Associate Sales Engineer

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc   Sterling, IL   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on January 14, 2024

We are growing in Sterling!

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc for over 50 years has designed, engineered and specialized in producing customized material weighing and batching systems, bulk bag filling/packaging stations, bulk bag unloading systems, process controls and plantwide automation systems.





Position Summary:

Support Regional Sales Mangers & Marketing activities.


Principal Responsibilities:

Assist Regional Sales Manager in day-to-day activities:

  • Assist with new leads follow-up.
  • Visiting customer sites and helping collect application information.
  • Define project information for engineering staff to provide estimates.
  • Create technical information for vendor bids.
  • Attend project kick off meetings with Project Managers and engineering team.
  • Create proposal packages for customers.
  • Assist in post proposal follow-up with customers.


Assist in Marketing activities:

  • Assist with marketing and literature designs.
  • Assist with project application stories for marketing purposes.
  • Attending and representing company at trade shows.
  • Assist in the setup & design of trade show equipment & displays.


Develop Manufacture Representatives:

  • Assist in training seminars.
  • Prepare training materials.
  • Train Mfg. Reps on software and capabilities




Accuracy and high attention to detail.

Time management skills

Excellent verbal and written grammar skills

Problem solving ability.

Ability to communicate with all levels of company personnel.


Knowledge, Education or Experience:

EET degree required or equivalent experience.

Experience with process controls, automation, and material handling would be beneficial.

            Excellent Microsoft products skills required.

            Knowledgeable with sales CRM software. (HubSpot)


Characteristics Required:

Ability to work independently without supervision.

Travel enthusiastically

Outgoing personality


Advancement Opportunities:

Regional Sales Manager – Location: Sterling facility or Remote office location

Project Manager – Location: Sterling facility


Physical Requirements:

Extended periods of travel, standing or sitting, with extended periods of work at a computer.



Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc, offers highly competitive wages & company benefits.


To apply, send resume to:

Human Resources

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.

PO Box 418

Sterling, IL 61081


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