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Sales Engineer in Northville, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

Sales Engineer
Northville, MI 


Our client is a well-respected global supplier of electronics to multiple industries looking to add an experienced Sales Engineer to the team. As part of the team, the Sales Engineer will be responsible for managing specific sales accounts and promoting company products in the automotive market (OEM, Tier 1 and Tier 2) that require a technical knowledge of engineering and cost effectiveness. This will include managing projects from cradle to grave to maximize customer satisfaction and coordinating with company sales/project management team.

The Sales Engineer must have experience with internal automotive electronics

Sales Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or related degree
  • Create and nurture customer relationship from scratch to develop new sales accounts
  • Experience working in internal electronics
  • Background knowledge on display technology and market trends; background in Decorative In-Mold Decoration (IMD), Insert Molding and In-Mold Labelling (IML)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (both internal and external)
  • Intermediate Microsoft office skills (word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook)
  • Experience working for Continental, Panasonic, Kostal, Alpine, Delphi, or Visteon preferred

Sales Engineer Description:

  • Aggressively pursuing and developing business opportunities to create new business opportunities and win new business from automotive OEM’s and Tier 1’s
  • Products portfolio will include but not limited to:
    • Multi-Function Panels
    • High end touch sensor panels.
    • Decorative In-Mold Decoration (IMD), Insert Molding and In-Mold Labelling (IML)
  • Providing customers with technical training, answering technical questions, and resolving technical issues; by building relationships with designers and other key partners
  • Prepares Estimates and Quotations by developing financial and operational estimates; by preparing and presenting sales projections for accounts managed
  • Determining estimates of the cost effectiveness for the customer to use the Company's products as opposed to competitors' products; by researching and preparing all information regarding estimates
  • Providing price quotes, proposals, and credit terms to current and prospective customers; and by answering questions from customers in a timely manner
  • Represents the Company by attending trade shows and other events as necessary in order to increase the presence of the Company
  • Demonstrates Customer Care by establishing and maintaining lasting relationships with customers, vendors, government agencies and suppliers


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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