Olympus America Inc. Sales Engineer in Houston, Texas

Job Duties::

As a Sales Engineer working on the Product Management team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by offering optimal solutions based on innovative products and inspiring support that exceeds expectations of industrial professionals. A typical day for you will include:

  • Provide technical sales support to sales representatives, customers, and in-house staff.

  • Prepare and distribute competitive comparison documents provided by factories, Product Manager and Sales Engineer.

  • Identify customer needs and sales opportunities to maximize and grow sales.

  • Support the product development team during customer evaluations and tests.

  • Write reference documents for ease of reference for the sales team and coordinate distribution through iPad or other media.

  • Help prepare training, show and sales presentations for the sales and product management team that will be used during training, conferences, sales calls and open houses.

  • Coordinate training programs for customers, salesmen, and in-house staff.

  • Provide day-to-day technical information for leads, quotes, and orders.

  • Assist with product promotional and advertising activities.

  • Coordinate applications training for customers, sales staff, and in-house personnel.

  • Travel to customer sites for support system training.

  • Provide value added sold services such as Reporting Software generation or other support services.

  • May require travel within the United States, Canada, and Latin America.

  • Maintain and help improve product descriptions under the naming conventions set by the product manager.

  • Perform all other essential duties as assigned.

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline is required; Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a technical sales support role or technical document preparation role.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills to effectively communicate with customers and in-house staff.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet critical deadlines.

  • Ability to use strong analytical skills to make recommendations to customers, engineering, and sales team.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, working independently to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to learn and use new business and technical software.

  • Ability to understand the technical aspects of the product.

  • Ability to understand the customer’s application and use of the product.

  • High proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for a Sales Engineer to join us in our Webster, TX office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Sales Engineer will directly contribute to the global growth and support of ultrasonic testing products including thickness gages and flaw detectors. The incumbent will help drive the sales process including initial leads and opportunities, price and delivery quotations to customers, and post sales assistance. This job requires the aptitude to understand application information, know how customers use the product, and provide technical information and solutions to both customers and sales staff. He/She will be responsible for the communication of information on different aspects of an application and at different times during the sales process is critical to building value in a piece of capital equipment.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp at http://www.olympus-lifescience.com/

Posting Locations:

Texas, Houston, Texas, Webster

Posting Title:

Sales Engineer

Work Location:

Houston OCA

Job Family:

Sales Support

Auto req ID:

4322BR

4322BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.