Commercial Sales Rotational Trainee

This is a full time position for new or recent graduates that will begin in July 2019.

SICK is unable to provide sponsorship for this position.

ABOUT SICK:
SICK is one of the world's leading manufacturers of
sensors, safety systems, and automatic identification products for industrial
applications. Whether automating factories or optimizing distribution centers,
SICK provides cost-effective solutions. We have been a technology leader for
more than 70 years and with more than 50 global subsidiaries, SICK has a
presence all over the world. Leveraging a history of innovation, our company
has pioneered a long line of industry firsts‑such as the first safety light
curtain, the first color sensor, and many more.
PROGRAM DETAILS:
The SICK SensorING Rotational Program is an 18-month
rotation designed to provide recent college graduates with robust professional
knowledge and experiences. This program
ensures graduates are well rounded once they complete the program and progress
into their career with SICK. This program consists of separate tracks
candidates can choose from and provides candidates with opportunities within
different segments of the business through on the job training, classroom
training, coursework, seminars, and other curriculum. At the conclusion of the
program, candidates transition into a position based on their performance
during the rotation. This placement takes into account the trainees input, but
overall business conditions and need will determine final placement. The
objective of the program is to have completed one of the finest professional on
boarding programs, which gives the successful trainee an accelerated capability
and career trajectory through their hands on knowledge of the broader business.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Gain technical
    aptitude based on the selected track options for the rotation (choose 3):
    • Commercial
      Customer Care: This position
      provides basic technical process consultation and customer service to meet
      customer's requirements and strives for continuous improvement in all
      departmental areas through education, training, and cross-training.
    • Factory
      Automation Sales: This position has
      primary responsibility for supporting and growing sales within a strategic
      industry, at named accounts with a passion and drive for success within the
      industrial automation industry. This position will be involved in strategic,
      complex sales with a focus on products, services, systems, and solutions
      selling.
    • Logistics
      Automation Sales: This position has
      primary responsibility for supporting and growing sales within a strategic
      industry, at named accounts with a passion and drive for success within the
      industrial automation industry. This position will be involved in strategic,
      complex sales with a focus on products, services, systems, and solutions
      selling.
    • Process
      Automation Sales: This position has
      primary responsibility for supporting and growing sales within a strategic
      industry, at named accounts with a passion and drive for success within the
      industrial automation industry. This position will be involved in strategic,
      complex sales with a focus on products, services, systems, and solutions
      selling.
    • Project
      Management - Pre Sales:
      This position has primary responsibility for pre-sale process and post-sale
      process support for SICK systems solutions. This includes focused support of proposal generation and project
      tracking throughout a project life cycle.
  • Participate and
    collaborate as a team member in various departments within SICK.
  • Understand and
    participate in developmental related tasks through a variety of channels
    including: self-study, classroom learning, mentor support and development, and
    other learning opportunities.
  • Actively seek out
    information to learn how SICK operates as a business (products, departments,
    etc.).
  • Learn and follow The
    SICK Way through all interactions with employees, customers, and vendors.
  • Complete a final
    presentation at the close of the program that outlines the involved project(s)
    and knowledge gained. Additional topics may be suggested by Management Board.
  • Provide feedback on
    the rotational experience at the close of the program.
  • Carry out other
    duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or required.
QUALIFICATIONS
Education and
Experience:
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's or
    master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer
    Science or related program OR a recent graduate of the above listed program
    with less than 2 years of relevant work experience.
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Prior relevant internship/co-op
    experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills, including
    Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed
    throughout the program.
Other Qualifications:
  • Self-directed and able to work
    without supervision.
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new
    projects and ideas.
  • Able to self-start
    and learn on the fly.
  • Legally permitted to
    work in the United States.
  • Able to work in a
    general office environment.
  • Able to relocate and
    travel for the program.
CORE COMPETENCIES:
Ethics and Integrity Personal
Growth and Learning, Customer Focus, Personal Accountable, Building Effective
Relationships
If you thrive in a
fast-paced, team-oriented work environment that offers challenges and the
opportunity for growth, we're the place for you! SICK, Inc. has several
locations throughout domestic US and offers competitive wages and an excellent
benefits program. Qualified candidates can apply online by clicking the “Apply
Online” button. Visit us at www.sickusa.com.

All applicants must complete a 500 word essay answering: What
is Industry 4.0 and how does this apply to SICK? Why am I a fit for the
SensorING Rotational Program.
Affirmative
Action (AA)/Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V


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