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Technical District Sales Manager Seattle

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Vishay Intertechnology Inc., a global industry leader in the manufacturing of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components for applications in industrial, communications, transportation, consumer, medical, and defense products is currently seeking a Technical District Sales Manager in the greater Seattle, Washington area.


In this positon you will align with the regional goals, defined by management, and apply the actions required with the customers and distribution partners to meet the company objectives.  You will monitor sales activities to make sure revenue, design and market share metrics are met on a monthly basis.  Support development of new/emerging and current customers with a comprehensive understanding of Vishay solutions as they relate to the technical requirements of their applications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Meet with customers to develop/maintain relationships to meet the revenue, design and share goals.  Special focus on support of engineering at these accounts. This includes monitoring and supporting new/emerging accounts. 
  • Work closely with the distribution partners to coordinate customer activity as required to win share, revenue and new designs – this includes technical training, positioning inventory and monitoring changes with end customer requirements.
  • Provide information to Vishay sales/marketing as it relates to the evolving market so that customer technical trends are clearly understood and strategies adjusted as required.  This includes data on the competitive landscape.
  • Coordinate relevant activity as required with key contacts at other sites that may be in/out of your area of responsibility.
  • Provide timely reports as requested by management – monthly narratives, sales reconciliation, on demand, etc.
  • Support of selling cost budgets and capital expenditures as defined by management.
  • Communication and alignment with Marketing, Business Development, Strategic Sales, Finance, Logistics, Quality and Legal to support the entire organization.
  • Continuous training for products and Vishay processes so that the results that are achieved meet the companies direction.  Comprehension of Vishay technical benefits for focus products.
  • Strong presentation skills required; this includes creating and presenting for both training and customer meetings.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in related discipline; engineering/technical background preferred.  Advanced Degree a plus.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in electronic components. 
  • Strong knowledge of electronics industry and distribution to understand emerging customers, trends and competitive landscape for area of responsibility.
  • Strong technical background.
  • Excellent time management, organization and ability to work without supervision.  Dependable, trustworthy self-starter. 
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills; this includes creating and presenting for both training and customer meetings.
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels.  Public speaking experience desired.
  • Work, Excel, Powerpoint, Pivot Tables.
  • Local travel visiting customers, sales personnel and distributors is required. 

Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer



Nearest Major Market: Seattle