS Max, Maya, Blender, etc.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with performance-based incentives.
  • Comprehensive training programs to enhance technical and sales skills.
  • Opportunities for career advancement in the rapidly growing field of robotics automation.

Application Process

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to jobs@tekpak.ie with the desired role as the subject heading. Please include a brief statement on why you are interested in pursuing a career as a Junior Technical Sales Engineer with Tekpak Automation and how you feel you would be a good fit for the team.

 

We respectfully ask Agencies – please do not contact us regarding this position.

This position qualifies under the Critical Skills Employment Permit rules in Ireland and assistance will be given by the Company in obtaining a Work Permit for successful candidates if they are currently residents outside UK or EU/EEA (UK/EU/EEA residents do not need a permit)

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