Tuesday, September 20, 2011

HIRING: Inside Sales Engineer

Provide sales and technical phone support for film thickness measurement and control products used in fabricating semiconductors, thin film lighting, display products, thin film solar cells, and other microelectronic applications.

Send resume and cover letter to marketing@colnatec.com 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may also be assigned)

--Act as the direct point of contact for our customer base
--Assist with product selection and technical support
--Administrative functions include generating price quotations, prospecting, order entry, and forecasting
--Assist in marketing, administration and/or logistics as needed
--Minimal cold calling to companies identified by Marketing
--Follow up with current customers and new prospects
--Use our MRP/ERP system with SFA/CRM tracking
--Coordinate with Administration and Production for shipping/logistics
--Track contacts through entire process: lead->prospect->quote->order->production->shipping->support->reorder
--Troubleshoot questions during sales process
--Write technical documents as needed, based on data required by sales prospect
--Explain technical details to non-technical customers
--Assist in writing tech papers based on research generated by R&D staff
--Minimal travel to trade shows or to visit prospects
--We'll train you on the technical aspects of our products
--FT, permanent position

--Associate's Degree in Science or Engineering field (BS preferred)
--Some experience with consultative sales
--Two years work experience in related field such as vacuum technology, optical coating and/or semiconductor processing
--Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
--Experience with ERP software a plus
--Motivation and commitment to succeed in a sales career
--Strong interpersonal and communication skills
--Able to foster a sense of teamwork and collaboration with others in the team including customer service, production and sales.
--Analytical abilities leading to creative solutions
--Flexibility and ability to respond to unplanned events
--Excellent time management skills
--Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
--Ability to assimilate detailed technical information
--Good presentation skills
--Self-directed, fast learner of niche science
--Excellent technical and business writing skills
--Comfortable with MS Office and standard internet applications
--Must be able to pass background check
--Must be healthy and non-smoking

Pay is salary + commission: A talented sales engineer could expect to earn up to $100,000 within a year. Our company is young and dynamic, and we are looking for someone like us: entrepreneurial and comfortable wearing many hats, and taking the lead in our sales and marketing. This is an unprecedented opportunity for a self-starter with a science or engineering background to not only learn about the coolest new technology for making solar cells, but to get in on the ground floor!

Equal Opportunity Employer -- NO RECRUITERS!