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Title: Sales Application Engineer

Location: Glen Ellyn, IL

Compensation: $90-100k plus bonus

Growing original equipment manufacturer (OEM) in Chicago’s western suburbs is looking for a Sales Application Engineer to help continue our growth.

Who We Are:

We are a small subsidiary of a leading global manufacturer of process equipment serving a variety of industries. We are known for high quality, good product knowledge, and a deep understanding of our customers’ needs. Although we base our equipment on our European parent company’s design standards, we operate independently with equipment design, manufacturing, sales, and service in the western suburbs of Chicago.

The Opportunity

The Applications Engineer provides sales, marketing, and project support for capital equipment orders. This includes reviewing technical and commercial specifications, sizing equipment, calculating costs, preparing proposals, and providing general technical and project support to customers and company management.

Who we are looking for

You have at least three years of experience in a similar role, preferably in machinery or capital equipment. You are well organized and able to keep multiple proposals moving through the pipeline at the same time. Able to get things done in a timely manner, both as an individual and by soliciting support from other members of the team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Review detailed bid specifications and quote requests.

- Work hand-in-hand with sales to prepare technically correct and commercially complete proposals.

- Work closely with customers and sales representatives to understand our customers’ processes and determine the appropriate solution for each application.

- Using company standard programs, calculate preliminary equipment sizing.

- Liaise closely with other engineers to develop application expertise and share experience.

- Respond to customers technical questions and concerns.

- Travel as needed (10-20%) to customer sites, industry meetings, and trade shows.

Required Skills and Traits:

- Impeccable integrity.

- Comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment with the ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities.

- Responsive and customer focused. Timeliness of response is a critical success factor.

- Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

We offer:

- Excellent Salary, Bonus, and Benefits package.

- A friendly team environment with a relaxed atmosphere.

- Great location in Chicago’s western suburbs.

Please send resumes and qualifications to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Job Requirements


Job Snapshot

Base Pay $85,000.00 - $100,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Manufacturing
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 11544-1
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Sales Application Engineer

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