Sales Engineer - Entry Level / 80% Travel / Home Office / Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Job Listing at FARO Technologies, Inc. in Columbus Area, OH (Job ID 13-0386)

FARO Technologies, Inc.

FARO Technologies, Inc.

Location: Columbus Area, OH
Application deadline: None
Type: Entry Level
Career Level: Entry Level
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Manufacturing, Engineering

Are you a degreed engineer but think you're more of a people person than a desk jockey? Do you make friends or build relationships easily? Do you like to lead groups or persuade your friends?

FARO is seeking a Sales Engineer in the Columbus, OH area who will work from a home based office. If you are a recent Engineering graduate in Mechanical, Aerospace or similar Engineering field who wants to be a sales trainee and work in the field helping customers solve their problems by learning to sell them solutions, this is the ideal role for you. The individual taking this position will move into a full Outside Sales Account Manager role within a year and be responsible for carrying a quota at that time.

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FARO Technologies, Inc. is continuing to develop new products that will revolutionize and disrupt the high-tech measurement and imaging industry. FARO® is the world leader in 3D imaging and measurement systems. We are a global company traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange and have a passion for excellence and success.

We have a culture of innovation and an absolute commitment to reliability at all touch points. FARO partners with each customer to simplify their work through innovative measures. We just celebrated our 30 year anniversary by having one of our valued customers, Paul Jr. Designs, build a custom FARO-themed chopper. FARO's motorcycle build was recently featured on Discovery Channel's popular television series American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior.

FARO encourages employee success by offering excellent benefits and a variety of career and training opportunities. We are completely focused on simplifying processes through innovation, integrity, teamwork, accountability and a friendly work environment.

Perform duties to learn the sales process and provide application specific support at customer locations including troubleshooting and metrology expertise, initial equipment setup, and technical demonstrations of hardware and software products, guided by precedent and working within the limits of established policies.


  1. Travel alongside Account Managers to understand the customer base, product applications, demonstration process and sales cycle.
  2. Establish and maintain credibility as technical subject matter expert and internal technical consultant.  
  3. Provide application specific product demonstrations and support throughout the lead generation and sales process.
  4. Set up and test equipment at new customer installations.
  5. Assist customer in implementing customized FARO measurement solutions for customers' specific processes and parts.
  6. Respond to technical support/assistance inquiries as directed.
  7. Actively seek ways to continuously improve products and services, providing feedback to Product Management


On a regular basis, lifting of average or heavy weight materials over 50 lbs, occasional bending, stooping and upper body arm rotation, frequent pushing, pulling, sitting, standing and reaching and some climbing.


  • Desire to move into a full sales role
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace, related Engineering field, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent understanding of 2D and 3D CAD
  • Clear oral/written communications
  • Interpersonal and team skills
  • Eligible for US employment
  • Valid Driver's License Clean Driving Record
  • Up to 80% weekday travel

• Sales or Customer Service experience
• Technical consulting experience
• Metrology and / or imaging applications experience
• Presentation skills
• GDT experience

• Speak and prepare oral and written communication clearly and effectively, fostering open communication, listen to others, and deliver presentations.
• Act with integrity, demonstrate adaptability, and develop self through learning and feedback. 
• Convey a sense of urgency, persistence, and commitment.
• Think strategically, analyze issues, use sound judgment, and innovate.

FARO Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace with Pre-Employment Drug Screening.  EEO/AA/M/F/D/V

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