Sales Engineer
at Smalley Steel Ring Co.

Date Posted: 3/22/2021

Job Description

Smalley has an opening for a SALES ENGINEER to work within our Sales Team! This position will work to ensure continuous development and growth of sales of Smalley products in multiple markets, including but not limited to: automotive, aerospace, medical and other industrial markets.


  • Monitor customer sales activity and nurture new leads and opportunities
  • Plan and complete virtual meetings with customers in given U.S. territory area(s)
  • Develop assigned U.S. territory through frequent customer contact, quote follow up, and meetings/virtual visits
  • Grow assigned U.S. territory by expanding targeted accounts, working with marketing on various campaigns, hot leads, and attending virtual tradeshows
  • Act as the primary contact for customers in assigned U.S. territory, including phone and email contact
  • Work directly with various internal customers (including: Marketing, Customer Service, Estimating, Quality, etc.) on pricing, contracts, territory development etc. 
  • Travel to meet with customers in assigned territory as business needs require

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field required
  • 3-5 years’ technical sales experience required, with strong direct customer contact
  • Strong self-management skills, time management, and ability to maintain strong communication remotely
  • Must possess the ability to develop and maintain customer relationships through excellent communication (knowledge of any CRM system and/or sales system a plus)
  • Travel, up to 10-12 weeks a year as business needs require
  • Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis

Smalley offers a unique opportunity to learn and grow with a company that produces the highest quality retaining rings and wave springs in the world.

Smalley is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. You will be working in a SAFE, CLEAN, and WORLD CLASS facility. We are constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer.

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.

To learn more about our company, please visit our website at:




Equal Opportunity Employer

If you are having problems using our online application system, please call 847-719-5900.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. With offices in Asia, Europe, the United States and South America, we not only think globally but we act globally. As a global leader, we have experienced almost every type of application in our field and we continue to solve new problems for a variety of customers. From aerospace, to medical devices, the auto industry and more, we have the expertise our clients are looking for in a manufacturing partner.

Here at Smalley, we realize that our success depends upon the success of our employees. We are a privately held, family owned business with a positive, team oriented culture and a commitment to the security and satisfaction of our workforce. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package: including 401(k) savings plan with company match, profit sharing, bonus, health, dental, vision, company paid life, STD and LTD, supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and 10 company-paid holidays. You will also find plenty of opportunity for career development and advancement to positions of greater responsibility here at Smalley.

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