Position Id
1967
Location
Greater Toronto Area (GTA) ON
Number of Openings
1
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
AOR:
(EM) Equipment & Mftg
Vacation
As per employment standards

Benefits
Work from home an option; training provided; profit-sharing

Health Coverage
Competitive benefits package
Date Posted
10/26/2020

Agriculture OEM Sales Manager

Our international client is a privately owned Tier 1 automotive manufacturing firm headquartered in Ontario. Known for their components and enclosures, they are looking to develop a brand new and incremental industrial (agriculture, mining, construction equipment) market - becoming the OEM supplier of choice for your new clients. You would, ultimately, be the first business development representative for their new industrial division. First become the 'go-to' Technical Sales Manager and eventually co-establish an international technical sales team.

This is an opportunity for a highly-skilled Sales Manager to develop a new vertical and potentially lead and guide our client's success trajectory and market penetration. As this market develops, earn additional internal career opportunities.

The key functions of this role are:
  • Develop relationships, beyond the supply chain, directly with Design/Production Engineering Leaders within OEM Power/Capital Equipment Manufacturers
  • Identify and proactively pursue new strategic business opportunities; developing Technical Review presentations
  • Offer solutions to production/design/supply problems within the product offering
  • Initiate and lead commercial discussions, quote proposals, participate in technical reviews, and provide communication between our client and its OEM customers
  • Work with the internal Engineering and Production Group to develop prototypes or retrofit existing production items to meet client specifications; articulate and communicate design requirements/flaws
  • Maintain a conscientious exchange of commercial and engineering information between and within the company and its customers
  • Act as the customer liaison directly interacting with OEM customers and representing the manufacturing division
  • Write orders and queue deliveries
To be successful in this wide-open, untapped market, you offer:
  • An engineering degree from an accredited College or University; Mechanical Engineering/Technologist with OEM Experience preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of agriculture, lumber or construction experience required; either in technical sales at equipment manufacturer/supplier or other equivalent experience
  • Excellent customer relationship skills, written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of customer products and business practices
  • Valid documentation for international travel is required - travel required for customer visits to their technical center for engineering reviews, manufacturing site visits, and launch support activities
  • Strong familiarity with MS Office applications
  • Broad understanding of machining, stamping, plastics, electrical components, and processing methods and procedures.
  • Above average communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to successfully engage and interact with all levels of employees in a multicultural environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English. Other language skills would be beneficial.
  • Understanding of GD&T principles and relationship to various manufacturing processes
  • Willingness to regularly travel, as required, to meet with decision-makers

Our client is a very open, autonomous, entrepreneurial company where employees not only contribute but they guide and lead initiatives as if they were their own business.

NOTE: Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, we will not consider your job application as we are not licensed to assist with immigration. Those with temporary work permits or those located outside of Canada will not be retained in our database.

Want more confidential information? Contact Blair at 1.844.778.1031 to discuss the selection process and to establish your interest and intent to proceed.

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