Sales Support Engineer - Defense

Supporting the sales and marketing staff within the Leonardo Electronics team. This multi-faceted role will include leading and participating in the marketing and sales of our semiconductor laser products to the defense industry. This would be a technical role requiring the employee to become well versed in Lasertel’s core competencies, technologies and products and have the ability to effectively communicate these to customers. Understand our customer’s applications and the role we play in the market as a whole. Perform a variety of tasks interfacing directly with the customer senior management, engineering, production and business personnel.

Location: Tucson, AZ

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Duties

  • Customer focused - develop and maintain positive professional relationships with customers
  • Establish strong working relationships with internal staff
  • Assist the sales team to achieve company targets
  • Market research and analysis
  • Lead and assist with tradeshows and sales exhibit planning
  • Review and evaluate customer technical requirements
  • Become an active member of the directed energy market through participation in associations and
    market events.
  • Support development of collateral and marketing data: Product data sheets, specifications, application
    notes, and technical papers
  • Prepare and present sales information, presentations and quotations
  • Organize and attend meetings at customer locations (up to 50% travel is required)
  • Contribute to development of market strategies and goals
  • Author technical and marketing literature

Skills/Qualifications:

The ideal candidate offers the following:

  • 1-3 years or more of experience in laser technology
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience in the military
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Military/defense experience a plus.
  • Ability to interpret industry needs and directions, assess capacity, and to plan, develop, and implement appropriate sales and marketing strategies.

[NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.]