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Sales Engineer - North America

Company: OTTO Engineering, Inc.
Location: Carpentersville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sales Engineer - North AmericaOTTO - designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.OTTO's opportunity:Our Sales Engineer - NA will perform a variety of Sales duties to ensure continuous development and growth for the North American Sales Team.Specifically, the Sales Engineer - NA will:

  • Support and initiate sales Projects in North America
  • Provide support to the North American Sales Managers, Major Accounts Manager, OTTO independent manufacturer's representative and distributors to ensure the assigned sales project objectives are achieved
  • Build relationships by visiting customers, representatives & distributors as needed
  • Require the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and manage direct and indirect resources
  • Monitor major assigned opportunities and provide assistance where needed to capture the business along with the RSM
  • Ability to communicate and work with customers engineers for design-in to support new projects and convey requirement to Product team
  • Develop, present, or respond to proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions
  • Must be able to identify all technical issues of assigned accounts to assure complete customer satisfaction through all stages of the sales process
  • Must have the ability to work with internal Engineering team for product development and understand the Phase Gate Process OTTO Utilizes
  • Provide market feedback to management including competitive position, new product opportunity, forecasts and long-term planning objectives
  • Must be able to travel to customers and sales representatives' locations and support domestic trade shows as needed
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assignedWhat you'll need to bring to the table:
    • Bachelor's Degree Required - mechanical or electrical engineering preferred
    • Minimum 2 years relevant experience in a manufacturing sales position with technical aptitude
    • Must have excellent project management skills and be detailed oriented
    • Availability for non-standard or extended work schedule
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Requires strong technical aptitude, the ability to learn quickly, and the ability to apply knowledge to new applications and customer requirements
    • Must have relevant experience and knowledge of electro-mechanical switch products preferred
    • Experience and familiarity of OTTO products and line of business a plus
    • Background in project management experience essential.
    • Requires self-motivation and ability to complete projects with strict guidelines
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be proficient in multi-tasking
    • Detailed oriented
    • Proven follow-up skillsOTTO's Benefits:
      • Medical Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • 401(k) with a company match
      • Tuition Assistance
      • Life Insurance Benefits
      • Competitive Pay
      • Profit Sharing Bonus
      • Paid Vacation and Holidays
      • Company Picnic
      • Holiday Party
      • AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/VeteranOTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored.

Keywords: OTTO Engineering, Inc., Elgin , Sales Engineer - North America, Sales , Carpentersville, Illinois

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