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 Area Technical Manager Category: General Manufacturing Job Number: 8933

One of our best, long-term clients is seeking an Area Technical Manager that will responsible for technical sales support of Steel products within a specific geographical area; and works closely with Sales, Market Development and customers/potential customers to identify new opportunities for the use of steel products.  


  • Provide technical sales support of Steel products within a specified geographical area and in accordance with the current sales and marketing plan.
  • Develop the market for Steel products by upgrading existing applications, or developing new application designs.
  • Initiate and coordinate strategic application projects in close collaboration with customers and any required internal resources, and support any subsequent customer trials.
  • Support and educate customers at their facilities, and report on any actions taken and potential new opportunities/technical issues to appropriate parties.
  • Investigate claims and complaints related to Steel products, as required.
  • Keep key customers and products sales personnel up-to-date on new and existing technical information related to products, and conduct internal sales training as needed.
  • Assess and identify opportunities for the use of Steels products in new market scenarios and/or new geographical areas, as required.
  • Collect, interpret and report on competitors’ products and level of technical support.
  • Foster relationships with Inside Sales, Customer Service, Regional Sales Managers (RSM’s), Marketing, Product Support, Global Services, Finance and Engineering employees. 
  • Bachelors Degree a plus. 
  • Superior communication skills, be customer focused, and a good presenter
  • 5+ years of experience in the area of product/equipment design, and general knowledge of workshop processes, e.g. welding, cutting and forming
  • Must possess outstanding organization skills.
  • Computer proficiency with programs like MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
Posted 02/16/2018 10:06:22