Location: NORTH
Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 20795

Our client is a worldwide manufacturing organisation who are looking for a Cable Specification Engineer to join them on a permanent basis in the North. The selected candidate will join their Trade & Installers Commercial Team. This role will be home based, but the ideal candidate will be based in the North of England.

The successful candidate will report into the Trade & Installers Commercial Manager and will be responsible for developing relationships with specifiers, consultants and electrical contractors to ensure specification of and demand creation for our clients Cables, in particular Fire Performance products.


  • To ensure our products are specified by promoting their features and benefits and demonstrating that they are the best products available.
  • To monitor specifications ensuring that the Company wins orders and by switching specifications, to ensure that our competitors lose orders.
  • To attend meetings with customers and present on such matters as new product introductions, projects, new service initiatives and specification.
  • Provision of training on products to distributors, consultants and end users.  
  • To work closely with the Marketing Department, ensuring a match between product offerings and our customer requirements by identifying discreet and ongoing product and pricing policies for each respective market sector. 
  • In conjunction with the sales team, ensure projects are tracked and won either direct or through our chosen distributor(s).
  • To respond to customer enquiries, ranging from straightforward verbal quotations to overseeing major tender processes.
  • This role will involve travel, mostly within the UK, but occasionally overseas.



  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Degree qualifications.

  • Specification sales experience.

  • Engineering/technical electrical background.

  • Strong MS Office skills.


Company benefits:

  • 39 hours per week.

  • 25 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays

  • Contributory pension scheme: employee (4%) and employer (up to 8%)

  • On site car parking