Sales Project Engineer
|Reports To: Director of Business Development
|Status: Full Time/Exempt
Under supervision of the Director of Business Development, assume responsibility for day-to-day interactions with new and existing customers who are looking for GMI’s manufacturing and engineering services for their complex end products. The Sales Project Engineer (aka Sales Engineer) will closely collaborate with our Business Development and Account Management sales teams in securing and managing new production programs. There will be heavy customer interaction from the initial introduction, focus on Project Management, and eventual hand-off from prototype to manufacturing release.
With support of GMI’s internal design & manufacturing engineering teams, you will be responsible for assessing the technical aspects of a new program and evaluating input and recommendations on materials, components, production, testing, regulatory compliance, and other outsourcing needs of the customers. You will have access to resources in Manufacturing Engineering and Purchasing.
Working with the Business Development team will include presenting and solution selling of various hardware, material recommendations and services to key decision makers and C-level executives.
Some travel will be required for new customer introductions and development of ongoing relationships with key technical contacts within customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary to meet the needs of the organization from time to time, as needed.
Engineering / Design
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or an equivalent, and a minimum of five years prior experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. Project/Program Management experience a tremendous benefit.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The phrases “occasionally,” “regularly,” and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “Occasionally” means up to 1/3 of working time, “regularly” means between 1/3 and 2/3 of working time, and “frequently” means 2/3 and more working time.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and lab setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the office. Strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 80 pounds. Vision to read printed materials and a computer screen. Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Occasionally required to travel domestically and internationally. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. This position is factory based, in Mequon, WI.
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