Amada North America Inc

7025 Firestone Blvd
Wichita , KS
https://www.amada.com
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Laser Automation Consultant

Amada North America Inc
Wichita, KS Full-time
Posted on September 19, 2018

POSITION SUMMARY

Within the designated territory, take control over the sales of laser, laser automation and other assigned equipment. Automation consultants promote the sale of equipment within the specified product group. They will be responsible for development of the laser market in their assigned territory for lasers and corresponding systems. Must provide convincing, professional presentations on the specified equipment as well as the other product lines to various levels of audiences. Using detailed knowledge of Amada equipment and programming systems, assist customers in application and cost justification analysis, make recommendation for most suitable machine(s) and systems for a particular application. The Automation Consultant will work in concert with the local sales engineers and regional sales managers and will report to the Laser Product Manager. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Cold calling to develop new “B” accounts. 
  • Work with engineering group for any automation layouts and clear understanding of automation operation 
  • Makes sales calls on established customers. 
  • Provides status reports and call reports to Laser Product Manager. 
  • Processes sales documentation. 
  • Be the point person at all demonstrations of equipment, guiding the customer \
  • Keeps informed of product knowledge and pricing information. 
  • Develop sales strategies and adapt based on changing sales situation 

    NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
  • Prepare special reports, as needed. 
  • Assist in miscellaneous duties within the department 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 

    KNOWLEDGE 
  • Engineering degree in a related field and/or equivalent sales experience. 

    SKILLS 
  • Computer knowledge (PowerPoint, word processing and spreadsheets). 
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), detailed-oriented. 

    TRAVEL 
  • Frequent travel 

    WORKING CONDITIONS 
  • LIFTING: Average Weight: 25 lb. Frequency: Daily

Qualifications

Education

 

Preferred

Associates or better in Engineering or related field.

Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.