Technical Sales Engineer


Northern England, based from one of our branches in Newcastle, Leeds or Manchester with option of hybrid working


Competitive plus company vehicle entitlement and a generous benefits package


39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:00, Friday 08:30 to 16:00.

About Star Refrigeration

Star Refrigeration is the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration engineering company, founded in 1970, working with customers from design to commissioning and maintenance, supported by a nationwide branch structure. The company is comprised of six business units and currently has around 400 employees throughout the group. We are an Investors in People Platinum accredited employer and recognise the important role our employees play in our success which is why they are at the heart of everything we do. We aim to support and encourage our employees to pursue their interests and provide development opportunities to ensure they have rewarding and fulfilling careers.

Sales Team

The Technical Sales Engineer will join our UK wide Sales team working with some of the country’s biggest refrigeration customers.  They will be involved in the preliminary design and sale of industrial refrigeration and heating solutions, predominantly using natural refrigerants including ammonia and carbon dioxide.

The Role

Key activities within the role of Technical Sales Engineer include but not limited to;



  • Develop and maintain customers relationships
  • Develop solution and Sales estimate to meet customer requirements
  • Meeting and exceeding annual Sales margin targets
  • Develop understanding of sales tender submission and handover process
  • Preparation of drawings and calculations for projects

The Candidate

It is expected that the successful candidate will have an appropriate academic background and proven sales experience in a related industry.
The successful candidate must have:
  • Excellent technical and communication skills along with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Good organisational skills and ability to manage their own workload
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

Preferred experience includes:

  • Technical sales experience including equipment selection and estimating
  • Understanding of synthetic and natural refrigeration system designs
  • Knowledge of MS software including Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

An excellent remuneration package is available including:

  • Annual leave: 35 days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Pension: 8% non-contributory pension with option to make additional voluntary contributions with company top up based on the level of AVC’s
  • Twice yearly salary reviews with reference to RPI
  • Professional Development: biannual reviews on development to encourage career growth
  • Private Medical insurance available after 6 months of employment with additional family option
  • Permanent Health Insurance: generous long term illness cover equal to 50% of salary with continuation of company pension contributions
  • Life Assurance: 6 x annual salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 phoneline offering practical support and access to counsellors
  • Star Share Ownership Plan: option to become a company shareholder through pre-tax saving scheme
  • Cycle to Work and Electric Vehicle Leasing salary sacrifice schemes
  • Annual company profitability bonus
  • Employee Milestone bonus, including increased holiday entitlement

Application process

  • Respond to this advert with a current CV and cover letter.
  • A selection of candidates will be shortlisted for interview where a suitable time and date will be organised.
  • We regret that due to the high volume of applications we are unable to acknowledge every application.
  • First stage interviews may be carried out remotely, via video call prior to a face to face interview.
  • The successful candidate will be notified and a start date agreed.

Contact email

Closing date

29th April 2024