Industrial Sales Account Manager Trainee - Mobile Fluid Power

Sunsource Homewood , AL 35209

Posted 2 months ago

Looking to use your technical education to provide cutting edge solutions to customers building Agricultural or Construction Machinery? SunSource has roles for graduating seniors to begin a career applying and selling hydraulics and pneumatics to make our customers mobile equipment work more efficiently and more intelligently.

Successful entry level sales candidates will begin their career with SunSource in our Sales Training Program, which we call Grow Our Own, at our Mobile Engineering Center in Savage, MN (a suburb of Minneapolis, MN).

Within the first year, you will be immersed in technical development activities on fluid power learning about our products and systems for the Heavy Duty Mobile Equipment Industry (machines on wheels and tracks for the Construction, Agricultural, Railway, Transportation and Forestry industries). In addition, you will learn SunSources sales methodology and processes, including prospecting, territory planning and management, negotiation, and account management strategies. This is followed by 2-3 months working in the field with our veteran sales representatives learning how to develop business and solve applications with our customers. Upon successful completion of training, they will be promoted to an Account Manager position that puts you in complete control of your career.

This is what you can expect from the program:

  • Technical training on SunSource's components and systems for the Mobile Equipment industry (Agricultural, Construction, Rail, Foresty and Transportation)

  • Gain high visibility to senior leadership

  • Sales and customer service training

  • Receive continuous mentorship and support

  • Follow a clear path to career growth

This is what will be expected of you:

  • Work to develop the sales characteristics that will contribute to your success

  • Working with other managers will receive direction on subjects related to the rotational experience

  • Work in different departments to gain perspective, including Applications Engineering, Design Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, Repair, and Operations

  • Fluid power technology training to support our complete systems solutions philosophy

Program Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 yr degree in Engineering / Engineering technology; alternatively, one to two years of related experience (internship) and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Desire to pursue or further their career in technical sales

  • Strong technical aptitude; much of what we do requires applying mechanical and/or electrical principles on mobile and industrial equipment

  • Industrious entrepreneur spirit with the resilience and drive to succeed

  • Strong communication, presentation, and phone skills and business etiquette awareness

  • Willingness to relocate at completion of training strongly desired AL, GA, MN, ND, IA

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