Sales Engineer [JOB POSTING]

Privately held company in New England has an exciting opportunity available for a Sales Engineer. This position will be critical to the continued growth and success of our client.

What will you do?

The Sales Engineer will service customers by identifying their needs; engineering adaptations of products, equipment, and services. As a sales engineer, you’ll combine technical knowledge with sales skills.  You will gain technical knowledge and understanding you’ll need to sell the product you’re offering and to respond to clients’ enquiries.

What does that mean?

The Sales Engineer is someone who can read and understand why buyers and design engineers form opinions and make decisions. Exciting opportunity to get involved in pricing and overseeing our inbound digital marketing program.

Daily Activity:

  • Persuading clients that a product or service will best satisfy their needs
  • Calculating client quotations
  • Negotiating tender and contract terms
  • Negotiating and closing sales by agreeing terms and conditions
  • Offering after-sales support services
  • Administering client accounts
  • Analysing costs and sales
  • Preparing reports for head office
  • Meeting regular sales targets
  • Recording and maintaining client contact data
  • Co-ordinating sales projects
  • Supporting marketing by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events
  • Making technical presentations and demonstrating how a product will meet client needs
  • Providing pre-sales technical assistance and product education
  • Liaising with other members of the sales team and other technical experts
  • Solving client problems
  • Helping in the design of custom-made products
  • Providing training and producing support material for the sales team

Salary DOE

This position is the opportunity to apply your true engineering skills with sales.  Our products are engineered to order and you are guaranteed to never be bored.  If you are looking for the next step in your career contact me Nanette[at]fosterconner[dot]com


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Business Development Manager Houston [JOB POSTING]

Who we are: We are a large international manufacturer of specialty electrical equipment. We manufacture custom engineered solutions for the global market of power generation. The Business Development Manager-Electrical Sales position will be for metal enclosures.  This is a critical position in our organization. This position will ensure that the company is profitable and is represented to electrical contractors and original equipment manufacturers.  The Business Development Manager-Electrical Sales will be the voice of the customer with design, manufacturing and the project managers.

Summary of job:

  • Independently create a successful sales strategy based on market data and present the plan to the business for acceptance.
  • Identify and stratify various markets and prioritize efforts to maximize sales yield and increase market share.
  • Build awareness of  brand, product line, value proposition and capabilities across the region through in-person field selling activities with prospects and accounts.
  • Develop and implement a structured and systematic sales contact and calling program in region, including gathering sales prospect data and information, identifying and contacting potential prospects, and setting up sales call appointments.
  • Lead and maintain intra-departmental communications to bring the team’s collaborative value solution to the client.
  • Meet assigned quarterly and annual sales targets with both existing customers and new prospects.
  • Conduct formal technical presentations before large customer audiences

What you need:

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology.
  • Knowledge of electrical power distribution.
  • 5 plus years of selling engineered solutions in the critical systems, medium voltage switchgear, low voltage switchgear, motor control centers.
  • Contract negotiating experience
  • Ability to travel 50% domestically
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Work remote preferable in the Midwest or Mid Atlantic region.

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Why would you want this position?  The company is publically traded, growing both organically and through acquisitions.  Old fashion values, views it’s employees as its greatest asset.  Generous salary and a rich benefits package.  Excellent work culture, full of positive motivation and growth opportunity.  Ability to work with many different types of electrical equipment.  You will never be bored in this fast paced environment.

Is it time you quit your job and started your career?  If so, do not miss the opportunity to work for a world class organization as a Business Development Manager.

Candidates with experience with Caterpillar are encouraged to apply.  For more information contact Nanette Foster The Power Generation Recruiter Nanette[at]fosterconner[dot]com


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Mechanical Engineering Manager-Midwest 70-95K [JOB POSTING]


We manufacture a complete line of custom enclosures, UL tanks, control panels, switchgear.  These are just a few of the products that are engineered to order.  We service the utilities and oil and gas industry.  Due to growth we are now hiring a Mechanical Engineering Manager will lead the Mechanical Engineering team and will partner closely with operations and sales to deliver world-class project management and engineering processes that will enable the company to realize its growth goals.


This list of duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  •  Lead and develop the Mechanical Engineering Department.
  • Department needs to provide production with complete BOM’s and routes while ensuring manufacturability.
  • Establish department strategic objectives / key performance indicators (KPI) aligned with departmental and corporate strategic objectives.
  • Establish methods to measure performance against department strategic objectives / KPI’s and report results.
  • Implement corrective and preventative actions as required based on performance against strategic objectives / KPI’s.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The right candidate shall possess the following qualifications and experience to be considered for the position:

Education and/or Experience

  • Required B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 8+ years of work experience, including 2 – 5 years managing an Engineering Department.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • Professional Engineering License a plus.
  • Demostrated  Management skills and abilities but not limited to team building, leadership, coaching/training, goal setting, conflict management, performance management.
  • Basic knowledge of power distribution equipment.

The ideal candidate should be upbeat, highly energetic with a strong customer service approach to business. Must be results driven and have strong oral and written communication skills. Candidate should be able to work independently and flexible with changes occurring on a daily basis.  Candidate needs to be able to adapt to a growing and changing atmosphere.

For more information contact Nanette Foster, The Power Transformer Recruiter at Nanette[at]fosterconner[dot]com