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Kelly Services Application Engineer in Naperville, Illinois

Kelly Engineering Resources has an exciting direct-hire opportunity for an Application Engineer to join a leading global manufacturer of Grain, Fertilizer, Food, Feed and Seed equipment in Naperville, IL.

The Application Engineer (Inside Sales Estimator) will be a key component of the Sales Execution team and is responsible for delivering on sales and product commitments to customers across North America. This role will be responsible for key steps within quote to order cycle both as part of large project teams (under the guidance of Project Managers) and/ Project/Quote Coordinators. The role will report directly to the Manager, Quote & Order Fulfillment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review and analyze quote requirements to provide equipment quotations

  • Interface directly with the Project/Quote Coordinators and Application Engineering to support Sales Execution activities.

  • Apply the knowledge of company product lines to deliver detailed Quote Documents.

  • Participate and contribute to company’s 2.0 internal business development projects.

  • Maintain file organization structure, participate in developing and maintaining project task boards (JIRA) and SharePoint sites.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering, Business or Agriculture or equivalent experience preferred

  • 3+ years relevant experience in Product Configuration and/or estimating preferred. Preference for experience in Agriculture.

  • Experience with complex technical customer requirements.

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.

  • Exceptional Time Management/Multi-Tasking Superior business analysis and project management capabilities

  • Experience operating within a matrix organization.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Effective collaborator across functional disciplines

  • Ability to thrive & grow in a continuously evolving environment

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required

  • MS Office Proficiency (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Teams)

  • Ability to work within multiple software applications and/or ERP Systems for quoting purposes

Why Kelly ® Engineering?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world’s most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, we’re here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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