Sales Applications Engineer

Kyocera Communications   •  

Costa Mesa, CA

Industry: Telecommunications.


Less than 5 years

Posted 241 days ago

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Job Details



  •  Extensive field sales experience with primes and tier 1 supplies involving complex engineered products and technology.
  • Must be able to communicate technology and product value to all key personnel including purchasing, tech support, product management, business development and engineering. Strong presentation skills.
  • Actively drives and manages the sales process working in conjunction with a sales, customer service, and production teams as the key commercial advisor and product advocate. Solid technical acumen, engineering degree preferred
  • Strong relationship and customer development skills
  • Solutions selling – ability to identify customer needs and create a solution with company capabilities.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the selling cycle.
  • Develop and implement customer visitation schedule to effectively follow-up with potential and existing customers.
  • Will monitor recent developments in the industry and keep company’s management informed of market developments and required resources to accomplish sales objectives.
  • Will prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual sales forecasts based on market data, general market trends and conditions as well historical data, presenting sales reports and suggestions to management.
  • Will organize advertisement and participate in trade shows and operator conferences.
  • Requires overnight travel


Technical (knowledge, skills and abilities)

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 1-3 years engineering experience
  • 1-3 years of sales experience in the cutting tools
  • Cutting Tool Experience
  • TQM or related training a plus
  • ISO 9001:2008 knowledge a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and Access
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong desire to excel, and the ability to motivate others to succeed
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Experience with CAD/CAM software a plus

 Behavioral Core Competencies

  •  Leadership skills - Must be able to lead and follow as required for positive internal business relationships.
  • Developing People - Fosters continuous growth and learning of team members, provide support to peers on technical assignments by giving information and advice.
  • Business Awareness - Understand Kyocera Precision Tools Inc. mission, products, services and key business challenges. Realize how external trends influence customers and competitors organizations
  • Relationship Building – Collaborates effectively with customers and peers, seeks information and feedback from customers’ key decision makes, communicates effectively, uses language and terminology appropriate for the audience
  • Implementing – Focused on results, possess a bias for action, makes timely decisions, is adaptable and has an impact that adds business value to the organization
  • Quality - Actively seeks ways to continuously improve products and services

 Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • (4) Year-College Degree or a combination of experience and education
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Technical Sales environment
  • Must pass criminal background check and drug test
  • Basic math skills with ability to convert American standard to metric.


Software Skills Required:

Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Database, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing