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Technical Sales Representative - Quad Cities

Date: Oct 16, 2019


Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE:   Actively manage and grow a newly structured territory; drive corporate and regional strategic initiatives; build distributor relationships to grow discretionary sales and promote your own target programs to increase share.



  • Actively manage and grow newly structured territory covering Northeastern Iowa and Western Illinois.
  • Engage all large and medium end-users to deliver Lincoln’s total value proposition to increase sales.  Develop relationships across all levels of these strategic customers.
  • Provide technical support, demonstrations and training where needed within all large and medium end users.  Drive corporate and regional strategic initiatives with focus on growing Top Line, Accessories, Alloy, Automation, and High Technology Products.
  • Manage, develop, and grow relationships at key distributor partners. 
  • Develop strategies and programs to drive sales and increase share at these key distributor partners.  Provide distributor training as needed, support and promote corporate distributor programs, and create your own targeted programs to drive sales and increase share in this channel.
  • Drive Educational Programs to all major technical colleges and Unions to increase product share and visibility in these facilities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering discipline strongly preferred; Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience.
  • Above-average performance with excellent communication, and technical skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage a multi-million dollar portfolio.
  • Self-motivated, Strong work ethic, aggressive and independent.
  • Ability to relocate to the Quad Cities Area.


Additional details about the Quad Cities Area:

  • The Quad Cities is a region of five cities within Iowa and IllinoisDavenport and Bettendorf in southeastern Iowa, and Rock IslandMoline, and East Moline in northwestern Illinois.  These cities are the center of the Quad Cities metropolitan area, which has an approximate population of 500,000.
  • The Quad cities boasts great music and theater, nightlife, and multiple festivals that draw big entertainment names and many people from the greater area.
  • Just 2 hours from Chicago, 3 hours from Milwaukee, and 4 hours to St. Louis, making day or weekend trips easy and affordable.
  • Numerous lakes and rivers for outdoor excursions, great hunting and fishing, 20 Golf Courses within 20 miles, and endless hiking, biking, and walking trails.
  • 13 area Colleges making it easy to expand your professional credentials and interact with young professionals.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Sales 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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