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Technical Sales Engineer

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Position: Technical Sales Engineer

Reports To:
Engineering Manager

Job Hours:

  • 7:00am-3:30pm shift, Mon-Fri
  • Flexible to work extended hours as needed

Job Summary:

The Technical Sales Engineer uses technical knowledge of product offerings to advise and support the sales team with pricing estimates and implementation guidance based on customer requirements. Their duties include analyzing customer’s technical specifications, recommending the best product configuration and installation process, and estimating implementation effort, time, and resources. They also review sales proposals for accuracy and completeness, while maintaining quality and safety standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with prospective and existing customers
  • Develop and maintain CRM for organization; must be able to design reports, extract data and provide preliminary analysis of customer data
  • Generate and document high-quality sales leads maintaining relationship after initial contact and formalizing communications in CRM
  • In collaboration with engineering project managers, and other subject matter experts, develop quote, negotiate prices, and secure sales; collaborate with the engineering team to fully understand and provide customer requirements and industry standards
  • Review sales proposals for accuracy, completeness, and quality on a regular basis; provide analysis on this information to engineering manager and/or executive team
  • Collaborate with engineering department and customer relations specialist to maintain project schedules to ensure timely completion
  • Plan and coordinate attendance and marketing efforts at trade shows and customer visits

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Highly organized, detailed oriented, timely work product
  • Aerospace and military applications knowledge preferred
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills with the ability to explain technical products to non-technical audiences
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to apply engineering, technology, or other related principles to product sales
  • Ability to interpret a customer’s objectives and requirements and familiarity with requirements such as brazing classes, chromate, RoHS and REACH compliance.
  • Possess a strong understanding of engineering principles, mechanical drawings and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge of manufacturing methods and procedures preferred
  • Computer knowledge – Microsoft Office, Solidworks; CRM and/or project management tools a plus

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, marketing, business administration, or related field required
  • 1-3 years working as a sales engineer in a manufacturing plant preferred


  • Develop and maintain CRM
  • Meet the sales goals and cost objectives of the department
  • Achieve deadlines (sales, engineering, quoting, reporting)
  • Achieve required quotas for quotes and leads

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally be required to push, pull and move objects up to 50 pounds
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk

Work Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Willingness to travel 20% (Required)
  • The noise level in the work environment may be moderately loud


  • Eligible for 401(k) retirement plan
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Paid time off

Space Machine & Engineering Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, Religion, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classification.