Sales Engineer

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Harvey, IL, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Sales Engineer Next possible start date | Harvey

Your responsibilities:

The Sales Engineer will report to our Midwest Sales Manager and will be tasked with achieving agreed sales targets by developing, maintaining, and managing new business throughout the Chicago, Northwest Indiana, and Central Illinois territory. They will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Retain and enhance existing client relationships through building rapport and identifying current customer/market demands, trends, and potential threats.
  • Establish new business through referrals and in identifying potential future customers via planned and organized sales calls.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge on product line(s) and assist customers in product trials, technological advancements, and process improvements.
  • Conduct onsite product triaining for clients through product presentations, hands-on interactions, and utilizing available product management team and field application engineers.
  • Has working knowledge of competitors in the market and understands how they go to market as well as performance and pricing initiatives.
  • Monitor and actively communcate delivery expectations, open orders, and leadtimes to customers.
  • Demonstrate a professional outlook and appearance to all customers, prospects, and colleagues.
  • Contribute to team goals by active participation in case studies, cross territory selling, and integration of the field service engineer across all accounts.



Qualifications we are looking for:

The successful candidate will be growth-oriented with a passion for exceeding sales goals and targets. Additionally, we will be looking for the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree, preferably in Engineering, Chemistry, or Business.
  • At least 5 years of B2B sales experience in industrial consumable products. Experience in the Lubricants industries desired.
  • High level of personal drive and self-motivation with strong time management skills.
  • Ability to set day to day priorities within overall priority listing, working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • CRM experience (Salesforce desired).



These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).


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