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Automation Specialist

Sterling Heights, MI 48313
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SunSource's Industrial Business Unit focuses on industrial hydraulic, pneumatic and automation components and systems for industrial OEMs and MRO industries. The Industrial SBU offers a comprehensive program called SunSource advantage that offers design and engineering services, productivity solutions, supply chain optimization and value-added services. Combined with the fluid power products, the Industrial SBU provides a competitive advantage for OEM partners. We are currently looking for an Automation Specialist in Michigan.

This person will penetrate the market within the Industrial Business Unit and achieve established goals in terms of sales, gross margin generation, and specific company initiatives within the Automation product lines. Also, provides technical assistance to field Account Managers.

  • Strong understanding of Motion Control and/or Hydraulic System design and sizing
  • Assess customer needs
  • Specify products
  • Prepare customer proposals, make customer presentations and resulting quotations
  • Determine costs
  • Service customers via telephone
  • Service customers on site
  • Develop technical drawings
  • PLC/Software experience preferred but not required
  • Manage products and supplier relationships
  • Evaluate industry trends and new technology

Required Education and Experience:

  • BS in ME/IE/EE or equivalent preferred
  • 2+ years experience as a Field Sales Engineer for automation systems. Previous experience working for a distributor is preferred.
  • Specific knowledge and experience with design, manufacture and integration of automated manufacturing, material handling, assembly and test equipment and mechanical and electrical design concepts and motion control.
  • Ability to develop creative cost-effective solutions to meet customer's needs.
  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD, PLC Programming, and troubleshooting.
  • Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel

SunSource offers an industry-competitive compensation plan and excellent company benefits including medical, dental and 401(k). To learn more about SunSource, visit our web site at www.sun-source.com.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We participate in the EVERIFY program.



Posted: 2021-10-13 Expires: 2021-11-14

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