Technical Sales Specialist

Technical Sales Specialist
Advanced Composites, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time Technical Sales Specialist. The Technical Sales Specialist position is a full time salaried position working M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Sales and is the primary contact with key customers for service issues, order processing, contract compliance, inventory management, and other program responsibilities as required. Advanced Composites, Inc. employs approximately 90 full-time employees and manufactures composite products to be used in the aerospace, military and recreational markets.


  1. Create sales opportunities by keeping customers informed about available services, products, and programs, research and identify potential accounts, solicit new accounts and build rapport.
  2. Take incoming calls from customers, specifying which product or service fits the application, answer customer questions, and provide quotes, with engineering department support, to the customer in a timely manner.
  3. Provide clear explanations for quote strategies with engineering department support.
  4. Process orders accurately through the company’s business system.
  5. Emphasize product features based on the analyses of the customers’ needs and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
  6. Retain clients through regular communication and interpersonal interaction.
  7. Read and review customer specifications as provided through drawings, blueprints, work process instructions, or by other means.
  8. Oversee the collection and maintenance of client records for statistical purposes according to the confidentiality/privacy policy of the company.
  9. Review material procurement as related to specific open projects.
  10. Maintain product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.


A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Engineering, or a related field of study is required along with 5+ years of experience. Attention to detail and follow through in a fast-paced environment is key. The ideal candidate would have the necessary communication and organizational skills to provide product drawings and specifications to engineering department; interface with customers to discuss current and new projects as well as coordinate program priorities; review and assist in implementation of process documentation; review and approve customer purchase orders as well as assist in developing new systems to track product. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access). Experience working in a manufacturing environment a plus.

Additional Information

Starting yearly rate is $55,000 to $70,000, dependent on experience. Benefits of working at Advanced Composites, Inc. include: 2 Different Competitive Health Plan Options, 2 Different Dental Plan Options, Paid Time Off, Catered Luncheons, Excellent 401K Match and Profit Sharing Opportunity, Uniform and Laundering Service, Bonus Reward Programs, Summer and Christmas Parties, Onsite Free Gym Access, Charitable Events, and more! Advanced Composites, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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