Sales Engineer


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Sales Engineer for a Manufacturing company in Hamden, CT through Westaff!

Full Time, Temp to Hire opening, paying approximately 55-60k per year.

** Please see Job Qualifications

Job Summary:

The Sales Engineer is responsible for the preliminary design of manufactured systems.  This includes process design for various system.  This role’s activities provide a direct source for our customer base and outside sales force to refer to for technical expertise and guidance for project & system design recommendations.

Job Functions:

  • Generate quotes and cost estimates in a timely basis.
  • Maintain email correspondence with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively with design firms and end users (Engineered Specifications & Preliminary Design work).
  • Support customer inquiries by fielding calls while being a source of information and problem solving to customers.
  • Develop design alternatives when necessary and have the ability to clearly communicate the reasons for the design alternatives.
  • Problem-solve engineered solutions within a variety of constraints (budget/cost, available resources/utilities, space/footprint, time, etc.).
  • Prioritize and multitask during high volume periods and maintaining customer patience
  • Continuously communicate with the team to resolve customer needs and proactively manage workload.
  • Propose final buy and competitive pricing to customers.


Job Requirements

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 0-2 years of experience involving sales/design/estimating and customer support.
  • Familiar with chemistry/kinetics, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics
  • Adept in engineering problem solving
  • General familiarity with plumbing codes, assorted environmental regulations for air and water permitting and discharge
  • Knowledge of ASME and AWS plastic and metal welding standards, ACGIH ventilation standards, and UL/CE electrical requirements

Knowledge and Skill required! 

  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving
  • Logical thinking
  • Multi-tasking
  • Time management
  • Presentation Skills
  • Technical Capacity
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication
  • Self-starter
  • Organization
  • Team- oriented
  • Strong public relations skillset
  • Desire and aptitude to grow skillset and increase knowledge
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