Field Sales Engineer (FSE) - South-West France (Home-based)

Sales France Magny le Hongre, France


Description

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title:  FIELD SALES ENGINEER (FSE) – FRANCE (Toulouse / South West France)

Founded in 1976, Samtec is a privately held, $700 million global manufacturer of a broad line of electronic interconnect solutions. What drives us at Samtec is the knowledge that our products enable engineers to create great things. When we innovate electronics capable of moving signals at faster speeds, smaller footprints, and higher densities, we know that we’re providing designers access to the technologies that they need to do the jobs that impact all of our lives. Whether it’s advanced medical equipment with the ability to save lives, energy efficient products that make our living spaces more comfortable, communication products that bring us together, or any number of other innovations, we feel good about our part in making those things possible.  With 33 locations in 18 different countries, Samtec’s global presence enables its unmatched customer service.

To continue & grow this mission, Samtec is currently seeking a Field Sales Engineer (FSE) for Toulouse / South West France; you will be based in your home office.


Summary / Objective:  The FSE will develop innovative design-wins by coupling the customer’s technical needs/application with Samtec’s product design and development capabilities. Service the customer by any and all means necessary.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Essential Functions/ Responsibilities:

  1. Territory Sales experience with technical design-in cycle.
  2. Prior or existing experience calling on technology/micro-electronic and manufacturing customers at various levels.
  3. Strong established organizational systems and appointment setting practices that promote.
  4. Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills for both internal and external customer base.
  5. Possess strong innate self-drive in an autonomous environment to exceed sales objectives within the territory.
  6. Passion for technology and B2B sales across a broad territory.
  7. Exceptional follow-up skills.
  8. Full responsibility of turnover within the defined sales area/countries
  9. Acquisition of new key accounts (OEM) and the development of existing customer contacts within the electronics industry
  10. Management of the regional distribution partners in the different countries
  11. Joint Customer Visits with distribution in your territory
  12. Analysis of technical and commercial customer inquiries
  13. Identifying technical solutions for customers with the help of the Samtec product range
  14. Presenting Samtec and our products at local trade fairs and customer events
  15. Regular reporting of sales activities to the management
  16. Independent maintenance of customer data
  17. Technical and commercial support of EMS customers in your territory.

The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities”

Required Experience:

  1. 5+ Years of OEM sales experience in a technical industry is required, or equivalent and related experience.
  2. Fluency in both French & English along with good verbal & communication skills in both languages.
  3. Component sales experience in a technical industry is required.
  4. Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills for both internal and external customer base.
  5. Exceptional follow up skills.
  6. Knowledge in the field of electromechanics or semiconductor technology is desirable but not essential, detailed product training will be provided
  7. Valid driving license
  8. Willingness to travel at least 50%.

What we offer

  1. A challenging and diversified work environment that relies on your ideas, creativity, and spontaneity. 
  2. Intensive training period.
  3. High degree of responsibility and independence.
  4. Performance-related income that you can influence through our joint success.
  5. A highly motivated and dynamic team with a success-oriented approach and team spirit.

 

Languages:  French, English

SAMTEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All employment decisions at Samtec are based in business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, pregnancy or parental status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity/expression, marital status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws.

SAMTEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All employment decisions at Samtec are based in business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, pregnancy or parental status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity/expression, marital status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws.