Sales Engineer - Hire

Job Role:      Sales Engineer
Reports to:  Hire Director
Location:     Field Based, North East of England

The Company

Established in 2001, Aqua design, supply and install innovative temperature control solutions, across the UK. Our Sales, Hire and Service teams support customers from every industry sector, whether they are looking to purchase, hire or maintain equipment. Products include process chillers, adiabatic, dry air & free coolers, cooling towers, temperature control units, boilers, air conditioning units and portable heaters. As a business, we have a strong focus on energy efficiency and the ability to design completely bespoke solutions. Aqua are proud recipients of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation.

The Company has a clearly defined growth plan over the coming years which will offer employees training and development opportunities. Due to our continued growth we are seeking a highly motivated Sales Engineer to join our Hire team, based in the North East of England.


  • Receiving/dealing with incoming enquiries, including emergency calls from businesses who need boiler or chiller rental solutions.
  • Developing Sales leads, with the ability to identify and persue quality sales opportunities.
  • Pricing temperature control proposals to customers.
  • Carrying out site surveys and proposing solutions for chiller and boiler hire.
  • Understanding customer requirements and identifying the best resolution for the customer.

Skill Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience within the Hire temperature control industry, preferably HVAC related.
  • Ablility to communicate & build rapport with people at all levels, including being a strong negotiator.
  • Target driven, self-motivated team player with a strong work ethic & excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interpret business and client needs, including learning technical skills to support customers.
  • Experienced in carrying out temperature control site surveys, creating sales proposals & contracts.
  • Exceptional skills in developing Sales leads and converting them into orders.
  • Proven track record of time management within a sales capacity.
  • Financial awareness of sales margin & budgets.
  • Good administration skills, including being a competent user of Microsoft Office.  You’ll be expected to manage pipeline on our CRM, training will be given.
  • Full clean driver’s license.

Employment Type

  • Full-time 

Company Benefits​

In addition to a competitive salary package, all our employees receive the following company benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays.
  • Private medical cover.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity & sickness pay.
  • 8% Company pension contribution.
  • Bike to work salary sacrifice vouchers.
  • Gym membership contribution.

Aqua's core values include


We have such strong and enduring customer partnerships because we are always honest. Honest about what solution our customers need, not what we want to sell them, and honest about what it will take to deliver that solution to always manage and deliver against expectations.


At Aqua we have the opportunity to create real, tangible positive impact for our customers and their business, for their customers and for the environment. We take our role in that seriously and are committed to doing good.


We know everything about temperature control but our customers know their business better than us. When we work together internally and in partnership with customers to design solutions, success is guaranteed. It is true that power lies in partnerships.