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Sales Assistant

  • Location: Elk Grove Village, Cook, Illinois, 60007
  • Job Type:Direct Hire

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Expiration Date: 04 January 2049
  • Job Ref: 22135

As a Sales Assistant, you will learn the art of Industrial Machinery Sales under the mentorship of a seasoned industry salesperson. You will be an important part of the outside Sales Team, your knowledge of general business and your desire to learn the trade will fulfill a critical need for an industry leading and globally recognizable provider of Industrial Automation Equipment. This position is designed as a training ground / launching board for the next generation of sales reps for our client’s team.

This position offers a foot in the door to an industry with high-earning potential selling the machinery that will keep American Manufacturing competitive and on the cutting edge for decades to come!



  • Support sales team by providing pricing, inventory, and status updates
  • Preparing reports related to inventory, sales history, and market analyses
  • Assist with order processing
  • Receive training on sales tactics, sales process management
  • Learn the technical aspects of a specialized line of CNC drive manufacturing machinery
  • Travel occasionally to customer’s facilities in support of sales meetings

Preferred Skills and Expertise 

  • BA/BS in a Business or Engineering related field is not a hard requirement, but it is strongly preferred. Significant relevant experience may be considered a substitute.
  • 1 – 2 years of office/professional experience preferred, this could be in a part time or internship capacity
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must be a people person – this is an outside sales job and soft skills are a must! 

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