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RssMidwest Sales Application Engineer

Looking for a reputable company that is either #1, 2 or 3 in their industry. I am looking for a sales application engineer position where I can go advise the customer how to use product and/or suggest solution to the customer using products from my line.

Sales Engineer

Forsyth, IL

About Me


Sales & Sales Management


Sales Engineer

Ideal Companies:

Allen Bradley/Rockwell, Siemens, ABB, Industrial Control manufacturer

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Forsyth, IL

Work Experiences

7/2008 - Present


Individual Contributor

  • Summary To work with Caterpillar maintenece and secure parts needed to keep machines running. Description As a contract employee for Caterpillar duties include securing material for factory maintenance. This involves researching current Caterpillar warehouses for material or securing material from outside vendors at a competitive cost level. This involves interfacing with entry level maintenance techs to seasoned engineers upgrading systems.

7/2006 - 7/2008

Kirby Risk Electrical Supply

Individual Contributor

  • Sales support for key users in the Decatur area including ADM, Caterpillar, Tate&Lyle, International Paper and IBC Description Working for an electrical distributor in the Decatur area, was Inside Sales Support for key industrial accounts including Caterpillar, ADM, Tate & Lyle, Grain Systems and International Paper. Duties included serving these accounts by supplying quotes, process orders, resolve invoicing issues and conduct regular follow-up with customer base. Responsibility also included being backup counter sales person. This involved dealing with walk-in customers, assisting them with product selection, pulling inventory and processing orders. Accomplishment: Streamlined Grain System pushbutton warehouse inventory to reduce inventory errors and help process orders quicker and more efficiently. This resulted in over $35,000 cost savings in man-hours and product. With input from branch manager, reorganized inventory to a more logical layout. This resulted in more efficient pulling of product for customer sales. Instrumental in implementing contractor customer lunches during the winter months for increased visibility and product overviews.