Sales Engineer

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Mechanical Engineering Job Number: Ss220540511 Compensation: $75000-85000 / year

Job Description

Title: Sales Engineer

Location: Lake Zurich, IL 

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Summary: SALES ENGINEER to work with our Sales Team! This position will work to ensure continuous development and growth of sales of products in multiple markets, including but not limited to automotive, aerospace, medical, and other industrial markets.


Job Duties:

  • Monitor customer sales activity and nurture new leads and opportunities
  • Plan and complete virtual meetings with customers in given U.S. territory area(s)
  • Develop assigned U.S. territory through frequent customer contact, quote follow-up, and meetings/virtual visits
  • Grow assigned U.S. territory by expanding targeted accounts, working with marketing on various campaigns, and hot leads, and attending virtual tradeshows
  • Act as the primary contact for customers in assigned U.S. territory, including phone and email contact
  • Work directly with various internal customers (including Marketing, Customer Service, Estimating, Quality, etc.) on pricing, contracts, territory development etc.
  • Travel to meet with customers in assigned territory as business needs require



  • A bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field required
  • 3-5 years of technical sales experience required, with strong direct customer contact
  • Strong self-management skills, time management, and ability to maintain strong communication remotely
  • Must possess the ability to develop and maintain customer relationships through excellent communication (knowledge of any CRM system and/or sales system a plus
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basic


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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