Our client is a global leading manufacturer of lightweight products based on honeycomb core is immediately seeking a Sales Engineer in Elkwood, VA to work with a product range that consists of various types of honeycomb, panels, formed, milled parts, and drop-in parts for a wide range of industries and especially for the aeronautical industry. The Sales Engineer is responsible for actively driving and managing the sales process, working in conjunction with technical teams as the key commercial liaison. This position will identify all technical issues of assigned accounts to assure customer satisfaction, will establish and maintain strong relationships throughout the sales cycle.
Responsibilities Include: Respond to functional and technical elements of RFIs/RFPs, Develop industry contacts and customer relationships, Convey customer requirements to production and engineering, Attend industry conferences, seminars, etc., Travel throughout sales territory (25% travel)
Job Requirements: Ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in technical sales within the aerospace or composites industries. Bachelor's degree within a technical or business related field, 5+ years' experience of B2B sales, Industrial or manufacturing background within aerospace or composites markets, International experience desirable, Experience may be considered in lieu of education, Must be accessible evenings and weekends, Excellent problem solving skills, Strong verbal and written communication, Working skills in Microsoft Office applications, Excellent negotiating skills