Technical Sales Engineer M/F

This position is accountable for developing quotations that include accurate technical content, costing and delivery requirements; maintaining correspondence and customer contact; and monitoring progress for machine projects


Scope & Responsibilities:

  • Develop clear and concise documentation to include but limited to; proposals, letters, work orders, presentations, time studies and value selling tools.
  • Interface with engineering, purchasing, contract administration, accounting and operations to provide accurate and professional responses to our customer’s requirements.
  • Travel to customer facilities to understand customer requirements and gather critical information in order to provide a complete proposal for our customer.
  • Responsible to review all contract requirements against Fives Giddings & Lewis proposal, including any negotiated modification and translation requirements to the internal document “Work Order”.
  • Conduct business meetings, host customers during the day and evenings and present product information to large groups of people at all levels of our and the customer’s organizations.
  • Promote selling of all Fives Giddings & Lewis products.
  • Provide input on market demands, competitive pricing, and develop selling strategies against our competition to increase market share.
  • Manage sold projects to achieve plan for scope and schedule.


  • Prefer related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment.
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Proven polish and professionalism
  • Ability to read part drawings (blueprints)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Prefer part processing, fixturing and /or application experience with Machine Tools
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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