EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Regional Sales Engineer

January 2022

GAM Enterprises manufactures mechanical products used in Robotics and the Factory Automation Industry. We have an opportunity for a Regional Sales Engineer to grow sales in an assigned territory, as well as support our existing customer base and external sales channel. The position reports directly to the Regional Sales Manager and is based out of our Mount Prospect, IL headquarters. Extensive travel will be required in the position in principle, 3 weeks per month and 4 days per week on the road. The first year will be spent in-house, training by working with our Inside Sales Team.

The regional sales manager is ultimately responsible for all aspects pertaining to selling, managing the sales channel, and for customer satisfaction in the region. The RSE will interact with mechanical design engineers at our customers to sell and apply our products and solutions. The ideal candidate is a “Hunter” type salesperson, is technically competent in engineering-mechanics, loves interacting with people, and who would thrive at working in our fast-paced company; where the velocity from the time of order, design, manufacture, and ship is very high.

GAM Can! That is our passion. The spirit of our entrepreneurial culture. We live and breathe our core values of Teamwork, being Action-oriented, building Long-term relationships, being Professional at what we do, and having Fun. Our Regional Sales Engineer needs to embody those same values.

Responsibilities

The Regional Sales Engineer will be responsible for technical sales and support of all products. This includes:

  • Grow GAM’s overall business with good profitable business.
  • Cultivate new and existing business into long-term relationships.
  • Manage a territory’s sales channel to perform to the highest level, ensure that their targets and goals are met, and they meet the professional standards set-forth by GAM
  • Coordinate activities of other GAM team members to ensure a customer issue, request, or requirement is adequately addressed in a timely manner
  • Sizing and applying products to fit customer needs. Utilizing formulas to make appropriate determinations. Interpreting customer drawings.
  • Managing and following up on sales leads with an emphasis on cross-selling other products
  • Quoting and processing orders
  • Performing product failure analysis and creating technical drawings for customer modifications
  • Provide sales and service support to customers and agents by handling in-coming inquiries (mostly via phone and email) to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • College graduate with a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Physics.
  • 2-5 years’ experience at selling a technical product in either an Inside-Sales or Outside-Sales capacity.
  • An outgoing, proactive, and friendly sales personality.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to juggle and manage changing priorities.
  • Interest in and ability to applying technical knowledge in a sales and support environment.
  • A problem-solver with a can-do attitude.

Compensation & Benefits:

GAM offers a compensation and benefits package that includes base salary plus commission and annual growth incentive/bonus, choice of 3 medical plans, dental reimbursement, company paid life insurance and disability, 401(k) with match, paid time off, holidays, flexible work schedule, business casual environment, and more.

Submit your resume!

We encourage you to contact us at careers@gamweb.com to apply and join the very best!

Please, no 3rd party contacts – candidates only.