Internal Sales Engineer

Based in Cambridgeshire

Starting salary between £21,000 – £29,000

Immediate start


We are working with a lead distributor, who are at the forefront of optics and photonics technologies.  They are seeking an Internal Sales Engineer to join the team. Reporting to the Sales Support Team Leader, the main purpose of the role is to provide technical support at all stages of contract negotiation, from pre-sales to quotation and post-sales support.

This is an exciting role, with the opportunity to progress to field sales, product management and business development for successful candidates. You will be working for an industry leader, who is willing to train and give you the chance to develop new skills.


  • You will have a degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering or similar with degree-level knowledge of laser physics, optics, spectroscopy, microscopy or other optical technology.
  • Sales experience is an advantage but is not a necessity.
  • You will be an outgoing and enthusiastic person who is comfortable meeting and talking to customers.
  • You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, and be IT literate.


Starting salary is dependent on skills and experience but the starting package for a new graduate is £22,000 basic with expected OTE £29,000 (including commission and discretionary company bonus) in the first year. After 6 months, you will be enrolled onto a personal pension plan and private health insurance.

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