Sales Engineer (m/f)

Job Summary Reporting to the Business Development Director, the Sales Engineer plays a fundamental role within our Sales and Business Development department.  Working closely with Knapp’s existing and potential customers the Sales Engineer will carry out analysis and interpretation of Customers requirements. Converting this analysis into concept drawings and to produce technical documentation, pricing, etc. to support the concept. To engage with colleagues, peers and Customers as necessary to establish and prove the concept. Key Responsibilities To work alongside the Business Development Managers
  • Validating Customer’s requirements
  • Ensuring projects are suitable for Knapp
  • Suppling feedback behind the reasons for accepting/declining projects
To work with Business Development locally and globally Analysing and interpreting data Conceptualising solutions Producing both 2D and 3D drawings of concepts To manage tender process of 3rd party equipment:
  • Issuing drawings, specifications and program to preferred suppliers
  • Co-ordinating 3rd party questions, meetings, site visits, etc
  • Providing summary of costs, program, specification
To participate in the production and presentation of:
  • Tender documentation and budget pricing
  • Customer presentations and workshops
Qualifications, skills and experience
  • HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Formal CAD qualification or minimum 3 years CAD operator experience
  • Membership of relevant institute of engineering or logistics
  • Must have experience and knowledge of automation equipment including logistical (or process) layout of integrated solutions and access to and maintenance of such equipment
  • Confident communicator with excellent presentation skills
  • Computer literate, confident using all Microsoft Packages
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage workload
  • Effective decision maker and excellent team player
  Important behaviours to have in line with our company values
  • Appreciation – Recognises the achievement of others
  • Creativity – Is resourceful and innovative
  • Courage – Willing to learn and try new things
  • Openness – Always approachable and helpful
  • Reliability – Consistently gives their best
Company benefits
  • KNAPP will contribute up to 6% pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee of the Quarter awards

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
Chalgrove, Oxfordshire
Great Britain
Full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien