Account Manager- S. IL
OUTSIDE SALES/SALES ENGINEER
Seeking an Outside Sales Engineer/Account Manager for Central and Southern Illinois. This industrial automation sales company is a distributor of process instrumentation products and services. The role involves locating and developing new business opportunities, maintaining customer relationships, utilizing Salesforce for reporting and management, and managing personal expenses. The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of relevant sales experience in the process control industry, negotiation skills, and the ability to travel within the specified territory. This position offers a competitive compensation package and requires occasional evening and weekend work, with travel throughout Central and Southern Illinois. Drug and background screenings are mandatory, and candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.
This position is in Central and Southern Illinois and does require travel.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- You will interface with customers to identify and develop new business opportunities for each product segment, negotiating customer terms within the territory.
- You should expect to maintain regular communication with current and potential customers and oversee all sales activities.
- You will utilize Salesforce for sales reporting and business management.
- You will collaborate with internal support teams and principal representatives for cost, quality, and logistics.
- You will efficiently manage workloads, respond promptly to customers, and handle personal expenses for reimbursement.
- You will present a professional image, self-initiate tasks, set goals and possess basic computer skills.
- 4-year degree in Engineering or related technical field highly recommended
- Drug and background screenings are required.
- Regular travel to local territory will be required during normal business hours
- 3-5 years of relevant work experience selling process control instrumentation is recommended
- A clean driving record is required.
- Occasional evening and weekend work bay be required as job duties demand
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