Our client is a well-known internationally based company that does over $5 billion in sales annually. They are a leading supplier of sensors and measuring instruments for the manufacturing industry.
The Technical Sales AssociateProgram is the premier opportunity to learn consultative, solution-based sales. Sales professionals work in a highly professional and fast-paced office an average of two days a week, while three days a week they visit manufacturers in a sales territory so that they can consult face-to-face on solving customers critical quality control, reliability, and research or design applications.
Career Growth Opportunities
The Sales Associate Program is your opportunity to gain the training necessary to become an entry-level, direct sales professional.
Sales Associates enter a program consisting of classroom training, on-the-job learning, and mentorship.
The training period typically lasts 4 to 8 months (paid)
While our company products are highly technical, you will receive the training to become an expert on our products, solving applications, following our pro-active sales process, and conducting successful sales consultations.
Contingent upon successful completion of the program you will be promoted to Sales Executive responsible for your own sales territory.
Responsibilities and Duties
Attend product and application training at the company Career Development Institute in the Mid West for 3 -10 weeks of paid training.
Develop a thorough understanding of company products and applications through 4 to 8 months of classes, seminars, and on-the-job training.
Work with experienced salespeople to develop sales skills through real life examples and role-plays.
Satisfactorily complete mentorship program providing sales training and an overview of company s culture of success.
Provide technical consultation and service to customers to help solve their applications using company s products.
Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in adapting to company s expectations and the challenges customers present you.
Travel to customer locations three days a week and work successfully in a wide variety of manufacturing environments.
$58, 000 base salary + commission/bonuses. First year average earnings of $80, 000+
Medical and dental benefits
Paid time off
Mileage and travel reimbursements
Paid training program
Requirements and Qualifications
Four-year college degree.
Interest and aptitude to master company s highly technical products.
Interest in working in manufacturing environments.
Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to listen and pro-actively react to customer questions and requests.
Goal-oriented and extremely hard working with a desire to make a measurable contribution to company s success.
Desire to better yourself through our intensive training, mentorship, engaged management, and pro-active, process-oriented sales approach.
Understand and abide by all company policies and procedures: including professional dress code, punctuality, attendance, and sales process policies.