Industrial Automation Outside Sales Specialist


Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $95,000 a year

ARC Specialties, a Houston based robot manufacturer has an opening for an Outside Sales Specialist with industrial automation experience. This position includes managing an existing customer base as well as developing new customers. This is a full time, exempt salaried position with benefits. Will relocate the right candidate.

Position Requirements:

  • Identify and contact potential customers for robotic and industrial automation systems
  • Generate and qualify industrial automation sales leads
  • Provide technical information required for proposal development
  • Present and follow up up on proposals to the customer
  • Work with customers, engineers and support staff to determine the best solutions for automation requirements
  • Manage multiple opportunities concurrently while continuing to develop new relationships and projects
  • Timely follow up to inbound inquiries, marketing qualified leads, and referrals
  • Proficient with software like Word, Excel, Outlook e-mail, CRM and Adobe Acrobat used in generating proposals, study documentation, and other reporting requirements
  • Comfortable and familiar with manufacturing technologies and environments
  • Candidate must be very detail oriented and skilled in document control
  • Able to travel in US and international


  • Ideal candidate will have BS in Engineering or Industrial Distribution
  • Inventor or Solid Works 3D modeling skills are desirable
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience selling, designing, or implementing robotic automation systems or automation system components
  • Working knowledge of typical automation system peripheral components (ex. material handling, automatic feeding, vision processes, system controls)
  • Working knowledge of typical manufacturing processes
  • Familiarity with major robot manufacturers

Benefits include: Free Medical Insurance, Matching 401K Retirement Plan, Free Basic Life Insurance/AD&D, Free Long Term Disability, Free Accident Reimbursement Arrangement (ARA), Vision Plan, Dental Plan, Paid Holidays, Vacation Time, Profit Sharing

For consideration, please submit an up-to-date resume with your salary requirement

Job Type: Full-time