Sales Engineer
CAPTRON North America
White Plains, NY

CAPTRON has dedicated itself to serve small-medium sized businesses and large corporations with state-of-the-art sensor solutions. As a family owned business founded in 1983, we design, develop and manufacture the future of human-machine interfaces, level measurement equipment and optical sensors. Through our modular manufacturing system and more than 10,000 possible configurations, we provide our customers with very reliable & highly customizable products within various industries e.g.

  • Industrial Automation
  • Traffic & Transport
  • Building Technology
  • Supply Chain
  • and many more...

For our North American headquarter in White Plains, NY, we are looking for a Sales Engineer who has a strong hunter mentality and is success driven. You are excited for new opportunities and are able to consult customers on-site in order to offer them the best solution for their application.

As the ideal candidate you have your own customer portfolio and persistent sales tactics. With a proven track record of generating new business within the industrial automation sector you have sold electronic products over the past 3 years or more, preferably level sensors, switches and/or optical sensors. Ideally you have an electronic engineering degree, but a very firm technical understanding is a must.


  • Generate new leads within industrial automation with a strong focus on process automation, machinery and manufacturing
  • Build & maintain strong relationships with engineering and other non-purchasing contacts in order to specify our products in
  • Understand customer requirements and propose them with the right solution to meet their needs
  • Work proactively on RFQ's and generate sales offers through our ERP system
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecast (PSI)
  • Find and on-board new sales representatives within your sales territory
  • Utilize CAPTRON's CRM system to manage day-to-day sales activities
  • Attend sales, trade, and product learning meetings as required

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or 3 years of experience in B2B sales (strong preference given for industrial automation and/or electronic manufacturing industry experience)
  • Based in NY, PY, MA, CT, NJ, NC, or SC
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally about 50 - 70% of the time.
  • Strong experience with CRM system e.g. salesforce
  • Proficient in time and travel management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and a proactive sales approach to meeting and exceeding goals.
  • Proficiency in apple products e.g. IOS numbers, pages would be of advantage
  • Experience with level measurement products, switches and/or optical sensors would be of advantage

About benefits:

As a full-time CAPTRON team member, you’ll be offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program with a wide range of benefits. We said it’s more than a job! Our benefits ensure a long-lasting career with us as your personal life and needs change. See for yourself here.


Then send us your full application including an up to date CV.

Job Types: Full-time, Commission


  • Sales: 3 years (Required)
  • industrial automation and/or manufacturing: 2 years (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Application Question:

  • What commodities/products have you sold in your sales career?

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • On the road
  • Fully Remote

Paid Training:

  • Yes

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM


  • Monday to Friday