JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 5643
Title: Sales Engineer
Job Location: Des Moines, Iowa - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $90,000.00 - $100,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Regional
IA, MN, NE, SD
Relocation Paid?: NO

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


Leader in the plastic additives indusrty has an immediate need for a Sales Engineer in either Iowa or MN.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Duties:

  • Drive business development with new and assigned accounts to identify and secure additional molding and assembly opportunities.
  • Engage prospects and position solutions through strategic value-based selling, business case definition, ROI analysis and references.
  • Establish and create rapport with key influencers in order to support revenue and sales.
  • Act as a brand ambassador always seizing opportunities to increase company visibility in the marketplace.
  • Prepare quarterly sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed assigned distributor sales expansion.
  • Review sales goals/targets quarterly with sales management and collaborate on strategic decisions based on analysis of results.
  • Must be willing to work hands on with limited back office support. Develop and execute a territory penetration strategy.
  • Independently execute business/sales plans and manage territory effectively.
  • Utilize CRM and other tools to properly provide accurate, up-to-date information with regard to customer, activities, marketing initiatives and sales opportunities.
  • Manage day-to-day relationship with customers, engaging appropriate personnel for support as necessary (quality, scheduling, purchasing, customer service, engineering, etc).

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business, Engineering or Chemistry and 3 – 5 years of color concentrate/ compounding experience with particular emphasis in blow molding, injection molding, sheet extrusion, compounding and marketing skills

  • Excellent communication, organizational and follow-up skills required.
  • Proficient computer skills:MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Dynamics CRM customer relationship management software.
  • Must be able to travel overnight up to 60% of the time.

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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