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EDM and Milling Consumables Sales Engineer - St. Louis in St. Louis, MO at Makino, Inc

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    St. Louis, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/6/2018

Job Description

We are looking for an EDM Machinist or Applications Engineer who is wanting to take their technical knowledge and develop your Sales skills to become the newest addition to the Makino/Single Source Technologies (SST) sales force. 

SST, representing Makino as well as other high end machine tool products, is a single-source provider of machine tools, engineering services, tooling, supplies, application support and customer service throughout North America.  We are currently looking for a Sales Engineer to cover the Missouri and Southern Illinois regions. 

 The Opportunity

The EDM and Milling Consumables Sales Engineer will be responsible for the development of sales of SST Consumables and the lead generation of Makino machine opportunities within assigned territory through contacts, inquiries, services, advertising, and correspondence.  You will be provided with training in a state of the art training facility and one on one training with the current sales team. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote the strategy of EDM and Milling Consumables by developing strong relationships with customers as the “first line” of Sales Engineers for Makino/SST. The goal is to bridge the relationship between customer and Makino machine sales.
  • Initiate sales calls and rapport with Makino Sales Engineers to develop Consumables Sales relationships with SST/Makino strategy in mind.
  • Organize, work, and plan activities for most effective coverage of assigned territory. Schedule calls on actual or prospective customers for such frequency as is appropriate.
  • Identify Makino machine lead opportunities by understanding actual or prospective customer needs and operations .
  • Work closely with Consumable Operations Group while taking effective action on customer complaints. Coordinate with the Consumables Operations Group past-due shipments and keep customer informed of delays, changes or situations affecting delivery.
  • Constantly review consumable sales efforts and results in relation to forecasts or potential of territory. Provide input into the consumable forecast process to support procurement of required materials to the Consumables Operations Group.



Required Skills

  • Ability to discuss technical aspects of Consumable products in a professional and persuasive manner with customer.
  • Proficient computer skills; Knowledge with MS Office, Saleslogix and SAP preferred.
  • Must be ambitious and eager to develop new customers
  • Develop solutions if problems arise and resolve in a professional manner; work closely with Operations Team Leaders and Office Sales Manager to do so.
  • Valid and current driver's license required; Must have ability to drive to customer locations to establish rapports, as well as, deliver product in person when possible.


Required Experience
  • 2 year associates degree along with EDM machine or applications experience.
  • Drive and willingness to development a sales territory with the ability to “close” the sale.
  • Valid Driver's license

 Single Source Technologies is poised to hire the very best people from around the globe. We believe the interests of our company and people are inseparable and we are committed to developing a diverse team of creative and independent professionals.   Employees enjoy a stable work environment from a company with years of success and growth in the machine tool industry. We offer competitive pay, generous benefits and ongoing training.


Makino is proud to be an EEO/M/F/Disabled/Vets employer

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