Sales Application Engineer

Sales Application Engineer

companyOTTO Engineering
locationCarpentersville, IL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/26/2024
ExpiresExpires: 8/25/2024
Full Time

Sales Application Engineer 

OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.

OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Sales Application Engineer will perform a variety of Sales duties to ensure continuous development and growth for the North American Sales Team.

Specifically, the Sales Application Engineer 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 assigned

What 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 skills

OTTO’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!

To review all of OTTO’s available opportunities,

please visit our career page by clicking on the link below:

OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

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Required degree level

  • Bachelor Degree