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Sales Engineer

Company:
Automotive Search Consultants
Location:
Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Salary:
$90,000 - $110,000 + bonus + car
Posted:
November 23, 2016
Description:

Our client is a Tier I/II automotive supplier of fasteners used for powertrain and chassis applications. Due to growth in their business they have a need for a Sales Engineer. This will be a home based office.

This position is responsible for technical support, account management and business development. The individual will provide technical expertise and business knowledge to customers, internal team members, and suppliers. This is a hands-on position that will work across the organization with cross-functional teams.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Maintains contact with customers to be aware of their needs, expectations and systems. Maintains knowledge of new technologies and materials.

* Builds and maintains an Advanced Project list.

* Personal engagement with customer engineers to present engineering proposals.

* Provides technical expertise as required to Program Managers, teams such as Product Focus Teams, Component Module Product Teams and Advanced Quality Planning Teams in support of external customer requirements.

* Provides technical knowledge to internal personnel on all areas of product design as required.

* Assists Product Design Leader, Leaders and Quality, etc. to develop procedures and systems.

This is a high-profile position, offering an excellent opportunity for continued advancement.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

* Technical Degree

* 3+ years experience in the automotive industry

* Experience with fasteners is a plus

* Strong communication skills

* Self-motivated and self-directed