Experienced Sales Engineer

Flexicon Corporation – Bethlehem, PA

General Areas of Responsibility:

  • Direct response to customer inquiries, including:
    • Evaluation of customer’s material handling project
    • Design material handling system to meet customer needs
    • Determine appropriate pricing and write quotation for the system
    • Follow-up and negotiate with customer to secure order
  • Support of field sales representatives, including:
    • Review and correction of quotations generated by field sales representatives’
    • Providing pricing on custom components of material handling systems
    • Answering field sales representatives’ questions about applications of Flexicon equipment
  • Elements of overall project management, including:
    • Obtaining pricing on equipment not manufactured by Flexicon, for incorporation in to material handling systems supplied by Flexicon
    • Obtaining all relevant information to allow Flexicon design engineering, production and controls departments to design and fabricate Flexicon systems
    • Acting as liaison between customers and Flexicon when questions arise during the production of Flexicon material handling systems
  • Traveling to trade shows to support exhibit activity by meeting with potential customer prospects, discussing future projects, recording and qualifying leads for future follow-up

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships
  • Enjoys working with customers to determine appropriate solutions in a sales support capacity
  • Communicates effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Makes solid decisions and recommendations in a rapid paced, forward thinking environment
  • Performs assigned responsibilities with minimal to moderate supervision, adhering to deadlines and commitments
  • Prioritizes, organizes and performs multiple work assignments simultaneously
  • Compiles, reviews and reconciles data for accuracy, completeness and compliance
  • Prepare clear and concise reports, procedures, correspondences, and other written materials
  • Interpret drawings, specifications, codes, standards and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of and ability to use standard computer applications including, but not limited to MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Minimum Qualifications:

Mechanical Engineering or similar degree from an accredited educational institute, or 5 years of sales experience with a strong technical background.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commission

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Paid Training:

  • Yes


  • Ops Manager

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative — innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive — competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Day shift

The Flexicon Corporation, a global leading bulk material handling system manufacturer, has an opening for an energetic, customer-oriented individual to join our sales engineering team. Responsibilities include system design and technical sales of process equipment to various industries, direct response to customer inquiries, and support of field sales personnel

Flexicon Headquarters
Top Work Places 2013

"Flexicon is a high-quality manufacturing company that has demonstrated strong, consistent growth and a firm commitment to the Lehigh Valley. As its facility and product lines have expanded, they've earned a reputation as one of the region's top workplaces, and that reputation is richly deserved."

Don Cunningham, President & CEO
Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to
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