Technical Sales Engineer

Technical Sales Engineer

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A leading manufacturing company in Oxnard is currently seeking a talented Technical Sales Engineer.  Reporting to Vice President of Sales & Marketing, this position will be responsible for championing the business development efforts as follows:

 Job Description:

  • Interact/ engage with the customers from the time the Request For Quote (RFQ) is received
  • Facilitate conference calls between customer and teams for developing a better understanding of the customers' technical and commercial requirements
  • Champion/Coordinate the cost estimating process from start to finish by working with Engineering, Purchasing
  • Quality and Sales to generate the pricing proposal
  • Communicate the pricing proposals to the customer
  • Gather valuable information/ insight required to convert the pricing proposals into purchase orders  
  • Follow-up on qualified customers and opportunities in a professional and timely manner
  • Travel to tradeshows and customer sites as required (willing to travel 25% of the time)

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical sales experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Prior experience in medical, aerospace, battery, military markets preferred 
  • Associate or Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering degree preferred 
  • Need to demonstrate the capability of developing a good technical understanding of our process and competencies. 
  • Should be able to interpret the customer's engineering drawings and specifications 
  • Strong sales prospecting skills 
  • Interested in the "hunt", not deterred by rejection. 
  • Strong telephone and customer relationship skills. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills 
  • Experience working autonomously and part of a skilled, high performance team 
  • Strong PC and internet research skills-MS outlook, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Familiarity with ERP systems 
  • Familiarity with ACT or similar CRM software preferred 
  • Able to respond appropriately in a fast paced environment 
  • Demonstrates flexibility by adapting readily to changing priorities 
  • Thorough with quote process with attention to detail