University of Utah Job Description
The Manufacturing Consultant initiates and maintains relationships with manufacturers, assesses their challenges and opportunities, and sells continuous improvement consulting and training solutions. Manufacturing Consultants provide direct consultation to manufacturers within their own area of expertise, prepare proposals deliver sales presentations, and manage project engagements. They also develop and manage third party resources, and participate on service development and process improvement teams.
Bachelor’s degree with emphasis on manufacturing, engineering, technology, and consulting and/or business management or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Master’s Degree preferred. Four years or more of advanced experience in manufacturing sales, consultative sales and/or business-to-business sales preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Analyze customer needs and identify potential University resources. Lead sales calls and deliver sales presentations. Coordinate sales efforts with technical experts. Build the sales pipeline and network to generate sales leads. Familiar with the standard concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead or direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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