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Sales Engineer #501027

Toronto, Ontario Posted 06-Jan-2019

Sales Engineer

Toronto, Ontario



Our client is an established automotive parts supplier and the requirement is for a sales engineer with 5+ years experience in sales and estimating in an automotive Tier 1 environment.


Responsibilities: (not limited to:)


Ability to read and interpret customer drawings and specifications.

Coordinate and review all incoming requests for prototype and production quotations.

Work with required personnel from multiple disciplines/departments for the process flow, material requirements, tooling line ups and forward alternatives, if applicable.

Fill out the supplier request for quotation forms and send out accordingly.

Follow up with suppliers and liaise with appropriate personnel for on-time quote completion.

Determine total tooling and piece costs by using required quote model.

Determine sufficient packaging requirements and cost per piece.

Prepare quotations based on available press and/or line capacity.

Review company’s long-range capacity report and, if required, determine capital expenditures on a per quote basis, and submit appropriately for quote capital submission.

Prepare quote capital submission for review/approval from Finance.

Prepare presentation material for Sales meetings and participate in Customer meetings to substantiate quote assumptions and content.

Maintain knowledge of the latest available processes, materials, tooling and in-house production processes.


Knowledge Base (not limited to)


Post Secondary Degree/Diploma in a related field, Engineering preferred.

Minimum of 2-3 years of quoting experience in the automotive industry.

Strong technical background.

Well developed communication (written and verbal), organizational, interpersonal and

analytical abilities.

Sound computer skills, includes knowledge of software in current use; strong ability in word processing and spreadsheet software.

Solid time management skills.

Ability to interface effectively with personnel in varied functional roles.

Understanding of lean manufacturing an asset.

Must have proper documentation to travel internationally.

Good analytical and problem solving abilities.

Good time/priority management combined with project organization skills.

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