Industry Sales Specialist (594-966)

Mitsubishi Electric Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 5 months ago

Consider growing your career as a Industry Sales Specialist with Mitsubishi Electric Automation, an industry leader in factory automation products and solutions. Be rewarded for your successes with unlimited earning potential and having line of sight to the direct impact you'll make as sales increase. Join our team of smart, dedicated professionals, who are the best in their fields and also enjoy work life balance while being successful.

This role is based in the Midwest Region with a home office location preferably in Minnesota, Indiana or Missouri. The preferred industry experience would be Packaging (Form/Fill/Seal, Labeling, Case Tray Handling, Filling and Dosing).

Under minimum supervision, the Industry Sales Specialist focus primarily on converting OEM machine builder accounts to Mitsubishi Electric Automation products & solutions. Identify and pursue conversion of qualified OEM's in target industries, with a primary focus in Packaging, Material Handling and Printing industries. As a secondary focus, work to gain specification at targeted End User accounts.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify qualified target OEM's within assigned territories in coordination with Corporate Marketing team.

  • Successfully build relationships, perform proper discovery, advocate products & solutions, and provide support for targeted OEM's in an effort to achieve goals for Mitsubishi Electric Automation.

  • Manage the target customer relationship, working closely with key decision makers and influencers.

  • Apply Wilson CSP sales methodology principles to facilitate relating, discovery, advocating, and negotiating.

  • Generate discovery agreements and proposals to meet customer specifications.

  • Manage the OEM conversion time line, using a project management methodology.

  • Coordinate activities and support requirements with Corporate Marketing, Regional Sales, Product Marketing, Technical Support Group, and Distribution Partners

  • Coordinate activities with Corporate Marketing to gain End User specifications for Mitsubishi Electric Automation products & solutions.

  • Represent Mitsubishi Electric in a professional, ethical and socially responsible manner with customers.

  • Document activities in Outlook, CRM and provide timely reports.

  • Provide monthly and annual business plan forecasts.

  • Attain monthly and yearly sales goals established by management.

  • Plan and execute smooth transfer of converted OEM's to Channel Team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory / Management Responsibilities

  • None

Travel Requirements

  • Primarily within a specified region

Required Skills

  • Ability to evaluate opportunity risk vs. reward, and aggressively pursue new business.

  • Maintain a high degree of technical knowledge to fulfill responsibilities.

  • Understand markets, customers, competitors, products and applications to better recommend solutions to prospective customers

  • Ability to excel within a developmental/top-down, solution selling model

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and proposal writing.

  • Organization skills to manage schedule, travel and project management.

  • Computer proficiency knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Product Knowledge/Application experience with some or all of the following:

  • PLC's, HMI's, software, and network interfaces

  • Motion Control (Servo)

  • VFD (Inverters)

  • Robots

  • CNC

  • Wilson CSP sales methodology principles

To attract and retain enthusiastic and dedicated professionals, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401K matching. We also offer benefits that can't be measured in monetary value. For example, At MEAU you'll work in a team-oriented environment with people who enjoy coming to work every day. You'll be able to create a clear career development path through our in-house learning and development program. You'll have the opportunity to give back to your community in company-supported charitable events. And, have the confidence that comes with working for an industry leader that's growing year over year and is an affiliate of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, a $40 billion company.

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Required Experience

  • 4 year Engineering Degree (BSEE, BSME) or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years field sales and/or technical application experience
  • 3-5 years Solution Sales or Engineering Experience at OEM & Machine Builder customers
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