Jan 16, 2020

Technical Sales Specialist - Sensors & Data Analytics (#2020-2486)

  • AVL North America
Full-Time Automotive Business Engineering Other

Job Description

AVL Test Systems in look for a Technical Sales Specialist to support our Plymouth, MI location.  The Technical Sales Specialist fulfills a vital role within AVL by determining customer needs for product instrumentation and services, and translating these needs into cost effective technical solutions. This position is ideal for the engineer with a powertrain testing background who wants to broaden their horizons and learn more about how businesses operate on a day-to-day basis. Success in this position could lead to a future role in product management, management, or sales.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.  

AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


  • Works with the AVL Account Manager to drive sales and achieve targets
  • Scopes customers‘ requirements and conducts product demonstrations
  • Responsible for the technical content and accuracy of customer quotations
  • Provides market feedback for future product development and innovative approaches
  • Stays abreast of development activities in the industry and creates/implements corresponding action plans
  • Works with Business Development to create strategic plans and product enhancements
  • Develops and maintains customer relationships


  • BS in engineering required, MS preferred
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of powertrain/propulsion testing, specific with combustion analysis related pressure sensorsInterest in expanding into autonomous vehicle technologies including radar, camera, LIDAR systems, V2V/V2X connectivity and telematics
  • Years of experience in related fields 5+
  • Demonstrated experience with AVL related products preferred
  • Demonstrated successful experience in technical sales preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects/assignments while under time restrictions
  • Travel approximately 10 – 25% to meet the needs of customers / minimal overseas travel required



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