Hiring: Full-Time and Internships

Location(s): Nationwide

Position: Technical Sales Internship, Technical Sales Representative

On Campus: Career Fair

Recruiters: Jamie Wittman, Patrick Sammon, Maranda Kruege

job description

Nationwide Entry-Level Technical Sales Representative 

At KEYENCE, we never settle. We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time. We are a global leader in industrial automation with the ability to add value to customers in all aspects of manufacturing, research, and design. Our strict promote from within policy puts pressure on our organization to continue developing new managers so we can expand our business and provide lucrative careers for our employees. We hire talented individuals who push themselves and our organization to get to the next level. 

As a Technical Sales Representative you will be responsible for proactively expanding our business with new and existing customers within your assigned sales territory. At KEYENCE, our direct-sales professionals work in a local, sales office two days a week and visit customers on-site three days a week to provide consultative, solution-based sales. You will be challenged to develop a deep understanding of our products, industry knowledge, and our business model through our extensive classroom training, mentorship, and continuous training and development opportunities. With dedicated corporate support and marketing groups to assist our sales force, we are in a unique position to rapidly expand our business together. 

Responsibilities and Duties 

•Prospect new business through cold calls, warm leads, and collaboration with sales office team to exceed monthly, quarterly, and yearly sales quotas. 

•Work directly with customers to understand their business operations and provide face-to-face consultations to add value to their organization through implementation of KEYENCE products. 

•Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in adapting to KEYENCE’s expectations and the challenges customers present you. 

•Travel to customer locations three days a week and work successfully in a wide variety of manufacturing and laboratory environments. 

Requirements and Qualifications 

•Bachelor’s degree. 

•Goal-oriented and extremely hard working with a desire to make a measurable contribution to KEYENCE’s success. 

•Desire to better yourself through our intensive training, mentorship, engaged management, and pro- active, process-oriented sales approach. 

•Willingness to travel 60% of the time, including the possibility of overnight travel. 

•Ability to lift and carry 35~ 85 lbs. of demonstration equipment in and out of vehicles onto a dolly. 

•Position requires the use of a personal vehicle. Larger vehicle may be required dependent on product line equipment size. Must have a valid driver’s license at all times. 

KEYENCE Technical Sales Internship Summer 2020 

At KEYENCE, we never settle. We aim to change the status quo for society and for the world, one product at a time. Our sales professionals bring world’s first, innovative products to market to develop the newest tech products, streamline mass production, improve the quality of manufacturing across all industries, and contribute to healthcare research. Recognized by Forbes as one of the “Most Innovative Companies” for 8 years straight, KEYENCE is an excellent company to begin a career in direct sales. 

KEYENCE offers a PAID inside sales internship for highly motivated college students who want to pursue a career in B2B outside sales. Through the internship you will be exposed to direct-sales and have a chance to showcase your sales potential within our organization. You will develop an understanding and appreciation for the entire sales process and have the opportunity to add value and see actual results during your internship. 

Responsibilities and Duties 

• Work with inside sales team to prospect new business through cold calls, warm leads, and collaboration with colleagues to exceed daily and weekly goals. 

• Develop your sales skills while working alongside of our experienced, high performing sales team. 

• Work directly with customers to understand their business operations and educate them on how we can add value to their organization through implementation of KEYENCE products. 

• Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility in adapting to KEYENCE’s expectations and the challenges customers present you. 

Requirements and Qualifications 

• Current Junior pursuing Bachelor’s degree (DEC ’20 or May ’21 graduates). 

• Competitive spirit. 

• Goal-oriented with strong desire to make a measurable contribution to KEYENCE’s success. 

• Ability to learn quickly. 

• Looking to pursue a career in technical sales after graduation. 

• Please note: KEYENCE will provide housing for interns, but interns must provide their own transportation 

Why work for KEYENCE? 

• Competitive compensation & benefits 

• PAID training & development program 

• Recognized by Forbes World’s Top 100 as “Most Innovative” company 8 years in a row 

• Promote from Within Culture 

• CEO of your territory 

KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Why intern for KEYENCE? 

• $20/hour & free housing provided for duration of internship. 

• Opportunity to obtain full-time B2B sales offer after program’s completion. 

• Potential to obtain PAID brand ambassador role during senior year on campus. 

• Designated on-site team to aid in mentorship and development 

• Opportunity to shadow outside sales representatives 

KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer.