Inside Sales / Sales Engineer – Chicagoland area – 4331

Inside Sales, Sales Engineer
Chicagoland, Illinois
Posted 4 weeks ago

I’m representing a manufacturer of custom engineered Panelboards, Switchboards and Switchgear in the Chicagoland area.

We are seeking a proven technical salesperson for a hybrid Inside Sales / Sales Engineer / Proposal Engineer role.

This position is responsible for supporting sales growth of custom and quick ship electrical power distribution products through the vetting of quotation opportunities, costing of projects and preparation of customer proposals.

Products are primarily engineered to order, mainly Low Voltage (600V and below) but, occasionally, also Medium Voltage (MV – >600V to 38kV).

Specifically, the role will be responsible for:

1) Supporting sales growth through the prompt evaluation of quotation opportunities and determining solutions that resolve specific customer problems using technical skills and electrical knowledge.

2) Evaluation of risk, profitability, and cash flow potential, defining scope of supply and coordinating project schedule in conjunction with the manufacturing team.

3) Quotation preparation, project costing and assisting in project kick-off when orders are received.

4) Interface with Engineering to ensure proper scope definition and costing.  Customer centric/service-oriented approach in an engineered to order business to business sales environment essential to success.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Project Takeoffs
  • Project Costing
  • Proposal Preparation
  • Technical Sales Support
  • Pipeline Management


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Job CategoryElectrical Manufacturing, Power Distribution

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