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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Inside Sales Engineer

West Chicago, USA


Job Description

Job Description

· Responsible for consistent efforts to develop new business within a specified US territory.

· Targets will include inbound leads from marketing campaigns, current customers for relationship expansion, and self-generated prospects (80%)

· The Inside Sales Representative will have the opportunity to manage accounts they bring in, providing continued customer service and development.

· Seek opportunities to upsell and cross sell, expanding the business opportunities within each account

· Respond to all general line customer inquiries via phone, fax or email by determining material availability, conformance to customer requirements, quoting prices, and providing a reasonable delivery commitment designed to obtain the customer's order or expanded order.

· Enter orders into the system and modify or delete as required.

· Manage sales project pipeline via Marian CRM system

· Read and interpret customer component blueprints

· Create RFQ’s in Marian CRM system and work with cost estimators to finalize quotes

· Work with engineering to provide design for manufacture (DFM) presentation to customer for design / process confirmation

· Coordinate with customer service, purchasing, operations, quality, and sales management to expedite or troubleshoot customer orders.

· Understand and provide feedback to customers regarding operational capabilities and enhancements.

· Handle customer calls relating to complaints on orders by investigating the basis of complaint, referring problems to appropriate personnel, recommending action to rectify problems, and following up to ensure resolution.

· Act as a technical and market resource by counseling and advising customers.

· Arrange for outside purchasing of materials and services to fill customer orders or items not in stick, or not normally stocked and/or used.

· Utilize creative and innovative sales techniques to increase sales volume.

· Cultivate a strong product and market knowledge, as well as knowledge of the customer's business and end use of material.

· Conform to company ISO and corporate procedures.

· Quarterly business trips to customers within assigned territory. More depending on work load and customer needs.

· Reports to Sales Manager


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years of sales or customer service experience
  • Strong sales abilities which support selling to the executives, including C-level, of small to medium sized businesses balanced with tactical skills for a fast paced, high volume, lead follow up environment.
  • Ability to build strong rapport, establishing trust and credibility through a consultative solution based approach, balancing assertive sales follow-up without being overly aggressive.
  • A self-starter who can effectively work with in a strong team culture
  • Emphasize product/service features and benefits
  • Time-management skills
  • Attend periodic sales and material training
  • Social selling skills using LinkedIn and other social media platforms
  • Qualify potential customers via cold calls and cold emails
  • Ability to effectively forecast business
  • Microsoft Office experience required
  • 2D Blue print reading experience


  • Competitive Salary + Commission
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Plan with company match
  • Expense Account
  • 15 PTO Days per year
  • LinkedIn Premium Account + Sales Navigator Package
  • Computer
  • Cell Phone

About Marian

Marian is an ISO 9001:2015 certified global leader in manufacturing precision die-cut component parts made of innovative flexible materials for customers in the electronics, automotive, and medical industries. Utilizing state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies at 10 locations around the world, Marian engineers partner closely with customers to solve complex manufacturing and assembly problems.

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Company Description
Marian Chicago is a growing, family owned company with 70 employees at our site in West Chicago, IL. We are a manufacturer of custom die-cut component parts selling into a variety of industries including automotive, medical and electronic consumer goods. We offer benefits through Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL, a 401K plan with ADP and a company match. Marian Chicago is part of the Marian, Inc family of companies with 10 sites across the US, Europe and Asia and approx 3,000 employees. #removed#

Role: Inside Sales Engineer
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Location: West Chicago,

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