Festo Corporation Industry Segment Specialist - ELA in San Jose, California

Job Descriptions:

Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. We pride ourselves on our innovative design solutions and leading edge technology.

Festo Corporation is searching for an Industry Segment Specialist in the Electronic Light Assembly industry to support the Silicon Valley, CA territory.

Duties of this job include:

  • Primary responsibility is business development via a consultative, technical sales approach for the defined customers in this industry.

  • Effectively handle assigned customers through consultative selling and the technical understanding of applications.

  • Responsible for customer visit planning, account planning and maintaining documentation of visits in Festo's sales force automation tool.

  • Support regional sales force with process automation products and applications.

  • Analyzes the market to search for new potential customers.

  • Recommends pricing strategies according to customer situation in coordination with segment Manager.

  • Is the main contact to customer and is responsible for the implementation project team, including the coordination of national or international projects.

  • Participate in an extensive training program, including aspects of both process and industrial automation, fluid power, and general industry training and product training.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer, or technical equivalent from four year college/university.

  • Working knowledge of Silicon Valley industry.

  • 3-5 years related experience and /or training or equivalent combinatin of education and experience.

  • A working knowledge of fluid power, process valves, and controls is required.

  • Field sales force, key account management, project management experience is desired.

  • Exposure or demonstrated involvement to account development with a long selling cycle.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Project Management skills and a good working knowledge of MS office products.

Keyword: Industry Segment Specialist - ELA

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies.

From: Festo Corporation