Technical Sales Engineer - Location UK

As a part of Diab, you will be at the core of tomorrow's sustainable solutions.

About us
Diab has been at the leading edge of composite core material development for over 70 years, supplying a wide range of markets, including wind energy, marine, aerospace and industry. At Diab you will be an important part of an inspiring team with industry-leading competence and a strong commitment to make our customers’ solutions more competitive and sustainable.


About the position
As a Technical Sales Engineer in the UK composite market, you will work with the sales team and be responsible for developing and maintaining Diab's offering in the Marine, Industrial and Aerospace sectors. In direct contact with customers, you will support them in the design, implementation and maintenance of kits used in various manufacturing processes. This is an exciting position where you will have an important role advising the Sales Managers regarding the evolution of the needs of existing and potential customers.

To carry out your responsibilities, you will work closely with the UK team and can also count on the support of our European organisation to share experiences and knowledge. You will receive training and technical support as required. Together with your colleagues, you will participate in the long-term growth of our Marine, Industrial and Aerospace segment, through professional interaction with customers and partners to secure Diab's position as market leader.

Other responsibilities are to:

  • Support and advise new customers on the use of Diab materials according to their needs.
  • Work with key accounts to ensure kit designs are fully up to date.
  • With the support of DIAB’s global technical department, provide hands on technical support and training to customers as necessary.
  • Work proactively with the Kit Departments in the design and development of core kits to meet customer requirements and to maintain the functionality of those kits throughout their sales life.
  • Participate in forums within the market sectors in the UK and Europe, (observation, analysis, and feedback).
  • Together with the Sales and Managing Director, establish the sales and business development strategy.
  • Use Salesforce CRM as a daily tool for monitoring projects and customers.
  • Work in cooperation with the UK and European Teams to share experiences and possible applications.

The Diab UK office is based in Gloucester and depending on location of the applicant, the position will be either hybrid or office based. The role will involve regular UK and occasional overseas travel. Up to 100-150 travel days per year.

We are looking for:
We are looking for someone with a good overall understanding of the composites sector. You have solid technical knowledge in composite materials and production processes, (including infusion, RTM and prepreg processing). You have a good working knowledge of 3D CAD software (preferably Rhino) to interpret customer designs and develop kit designs and a passion to fulfill the needs of our customers with good service and providing them with the best products and solutions.

  • Higher education (preferably degree level) in composites (including CAD modelling), or equivalent experience.
  • Solid technical knowledge of composite materials and production processes, (including infusion, RTM and prepreg processing).
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient skills in CRM systems will be a plus (Salesforce).
  • Full UK driving license.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of markets (marine /aerospace / industrial) is desirable.

As a person:
You have excellent communication skills and ability to influence and engage others effectively at all levels. You are always customer focused and service minded ensuring customer satisfaction. You will provide them with the best products and solutions and support customers in developing new projects.

You can work in a planned and structured manner and are able to improvise and quickly find solutions when necessary. You can work as part of the UK sales team and independently as necessary.

We believe that you can take the initiative; driving improvements, and have a positive approach to work, new ideas and new opportunities. You are reliable and show a strong work ethic and keep promises both internally and externally. You are efficient and do the right things at the right time with the right speed. You will work to actively support the company's strategy.

Application and Contact
Apply by sending your CV at the latest 12th January 2024.

For more information about the position please contact: jeremy.moore@diabgroup.com

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Location: Gloucester, United Kingdom

Department: Sales Europe

Role: Technical Sales Engineer

Remote Status: Hybrid

Gloucester, United Kingdom