Chicago technical sales recruiting firm seeks a Sales Engineer in the Tool Steel division

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading technical sales recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of engineering and sales roles. Currently, we are seeking a Sales Engineer (in the Tool Steel division) for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who would be able to both create and execute sales strategies for Tool Steel products in the short and long-term. Additionally, this person will need to be comfortable engaging with customer and vendor clientele when issues arise.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop budgets and forecasts
  • Provide solutions to sales, customer service, and marketing problems
  • Develop quotes and negotiate contracts and agreements
  • Implement program/product launches
  • Act as liaison between customer and vendor


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Metallurgy, or Material Science
  • Tool Steel experience
  • Working knowledge of methods regarding presenting, promoting, and selling products
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective multi-tasking skills


  • An understanding of technical issues
  • Business concept(s) experience
  • Trading function(s) experience