Sales Engineer – Industrial Controls

Mukilteo, WA, USA


$80k-$120k (DOE)

Job Number: 6209

Join a Leader in the Pacific Northwest in Control Systems Design as a Sales Engineer.  They are seeking a self-starter with experience in electrical process control systems.

As a Sales Engineer, you will be responsible for providing technical support, communicating with clients, and revenue generation, all with the objective of exceptional customer service. Evaluation of customer needs, in-person customer presentations, and generation of concise proposals will also be within the scope of responsibilities.

You’ll need good communication and marketing skills to work in vertical industry markets in a broad range of industries by region.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with Distributors/Vendors, Contractors, and Industrial customers, at all levels of their organizations
  • Report sales progress/status to the Sales Director
  • Conduct technical presentations to create preference
  • Develop cost-effective proposals from project plans and specifications and negotiate and secure project orders
  • Provide training, joint sales calls, and application support.
  • Continued cultivation of internal relationships with Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Build upon customer relationships
  • Attending business conferences and other required meetings
  • Traveling as needed  (25% regional travel)


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Sales Engineering, Communication, and Sales skills
  • Technical Support and Customer Service skills
  • Ability to evaluate customer needs and provide solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as well as in a team environment
  • Experience in the Industrial Controls industry
  • Familiarity with CAD software and programming languages is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in Industrial Sales, Account Management, and Demonstrated Sales Growth
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents.
  • Excels at negotiating, attention to detail, multi-tasking, and working under pressure
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs


Why work here?

  • Competitive Salary
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employer Paid Health Insurance
  • Low-Cost Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Business Casual Dress Environment
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Generous PTO
  • Sick Leave

$80,000/yr-$120,000/yr (Dependent on Experience) 

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