Precision Metals sales
The ideal candidate for this position should have a strong understanding of government agencies and aerospace and defense volume work. They should be familiar with NIST scores and have experience working with CNC Lathe, Mill, Vertical, Horizontal, and Wire EDM machines to produce component parts that weigh between 1 and 10 pounds.
The candidate should have knowledge of various materials such as Steel, Aluminum, Titanium, Stainless Steel, Inconel, Hastelloy, copper, and brass. They should also be able to read blueprints and understand GD&T. Additionally, it would be beneficial if the candidate has experience selling precision machined products and has knowledge of tooling systems and materials that are required to sell these products.
The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of experience working in a precision machining environment and at least 5 years of experience in sales. They should have a strong understanding of the market and be able to identify sales opportunities throughout the United States.
Finally, it is worth noting that there may be opportunities in sheet metal work as well. Overall, the ideal candidate should be a highly experienced and knowledgeable individual who can effectively sell precision machined products to a range of clients in the aerospace and defense industry.
Develops and maintains relationships with potential and existing clients in the aerospace, defense, and precision metals manufacturing fields.
Identifies and locates new clients through a variety of methods including networking and cold calls.
Develops and implements strategies for sales in an assigned region or industry.
Applies knowledge of the field and product features to match products to the needs of clients.
Answers inquiries from clients concerning products, their uses, and the industry at large.
Provides information, quotes, credit terms, and other bid specifications to clients.
Negotiates prices, terms of sales, and/or service agreements; prepares contracts and submits orders.
Collaborates with purchasing departments, managers, and other staff to confirm that orders are processed with accuracy and efficiency and that products are distributed properly.
Periodically prepares and reports results, status of accounts, and leads to manager.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
Thorough understanding of technical or scientific products to be sold.
Organized with attention to detail.
Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with clients.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Biology, Engineering, or related field required
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Travel to meet with clients or potential clients will be required on occasion.
You should be proficient in:
- Basic Computer Skills
- Excellent Communication Skills
- Experience in a Manufacturing Environment
- High School / GED
- Shop Math Skills