Job Description

Renishaw is seeking to recruit a Sales Engineer, to work in our Spectroscopy Products Division. This person will provide a supporting role to our sales managers covering UK and Ireland, Nordic, and rest of world territories as well as direct selling in these regions. This role is ideal for someone that has technical knowledge of Raman spectroscopy and/or scientific instrumentation and wants to transition their career in the direction of sales. This post will require extensive travel across these territories.


  • Providing support to the existing UK-based Sales Managers

  • Generating new business and exploring potential new applications.

  • Building new customer relationships and maintaining relationships with existing customers.

  • Providing commercial and technical solutions to customers.

  • Preparing quotes, technical information packs and answering tenders.

  • Measuring customer samples and conducting customer demonstrations.

  • Organising local marketing activity such as seminars and attending relevant conferences and exhibitions.

  • Keeping accurate customer records in CRM and ensuring quotes and call reports are prepared and stored in line with company procedures.

  • Maintaining regular communication with Production, Service and Applications to ensure prompt responses to customer enquiries.


  • A degree in a STEM related subject

  • Technical knowledge of spectroscopy and its applications

  • A full driving licence

  • Ability and interest to travel in the UK and Ireland and internationally for 30%

Desirable requirements

  • Previous commercial experience in the spectroscopy market

  • Technical knowledge of Raman spectroscopy

  • A related PhD

Person specification

The successful applicant will be self-motivated, organised, and have an attention to detail in their work. The individual will be personable and a good communicator, both verbally and in writing. They will be able to engage in technical conversation with customers, influence others and demonstrate sound judgement. Finally, they will be able to have a positive and confident attitude and deliver a high standard of customer service.


This role is based at our headquarters at New Mills near Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire.


When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, *subsidised onsite restaurants and *coffee shops, free parking, *car sharing scheme and *24 hour fitness centres. (*not available at our Castle Donington, Exeter, York & Edinburgh sites).

We also want to promote a healthy work-life balance as much as possible, so we have introduced a hybrid working policy which allows for a combination of home and office based working depending on the nature of your role. We also offer a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Life Assurance policy of 12 times annual salary, Cycle to Work scheme, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

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At Renishaw we believe that our success is powered by welcoming a workforce of diverse and talented people. Through encouraging an inclusive culture, where all our employees are free to be themselves, we can achieve our core values: Innovation, Inspiration, Integrity, and Involvement.
If you are excited about the role but feel as though you don’t meet all the requirements, we would encourage you still to apply. You might just be the right person for this role or another opportunity at Renishaw.
We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, or require any reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team on 01453 524600 or recruitment@renishaw.com.

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Employment Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Requisition Number:

R6720 Sales Engineer (Open)


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