Optical Sales Engineer | Moxtek

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Position Location: 
Orem, UT
Job Description: 
  • Title: Optical Sales Engineer – 9-25-2017
  • Reports to: Optics Sales Manager Department: Sales and Marketing

Job Summary: The Optics Sales Engineer will be the key point of contact for clients, answering inquiries, and providing technical advice as needed. Lead activities that strengthen and cultivate customer relationships. Feel challenged as you work on exciting new opportunities with new clients as you receive good compensation and career growth potential.

MOXTEK is an advanced research company focused on the design and manufacturing of high performance components.

Essential Functions:

  1. Coordinate sales activities to promote company products
  2. Manage key accounts and secure/grow core business
  3. Actively develop and manage customer relationships
  4. Develop sales plan and distribution channels to meet quarterly / annual quota
  5. Engage in sales promotions that support company sales efforts
  6. Provide accurate sales forecasts
  7. Interact with internal engineering and production teams to meet targets
  8. Support product and marketing teams to launch new products
  9. Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  1. BS in Optics / Optical Engineering or related technical discipline
  2. At least 3 years of technical sales and/or account management is required
  3. Proven success in developing customer relationships
  4. Experience with contract negotiation and advanced degree is preferred


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Must be able to travel up to 25% of their time
  2. Excellent presentation and communication skills
  3. Ability to grow customers relationships
  4. Develop influence with internal teams to accomplish company goals
  5. Work effectively in a fast-paced environment, be a team player, and utilize resources as needed
  6. Focus on the “big-picture” and proactively solve problems
  7. Proficient in computer skills including lead tracking and MicroSoft Office software.

Physical Demands:

How much on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities? 

  • Stand: 1/3 time
  • Walk: 1/3 time
  • Sit: 2/3 time
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel: Over 2/3 
  • Talk or hear: Over 2/3

Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?

  • Up to 10 pounds: Over 2/3
  • Up to 25 pounds: 1/3

Does this job have any special vision requirements?

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)


How much exposure to the following environmental conditions does this job require? Show the amount of time by checking the appropriate boxes below.

  • Outdoor weather conditions: Under 1/3

How much noise is typical for the work environment of this job?

  • Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)