Robotic Sales Specialist I


San Diego, CA, US, 92121

Company:  9050-Olympus Controls

Olympus Controls ( is a fast-paced Automation Company that has an opportunity for a Robotic Sales Specialist to join our growing company. We offer a dynamic environment with competitive salary and health benefits for the right type of highly motivated individuals.


The Robotic Sales Specialist grows robots and other end user products revenue. This is a technical sales position requiring both sales skills and drive as well as the ability to assemble, program and integrate proof of concepts. This robot position will overlap existing Sales Engineers territories so coordination with multiple SE’s will be needed. The growth of the robot product line will be driven through the identification and development of opportunities through demonstrations. These will lead to opportunities that will many times need to be proven to customers before purchase which this role will provide. 




  • Works with the Sales Engineer team to identify and close robot opportunities within the account base and add new accounts with marketing leads
  • Expected to be customer facing 75% of time demonstrating and presenting robotics and related products, Factory of the Future representative
  • Develop proof of concept development for furthering opportunities
  • Work with the UR Business Development Manager to quote solution and follow up vigorously
  • Develop a sales plan for each territory and interact with local Sales Engineer to develop and move towards current open opportunities, develop new targets and eventual close of the sale
  • Focus on lines 90% (UR-Majority, MIR, Cognex, LMI, Robotiq and other UR+)
  • Expected to schedule and be with customers for 6 visits a week on average
  • Reference the Sales Engineer to applications that are uncovered during your visits
  • Assistance with marketing events for demo setup and booth attendance
  • Input and knowledge of accessory product to assist sales team with accessory items for robots and lasers (end effectors, vision, stands etc.)
  • Demonstrate sales skills and significant customer facing time
  • Ability to present & demo technical products in exciting fashion
  • Motivation for showing technology and presenting to customers
  • Prospecting skills to expand customer base
  • Engineering credibility with customers not just product knowledge




  • Sales Planning
  • Typically, an engineer or someone with automation experience
  • 2 – 5 years of experience in the industry preferred
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Software/Mechatronics Engineering degree or equivalent 4-year degree in a technical field




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: San Diego

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