Sales Engineer - Automation Solutions

  • Seattle, WA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: BI32-2691353

Are you looking for a great opportunity in automation and sales in the Seattle, WA area? Our client is a successful and growing systems integration firm, specializing in automation and controls projects. They are looking for a Sales Engineer with at least 5 years of experience in the sales of control systems and solutions. Projects include PLC and DCS based controls, Motion Control and Vision Inspection, Green Field facilities and OEM Retrofits, Database Applications and Recipe Management to Production Asset Management systems. They are the leader in providing value on the production floor.

This position is responsible for developing manufacturing automation solutions for new and existing customers. By actively listening to the customers’ business drivers and challenges and teaming with them to develop a solution that mitigates risk and integrates the right technology, our Strategic Solutions Specialist (Sales Engineer) assist our customers’ in achieving their business objectives. Our Strategic Solutions Specialist (Sales Engineer) is a strong communicator both internally and externally while they build, develop and execute customer relationships and secure business across a variety of industries.


Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university; or five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of electrical control components and capabilities of relevant controls platforms is strongly preferred. Contract negotiation skills highly preferred.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as RFP, contracts and proposals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Job requires specialized computer skills. Must be adept at using various applications including CRM (Salesforce) database, spreadsheet, report writing, presentation creation/editing (PowerPoint),

communicate by email and use scheduling software (Office 365).

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