Position Title: Sr. Sales Engineer Location: Marietta, Georgia Position Status: Full-Time/Direct Hire Position Description: Our client is looking for Sr. Sales Engineer candidates for a position located in Marietta, GA. Our client is a global market leader in material handling systems manufacture, design, installation, and service. The Sr. Sales Engineer will work with the Sales Manager and customer to identify and analyze needs and transfer those into a successful system design with appropriate options and tradeoffs identified.
Be “customer-centric” while adhering to company policies, processes, and culture.
Increase your value within the company while providing value back to customers during their lifetime with the company.
Collaborate along Business Development Managers, department colleagues and internal stakeholders in generating new business and ensure growth of existing accounts.
Read, understand, and interpret RFP documents (written requests, specifications, requirements, and layouts)
Translate needs contained within RFP’s into solutions while evaluating technical conformances, non-conformances, functionality, business needs, cost, and risks.
Evaluate risks and develop mitigation plans.
Estimate material and labor costs for projects/services in response to RFP’s.
Calculate costs based on analysis of project specifications, schedules, historical data, and other inputs as needed from internal stakeholders.
Circulate and assist with presenting material deemed for approval by company management at different levels according to company guidelines.
Research, develop, design and present (directly/indirectly) reports showing potential customers the cost benefit of purchasing company products/services.
Provide (directly/indirectly) technical training to clients and communicate customer feedback for future product/service developments.
Assist with project post-execution cost analysis to impact/calibrate future estimates.
Use technical knowledge of product/service offerings to support and build sales.
Qualifications and Skills:
Requires a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, or related field
7-10 years of related experience
Relies on sound experience and judgment to make decisions without influence from others, but mature enough to recognize the importance of SME’s contributions when needed
Works on projects/matters of broad complexity in a lead role, often consulted given his/hers technical maturity and in-depth knowledge of company way of working, self-reliant on all matters concerning “customer facing” or interaction
Participates in “tactical and strategic” discussions where his/hers opinion is highly valued
Has a high degree of Emotional Intelligence, self-managed, self-regulated and not questioned
Has inspirational Leadership qualities
Work is seldom managed (self-policing) with some general direction and no supervision
Reports to a Manager or Dept. Head, could fill in as a Line Manager
Qualifications according to the prescribed level
Strong written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills
Strong estimating and calculation skills, with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Work well in multi-disciplinary team(s)
Work effectively in an exciting and fast-pace environment
Ability to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously
Ability to work effectively in an entrepreneurial international organization, often working across organizational, geographic, and cultural boundaries
Expected of a Sales Engineer:
Educate yourself on your role but embrace the unknown
Get to know your coworkers
Pay attention to details
Have good communication skills
Be ambitious and creative
Take a break in/out of work when possible
Find ways to multitask and stay organized
Get involved and motivated
Manage your time judiciously and prioritize
Create goals for yourself
Exemplify company core values
Willing to accept constructive criticism
Strive to make a career out of the opportunity and not just “a job”
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