Sales Engineer - Metal Components - South Chicago Heights

Chicago, Illinois Permanent USD85,000 - USD100,000 per year
  • Fast growing company recently acquired by global lawn and garden OEM
  • Manage product applications and the full customer sales cycle

About Our Client

Our client is a leading supplier for muffler and exhaust systems and focuses in the sheet metal fabrication, stamping, and tooling space. They are seeking a dynamic and experienced Sales Engineer to join our team in Chicago Heights, IL. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we specialize in delivering high-quality metal components and solutions to a diverse range of industries.

Job Description

  1. Client Engagement:

    • Identify and cultivate new business opportunities within the sheet metal fabrication, stamping, and tooling sector.
    • Collaborate with clients to understand their specific requirements and recommend customized solutions.
    • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships through regular communication and follow-ups.
  2. Technical Expertise:

    • Possess in-depth knowledge of sheet metal fabrication processes, stamping techniques, and tooling applications.
    • Interpret technical specifications and blueprints to provide accurate and comprehensive product information to clients.
    • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and competitor offerings.
  3. Sales Strategy and Execution:

    • Develop and implement effective sales strategies to achieve revenue targets and market penetration.
    • Prepare and deliver compelling presentations to prospective clients, showcasing our capabilities and value proposition.
    • Collaborate with internal teams, including engineering and production, to ensure seamless project execution.
  4. Quoting and Proposal Development:

    • Generate accurate and competitive quotes based on client specifications and project requirements.
    • Create detailed proposals that outline the technical aspects, timelines, and pricing of proposed solutions.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in technical sales, preferably within the sheet metal fabrication, stamping, or tooling industry.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, materials, and quality standards.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

What's on Offer

  • $80,000 - $100,000 base salary
  • Healthcare, vision, dental insurance
  • 401K with employer match
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