Outside Sales Engineer

Location: South Elgin, IL

Job Description: Field Sales Engineer

Are you ready to take on the challenge of attracting new customers and expanding our existing customer base? We are seeking a highly motivated Sales Engineer to join our team in South Elgin, IL.

This role is both challenging and rewarding, as it offers the opportunity to develop and cultivate new opportunities in an untapped region. With unlimited commission potential, this position allows you to create and grow your own territory.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage directly with customers to strategize and find the best solution to secure their business
  • Deliver technical presentations to key decision makers
  • As a business developer, schedule appointments, deliver presentations, and conduct research on potential clients
  • Build and maintain strong customer relationships through exceptional service
  • Meet client needs in accordance with their specific application requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement strategies for optimal success
  • Analyze technical challenges and provide effective solutions for application development
  • Familiarize yourself with our technical automation product lines
  • Work remotely from a home office, with the option to work from our Elgin, IL office as needed
  • Occasional overnight travel for vendor training and minimal overnight travel
  • Some flexibility with evening and weekend work may be required to meet project deadlines and support customer demands
  • Schedule and attend 6-8 face-to-face visits with customers per week


  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering
  • Experience and knowledge of PLC, HMI, robotics, sensors, safety, machine vision, and industrial motion control products is a plus
  • Prior experience in an automation or manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Sales experience and strong communication skills are a definite advantage
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