Sales Engineer


Kent, WA, US, 98032

Company:  9050-Olympus Controls

What you’ll do:

As a Sales Engineer at Olympus Controls, you will handle a geographic territory providing solutions to our customers. You will be required to establish and maintain relationships with customers and suppliers to grow sales in your territory. Additional details about what you will be doing includes:


  • Travel to customer sites, typically within your territory, to evaluate application details and work with suppliers to provide solutions
  • Onsite and in-office customer application consulting
  • Manage the pre-sale and post-sale technical support needs of the customer
  • Develop the skills of cold calling, lead follow-up, performing on site product marketing, training, and involving suppliers when necessary
  • Create quotes in accordance with Olympus standards
  • Out of region travel required for training - up to 10 weeks in the first year depending on existing knowledge and up to 1 week a year there after
  • 50-hour work weeks are the standard for a successful sales engineer


Why join us?

Olympus Controls ( is committed to attracting, training, and retaining a talented team. We are proud of the culture we have built and want you to join us! In addition, you will receive rewards and resources you need to feel fulfilled both professionally and personally. Benefits include:


  • Base salary + bonus eligibility
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401(k) with employer match, employee assistance program (EAP), vacation and sick time
  • A lasting and growing career – as you gain experience and become an expert in this field, you’ll have numerous career paths to choose from
  • Professional development, training, and tuition reimbursement



  • Mechanical, Electrical, Software and/or Mechatronics Engineering degree or equivalent experience in a technical field 
  • Limited knowledge of Olympus products or functionally equivalent competitor products


In accordance with applicable wage transparency law requirements, the typical first year total compensation pay range for the Sales Engineer I – Kent, WA position is $65,000 - $125,000 per year depending on experience and sales performance. This includes salary ($65,000 - $90,000) and uncapped monthly bonus opportunities that are tied to location and company performance.  No specific monthly bonus amount is guaranteed. 


An emerging provider of next generation technology solutions, Applied Industrial Technologies has a growing automation footprint and expanding offering of motion control, machine vision, robotic and IIoT technologies, plus related value-added industrial expertise.

Founded in 1923, Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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