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About Kappa Search, Inc.

Kappa Search Inc. (KSI) is a recruiting agency specializing in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and technical sales professionals in a variety of fields. KSI recruits qualified individuals in: • Mechanical Engineering  • Electrical Engineering  • Project Management  • Product Management  • Software Engineering  • Manufacturing Engineering  • Technical Sales Engineering  • Quality Control Engineering  • Engineering Management  • Quality Control Management Applications Engineering  • Operations Personnel  (CNC)  • Supply Chain Personnel (Buyers, Material Mgrs, Planners)

We are currently recruiting for a Sales Engineer with automotive or heavy equipment experience.

Title: Sales Engineer

Location: Northern Illinois-relocation package is available!

Job Duties:

Client Interaction:

  • Serve as a technical resource for new and existing customers
  • Develop new relationships and opportunities with both new and existing customers
  • Provide outstanding customer service both over the phone and in-person with customers


  • Work alongside Engineering and Quality Control departments to ensure all standards and qualifications are being met
  • Develop and review contracts for existing and new business
  • Set and reach goals in terms of developing new business opportunities and new territories
  • Act as a liaison between commercial customers and the company
  • Sales forecasting and budgeting
  • Interacting with and dealing with clients to guide through the quality process

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Will travel 25%-40% of the time to client/customer locations and other networking events
  • Work with MS-Office products
  • Negotiating with customers and carrying out duties   


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred
  • Several years sales and account management experience in the off road, truck, bus, or automotive industries
  • Must have technical expertise, be self-motivated, and have a high level of initiative