Job Posted: October 16th, 2021

Location: Mechanicsville, Virginia, US

Job Category:  Sales

Carter Machinery Company, the authorized Caterpillar dealer serving Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C. is hiring a Sales Engineer in Mechanicsville, Virginia.  The Sales Engineer position is responsible for electric power generation products including generators, switchgear and control systems. The Sales Engineer will actively seek to grow the business by working with established accounts, providing construction layout services, training and support, as well as expanding the new customer base in the region to generate new and incremental business. Duties include specification interpretation, system design and engineering, proposal and pricing development and outside sales contact with customers.  This is an entry level position focusing on retail generator sales(<200kw) with some additional administrative duties related to large projects. Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree required.

Requirements for the Sales Engineer position include:

  • Self-starter able to work with limited supervision; capable of developing objectives, setting priorities, and implementing ideas in a timely manner.
  • Experience dealing with multiple disciplines, such as contractors, consultants, engineers and end-users; work as a liaison with other members of the sales team and technical support to solve client problems.
  • Ability to strategically and tactically organize and structure activities.
  • Strong written, verbal and presenting skills required.
  • Able to develop/implement effective bid materials, sales/training presentations and trade show plans.
  • Willing to travel and work hours required by the job.   

Physical requirements must be met for the Sales Engineer job, including the ability sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.  Able to lift, carry and maneuver items up to 20 pounds in weight. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned.     

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off.
  • 401(k), $0.75 to $1.25 match up to 6%.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • In-house training instructors/programs.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Discounts: cellular phone service, computers, tooling, cars and trucks.

Carter Machinery Co. Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, or any other characteristic protected by law – are encouraged to apply.

Carter Machinery is a drug-free workplace.

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