Current Openings

If you are interested in applying for one of the jobs listed below, please send a resume to:

Personnel Administrator
Southwestern Industries, Inc.
2615 Homestead Place
Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Phone (310) 608-4422
Fax (310) 764-2668
E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Field Sales Representative for the Chicago Area

Job Mission

The Field Sales Representative creates unique value to our customers by providing support before, during and after the sale.  The work of the Field Sales Representative helps customers realize optimal benefit from using our products.  This leads to extraordinary customer satisfaction and thereby constitutes a major competitive advantage for Southwestern Industries.

Job Overview

The Field Sales Representative works out of his home and serves the customers in his territory by driving to their places of business.  He is supported by a local Regional Manager and by Field Service Technicians who call on the same shops in order to perform service and installations.


Specific functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Finding new prospective customers.
  • Demonstrating the products.
  • Job studies and cost justifications.
  • Organizing and communicating the details of customer orders.
  • Training customers on product use after the installation.
  • Working trade shows.
  • Supporting current customers with information and help solving problems


  • Interest in manufacturing technology
  • Appropriate personality for consultative selling
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts
  • Experience in metalworking machine shops (may be offset by education)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering (may be offset by experience)
  • At least five years of work experience