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Sr. Sales Engineer

Since 1948, Pilz, a family-owned company has been setting standards in automation and control, and is most known today in the area of safety. We manufacture a full range of automation and control products. Our services start with product training and end at turnkey solutions for the safe automation of industrial machinery. We are a rapidly growing organization that strongly believes in continuous improvement.

Pilz Automation Safety LP is currently seeking a Sr. Sales Engineer with industrial automation sales experience to service northern Illinois.  The ideal location for this home office is in the Greater Chicago area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Selling all Pilz products and services includes (but is not limited to):

  • Develop a close relation to the customer
  • Hold sales presentations at customer locations and trade shows
  • Identify, quote, and sell the appropriate  product, service or combination of both for the customer’s application
  • Increase the sales and profit within the assigned territory by an agreed upon percentage
  • Travel within your territory as required to meet with customers
  • Identify and develop new sales opportunities within your assigned region
  • Function as an advocate for the customer within Pilz Automation Safety L.P.
  • Provide an excellent experience for the customer in all interactions

Function as an integral part of the existing sales team

  • Communicate cross territorial sales opportunities with your Regional Sales Manager and with the sales professional assigned to that territory
  • Support  your colleagues in other regions or territories with sales activities in your territory that may assist them in their efforts
  • Support the Business Development Manager with sales activities in your territory
  • Where possible collect and communicate competitor information to the rest of the sales team and to the your Regional Sales Manager

Other duties as assigned

Travel required 30% - 40% of the time


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar; 3 years experience in automation sales or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office user
  • Ability to speak in large groups of people
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • A high level of autonomy
  • Ability to accumulate and demonstrate technical knowledge
  • Willingness to learn Pilz products and procedures
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and team oriented


What We Offer

  • If you have what it takes to be a Pilzler, we offer an exciting work environment, along with a competitive salary and benefits package which includes company paid:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Short-/long-term disability
  • Parental leave
  • Life insurance
  • Section 125/Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) contribution
  • Opportunities for bonuses

and much, much more

About Pilz

Pilz is a leading, innovative automation technology company. As experts in the safety of human, machine and the environment, Pilz develops environmentally-friendly products using ecological materials and energy-saving technologies.  By providing viable solutions to the most complex safety issues, we help companies apply best manufacturing practices to optimize the availability and productivity of their plants worldwide.

Pilz, a family-run company, employing more than 2,000 staff worldwide, each one of them an ambassador for safety, make sure our customers and their staff can work safely and free from injury.  As a member of the Pilz ‘family’, you will work closely with customers, instilling confidence through individual consultations for flexible safety solutions and reliable service.
 
Your Contact
Interested candidates should email resumes/CVs and cover letters to hr@pilzusa.com.

Human Resources
Pilz Automation Safety, L.P.
7150 Commerce Blvd.
Canton, MI 48187 USA
Email: hr@pilzusa.com
Website: www.pilz.us

Contact

Pilz Automation Safety L.P.
7150 Commerce Boulevard Canton
Michigan 48187
USA

Telephone: +1 734 354-0272
E-Mail: info@pilzusa.com