Sales Engineer (#10096) - IL
An aluminum extrusion plant is looking for a sales engineer.
Ensures customer satisfaction in addition to product pricing, customer quality, negotiations with customers, and account collections. Identifies new markets and customers for company products and develops and maintains positive and professional client relationships.
Establishes, develops, and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers to generate new business.
Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
Analyzes market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customers to the organization.
Acts as the focal point to meet customer expectations and coordinates with engineering in the introduction of new products.
Maintains thorough dynamic knowledge of customer contacts, organization changes and reports them to other management personnel as necessary at Peerless.
Prepares or approves clear and effective quotations of products and/or services for current and prospective customers.
Develops and maintains sales promotional materials and participates in industry trade shows and exhibitions.
Works closely with Production and Engineering Departments both at Peerless and at the customers’ to keep abreast of changes that may affect sales.
Works closely with the Accounting Department to ensure receivables are properly collected and administered.
Enters price and customer data into computer system.
Works closely with Quality Department to ensure RGM’s are handled expeditiously and sensitively to reduce customer return and to resolve any customer issues.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Aluminum Extrusion manufacturing experience either in sales or engineering
Sales experience of at least 5 years with proven ability to achieve sales goals
Must be results-oriented and able to work both independently and within a team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills