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Technical Sales Representative II

Req ID:  3240

Working Location: Washington, Seattle; Oregon, Portland; Washington, Spokane; Washington, Tacoma 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Olympus America Inc. Scientific Solutions Group is a precision manufacturing leader, creating innovative opto-digital and analytical instrument solutions for a variety of manufacturing industries. Our employees work every day providing product and software solutions that help customers increase manufacturing productivity and maintain capital equipment and facilities. Our product solutions include industrial microscopes, ultrasonic testing equipment, XRF/XRD analytical instruments, and other related technologies.


Technical Sales Representative for NDT products is responsible for developing a sales strategy for a defined territory, implementing the sales plan, and promoting and demonstrating the company's products and services with the goal of attaining a sales target. The Technical Sales Representative will be responsible for knowing the technical features of all the products within their portfolio and be able to effectively demonstrate the products to the customer.


In addition to technical knowledge, the Technical Sales Representative will also be responsible for knowing how to perform and manage the selling process of a technical selling cycle. Since this is an outside sales position, the Technical Sales Representative will be expected to travel much of the time to meet customers for the purpose of product demonstrations and selling product.

Job Duties

* Work directly with customers to demonstrate the value of Olympus equipment and drive sales within a defined territory.


* Establish and maintain relationships with key industrial accounts.


* With support of Marketing, prospect new business opportunities to proactively increase sales revenue.


* Execute all phases of sales cycle including Prospecting, Qualifying, Positioning, Demonstrating, Negotiating, Closing, Installing, and Training for Olympus solutions.


* Develop new accounts within targeted markets while taking market share from competitors.


* Create and execute focused industry and account specific sales campaigns to create new sales opportunities.


* Manage time effectively to maximize time-in-field, maintaining a high level of customer activity to drive sales.


* Provide appropriate post-sale support to customer base including installation, training, and troubleshooting.


* Provide input to Area Sales Managers, Marketing Department and others as requested by management.


*Attend trade shows, seminars, product/sales training, and sales meetings, as necessary.


* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline, or equivalent sales experience required.


* Minimum of 3 years of experience in high end capital equipment sales or similar.


* Approximately 50% travel within a given territory.



* Professional selling and territory management skills a strong asset.


* Industrial inspection, NDT, Eddy Current experience a strong asset.


* Ability to navigate a technically complex product and sale.


* Creative, strategic, problem-solving skills a strong asset.


* Excellent verbal and written communication/interpersonal skills with basic aptitude in MS Office.


* Self-motivated and goal oriented.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Washington (US-WA) || Seattle || 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Sales Rep, Inspector, Testing, Sales, Quality, Technology

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