Outside Mechanical Sales Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Saint Louis, MO and St. Louis, MO

5 - 7 years experience  •  Real Estate & Construction

$100K - $110K ($70K - $80K base + $30K, Benefits Listed in Job Description)
Posted on 07/05/18 by Naviga Recruiting
Confidential Company
Saint Louis, MO
5 - 7 years experience
Real Estate & Construction
$100K - $110K
($70K - $80K base + $30K, Benefits Listed in Job Description)
Posted on 07/05/18 Naviga Recruiting

With over a century in business, our client, has become the leading manufacturer of pipe products; serving the plumbing, industrial, fire protection, oil/gas industries, internationally. Naviga has been retained to help identify a Sales Engineer to join their team.

Title: Outside Mechanical Sales Engineer

Location: St. Louis, MO.

Key Notes/Company Details:

* Over 150 years in business with forward thinking, high-growth goals

* Loyal industry and established customer base

* Great company culture, collaborative, team players and strong leadership

* Work from home/virtual opportunity

Responsibilities:

* Manage and grow sales in assigned territory

* Call on product users to promote new and existing product lines and develop favorable specification position

* Provide complete service to established distributor network including: quotations, product training, technical and literary support, product complaint, inventory maintenance, and delivery issues.

* Perform product training for end users and distributors to promote advantages of products and enhance specification position.

* Develop cooperative relationships with key distributors and end user personnel to enhance product demand.

* Establish sales goals and specification objectives to meet company sales budget.

* Identify significant bid opportunities and provide complete project information, including price strategy.

* Provide after sale service support, including warranty and claims management.

* Actively participate in trade organizations to promote products.

* Continuously update database for territory.

* Provide Corporate Sales office with monthly sales forecast and market overview.

Requirements:

* A minimum of five years of mechanical sales experience; managing distribution channels

* Ability to cover large geographical sales territory by car and/or airplane.

* Intermediate computer experience with particular proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint programs.

* Valid driver's license with no major violations.

Preferred Experience:

* Sales experience in piping and plumbing

Education:

* College Degree is strongly preferred

Intangible Characteristics:

* Mechanical Aptitude

* High level of outgoing interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively

* Strong analytical skills

* Must demonstrate good judgment, decision making, and ability to plan and accomplish required goals

Travel:

75% expected

Robust Benefits Including:

* Company vehicle

* Gas reimbursement

* Medical, dental and vision plans

* Life Insurance

* Disability Insurance

* 401k plan plus company match

* Tuition reimbursement

* 3 Weeks PTO

* Phone

* Laptop

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