Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. We pride ourselves on our innovative design solutions and leading edge technology.
Festo Corporation is searching for a Industry Segment Sales Engineer to handle Greenville, South Carolina.
Duties of this job include:
- Identifies and targets potential customers, services and maintains existing customers and improves customer relations in order to increase market penetration.
- Has primary responsibility for a customer portfolio, that mainly comprises medium, big OEMs, EU and strategic customers and prospects of a cluster or geography
- Effectively handles the assigned customers through consultative selling of products and deep knowledge of applications and customer process
- Responsible for customer visit planning, using existing tools (WCS, SFA, etc.) for monitoring, documentation and classification (Pot., FIC, etc.)
- Analyzes the market to search for new potential customers
- Defines pricing according to customer situation in coordination with appropriate Sales Manager
- Is the main contact to customer and initiates team selling in case of complex projects
- Responsible for the achievement of the agreed sales targets (budget etc.) acc. to his industry specific customer portfolio
- Collects specific product requirements of geographic based customer or the industry segment (IS) / industry cluster (IC) and gives input to appropriate team members
- Travel within territory required.
- Bachelor's degree or Technical equivalent.
- Experience in the South Carolina Sales market preferred. Outside or Inside Sales environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- 5 years minimum experience with Industrial Automation.
- Automotive Segment Experience, strongly preferred
- A working knowledge of fluid power, electronics and electromechanical engineering as well as product scope offered by company.
- Strong time and project management skills and multi-tasking capability.
Keyword: Industry Segment Sales Engineer - Automotive
Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.
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