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Sales Engineer

Sales Engineer


Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!

 

HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our team, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

Why Haworth? Find out here!

 

Here at Haworth, our members enjoy benefits from their first day of employment including:

  • 4 weeks paid time off plus an option to purchase an additional week
  • Priority Health Insurance
  • Newly renovated on-site gym open 24 hours
  • 401k Benefit -  If you contribute 6% of your annual salary, Haworth will contribute up to 7%
  • Annual bonus programs
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • 4 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • Zero waste to landfill company which provides personal on-site recycling drop-off

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Sales Engineer to join our team onsite in Holland, MI. 

 

As a Sales Engineer, you will:

Assist top tier dealers by offering them a higher level of service. Coordinate testing and listing activities necessary to achieve agency compliance for all product lines. Assist with understanding and presentation of technical product data for correct utilization and satisfactory operation of Haworth products by prospective clients and end users. Conduct surveys for warranty administration; conduct seminars on correct applications and management of systems. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Engages with cross functional product teams and Product Line Management (PLM) members to identify, budget, and lead agency compliance activities, ensuring results are on time and within budget.
  • Participate on Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) committees.  Assumes ownership of Haworth’s internal communication, engagement, and response to all committee ballots and standard changes to ensure Haworth’s best interests are served.
  • Serves as contact for all dealer and field sales technical inquires regarding product performance and code compliance.  Responds to written and verbal requests for data and information on product performance and/or code compliance from field (area offices, dealers, end-users, agencies having jurisdiction, prospective clients, and Architectural and Design [A&D] representatives) to increase sales, engaging cross-functional experts as needed.  Seeks 24-hours response time.
  • Maintains database on technical information of all Haworth products for use by multiple disciplines to ensure availability of critical information needed to support product sales and support.  Ensures information is timely, accurate and accessible.
  • Participates in professional educational seminars to provide technical information, code requirements, and standards compliance to participants.
  • Meets with building officials to negotiate settlement of code applications.  Meets with state and/or city health department officials on solutions of reported health problems to obtain better understanding of code requirements and more advantageous outcome to sales projects.
  • Conducts investigations of product problems on-site as requested by field sales or warranty personnel.  
  • Develops methodology and selects and operates appropriate test equipment, involving lifting/moving equipment and/or support materials weighing up to 50 pounds, to survey and report problems.  Follows-up on methods and/or procedures to correct problems, resulting in fewer future problems and lower costs..
  • Maintains professional and technical association memberships as necessary to remain current with industry technology.  Shares advance information of pending changes and/or additions/deletions in codes/standards with affected departments.

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, or related field with emphasis in electrical, chemical and/or mechanical systems. If no degree, 2 years of additional work experience is required for every 1 year of education not completed.
  • 4 years experience in engineering, technical product application environment, or process engineering.
  • Current and continuing right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • Ability to work in Holland, MI without relocation assistance

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at https://Careers.Haworth.com.

EEO/AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.


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