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Sales Engineer

Company: Advantage Technical
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Integrated within the Sales Organization of a given Customer Business Unit ("CBU"), the Sales Engineer is responsible for the Sales development of the assigned portfolio of products, for a delimited perimeter (Program, Serial Life, Acquisitions) within a Division / Region. The right candidate for this role will have the -ability to use a systematic approach in solving problems through analysis and evaluating alternate solutions and to make decisions quickly in order to take immediate action.


  • Ensure effective per part data communication with / from Sales Department regarding Sales Price variations, PO updates from our OEM's and/or CBR and DT2 pricing and claims
  • Be involved in month-end close activities with plant finance teams with respect to revenue recognition
  • Track receivables and work with Plant Finance teams and Sales departments in order to help identify and resolve overdues, pricing differences, ASN or Pay as Build (PAB) problems with our OEM's
  • Track debit notes from OEM's and communicate with Sales / Plants on reasons thereof
  • Propose improvements on the Sales Administration process
  • Verify accuracy of customer purchase orders for customer billing
  • Be able to support or defend costs submitted to customer in regard to claims and alerts
  • Establish rapport with customer purchasing organization
  • The employee is responsible for conducting his/her job within the ISO 9001 standards
  • All program-related duties need to be accomplished within the requirements of the Faurecia Program Management System
  • Create Where Used Analysis to support sales team and Customer Tier 2 claims
  • Create Unpriced Reports for Sales Team to ensure any end items that are being ordered by the customer have a customer PO
  • Create Customer Master Data for any new customer or customer ship to locations for all Company North America Plants
  • Support CBU Sales Team with Ad Hoc Reports and analysis
  • Compile Production Plan from customer
  • Manage tool tag ordering process and provide monthly report to Financial Analyst in support of month-end allocation of tag expenses
  • Propose continuous improvement ideas in business efficiency and cost reduction
  • Follow and Support TVM activities
  • Capitalizes on knowledge and shares best practices / lessons learned across organization and within the site
  • Support the leadership and commitment from top management according to the NAO environmental policy and ISO 14001
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and adherence to:

    • Company Group Code of Ethics
    • Company -Group Code of Management
    • Company -Group Environmental Policy
    • Company -Group Quality Policy

    • All other duties as assigned by the company

      Knowledge / Skills:

      • Extensive Knowledge of OEM is required.
      • Excellent organizational skills are required.
      • Excellent communication skills are required.
      • Strong Analytical skills
      • Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of PowerPoint.
      • The performance needs to be in accordance with the Company core and manager competencies.
      • Strong ability to communicate efficiently with all levels of management, co-workers and subordinates and the ability to resolve conflicts and build effective teams is required
      • Ability to use SAP Customer Master and Material Master Data with knowledge of T-Codes

        Education / Experience:

        • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance or a related discipline and /or 2-3 years of experience in Sales Administration / controlling/or equivalent in automotive industry, particularly interior systems is suggested.
        • Experience in manufacturing is recommended.
        • Ability to work in multicultural organization.
        • Ability to work in fast paced environment.
        • Capability to manage large amounts of data.

          About Advantage Technical

          Advantage Technical is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Technical is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

          All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Keywords: Advantage Technical, Sunnyvale , Sales Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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