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Location: Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
Job ID: 45479
Date Posted: Jun 21, 2020
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi America, Ltd.
Profession (Job Category): Sales
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full-time
Remote: No

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Sales Engineer

Company: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Marking Solutions Inc. (HIMS)

Location: Elk Grove Village, IL

Status: Regular, Full-Time


Summary: Hitachi Industrial Marking Solutions is looking for an experienced Sales Engineer for the Industrial Components and Equipment Division in Elk Grove Village, IL.  The position will be responsible for supporting the sales & growth of Marking & Coding products, Labeling, and Gluing Equipment along with the supplies that support these products. The territories currently open are parts of the Chicago area and Indiana.  He/she will create and implement sales and marketing of HIMS products in the territory.



  • Increase sales volume with both new and existing HIMS products within the territory focusing on achieving HIMS budget goals.
  • Develop new customers and applications by working alongside the HIMS support team.
  • Provide support to existing customers to lower their costs and assist in training their staff.
  • Participate in and contribute to programs and/or activities as assigned by management.
  • Grow your awareness of the applications & all products HIMS distributes in growing the business
  • Forecasting: Actively participate in the development of the sales forecast and developing the growth of the HIMS products in your territory.
  • Market Intelligence: Provide information to the Product Management team; customer value, competitive activities, regional market trend, and competitive comparisons.
  • Performance Communication: Assist management to communicate our business, product    and territorial sales performance. Submit special reports as requested by HIMS staff in the assigned territory, acceptance or rejection of the products and competitive conditions beneficial to the company management.
  • Work with HIMS inside support staff and technical support to further the growth of the business within each customer.
  • Trade-Shows & traveling: Work different trade shows to support the vendor and HIMS sales. Be willing to travel and stay overnight as needed within the territory or per management requirements which are reasonable for both parties. 


·  Associates degree or higher in business or related field or relevant industry experience.

·  5 or more years of Industrial sales experience, preferably in the packaging, marking, and labeling business.

·  Have a solid understanding of local area networking and territory management to concepts and

standards needed to sell and manage equipment sales.

·  Having a basic understanding of mechanical and electronic equipment

·  Willingness and desire to win and support the HIMS team, through sales & service of it’s products.

·  Strong Customer focus

·  Self-motivated, high initiative, self-directed.

·  Strong attention to details

·  Achievement oriented

·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·  Proficiency in Microsoft office Suite.

·  Ability to travel by vehicle daily and overnight 15%-30% in the U.S. assigned territory

as needed to meet growth and customer needs

EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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