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Job Details
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Company Name
Fortive Corporation
Physical Address

Gurnee, IL 60031
Job Description

We are seeking a Sales Engineer to join the Dynapar team in Gurnee, IL. In this role, you will act as a technical liaison between customer requirements and the engineering team bringing customer concepts to life!

You will be exposed to multiple functions with the organization and become familiar with Dynapar’s portfolio of products and provide technical assistance to customers on product selection, customizations possible and integrations with other complementary offerings to realize customer application needs. You will also gain experience interacting with customers, qualifying inbound leads and the overall sales funnel management process.

Working under the guidance of the sustaining engineering manager, you will be hands-on researching options for customers, documenting the solution, vetting out the solution with the engineering manager and recommending the proposal to incoming customer questions.

Interactions with customers will primarily be via phone calls both inbound and outbound as well as webex meetings, but occasional domestic may be required to vet out applications and participate in trade shows as the technical specialist. Travel is estimated at 10-20%.

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering. Equivalent related military experience will be considered in lieu of degree. Associates degree in electrical/electronics along with relevant work experience will also be considered.

A “learning mindset” with demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to new situations and improve one’s own knowledge and apply learnings to overcome challenges.

Requires strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, including technical writing and presentation skills. Willingness and ability to communicate with customers over the phone is a must.

The successful candidate will display a driven attitude and capacity towards learning and mastering feedback sensors and remote vibration monitoring technology, and applying practical electrical or electronics knowledge learned in class, previous employment or related military experience.

+ Strong organizational time management skills with a team approach

+ 3D Modeling Experience preferred but not required (Creo, SolidWorks)

+ Related Experience in the automation field a plus

+ Some experience in technical support, applications engineering or customer facing experience is preferred but not required.

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Dynapar offers the world’s broadest range of encoders,
resolvers and accessories for motion feedback control. For 50 years, the four
brands of Dynapar have been providing innovative, customized system solutions
for virtually any heavy-, industrial, servo- or light-duty application.

“The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."

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