These careers identify the needs of current and potential customers through direct and indirect interaction and research. Match customer needs with product offerings, negotiate sales and train customers to operate and maintain new equipment. Estimate or quote prices, credit or contract terms, warranties and delivery dates.
Sales representatives are the main point of contact between a business and its customers. Sales reps ensure current customers have the right products and services, identify new markets and customer leads, and pitch prospective customers. People in this occupation enjoy being around people and building relationships.
Many of the advanced manufacturing companies in the region have careers in this area available. To learn more about these companies, check out their profiles below.