Flowserve Corporation Sales Engineer - Western Region in Cookeville, Tennessee

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

A Sales Engineer is responsible for introducing, promoting and selling the Flowserve Flow Control Division valve and automation products to existing customers and to develop new customer accounts to achieve or exceed established sales goals. All Sales Engineers are also responsible for profit and expense control for their assigned territory. You will be allowed to manage the territory as if it were your own business, with certain guidelines and monitoring. This is a Field Sales position with significant amounts of Sales Channel, End User and fellow Flowserve employee interaction. Up to 50% travel is required. The territory for this Sales Engineer will be Oregon, Washington, Western Canada and Alaska, and Northern Idaho.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Introduce, promote and sell the Flowserve Process Valves and Automation products to achieve or exceed sales goals

  • Maintain existing accounts and penetrate new accounts by developing Flowserve’s service, pricing and product performance credibility

  • Prepare and submit all required reports and sales related paperwork accurately and on time

  • Support recruitment and management of distributors as needed to expand sales of Flowserve Process Valve products

  • Provide management with marketing data, product applications and any other information that may influence Flowserve’s competitive position

  • Sales Engineers are expected to develop and maintain a working knowledge of the Customer’s mechanical and chemical processes, as well as technical knowledge of Flowserve’s products and performance characteristics

  • Sales Engineers are expected to maintain a professional appearance and disposition at all times in performance of their duties on behalf of the company

Position Requirements:

Required Education:

  • College degree or equivalent in a technical/engineering discipline

Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years’ of industrial sales experience

  • Ability to work independently to achieve or exceed established goals with minimal direct supervision

  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally to a broad audience

  • Must have strong organizational skills

  • Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and able to work with other computer applications


Preferred Skills:

  • 8-10 years’ of industrial sales experience

  • College degree in marketing/business management

  • Public speaking experience

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Sales Engineer - Western Region

Primary Posting Location:

Cookeville, Tennessee US

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