Product Solutions Sales Engineer 8/20/2016

Bossard San Francisco, CA

Company
Bossard
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28907478
AJE Ref #
575945824
Location
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Bossard America is one of the market leaders in the fastener distributor industry! Their entire portfolio includes worldwide sales, technical consulting and inventory management services, servicing local and multinational industrial companies. They are currently looking for a Product Solution Sales Engineer.

SOME GREAT PERKS:

* Strong base salary plus incentives for territorial growth and design wins
* Work mostly in the field, traveling to visit clients
* Regional based office/warehouse location with occasional days working from home
* Company covered approved expenses, including car allowance
* Company provided tech tools, cell phone, computer etc

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:

* Pursue and acquire new customers by promoting the value of our brand product solutions
* Proactively develop and manage a list of potential customers via follow-ups, networking, prospecting, cold calling, customer referrals, leads, cross-group-applications, community involvement and other innovative means of developing business
* Built up a relationship network with decision makers at key prospects/customers
* Drive, coordinate, negotiate and close projects with defined key brands in North America
* Close collaboration with key suppliers and other parties to push brand business
* Collect and provide market intelligence and competitive analysis for branded products
* Introduce and promote new product solutions (joint selling with existing portfolio)
* Conduct sales oriented technical consulting and application engineering
* Working in a cross-matrix organization, including the marketing department, field engineers, estimators, etc.

WHAT YOU NEED:

* Bachelor's Degree
* Minimum of 5 years sales experience in the Fastener industry and/or Technical Sales
* Proven track record of sales engineering, and OEM/Tier design work with engineers and R&D
* Read/Interpret mechanical engineered drawings
* Experience working with AutoCAD a plus, and MS Office necessary
* Valid driver's license
* Able to pass a criminal and MVR (driving record) background screening and pre-employment drug test
* Travel ranges depending on activity, field sales activity is 60-70%

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS PROVIDED:

Health, Vision & Dental Plans, Life & Supplemental Life Insurance, Short & Long-term Disability, 401(k), Vacation & Holiday Pay