Kelly Services Sales/ Applications Engineer in Cleveland, Ohio

Sales / Applications Engineer

(Troy, MI) OR (Remote US-Nationwide)

Our client, a global press machine manufacturer, is currently hiring 2 Sales /Applications Engineers to work on final product implementation.

The Sales Engineer should know press equipment and automation equipment. Brokers and Sales Partners throughout US + Canada will develop leads, then the Sales Engineer will come in and support the final sale and project management. They will need to know the technical side to support layout, assembly, shipping, instillation, etc.

Project Management duties will include providing timely, competent technical and application design advice on products, systems and services purchased by Customers, including:

Account development and customer service

Performing prototype and delivery systems installations

Providing direct technical consultation with customers, sales and other internal departments

Reviewing and analyzing customer requirements through blueprints, plans, contract terms and conditions or other information to develop and prepare a detailed proposal which describes: type of equipment needed, calculate size and create preliminary design, determine price, delivery time and financial terms for the described product

Providing technical, installation and trouble-shooting consultation with customers, sales, and internal departments


Minimum Three years’ experience, direct customer contact is desirable in a sales, service, technical support or field engineering capacity.

Preferred Background: Press or Automation Sales, Project Management, Automation Control Sales and Engineering; Candidates from following Industries: Press Machine Industry New, Used Equipment. A Sales or Applications Engineer from Control and Automation etc., or also Service Repair (Rigging /Installation/Overhaul/Upgrade etc. Manufacturing Industry: Press Machine Operator, Plant Manager/Engineer, Maintenance etc.) may also be strong contenders.

Sales or Applications Engineers from Press MFG companies, automation accessory companies such as Coil Feeders or Transfer robotics, would be very successful in this role

Travel for this position is 30-50% travel (Exhibiting at a show, or Instillations- About one week a month on the road). All travel will be covered when traveling.

Candidate can work remotely and travel when needed. Client is based in Troy, Mi.

Client has a global presence, and is South Korea’s first and 1 Press Machine Manufacturer for SERVO, MECHANICAL and HYDRAULIC Presses from 35 to 3000 Ton with Fully Integrated Turn-Key Automation System. Main Customers are Major OEMs Automotive and Home Appliance, Tier 1 Stamping Companies and the World-Class Tool Die Manufacturers.

Company will continue to grow in US and this person will be able to build teams under them as this growth happens.

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