Solution Sales – Automation

Seattle, WA, USA


Take the next step in your career working for a successful control systems integrator with multiple offices across the US, this position can be based out of Portland, OR, Seattle, WA or Boise, ID.

Specializing in projects ranging from 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 promoting and selling automation solutions for new and existing customers, along with providing customer feedback to the software team to actively promote improvements. By actively promoting their existing software platforms and listening to the customers’ business drivers and challenges, the Software Solutions Specialist will increase sales volume of those platforms, drive improvements of those platforms, and assist the customers’ in achieving their business objectives. The Software Solutions Specialist is a strong communicator both internally and externally while they build, develop and execute customer relationships and secure business across a variety of industries.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.),from four-year college or university preferred
  • Five or more years’ related experience and/or training in the automation industry
  • Knowledge of electrical control components and capabilities of relevant controls platforms is strongly preferred
  • Contract negotiation skills and experience highly preferred

Flexible on the base location, the ideal candidate can be based out of OR, WA or ID (to cover the targeted Pacific Northwest Region). Ability to travel up to 50% to support project and sales requirements, and to attend industry related events such as trade shows. This position is responsible for the Pacific Northwest Region (OR, WA and ID).

Knowledge of electrical/mechanical control components and capabilities of relevant controls platforms is strongly preferred. Sales and industry experience is required.

We offer base salary plus commission and auto allowance for our Strategic Solutions Specialists in addition to excellent benefits:

  • Medical and Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • 401(k)
  • Generous time off programs (vacation, sick, volunteer time off)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health care and Dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually
  • Company Paid Training
  • Career Development and Growth


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