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Danaher Corporation Associate Sales Engineer - Laser & Marking Sales *6 month training in Chicago required in Anaheim, California

FOBA is a leader in laser marking systems. We help our customers to ensure the traceability of their products, to protect their quality and brands, to design products and to respond to trends and regulations at an early stage – especially in our key markets of medical technology and the automotive, aerospace and electronics industries. With decades of laser application expertise, technology leadership in camera-assisted laser marking and consistent customer and service orientation, we can refer to several thousand successfully installed systems worldwide.

We are seeking an Associate Sales Engineer Trainee who will report directly to the NA Sales Leader.

Relocation: This role will be required to temporarily relocate to Chicago, IL (near Videojet Technologies global headquarters in Wood Dale, IL) for 6 months during initial training and immersion in a lab and service environment. Assistance is provided to hires who must relocate more than 50 miles from their permanent address.

After the first 6 months of initial training in the lab, the Sales Engineer Trainee will be assigned a sales territory and will need to be based in Illinois, Indiana or California.

As a Sales Engineer Trainee, you will have the opportunity to learn about our business, key sales processes and tools and establish internal and external relationships while developing your professional skills and capabilities. You will receive training on core selling skills, learn about the industry, channels, and markets.

With your technical background and when combined with a results-driven, highly motivated individual, is a recipe for a successful sales career with a global market leader.

Potential experiences include:

  • As a trainee, you will learn how to operate a laser and gain expertise on materials and customer requirements

  • You will learn how to mark parts and products from various industries (medical, automotive, electronics, and many more)

  • After 6 months you will start your journey in the sales department, and learn all phases of our sales processes on the job

  • Your acquired knowledge in the marking laboratory will help you to meet technical customer requirements and support our sales staff in important projects

  • By accompanying our experienced sales engineers on customer visits, you will gain valuable knowledge about our target markets and customers

  • After successful training in sales, you will have the opportunity to manage customers and projects independently within an assigned territory

  • You will learn important tools, like funnel management and Problem-Solving Process for your long-term success at Danaher

Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • Bachelor’s degree/technical diploma in engineering, business or related technical field

  • 1-2 years outside sales experience in electronics or capital equipment is helpful, but not required

  • High level of initiative, independence and willingness to develop. High degree of ambition and success orientation

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Willingness to relocate and travel in the 2nd year

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.