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DISHER AND PARTNER POSITIONS

Machine Shop Sales Manager

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Date Posted: 05-25-2017
Machine Shop Sales Manager - Holland, Michigan -

Position Summary:

We are partnering with a West Michigan company for a full time direct hire as a Machine Shop Sales Manager which is responsible for managing new sales and exploring new opportunities within their current customer base.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Build customer base by meeting with potential clients and educating them on our machining, fabrication, and machine repair/rebuild capabilities.
  • Develop ongoing sales strategies and maintain working knowledge of general economic conditions.
  • Respond to all inquiries, cancellation requests, and sales requests within specified timeframe.
  • Perform cold calls in an effort to increase customer base.
  • Effectively maintain and retain existing customers by building long-term relationships.
  • Prepare price quotations, terms of sales and delivery dates while working closely with colleagues in the shops to fully coordinate incoming work.
  • Monitor and develop reports relative to market trends, competitive products, pricing and sales volume.

 
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field desirable.
  • 3-5 years sales experience desired.
  • Must have 5-10 years experience with machining, fabrication, and machine repair background / knowledge.
 
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Well developed presentation skills.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and follow-up skills.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
TRAVEL:  This position requires mostly local travel 60% of the time, including some overnight stays.  Maintain a valid Driver’s License. 

Please apply and attach resume at the following link under job order number: 
http://disherdesign.catsone.com/careers/
 
Disher Design & Development is a full-service product development and engineering services firm in West Michigan. Our engineering team is highly technical and diversified, serving in a variety of markets including automotive, office furniture, alternative energy, and medical. Our capabilities span from napkin through launch, providing numerous opportunities for us to partner with clients in product and process development, as well as in talent identification and attraction.
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