Inside Sales Engineer

<strong>We design timely, profitable and accurate electrical distribution and&nbsp;control solutions for the Great Lakes Region. We customize solutions&nbsp;for our partners through design assist and value engineering.</strong>

Madison Heights, MI

Great Lakes Essential Power

<p>With over 70 years of GE Industrial Solutions sales experience, our team specializes in&nbsp;providing turnkey solutions for any and all size projects.&nbsp;Serving the State of Michigan, Northern Indiana, &amp; Northeast Ohio, we work with industrial, OEM, Distribution, and Electrical/General Contractors to provide any and all solutions.</p> <p>We provide&nbsp;products from 8 different brand lines, cover the Great Lakes Region, and are the only agents in the United States to represent 6 different business units for General Electric.</p>

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Overview: <p>Role Summary/Purpose:<br /> <br />The Inside Sales Engineer will be responsible for various aspects of Sales, Commercial Operations, Pricing, &amp; Marketing coupled with intensive systems, product and leadership training. In addition, you will be required to maintain strong, productive working relationships with account managers, electrical contractors, end users, &amp; channel partners.</p>
Responsibilities: <p>As the Inside Sales Engineer, you will:</p> <ul> <li>Reviews project specifications</li> <li>Prepare proposal for the customers</li> <li>Oversees and monitors project activities and deliverables for timely completion</li> <li>Schedule adherence &amp; cost control, while ensuring project deliverables meet project requirements, including post-sales support.</li> <li>Identifies problem areas or concerns and resolves these issues as needed</li> <li>Gain an extensive knowledge of the power distribution industry</li> <li>Works with the sales and manufacturing teams to execute projects within technical, cost and schedule requirements</li> <li>Reviews required documentation deliverables.</li> <li>Commits to project schedules and budgets and provides status documentation on projects.</li> <li>Reviews project activities and identifies potential change order or scope modifications as necessary.</li> <li>Develops and modifies project budget activities for new and existing projects.</li> <li>Interface with customers on technical and contractual details during the proposal stage.</li> <li>Provides commercial leadership for quoted project</li> <li>Routinely interfaces with sales engineers, distributor sales personnel, electrical contractors, and end users.</li> <li>Gain an extensive knowledge of all product lines within the GLEP portfolio.</li> <li>Create and implement marketing programs</li> <li>Manage distributor pricing programs</li> <li>Follow-up on proposals</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>Qualifications/Requirements:</p> <ul> <li>Associate&rsquo;s Degree or equivalent work experience</li> </ul> <p>Desired Characteristics:</p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree</li> <li>Demonstrated knowledge of electrical industry and critical power distribution products</li> <li>Strong interpersonal and leadership skills</li> <li>Experience working with distributors, electrical contractors</li> <li>Strong technical application, take-off, and proposal development skills</li> <li>Customer-focused mindset with proven ability to respond quickly to customer needs</li> <li>Ability to utilize analytical software and sales tools</li> <li>Strong oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Strong organizational skills</li> </ul>