Kappa Search | Chicago Sales Recruiters| Technical Sales Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago Staffing Agency that specializes in Engineering, Sales, Manufacturing and Supply Chain recruitment and placement. Due to solid growth, one of our clients located in Germany is actively seeking an American-based technical sales professional for the following opportunity.

Job Description:

  • Develop sales in main USA markets for printing, film, paper and other applications.
  • Grow a strong product and customer base in the field of carbon fibre composites for industrial and aerospace applications.
  • Source and sell aluminium products and profiles for our own internal purposes and also for third parties.
  • Buy aluminium products from aluminium press plants in huge quantities or based on framework contracts and resell from the stock in smaller quantities and/or with additional value
  • Run USA sales from a home office in the Chicago area

Requirements:

  • Technical or commercial education/training
  • Bachelors degree would be a plus (engineering or business administration)
  • A strong background in sales, preferably five years or so
  • Ideal product experience would be from a pneumatic products manufacturer
  • Must be open to travel, including some weeks per year in Germany.
  • Customer oriented approach and behaviour
  • Able to communicate and negotiate with middle management
  • Entrepreneurial approach, desire to grow “his” business
  • Skilled in computer issues, min. requirement is MS Office