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Position Details & Responsibilities

Herk & Associates is recruiting Automated Solutions Sales Engineers for a leading global manufacturer of automated material handling equipment for locations in Charleston, SC or Orange County, CA.

General Description:

As Automated Solutions Sales Engineer, you design, budget, quote and sell Automated Guided Material Handling Systems in cooperation with internal stakeholders and suppliers. You manage, engage, and develop selected focus Key Accounts and their sales pipelines, overlook the overall Key Account channel opportunity portfolio, and build up organizational processes. This sales engineer will also have the unique opportunity to contibute to the structural set-up of the sales organization, processes, and tools development with partner entities and the focus KAs.

  • Key Account channel specific responsibilities: 
    • Developing proactive cooperation strategy for selected focus KAs with KA Manager, and executing it
    • Reactive support on KA tenders
    • Following up on KA sales pipeline, and its reporting



  • 5+ years’ experience in the field of intralogistics automation processes and software structures, preferably relating to AGVs (automated guided vehicles)
  • Experience and understanding in the planning, design and implementation of intralogistics systems
  • Market and industry knowledge and association network desirable
  • Strong in profitable sales, eager to find value for customers in complex automation projects
  • Team player, able to interact with with multiple internal stakeholders and leverage Key Account relations
  • Excellent communication skills for presentations and training
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel up to 50%
  • Business fluent in written and spoken English. German and/or Spanish is a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanics/Electronics, Engineering, related field, OR appropriate experience in automation/robotics/logistics preferred.
  • Sales qualifications desirable

For the full job description and/or more information on this position, please contact Meredith Vachon at Herk & Associates: 



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