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Position Description

Job Title:  Technical Sales Engineer
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Reports To:  Director of Sales and Marketing

Position Description Summary:

The Technical Sales Engineer obtains, maintains, and expands business relationships with partners, vendors and clients. The Technical Sales Engineer will represent the entire range of company products and services to clients and leads the client through the sales process, ensuring the client’s needs and expectations are met by Applied Process, Inc.

Essential Function(s) of the Position:

The duties listed below are the specific duties and tasks that someone in this position must accomplish. These are the core responsibilities of the position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the level and/or class of this position.

  • Establish productive, professional relationships with clients to initiate and close sales.
  • Develop innovative proposals and delivers strategic sales presentations.
  • Achieve assigned sales targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives of the Company.
  • Coordinate the involvement of Company personnel as needed, works closely with Company team members to maintain high client satisfaction.
  • Proactively assess, clarify, and validate client needs on an ongoing basis.
  • Lead solution development efforts that best address client needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary Company personnel.
  • Promote new business through conventions, trade shows, public relations, etc.
  • Service on professional committees is encouraged.
  • Maintain familiarity with Company products, software and services in order to discuss and explain services to prospective clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering or related technical field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in sales and/or manufacturing operations required.
  • Prior experience in metallurgical or mechanical engineering, castings and/or machining is a plus; Prior experience in construction machinery and/or mining and aggregate handling equipment is also a plus.
  • Must have a valid vehicle driver’s license. This position will be required to visit customers (i.e. mines, foundries, OEMs, machine shops, etc.)
  • Industry specific contacts are a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to travel is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to recognize opportunities, offer creative solutions for mutual gain, and create “win-win” outcomes.
  • Proven business communication skills including listening, questioning, overcoming objections, and advocating solutions based on client needs.
  • Creativity, intelligence, and problem-solving aptitude and approach.
  • Dedication to providing the highest possible level of customer service.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be a team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently within the bounds of the team’s goals.
  • Superior sales and negotiation skills.
  • Prior proven success in business sales.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must be able to accomplish in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; stand; talk and hear; walk; sit, and lift or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral visions, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Employees work under typical office conditions where the noise level is moderately quiet.

Supervisory Responsibility:


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