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JR Automation Automation Equipment Sales Manager in Seattle, Washington

Automation Equipment Sales Manager

JR Automation was founded in 1980, and has grown to become one of the leading global systems integrators and solutions providers for the industrial automation industry. With over 2,000 employees at 23 manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, we are looking ahead towards continued success and expansion while servicing multiple industries, including automotive, aerospace, medical, and more. JR Automation designs and builds highly integrated manufacturing systems, including robotic welding, testing, dispensing, material handling, and assembly solutions. JR Automation?s customer base includes the world?s leading automotive, life sciences, aerospace, electronics, and industrial manufacturers. With a keen focus on technological innovation and a strong dedication to their employees, customers, and community, JR Automation is poised to continue its path toward further strategic growth and expansion. JR Automation acquired Setpoint earlier this year and there is an exciting opportunity with them in Sales to assist with our strategic growth and expansion.

Setpoint is located in Ogden, UT. The candidate could work from this location but could also work remotely from major metropolitan areas in the west i.e. Denver, CO or Phoenix, AZ or Albuquerque, NM or Seattle, WA or Portland, OR or Las Vegas, NV.

Position Summary:

Our Sales teams are made of talented business oriented buyers who enjoy thinking outside the box to solve practical problems with no standard solution. The projects we work on offer diverse experiences that strengthen and challenge individual and team skills, resulting in innovative solutions. We value creativity, assertiveness, quick thinking, and a general love for learning.

  • 80% of your day is spent traveling to accommodate customer needs.

  • 20% of your day is split between finding creative approaches for identified customer needs, growing current customer relationships, and fostering new customer relationships.


  • 5 years prior industry experience selling custom high-end automation equipment.

  • Possess a winning and creative approach to work when identifying customer solutions.

  • History of maintaining and submitting appropriate records for forecasting quote status and expenses.

  • Proven ability to continually contact prospective customers based on leads from business directories or other sources.

  • We are an aggressively growing team who works hard to meet our customer?s needs, our successful Sales Engineers are typically expected to sell $20 million annually.

  • Bachelor?s Degree strongly preferred. MBA desired. Education expectations will be considered pending experience.

We realize and appreciate that our strength and competitive advantage is due to our capable team. Our employees are rewarded and recognized for performance. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit program that reflects Setpoint?s high regard for our employees.