Regional Sales Engineer – Tanzania

The Timken Company

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Sales Engineer


Location: Mwanza, Tanzania


We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Sales Engineer to join our team in Tanzania, specifically in the Mwanza area. The ideal candidate will possess strong technical abilities and a proven track record in sales, particularly within the mining, Sugar, aggregate and general industrial  sector.


As a Sales Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as the primary point of contact for customers in the Mwanza area.
  • Developing and maintaining strong customer relationships to drive sales growth and meet revenue targets.
  • Providing technical expertise and support to customers, assisting them in selecting and applying the most suitable products for their needs.
  • Conducting market research and analysis to identify opportunities for business expansion and growth within the region.
  • Implementing effective sales strategies to maximize market penetration and increase market share.
  • Collaborating with internal teams to ensure timely delivery of products and services, as well as resolving any customer issues or concerns.
  • Keeping abreast of industry trends, developments, and competitors’ activities to stay ahead of the curve.
  • Managing assigned distributors as directed by management.
  • Any other assigned tasks by management from time to time.


The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
  • 3-5 years Proven track record of successful sales experience, specifically within the key industries which include mining, aggregate, Sugar and general industrial in Tanzania.
  • Strong technical aptitude and understanding of engineering principles, particularly in relation to mining, aggregate, Sugar and general industry equipment and machinery.
  • Experience in managing distributors will be a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and effectively communicate with customers at all levels.
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili, both written and verbal.
  • Must reside in Mwanza or be willing to relocate to Mwanza.
  • Open to Tanzanian citizens only.

In return, we offer a competitive salary package, including benefits, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.


If you have the required skills and experience and are looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to our team, please apply


Candidates must be willing to undergo psychometric testing and will be evaluated against the same criteria.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin  or disability status.  When selecting the successful applicants, The Company will be guided by the best practices relating to appointments, the company’s recruitment and selection policy.

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