Sales Engineer I

Bozeman, MT

Job Description

The Sales Engineer is responsible for generating sales revenue in their assigned region by developing pre-sale and post-sale customer relationships and capitalizing on sales opportunities.


  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the product line and applications within the research marketplace.
  • Respond to incoming requests for quotations or technical inquiries related to potential sales in the assigned territory.
  • Provide quotations for pricing and lead time to prospects and customers for both standard and custom systems and components.
  • Work with custom engineering and customer service departments, as needed, to drive sales and support existing customers.
  • Support sales administrative staff in the processing of incoming orders.
  • Prospect for new leads and new opportunities based on current research applications.
  • Attend relevant workshops, conferences, and trade shows, stay abreast of industry trends, continuously improve technical knowledge, and maintain company market visibility.
  • Maintain data on customers, opportunities, and prospects on all digital platforms.
  • Meet or exceed order bookings targets for assigned region.

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a relevant field (e.g. engineering, chemistry, physics, materials science, etc.) or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years’ experience of customer-facing roles (preferably sales or business development for technical products)

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Able to act as an ambassador for Montana Instruments’ product vision to both the internal team and to the external customers.
  • Strong presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate with a broad range of audiences.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and driven with the ability to work independently.
  • Able to prioritize tasks in demanding situations.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of is a plus.

Additional Information

Montana Instruments offers excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, a 401(k), and PTO.

To Apply

Please email your resume to